The best guest actors on series 4 (and post-series 4 specials) of "Doctor Who"

In order from greatest to least.

(This list pretty much includes anyone but David Tennant and Catherine Tate. So basically actors who were in either a few or one episode/s(and/or specials) of series 4 of "Doctor Who.)
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1.
Alex Kingston
Actress, ER
“ Professor River Song ” - JohnSlash
 
2.
Michelle Ryan
Actress, Bionic Woman
Michelle Ryan was born on April 22nd, 1984 in Enfield, Middlesex, England. She started her career performing in a Dance Gala at The London Palladium with "Wayne Sleep" (1998), with her first television role being "Dolores" in the children's program, Fair Is Foul and Fouls Are Fair. She then went on to play "Zoe Slater" in the BBC Soap...
“ Lady Christina de Souza ” - JohnSlash
 
3.
Timothy Dalton
At a consistently lean 6' 2", green-eyed Timothy Dalton may very well be one of the last of the dying breed of swashbuckling, classically trained Shakespearean actors who have forged simultaneous successful careers in theater, television and film. He has been comparison-shopped roundly for stepping into roles played by other actors...
“ Lord President Rassilon ” - JohnSlash
 
4.
John Simm
John Simm was born on 10 July 1970 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, and grew up in Nelson, Lancashire. He attended Edge End High School, Nelson, Lancashire, followed by Blackpool Drama College at 16 and the Drama Centre, London, at 19. He lives with his wife, actress Kate Magowan, and their children Ryan (born 13 August 2001) and Molly (born February 2007)...
“ The Master ” - JohnSlash
 
5.
Bernard Cribbins
An actor since the age of 14, Bernard Cribbins had become a major star on the London stage by his mid-20s, but it was another ten years before he became a national star by his success in film comedies and with a string of hit records. He appeared in several of the "Carry On" series, and also achieved a great degree of success doing voiceovers for cartoons and TV commercials.
“ Wilfred Mott ” - JohnSlash
 
6.
Elisabeth Sladen
Actress, Doctor Who
Elisabeth Sladen was born in Liverpool, England. She attended drama school for two years before joining the local repertory theatre in her home town of Liverpool. She met actor Brian Miller during her first production there and they were later married after meeting again in Manchester, three years later...
“ Sarah Jane Smith ” - JohnSlash
 
7.
Dervla Kirwan
Actress, Ondine
Dervla (meaning "Daughter of a poet") Kirwan was born in October 1971 in Churchtown, Dublin. Her father worked in insurance and her mother was a French and English teacher. She has two older sisters. She was just 15 when she landed her first role in the BBC Drama Troubles and a year later she...
“ Miss Hartigan ” - JohnSlash
 
8.
“ Davros ” - JohnSlash
 
9.
David Morrissey
David Morrissey started acting at Everyman's Youth Theatre in Liverpool, where he was born and raised. He made an auspicious debut in One Summer, a series about two Liverpool runaways. Following a degree at RADA, he worked with the theatre company Cheek By Jowl. He has also worked at theatre such as the Manchester Royal Exchange and the National Theatre...
“ Jackson Lake ” - JohnSlash
 
10.
John Barrowman
Actor, Arrow
John Barrowman is an Entertainer with a capital E. He sings, he dances, he acts, he presents, he judges - he is a unique talent in the entertainment industry on both sides of the Atlantic. John can currently be seen in the regular role of Malcolm Merlyn (aka The Dark Archer) in the hit American drama series Arrow...
“ Captain Jack Harkness ” - JohnSlash
 
11.
“ Voice of Daleks and Cybermen ” - JohnSlash
 
12.
“ Adelaide Brooke ” - JohnSlash
 
13.
“ Jenny ” - JohnSlash
 
14.
Peter Capaldi
Actor, Doctor Who
Peter Capaldi was born in Glasgow, Scotland, to Nancy (Soutar) and Gerald John Capaldi. His parents owned an ice cream business. He is of Italian (from his paternal grandfather), Scottish, and Irish descent. Capaldi attended drama classes and was accepted into the Glasgow School of Art. After graduating he secured his breakthrough role in Local Hero...
“ Caecilius ” - JohnSlash
 
