Derek PartridgeDerek Partridge (born 29 June 1935) is a British television presenter, spokesman and voice-over artist, formerly a film and TV actor.
Partridge's father was a diplomat in the British Foreign Service.
In the 1960s, Partridge appeared in a numerous television series and films, including in the 1968 ''Star Trek'' episode "Plato's Stepchildren" as Dionyd.
In the 1970s Partridge moved to Rhodesia and presented a number of programmes for Rhodesian Television (RTV), including the popular shows ''Frankly Partridge'' and ''The Kwhizz Kids''. He also was employed as a news anchor for RBC. During his time in Rhodesia, Partridge also wrote extensively, including publishing the books ''Thought-Provoking Thoughts About Living and Rhodesia – As It Really Is'', which was later republished under altered titles, and a weekly column in Rhodesia's ''TV Guide''.
In the 1980s Partridge appeared in a number of films and television episodes, including a leading role in the 1981 film ''Savage Harvest''.
Partridge narrated the documentary ''Leslie Howard: The Man Who Gave a Damn'' sixty-five years after the downing of BOAC Flight 777, a passenger plane which was shot down by Nazi war planes killing all aboard including actor Leslie Howard. Partridge was a child at the time, and he and his nanny were removed from Flight 777 to make room for Howard and Howard's traveling companion, who had higher travel priority. Provided by Wikipedia