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Donald Gray (born Donald Elred Owermann Tidbury, 3 March 1914 - died 7 April 1978) was a South African actor, probably best remembered for providing the voices to Colonel White, Captain Black and the Mysterons in the TV series Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons and for being the reason that Donald Marshall Gray changed his name to Charles Gray when he became an actor. Coincidentally, in some spin-off media, Colonel White's real name is stated as Charles Grey. In 1933 Paramount Pictures of Hollywood were keen to infuse new blood into its contract players and advertised what was known as the Search For Beauty and heats took place throughout the English speaking world. Elred Tidbury entered in his native South Africa and beat off firce competition to be selected with Lucille Du Toit a Pretoria Dental Nurse as the South African winners. Heats took place in other parts of the Empire and in the USA and Colin Tapley his later co-star in Mark Saber was the New Zealand male winner and Texas female winner Ann Sheriden became a famous actress as a direct result of Search For Beauty.