Famous Actors Who Have Been A Part Of Doctor Who's Cast

Most British television viewers would agree that ‘Doctor Who’ is one of the most acclaimed television shows produced by the renowned television channel ‘BBC’. The show was aired on the channel for the first time back in 1963 and since then its popularity has grown by leaps and bounds. The characters of the film belong to a community called ‘Time Lords’, who are known for their ability to time travel. According to sources around 35 seasons of this television series have been aired on television so far. Actors Matt Smith, David Tennant and Peter Capaldi have essayed the roles of Doctors in the film. Whereas actors like Jenna Coleman, Karen Gillan and Billie Piper were roped in for the roles of Clara Oswald, Amy Pond and Rose Tyler respectively. The series has also inspired many similar works of science fiction and some of them have been equally successful. Many critics have hailed Doctor Who and have called it a spectacular work of visual art. For those who know little about this television series, read to know more.
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David Tennant
Birthdate: April 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bathgate, Scotland

A celebrated son of Scotland, David Tennant is best known for his lead role in the BBC series, Doctor Who, from 2005-10. The show made him a household name and a sex symbol. His career continues to flourish with lead roles in films and television. He’s also a prolific theater actor having played Shakespearean characters like Hamlet and Richard II.

Jenna Coleman
Jenna Coleman
Birthdate: April 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Blackpool, Lancashire, England

Jenna Coleman is an English actress who played Queen Victoria in the historical TV drama series Victoria. Also known for her charity work, Jenna Coleman serves as an ambassador for a charity organization called Place2Be, which provides therapeutic and emotional services in schools. She also serves as an ambassador for One To One Children's Fund, which raises awareness of HIV.

Matt Smith
Matt Smith
Birthdate: October 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Northampton, England

Matt Smith is best known for his award-winning portrayal of the 11th incarnation of The Doctor in the sci-fi series Doctor Who. Fans also loved him as Prince Philip in the Netflix historical series The Crown. Initially a soccer player, he switched to acting after spondylolysis ended his sports career.

Colin Baker
(Played Paul Merroney in the BBC Drama Series the Brothers From 1974 to 1976)
Colin Baker
Birthdate: June 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Waterloo, London, United Kingdom

Born in a Waterloo hospital during an air raid, Colin Baker grew up to initially study law, before he discovered his love for theater. The LAMDA alumnus initially worked as a taxi driver. He is now known for his performances in the series The Brothers and Doctor Who.

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Janet Fielding
Janet Fielding
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 9, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brisbane