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Doctor Who Dalek designer dies aged 84 after illness

The man who brought to life Doctor Who's army of Daleks has died aged 84, his daughter said.

Former BBC designer Raymond Cusick will be remembered for devising the race of mutants who move around in tank-like travel machines.

The characters were designed by Cusick based on a short description in the show's scripts.

His daughter Claire Heawood announced his death, saying he had been suffering from an illness and died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday.

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