Sat Feb 23, 2013, 08:17 PM
Bosonic (3,746 posts)
Doctor Who Dalek designer Ray Cusick dies after illness
The designer of the Daleks from the BBC's Doctor Who has died aged 84 after a short illness, his daughter has said.
Former BBC designer Ray Cusick died of heart failure in his sleep on Thursday, Claire Heawood added.
The Daleks became the iconic villains in cult science fiction series Doctor Who, which is due to mark its 50th anniversary with events this year. Mr Cusick, from Horsham, West Sussex, leaves two daughters and seven grandchildren, his family said.
The official Doctor Who Magazine tweeted: "It's with great sadness that we report the death of Ray Cusick - the designer of the Daleks. Half a century on, his iconic design lives on."
Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21563344
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Sat Feb 23, 2013, 08:56 PM
exboyfil (5,141 posts)
5. Just watched Season 5 of new series
on Netflix over the last two days. Kind of a coincidence.
Thanks for the memories Mr. Cusick and best wishes to his loved ones in their time of grief.