Alan Ruscoe is a British actor who is best known for his work as various aliens, monsters and androids in the Star Wars films and the television series Doctor Who.
On television, he has played Baraquel, Sariel and Araquiel in Sky One's Hex season 2, as well as a number of characters in the 2005 series of Doctor Who: Blon Fel-Fotch Passamer-Day Slitheen in "Aliens of London" and "World War Three" (and briefly in "Boom Town"), lead Auton in "Rose", the Anne Droid in "Bad Wolf", and one of the tree men in "The End of the World". Ruscoe has also appeared in the Doctor Who audio dramas The Veiled Leopard and The Settling for Big Finish Productions. He also played a Andy Stone, a Mars colonist later taken over in the November Doctor Who special, The Waters Of Mars.
In films, Ruscoe has played Daultay Dofine, Lott Dod and Plo Koon in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, and the Mangalore Kino in The Fifth Element. He also played "the Poulterer" in a 2004 television adaptation of A Christmas Carol.
In theatre, he has played Deputy and Snake Preacher in Whistle Down the Wind, Riff Raff in The Rocky Horror Show in the English Theatre Frankfurt, Bob Cratchit in the 2004 touring version of Scrooge and Gussie Fink-Nottle in the 2007 UK tour of By Jeeves. In Germany, he played "Bob" the pizza-boy-eating alien for the T-Online television and poster campaign and is appearing in the current Burger King advert. Ruscoe has also appeared in three brand new musicals on the London Fringe, both in leading and supporting roles.