Roger Delgado was a very close friend to both Jon Pertwee and Katy Manning on and off the set of Doctor Who (1963.)
There was a special edition of the Myth Makers, a set of Videos exploring the cast and characters of Doctor Who dedicated to Roger, it was called Myth Makers: A Tribute to Roger Delgado (The First Master). As of December 2007, it is not yet available on DVD.
His widow, Kismet, has never given an interview about her late husband, except to reveal that he enjoyed fish, particularly salmon in pastry.
In August 2007, a rare and newly remastered/rediscovered audio broadcast of Sci Fi story The Slide featuring Roger was released.
In Easter 1963, Roger presented The Final Conflict on the BBC, where he read from The Bible, as part of the religious broadcasting for Easter week.
As well as his small and large screen work, Roger was prolific in BBC Radio drama, including The Importance of Being Earnest, Paul Temple and the VanDyke Affair: 3, Introducing Mr Droste, Cymbeline and Tamburlaine the Great.
Roger's last feature film was Anthony and Cleopatra in 1972.
Several Doctor Who novels that featured The Master used Roger Delgado's face on the cover.
While in the Royal Leicester Regiment, Roger reached the rank of Major during World War II.
Roger played The Master, the nemesis of The Doctor in the long-running UK science fiction programme Doctor Who between 1971 to 1973. He was the first actor to portray him.
(on the roles he plays in films)
Roger: I'm the nastiest Arab of the lot in the film Khartoum, a thoroughly treacherous, sinister and conniving character. Then there was the Audrey Hepburn film, Masquerade, in which I had another villainous Arab part. I was a jolly old rascal of a carpet-selling Arab in Michael Bentine's film, The Sandwich Man too...