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Doctor Who Cast List

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Doctor Who cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Doctor Who main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Doctor Who stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Doctor Who focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Doctor Who that are on here as well.

Items on this list include John Cleese and David Walliams

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from Doctor Who?" or "Who starred on Doctor Who?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

In most cases you can click on the names of these popular Doctor Who actors and actresses to find out more information about them. If you're looking for a particular Doctor Who actor or actress, then type their name into the "search" bar to find them directly.
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    Adrienne Hill (22 July 1937 – 6 October 1997) was an English actress. In 1965 she was cast in...  more
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    Alex Kingston

    ER, Lost in Austen
    Alexandra Elizabeth Kingston (born 11 March 1963) is an English actress, who trained at the...  more
  • 3

    Anthony Ainley

    Doctor Who, Elizabeth R
    Anthony Ainley (20 August 1932 – 3 May 2004) was an English actor best known for his work on...  more
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    Bernard Cribbins

    The Wombles, The Plank
    Bernard Joseph Cribbins, OBE (born 29 December 1928) is an English character actor, comedy...  more
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    Alexander Armstrong

    The Sarah Jane Adventures, To the Manor Born
    Alexander Henry Fenwick Armstrong (born 2 March 1970) is an English actor, television and...  more
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    Billie Piper

    Penny Dreadful, Secret Diary of a Call Girl
    Billie Paul Piper (born Leian Paul Piper; 22 September 1982) is an English actress, dancer,...  more
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    Bonnie Langford

    Doctor Who, Just William
    Bonita Melody Lysette Langford (born 22 July 1964), known simply as Bonnie Langford, is an...  more
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    Alexei Sayle

    The Young Ones, Keen Eddie
    Alexei David Sayle (born 7 August 1952) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, author and...  more
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    Carole Ann Ford

    Doctor Who
    Carole Ann Lillian Ford (née Higgins; born 16 June 1940 in Ilford, Essex) is a British actress...  more
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    Caroline John

    Doctor Who, P.R.O.B.E.
    Caroline Frances John (19 September 1940 – 5 June 2012) was an English actress best known for...  more
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    Anneke Wills

    Doctor Who, Strange Report
    Anneke Wills (born Anna Katarina Willys, 20 October 1941) is an English actress, best known...  more
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    Catherine Tate

    The Catherine Tate Show, Big Train
    Catherine Tate (born Catherine Ford; 12 May 1968) is an English comedian, actress, and writer....  more
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    Christopher Eccleston

    The Leftovers, Cracker
    Christopher Eccleston (; born 16 February 1964) is an English actor. The recipient of an Emmy...  more
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    Colin Baker

    Doctor Who, The Stranger
    Colin Baker (born 8 June 1943) is an English actor. He became known for playing Paul Merroney...  more
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    Daphne Ashbrook

    Hollywood Heights, Our Family Honor
    Daphne Lee Ashbrook (born January 30, 1963) is an American actress....  more
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    David Tennant

    Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Broadchurch
    David John Tennant (born 18 April 1971) is a Scottish actor. He is best known for his roles as...  more
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    Deborah Watling

    Doctor Who, The Invisible Man
    Deborah Patricia Watling (2 January 1948 – 21 July 2017) was an English actress known for her...  more
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    Camille Coduri

    Sinchronicity, Nelson's Column
    Camille Coduri (born 18 April 1965 in Wandsworth, London) is an English actress. She is best...  more
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    Elisabeth Sladen

    Doctor Who, The Sarah Jane Adventures
    Elisabeth Clara Heath-Sladen (1 February 1946 – 19 April 2011) was an English actress best...  more
  • 20

    Eric Roberts

    Doctor Who, Heroes
    Eric Anthony Roberts (born April 18, 1956) is an American actor. His career began with a...  more
  • 21

    Frazer Hines

    Doctor Who, Emergency – Ward 10
    Frazer Hines (born 22 September 1944) is an English actor best known for his roles as Jamie...  more
  • 22

    Freema Agyeman

    The Carrie Diaries, Little Dorrit
    Freema Agyeman (; born Frema Agyeman; 20 March 1979) is an English actress who is known for...  more
  • 23

    Geoffrey Beevers

    Doctor Who, The Jewel in the Crown
    Geoffrey Beevers is a British actor who has appeared in many different stage and screen roles,...  more
  • 24

    Jacqueline Hill

    Doctor Who, Paradise Postponed
    Grace Jacqueline Hill (17 December 1929 – 18 February 1993) was a British actress known for...  more
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    Janet Fielding

    Doctor Who
    Janet Fielding (born Janet Claire Mahoney, 9 September 1953) is an Australian actress, known...  more