Total Nerd 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Adrienne Hill Adrienne Hill was an English actress. In 1965, she appeared in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who as Katarina, a companion of the Doctor—who at that time was played by William ...more

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Alex Kingston is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Alex Kingston ER, Lost in Austen, Ben Hur - Alexandra Elizabeth "Alex" Kingston is an English actress. She is known for her roles as Dr. Elizabeth Corday on the NBC medical drama ER and as River Song in the BBC science fiction ...more

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Anthony Ainley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Anthony Ainley Doctor Who, Elizabeth R, Nicholas Nickleby - Anthony Ainley was an English actor best known for his work on British television and particularly for his role as the Master in Doctor Who. He was the fourth actor to play the role of the ...more

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Bernard Cribbins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Bernard Cribbins The Wombles, The Plank, High And Dry - Bernard Cribbins, OBE is an English character actor, voice-over artist and musical comedian with a career spanning over seventy years. He came to prominence in films of the 1960s, and has been ...more

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Alexander Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Alexander Armstrong The Sarah Jane Adventures, To the Manor Born, Sarah Jane's Alien Files - Alexander Henry Fenwick Armstrong is an English comedian, actor and television presenter, best known as one half of the comedy duo Armstrong and Miller with Ben Miller, and as host of the BBC ...more

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Billie Piper is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Billie Piper Penny Dreadful, Secret Diary of a Call Girl, Mansfield Park - Billie Paul Piper is an English singer, dancer and actress. She made her debut in Scratchy & Co., and at the age of 15, she signed a recording contract and released her debut single ...more

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Bonnie Langford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Bonnie Langford Doctor Who, Just William, Baby Ballroom: The Championship - Bonita Melody Lysette "Bonnie" Langford is an English actress, dancer and entertainer. She came to prominence as a child star in the early 1970s before subsequently becoming well known ...more

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Alexei Sayle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Alexei Sayle The Young Ones, Keen Eddie, The Comic Strip Presents - Alexei David Sayle is an English stand-up comedian, actor, author and former recording artist. He was a central part of the alternative comedy circuit in the early 1980s. He was voted the 18th ...more

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Carole Ann Ford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Carole Ann Ford Doctor Who - Carole Ann Ford is a British actress best known for her roles as Susan Foreman in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who, and as Bettina in the 1962 film adaptation of The Day of ...more

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Caroline John is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Caroline John Doctor Who, P.R.O.B.E. - Caroline Frances John was an English actress best known for her role as Liz Shaw in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who, as well as several other television roles. After ...more

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Anneke Wills is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Anneke Wills Doctor Who, Strange Report - Anneke Wills is an English actress, best known for her role as the Doctor Who companion Polly in the long-running BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who.

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Catherine Tate is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Catherine Tate The Catherine Tate Show, Big Train, Nan's Christmas Carol - Catherine Tate is an English comedian, actress and writer. She has won numerous awards for her work on the sketch comedy series The Catherine Tate Show as well as being nominated for an ...more

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Christopher Eccleston is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Christopher Eccleston The Leftovers, Cracker, The Shadow Line - Christopher Eccleston is an English actor. Eccleston played the Ninth Doctor in the British television series Doctor Who and is currently on the American drama series The Leftovers on HBO. He ...more

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Colin Baker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Colin Baker Doctor Who, The Stranger, The Brothers - Colin Baker is an English actor, who is known as Paul Merroney in The Brothers from 1974 to 1976 and as the sixth incarnation of The Doctor in the long-running science fiction television series ...more

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Daphne Ashbrook is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Daphne Ashbrook Hollywood Heights, Our Family Honor - Daphne Lee Ashbrook is an American actress.

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David Tennant is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
David Tennant Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Broadchurch, Gracepoint - David Tennant is a Scottish actor known for his roles as the Tenth Doctor in the British television series Doctor Who, Alec Hardy in Broadchurch, Giacomo Casanova in the TV serial Casanova and ...more

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Deborah Watling is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Deborah Watling Doctor Who, The Invisible Man, Danger UXB - Deborah Watling is an English actress best known for her role as Victoria Waterfield, a companion of the Second Doctor in the BBC television series Doctor Who. Watling was born at Fulmer, ...more

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Camille Coduri is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Camille Coduri Sinchronicity, Nelson's Column - Camille Coduri is an English actress. She played Jackie Tyler in Doctor Who.

