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The Best Doctors of Doctor Who

The best doctors of Doctor Who are as unique as the universe they inhabit, despite sharing certain personality traits and essentially portraying the same character through its bodily evolutions. The actors who portray the Doctor on Doctor Who are some of the chief reasons the show has ascended as one of the top cult TV series in history with the show also being recognized as one of the best Sci-Fi series of all time.

The eleven doctors of Doctor Who represent old-school actors like Jon Pertwee and Patrick Troughton, and newer actors who have used the Doctor character as a launching pad to bigger, equally awesome roles (David Tennant and Matt Smith). The greatest Doctor Who Doctors are the ones who handily abolish their enemies while forming a bond with the audience only an alien with a police box time machine possibly could.

Who is the best Doctor from Doctor Who? With decades of the TV series in the can, there are myriad reasons to cast your vote for one Doctor Who cast member over another, and this is the place to do it. Whether you like the young Doctors of Doctor Who better than the old Doctor Who Doctors, you can vote for favorite Doctor Who Doctor right here.
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    David Tennant

    Tenth Doctor: 18 June 2005 – 1 January 2010 More
    100
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    Eleventh Doctor: 1 January 2010 – 25 December 2013 More
    93
  3. 3
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    Fourth Doctor: 8 June 1974 – 21 March 1981 More
    92
  4. 4
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    Ninth Doctor: 26 March – 18 June 2005 More
    86
  5. 5
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    Third Doctor: 3 January 1970 – 8 June 1974 More
    75
  6. 6
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    Fifth Doctor: 21 March 1981 – 16 March 1984 More
    71
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    Second Doctor: 29 October 1966 – 21 June 1969 More
    68
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    First Doctor: 23 November 1963 – 29 October 1966 More
    65
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    Sylvester McCoy

    Seventh Doctor: 7 September 1987 – 6 December 1989, 27 May 1996 More
    59
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    Eighth Doctor: 27 May 1996 More
    57
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    Colin Baker

    Sixth Doctor: 16 March 1984 – 6 December 1986 More
    51
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    John Hurt

    War Doctor: 18 May 2013 More
    51
    added by: wallje
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    Twelfth Doctor: 25 December 2013 – present More
    50
    added by: ChrisKalinstead
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