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Which is the Best Dr Who?

David Tennant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

David Tennant (born David John McDonald; 18 April 1971) is a Scottish actor and voice actor. In addition to his work in theatre, including a critically acclaimed , Tennant is known for his role as the tenth incarnation of the Doctor in , along with the title role in the TV serial (2005) and as Barty Crouch, Jr., in the film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005).

William Hartnell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hartnell entered the theatre in 1925 working under Frank Benson as a general stagehand. He appeared in numerous Shakespearian plays, including The Merchant of Venice (1926), Julius Caesar (1926), As You Like It (1926), (1926), The Tempest (1926), (1926).

Patrick Troughton

Patrick George Troughton (, 25 March 1920 - 28 March 1987) was an English actor most widely known for his roles in fantasy, science fiction and horror films, particularly in his role as the second incarnation of the Doctor in the long-running British science-fiction television series , which he played from 1966 to 1969, reappearing in 1973, 1983 and 1985.

Jon Pertwee

John Devon Roland "Jon" Pertwee (7 July 1919 - 20 May 1996) was an English actor. Pertwee is remembered for his 18-year stint on BBC Radio as Chief Petty Officer Pertwee in The Navy Lark , as the third incarnation of The Doctor in the science-fiction series (1970-1974), and as the title character in the series Worzel Gummidge (1979-1981).

Tom Baker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

In 1974, Baker took over the role of the Doctor from Jon Pertwee to become the Fourth Doctor in the BBC TV series. He was recommended to producer Barry Letts by the BBC's Head of Serials, Bill Slater, who had directed Baker in a Play of the Month production of Shaw's play The Millionairess .

Peter Davison

Peter Davison (born Peter M. G. Moffett on 13 April 1951) is an English actor, best known for his roles as Tristan Farnon in the television version of James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small , and as the fifth incarnation of the Doctor in , which he played from 1981 to 1984.

Richard Hurndall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hurndall appeared in numerous radio and stage plays, films and television series over the course of his lengthy career, including The Avengers , The Persuaders! , , and .

Colin Baker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Colin Baker was born in London, but moved north to Rochdale with his family early in his life. He was educated at St Bede's College, Manchester, and originally studied to become a solicitor. At the age of 23, Baker changed professions and enrolled at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), where he studied alongside David Suchet.

Sylvester McCoy

Sylvester McCoy (born Percy James Patrick Kent-Smith: 20 August 1943) is a Scottish actor. As a comic act and busker he appeared regularly on stage and on BBC Children's television in the 1970s and 80s, before going on to play the seventh incarnation of the Doctor in the long-running science fiction television series from 1987 to 1989 - the final Doctor of the original programme - and a brief return in a television film in 1996.

Paul McGann - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Paul McGann (born 14 November 1959) is an English actor who made his name on the BBC serial The Monocled Mutineer , in which he played the lead role. He is best known for his role in Withnail and I , and for portraying the Eighth Doctor in the 1996 Doctor Who TV film and subsequent tie-in media.

Christopher Eccleston

Born into a working class family in the Langworthy area of Pendleton, Salford, Lancashire, Eccleston is the youngest of three sons of Elsie and Ronnie Eccleston. His brothers, Alan and Keith, are twins, eight years his senior. The family lived in a small terraced house in Blodwell Street until the late 1960s, when they moved to Little Hulton.

Matt Smith (actor)

Matthew Robert "Matt" Smith (born 28 October 1982) is an English actor. He is best known for his role as the eleventh incarnation of the Doctor in the British television series , for which he received a BAFTA Award nomination in 2011. He initially aspired to be a professional footballer, but spondylosis forced him out of the sport.

Peter Capaldi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Peter Dougan Capaldi (born 14 April 1958) is a Scottish actor and film director. He has played numerous roles in film and television, but is best known for his role as Malcolm Tucker, a spin doctor in the BBC comedy series The Thick of It and its follow-up film .