(1930–1991) was a British television writer best known for his contributions to
the science fiction genre. From 1966 until the following year Davis was the
script editor of the popular BBC series Doctor
Who, for which he created the character Jamie McCrimmon and cocreated the
popular cybernetic monsters known as the Cybermen. He also adapted several of
his scripts into novels for Target Books’ Doctor
Who imprint. With Kit Pedler he cowrote the science fiction novels Mutant 59: The Plastic Eaters, Brainrack, and The Dynostar Menace.