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Elisabeth Sladen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Elisabeth Sladen Doctor Who, The Sarah Jane Adventures, Sarah Jane's Alien Files - Elisabeth Clara Heath-Sladen was an English actress best known for her role as Sarah Jane Smith in the British television series Doctor Who. She was a regular cast member from 1973 to 1976, ...more

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Eric Roberts is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Eric Roberts Doctor Who, Heroes, The Finder - Eric Anthony Roberts is an American actor. His career began with King of the Gypsies, earning a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor Debut. He earned both a Golden Globe and Academy ...more

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Frazer Hines is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Frazer Hines Doctor Who, Emergency – Ward 10, King of the River - Frazer Hines is an English actor best known for his roles as Jamie McCrimmon in Doctor Who and Joe Sugden in Emmerdale. Hines appeared in 117 episodes of the original series of Doctor Who; only ...more

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Freema Agyeman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Freema Agyeman The Carrie Diaries, Little Dorrit, Law & Order: London - Freema Agyeman is an English actress who is known for playing Martha Jones in the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who and its spin-off series Torchwood. Following her departure from Doctor Who ...more

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Geoffrey Beevers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Geoffrey Beevers Doctor Who, The Jewel in the Crown, Shooting the Past - Geoffrey Beevers is an actor.

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Jacqueline Hill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Jacqueline Hill Doctor Who, Paradise Postponed - Jacqueline Hill was a British actress known for her role as Barbara Wright in the BBC science-fiction television series Doctor Who. As the history teacher of Susan Foreman, the Doctor's ...more

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Janet Fielding is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Janet Fielding Doctor Who - Janet Fielding is an Australian actress, known for her role in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who as a companion.

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Jenna Coleman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Jenna Coleman Emmerdale, Titanic, Doctor Who - Jenna-Louise Coleman, known as Jenna Coleman, is an English actress. She currently plays Clara Oswald in the British television series Doctor Who and has played Jasmine Thomas in the British ...more

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John Barrowman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
John Barrowman Arrow, Torchwood, The Super Hero Squad Show - John Scot Barrowman, MBE, is a Scottish-American actor, singer, dancer, presenter and writer who holds both British and American citizenship. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he emigrated to the ...more

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John Scott Martin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
John Scott Martin Doctor Who, Softly^! Softly: Taskforce, Mine All Mine - John Scott Martin was an English actor born in Toxteth, Liverpool, Lancashire. He made many film, stage and television appearances, but one of his most famous, though unseen, roles was as a ...more

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John Simm is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
John Simm Life on Mars, State of Play, The Devil's Whore - John Ronald Simm is an English actor. He has starred in many television dramas, including Life on Mars, Cracker, The Lakes, Sex Traffic, State of Play, Crime and Punishment, and Exile. He has ...more

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David Walliams is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
David Walliams Little Britain, EastEnders, Little Britain USA - David Edward Williams, known as David Walliams, is an English comedian, actor, author, television presenter and activist, best known for his partnership with Matt Lucas on the BBC One sketch ...more

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Jon Pertwee is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Jon Pertwee Doctor Who, SuperTed, Worzel Gummidge - John Devon Roland "Jon" Pertwee was an English actor, entertainer and cabaret performer. Pertwee spent 18 years playing Chief Petty Officer Pertwee in The Navy Lark on BBC Radio, and ...more

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Davina McCall is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Davina McCall Big Brother, Big Brother (UK), Dead Set - Davina Lucy Pascale McCall is an English television presenter. She has hosted Channel 4's The Million Pound Drop Live, Five Minutes to a Fortune and The Jump, Sky1's Got to Dance, as well as ...more

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Katy Manning is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Katy Manning Doctor Who - Catherine Ann "Katy" Manning is an English actress best known for her part as the companion Jo Grant in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who. She has also made many ...more

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Lalla Ward is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Lalla Ward Doctor Who, The Duchess of Duke Street, Who Pays the Ferryman? - Lalla Ward is an English actress and author. She is known for her role as Romana in the BBC television series Doctor Who.

