Eighth Doctor: Edit Storyline Traveling across time and space, the immortal time-lord known as 'The Doctor' travels across the universe with his many companions and his loyal shape-shifting space-ship: His costume was wildly garish, and he even attempted to kill his own companion in a fit of madness.
AG April 5, 2010 at 7: Mike Taylor September 17, 2014 at 6: Colin Baker did the same, playing huffy Commander Maxil in 1983's 'Arc of Infinity' — just 14 months before he debuted as the sixth Doctor.
Doctor Who cast list, including photos of the actors when available. Blog at WordPress. He ended up playing the role as what series creator Sydney Newman called a "cosmic hobo," inspired partly by silent film star Charlie Chaplin — brilliant, a bit egotistical, and also a bit of a comedian.
He began to study drama and creative writing. External Sites.
He was born to a large family, and all four of the McGann boys went into acting. Who star says there's "potential" for River return. Edit Did You Know?
The War Doctor had not yet been revealed. William Hartnell 1963-1966 The original Doctor was a gruff sort of fellow whose self-important, curmudgeonly exterior hid surprising warmth, especially when dealing with his granddaughter, Susan Carole Ann Ford.
His career didn't falter afterwards, and in 1979 he found his second children's TV role in Worzel Gummidge. BiCentinarian September 15, 2014 at 8: I hope it keeps going!
This format gave the show an amazing freshness and allowed it to last for over a quarter of a century without becoming stale. Im new, really new at Doctor Who.