First Doctor William Hartnell at home with four miniature model Daleks – arch enemies of Doctor Who.
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Patrick Troughton played the Second Doctor from 1966 to 1969. During his regeneration to the Third Doctor, he was exiled to Earth.
Third Doctor Jon Pertwee poses with two Daleks.
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Fourth Doctor Tom Baker held on to the role from 1974 to 1981, the longest of any actor.
Fifth Doctor Peter Davison took over the role from Tom Baker and held on to it for three years. He is best known for trying to make celery work as an accessory.
Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor in a publicity still for ‘Attack of the Cybermen.”
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Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy first appeared in 1987 and kept the role until the series was cancelled in 1989.
The Eighth Doctor Paul McGann only appeared in the Doctor Who TV movie…for now.
Christopher Eccleston only played the Doctor for the 2005 season, which was the series reboot.
David Tennant played the Tenth Doctor in three series and eight specials. He is considered one of the more popular Doctors.
Matt Smith is the latest actor to inherit the role of the good Doctor. He is the youngest actor to play the role and the only thesp to be nominated for a BAFTA.