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Louise Jameson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Louise Jameson Doctor Who, EastEnders, Doc Martin - Louise Jameson is an English actress, with a wide variety of British TV and theatre credits. She is best known for her appearances in British TV series EastEnders, Doctor Who, Bergerac, and

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Mark Strickson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Mark Strickson Doctor Who - Mark Strickson is a British TV producer and actor best known for his acting role as the character of Vislor Turlough, a companion of the Fifth Doctor, on the television series Doctor Who. ...more

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Mary Tamm is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Mary Tamm Jane Eyre, Brookside, Diamond Geezer - Mary Tamm was a British actress, known for her role as Romana in the BBC's science fiction television series Doctor Who, starring opposite Tom Baker in the 1978–79 story arc The Key to Time.

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Nicholas Courtney is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Nicholas Courtney Doctor Who, Barriers, French Fields - William Nicholas Stone Courtney was an English actor, most famous for playing Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who.

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Nicola Bryant is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Nicola Bryant Doctor Who, Animal Ark - Nicola Jane Bryant is an English actress known for her role as Perpugilliam "Peri" Brown, a companion of the Doctor in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who from 1984 to

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Gerald Flood is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Gerald Flood Second Time Around, Second Time Around (UK), Bachelor Father - Gerald Robert Flood was a British actor of stage and television.

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Patrick Troughton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Patrick Troughton Doctor Who, The Cleopatras, The Six Wives of Henry VIII - Patrick George Troughton was an English actor most widely known for his roles in fantasy, science fiction, and horror films, particularly in his role as the second incarnation of the Doctor in ...more

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Harry Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Harry Lloyd Game of Thrones, Robin Hood, Great Expectations - Harry Charles Salusbury Lloyd is an English actor. He is known for his roles as Will Scarlet in the 2006 BBC drama Robin Hood, Jeremy Baines in the 2007 Doctor Who episodes "Human ...more

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Paul McGann is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Paul McGann Doctor Who, Luther, Zero Hour - Paul John McGann is an English actor. He came to prominence for portraying Percy Toplis in the 1986 television serial The Monocled Mutineer. He later starred in the 1987 dark comedy Withnail and ...more

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Peter Davison is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Peter Davison Doctor Who, The Tomorrow People, Law & Order: London - Peter Davison is an English actor, best known for his roles as Tristan Farnon in the television version of James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small, and as the fifth incarnation of the ...more

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Iain Glen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Iain Glen Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey, Agatha Christie's Poirot - Iain Glen is a Scottish film, television, and stage actor. Glen is best known for his roles in the Resident Evil films and for portraying Ser Jorah Mormont on Game of Thrones.

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Peter Pratt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Peter Pratt Doctor Who - Peter Pratt was an English actor and singer who is best remembered for his comic roles in the Gilbert and Sullivan comic operas. Pratt started his career in the chorus of the D'Oyly Carte Opera ...more

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Peter Purves is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Peter Purves Doctor Who, Blue Peter, Babble - Peter Purves is an English television presenter who is best known for being a presenter on the BBC children's programme Blue Peter. After his eleven years on the programme he has continued to ...more

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Ian Marter is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Ian Marter Ian Don Marter was an English actor and writer, known for his role as Harry Sullivan in the BBC science-fiction television series Doctor Who from December 1974 to September 1975, with a ...more

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Richard Hurndall is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Richard Hurndall Doctor Who, The Regiment, It's Murder. But Is It Art? - Richard Gibbon Hurndall was an English actor.

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Roger Delgado is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Doctor Who Cast List
Roger Delgado Doctor Who, Sir Francis Drake - Roger Caesar Marius Bernard de Delgado Torres Castillo Roberto was a British actor, best known as the first actor to play the Master in Doctor Who.