15.
“ Mr. Cooper ” - JohnSlash
 
16.
Christopher Ryan
Born in Bayswater, London on January 25, 1950, Christopher Papazoglou, later known as Christopher Ryan, trained at East 15 Acting School for three years before going to perform at the Glasgow Citizens' Theatre. Even though he portrayed a few minor roles in various television shows, It wasn't until 1982 that he was cast in The Young Ones as Mike 'The Cool Person'...
“ General Staal ” - JohnSlash
 
17.
Kylie Minogue
Actress, Moulin Rouge!
Kylie Ann Minogue was born on 28 May, 1968. The eldest of three children, Kylie's acting career began early, but it was her role as "Charlene" in the Australian soap, Neighbours, which established Kylie as an international star. Her singing career began, purely by accident, when a record company executive heard Kylie's rendition of Little Eva's 1962 hit...
“ Astrid Peth ” - JohnSlash
 
18.
Lee Evans
In 2014 Whilst being interviewed by Jonathon Ross on his show, he announced his immediate retirement from Stand Up and Touring after the premature death of his manager from a heart attack. He is now determined to spend more time with his wife Heather and daughter Molly, or Little Mo as he calls her.
“ Malcolm Taylor ” - JohnSlash
 
19.
“ Agatha Christie ” - JohnSlash
 
20.
Talulah Riley
Talulah Riley is an English actress. She has appeared in films such as Pride & Prejudice (2005), St Trinian's (2007), The Boat That Rocked (2009), and Inception (2010). She made her stage debut in The Philadelphia Story at the Old Vic in 2005. Her television credits include episodes of Poirot (2003)...
“ Miss Evangelista ” - JohnSlash
 
21.
“ Harriet Jones ” - JohnSlash
 
22.
Eve Myles
Actress, Torchwood
“ Gwen Cooper ” - JohnSlash
 
23.
“ Mickey Smith ” - JohnSlash
 
24.
Nigel Terry
Actor, Excalibur
British actor Nigel Terry primarily dedicated himself to the classical stage. When he extended himself into film and TV outings, it was mostly for historical or period roles. Over the years, he grew quite comfortable in both a pair of hose and a suit of armor. Terry was born Peter Nigel Terry on August 15...
“ Cobb ” - JohnSlash
 
25.
“ Shadow Architect ” - JohnSlash
 
26.
“ Solana Mercurio ” - JohnSlash
 
27.
Steve Pemberton
Born in Blackburn, Steve Pemberton graduated from Bretton Hall Drama College with a BA (Hons) in Theatre Arts. As well as being a quarter of the award-winning comedy team The League of Gentlemen, his previous work has centred mainly around fringe theatre, being a founder member of 606 Theatre, and he has produced...
“ Strackman Lux ” - JohnSlash
 
28.
“ Sylvia Noble ” - JohnSlash
 
29.
David Troughton
David Troughton was born in London on 9 June 1950, the son of noted Shakespearean actor Patrick Troughton. He started his own acting career at the Unicorn Theatre for Children. His stage career has included repertory at Leeds, Manchester and Bromley, roles at the Royal Court and the National Theatre....
“ Professor Hobbes ” - JohnSlash
 
30.
“ Carmen ” - JohnSlash
 
31.
Lesley Sharp
Actress, Naked
“ Sky Silvestry ” - JohnSlash
 
32.
“ The Girl (CAL) ” - JohnSlash
 
33.
John Leeson
Actor, Doctor Who
After leaving school, John Leeson worked in a bookshop, and then as a porter in the Leicester Royal Infirmary Hospital. He joined the Leicester Dramatic Society and ultimately applied for and won a place at RADA. On leaving the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he worked in repertory and pantomimes, including "Toad of Toad Hall," in which he met his future wife...
“ Voice of K-9 Mk. IV ” - JohnSlash