The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time TV Characters
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The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time

These are the greatest Doctor Who companions of the sci-fi series in history, as voted on by a rabid group of Who fans.  Doctor Who is one of the most popular series of all time, and fans have become obsessed with ranking the best Doctor Who companions. Popular Dr. Who companions like Jack Harkness and others are included. Add your choices to the list of the best Doctor companions of all time and vote on your favorites. Many of the top Doctor Who companions are women (like Rose Tyler and Donna Noble) but some men also make the cut. 

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    the people's #1 &most listed
    Amy Pond

    Karen Gillan More
    100
  2. 2
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    Billie Piper More
    99
  3. 3
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    Catherine Tate More
    99
  4. 4
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    John Barrowman More
    98
  5. 5
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    Elisabeth Sladen More
    97
  6. 6
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    Arthur Darvill More
    91
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    often listed
    Martha Jones

    Freema Agyeman More
    85
  8. 8
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    John Leeson More
    79
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    78
  10. 10
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    River Song

    78
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    Wilfred Mott

    Bernard Cribbins More
    73
  12. 12
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    Lalla Ward, Mary Tamm More
    71
  13. 13
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    Nicholas Courtney More
    71
  14. 14
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    Louise Jameson More
    70
  15. 15
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    Sophie Aldred More
    66
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    Frazer Hines More
    63
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    Noel Clarke More
    62
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    Carole Ann Ford More
    62
  20. 20
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    William Russell More
    58
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    Jacqueline Hill More
    58
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    Wendy Padbury More
    57
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    Jo Grant

    Katy Manning More
    56
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    Madame de Pompadour

    52
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    52
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    Camille Coduri More
    47
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    Janet Fielding More
    47
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    Brian (Williams) Pond

    47
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    Peri Brown

    Nicola Bryant More
    46
  30. 30
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    Sarah Sutton More
    45
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    45
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    44
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    Ian Marter More
    44
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    Sally Sparrow

    42
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    Caroline John More
    42
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    Mark Strickson More
    40
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    Anneke Wills More
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    Matthew Waterhouse More
    37
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    Canton Delaware

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    Deborah Watling More
    36
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    Pete Tyler

    35
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    Peter Purves More
    34
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    34
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    Maureen O'Brien More
    34
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    Romanadvoratrelundar

    33
  47. 47
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    Michael Craze More
    32
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    Craig Owens

    32
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    Lucie Miller

    32
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    Sergeant Benton

    30
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