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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Doctor Who
Janet Fielding is an Australian actress, known for her role in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who as a companion.