Doctor Who Cast List

Who played whom

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

Torchwood

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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Doctor Who Appearances

Where to see your favorite “Doctor Who” and “Torchwood” stars!

Alex Kingston (River) stars in the UK show “A Discovery of Witches,” also on AMC and BBC America. She and John Barrowman appear at Fedcon October 22-24 in Bonn, Germany. More Info She is working on a new film, “James and Lucia.”

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.”

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. She appears Friday, 10/8 (Re-run from 8/31/21) on “The Late Late Show with James Corden” on CBS.

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 on “GMA3: What You Need to Know” Thursday, July 15 to discuss her new Netflix movie, “Gunpowder Milkshake.”

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) has 2 new movies coming out.

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 – Sunday, December 5, 8:00PM Chapter Six: The Vanquishers
In the final epic chapter in the story of the Flux, all hope is lost. The forces of darkness are in control. But when the monsters have won, who can you count upon to save the universe? Promo

BBC America Doctor Who – Sunday, November 28, 8:00PM Chapter Five: Survivors of the Flux
As the forces of evil mass, the Doctor, Yaz and Dan face perilous journeys and seemingly insurmountable obstacles in their quest for survival. Promo

BBC America Doctor Who – Sunday, November 21, 8:00PM Chapter Five: Survivors of the Flux
As the forces of evil mass, the Doctor, Yaz and Dan face perilous journeys and seemingly insurmountable obstacles in their quest for survival. Promo

BBC America Doctor Who – Sunday, November 14, 8:00PM Chapter Three: Once, Upon Time
On a planet that shouldn’t exist, in the aftermath of apocalypse, the Doctor, Dan, Yaz and Vinder face a battle to survive Promo

BBC America Doctor Who – Sunday, November 7, 8:00PM War of the Sontarans
During the Crimean War, the Doctor discovers the British army fighting a brutal alien army of Sontarans, as Yaz and Dan are thrown deeper into a battle for survival. What is the Temple of Atropos? Who are the Mouri? Promo

BBC America Doctor Who – Sunday, October 31, 8:00PM Show More

      Flux: The Halloween Apocalypse
      On Halloween, all across the universe, terrifying forces are stirring. From the Arctic Circle to deep space, an ancient evil is breaking free. And in present-day Liverpool, the life of Dan Lewis is about to change forever. Promo

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    Doctor Who News

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    Doctor Who Season 13 Returns October 31! Here’s a teaser and more info…

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    Jodie Whittaker Is a Pro at Keeping On-Set Secrets 6/26/21


    Olly Alexander set to be new Doctor Who as first gay actor to play Time Lord
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    Doctor Who Series 13: Jodie Whittaker Leaving Rumours, the Next Doctor, and the Future
    6/25/21


    Fans pay tribute after death of ‘Doctor Who’ companion Jackie Lane
    6/24/21


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    6/23/21


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    6/22/21


    Ex-Doctor Who boss Steven Moffat has hired TWO of his former timelords as stars of two new dramas
    6/21/21


    Is Jodie Whittaker leaving Doctor Who after season 13?
    6/19/21


    Christopher Eccleston Reveals Why He Skipped Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special
    6/18/21


    Alex Kingston to return as River Song for Time Fracture event
    6/15/21


    Doctor Who’s Jodie Whittaker Will Reportedly Leave After 2022 Specials
    (Rumors) 6/14/21


    John Barrowman’s Captain Jack Just Lost Another Doctor Who Project
    6/13/2


    Don’t Blink! Hero Collector Launches New Doctor Who Advent Calendar
    6/7/21


    Christopher Eccleston excited about return to Doctor Who
    6/3/21

    John Barrowman’s husband Scott Gill blasts ‘vicious attacks from trolls’ as he talks ‘challenging times’ amid allegations 6/2/21


    John Barrowman Issues Apology After Flashing Allegations Resurface
    5/9/21


    Noel Clarke accused of sexual harassment on Doctor Who set
    5/7/21

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