Doctor Who The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time  

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List Rules Must be an official Doctor Who companion - TV series only!

These are the greatest Doctor Who companions in this history of the sci-fi series, 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. 

Who are the best Doctor Who companions? Community lists on Ranker update when a new list is added or changed to bring you a statistically accurate wisdom of crowds representation of the best companions of the Doctor in history. Who do you think is the best Doctor Who companion? Don't just argue from the sidelines on who any of the Doctors could have chosen ... vote up your favorites, add any companions we may have missed, and if you're a true Whovian, rerank the whole list!
list ordered by
1
6,833 2,792
Rose Tyler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Billie Piper
2
5,845 2,790
Amy Pond is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Karen Gillan
3
5,994 2,197
Donna Noble is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Catherine Tate
4
5,345 1,914
Jack Harkness is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
John Barrowman
5
4,557 1,561
Sarah Jane Smith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Elisabeth Sladen
6
4,699 1,858
River Song is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Alex Kingston
7
4,185 1,733
Rory Williams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Arthur Darvill
8
3,774 2,347
Martha Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Freema Agyeman
9
3,180 1,540
K-9 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
John Leeson
10
3,684 1,501
Clara Oswin Oswald is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Jenna Coleman
11
2,734 923
Wilfred Mott is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Bernard Cribbins
12
1,851 1,263
Romana is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Mary Tamm
13
1,698 1,047
Leela is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Louise Jameson
14
1,743 1,774
Mickey Smith is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Noel Clarke
15
1,350 1,151
Ace is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Sophie Aldred
16
1,917 1,428
Jenny is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Georgia Moffett
17
856 368
Brigadier Alistair Gordon Leth... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
dtoborg2 added Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge Stewart Nicholas Courtney
18
1,258 1,017
Jamie McCrimmon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Frazer Hines
19
1,070 1,015
Susan Foreman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Carole Ann Ford
20
780 801
Barbara Wright is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Jacqueline Hill
21
1,006 787
Jo Grant is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Katy Manning
22
804 821
Ian Chesterton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
William Russell
23
834 874
Zoe Heriot is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Wendy Padbury
24
928 1,074
Astrid Peth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Kylie Minogue
25
675 727
Tegan Jovanka is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Doctor Who Companions of All Time
Janet Fielding