Doctor Who Cast List

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Main Characters

The Doctor – Peter Capaldi (2013- )

Bill – Pearl Mackie (2017- )

The Doctor – Matt Smith (2010-2013)

The Doctor – David Tennant (2005-2009)

The Doctor – Christopher Eccleston (2005)

Jenna Coleman – Clara (2012-2015)

Karen Gillan – Amy Pond (2008-2012)

Rory – Arthur Darvill (2010-2012)

Billie Piper – Rose Tyler (2005-2008)

Martha Jones – Freema Agyeman (2005-2008)

Donna Noble – Catherine Tate (2006-2008)

Recurring Characters

River Song – Alex Kingston (2008-2015)

Captain Jack Harkness – John Barrowman (2005-2010)

The Master – John Simm (2007-2010)

Missy – Michelle Gomez (2014-2015)

Ood Sigma – Paul Kasey

Dalek – Nicholas Briggs

Cyberman – Ruari Mears

Dalek Operator – Barnaby Edwards

Jackie Tyler – Camille Coduri

Mickey Smith – Noel Clarke

Dalek Operator – Nicholas Pegg

Strax – Dan Starkey

Danny – Samuel Anderson

Madame Vastra – Neve McIntosh

Wilfred Mott – Bernard Cribbins

Sylvia Noble – Jacqueline King

Trinity Wells – Lachele Carl

Francine Jones – Adjoa Andoh

Dalek Operator – David Hankinson

Slitheen – Alan Ruscoe

Jenny – Catrin Stewart

Ashildr – Maisie Williams

Pete Tyler – Shaun Dingwall


Main Characters

Captain Jack Harkness – John Barrowman

Gwen Cooper – Eve Myles

Rhys Williams – Kai Owen

Ianto Jones – Gareth David-Lloyd

Owen Harper – Burn Gorman

Toshiko Sato – Naoko Mori

PC Andy Davidson – Tom Price

Weevil – Paul Kasey

Rex Matheson – Mekhi Phifer

Esther Drummond – Alexa Havins

Oswald Danes – Bill Pullman

Jilly Kitzinger – Lauren Ambrose

Mary Cooper – Sharon Morgan

Geraint Cooper – William Thomas

John Frobisher – Peter Capaldi

Past Doctors

John Hurt (2013)

Paul McGann (1996)

Sylvester McCoy (1987–89)

Colin Baker (1984–86)

Peter Davison (1982–84)

Tom Baker (1974–81)

Jon Pertwee (1970–74)

Patrick Troughton (1966–69)

William Hartnell (1963–66)

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Pearl Mackie (Bill) is one of the stars of the miniseries “Tom Jones” on PBS.

Alex Kingston (River) stars in the UK show “A Discovery of Witches,” also on AMC and BBC America.

John Barrowman (Captain Jack) appears at Fan Expo Cleveland, April 29-May 1, 2022 at Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland. More Info

Jenna Coleman (Clara) stars in “The Serpent” and the new “Sandman” on Netflix.

Call the Midwife and Doctor Who stars lead cast for Steven Moffat’s The Devil’s Hour 6/22/21

Peter Capaldi is one of the stars of “The Suicide Squad,” which comes out August 6.

Matt Smith has a lot of new movies coming out and stars in the “Game of Thrones” prequel “House of the Dragon.” He appears Friday, 10/21 on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” on NBC.

Richard E. Grant (Dr. Simeon/The Great Intelligence) appears in “Loki” on Disney+.

Billie Piper (ex-Rose) co-created and stars in “I Hate Suzy” Thursdays on HBO Max.

Sheridan Smith, who’s played many roles on the show, has a few new movies and shows coming out.

Eve Myles (Gwen) also appears. Myles also stars in “Keeping Faith” on Acorn.

John Simm (The Master) stars in the hit UK series “Grace.”

Alex Kingston appears in a new show “A Discovery of Witches” (You watch it on AMC, Sundance Now or Amazon) as well as the Amazon original series “The Widow.”

Freema Agyeman (Martha) stars in “New Amsterdam” Tuesdays on NBC.

Karen Gillan has a bunch of movies coming out, including “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3,” and “Thor: Love and Thunder.” She appears Friday, 7/1 on “The Talk” on ABC.

David Tennant has a new podcast! Other actors from “Doctor Who” will appear. More Info He stars in the new British miniseries “Around the World in 80 Days” and the UK series “Inside Man.” He also appears on “The Late Late Show with James Corden” on CBS Thursday, 7/29 (Re-run From 3/22/21).

Mark Gatiss has 2 new movies coming out, including “Mission Impossible 7.”

Bill Pullman (Oswald, Torchwood) stars in “The Sinner” on USA Network and appears Thursday, Oct. 21 on “The Kelly Clarkson Show.”

Burn Gorman (Owen) appears in the new series “Halo” starting 3/24 and appears in “The Offer” starting Thursday, April 28 on Paramount+.

Noel Clarke (Mickey) has a lot of new movies coming out and stars in the new UK series “Viewpoint.”

Christopher Eccleston (The Doctor, 2005) news found here! He stars in a new UK miniseries “Close to Me” More Info and also appears at Megacon, August 12-15 at the Orange County Convention Center.

Arthur Darvill (ex-Rory, Doctor Who) has a new movie coming out.

Bradley Walsh  (ex-Graham) stars in the new UK series “The Larkins,” which begins in November.  “The Larkins” on Acorn TV starting Monday, December 13.

Tosin Cole (ex-Ryan) has news movies coming out and stars in the new Peter Moffat series “61st Street” on AMC.

Catherine Tate (ex-Donna) does a voice in “DuckTales” on DisneyHD and appears in the UK children’s series “The Brilliant World of Tom Gates.”

Michelle Gomez (Missy) appears in the series “Flight Attendant” on HBOMax, plays Madame Rouge in “Doom Patrol” (also on HBOMax) and does a voice in “The Loud House Movie.”

Pearl Mackie  (ex-Bill) stars in the new UK series “The Long Call” and the film “The Deal.”

Adjoa Andoh (ex-Francine) stars in “Bridgerton” as Lady Danbury on Netflix.

Maisie Williams  (Ashildr) appears in the film “Pistol.”

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BBC America Doctor Who – The Power of the Doctor- Sunday, 10/23, 7:00 PM-9:30pm. Having faced many perilous journeys battling some of the most feared monsters throughout space and time, it’s the final installment for the Thirteenth Doctor. This epic blockbuster special will see the Doctor fight evil across the galaxy one last time but just who will she come up against in her final battle before the Doctor regenerates once more. Trailer #1 Trailer #2

Carter Matt: Star Teases the Ending 10/21


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