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Colin Baker (I)


Colin Baker was born in 1943 in the Royal Waterloo Lying-In Hospital in London during an air raid. He spent his earliest years in London with his mother, while his father served in the armed forces. He narrowly avoided an early death during the wartime blitz when a piece of flying shrapnel just missed him, embedding itself in the side of his cot. ... See full bio »
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Known For

Doctor Who
Doctor Who The Doctor / Commander Maxil
(1983-1986)
The Brothers
The Brothers Paul Merroney
(1974-1976)
The Stranger: The Terror Game
The Stranger: The Terror Game The Stranger / Soloman
(1994)
Eye of the Beholder
Eye of the Beholder The Stranger / Soloman
(1995)

Filmography

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  The Mild Bunch (announced)
John Harold
  Time and Again (Short) (completed)
Theo
 2016 A Christmas Carol (Video)
 2016 All Your Base: Last of Last (Short)
Captain (voice)
 2016/I Last Man on Earth (Short)
Professor James Friedkin
 2015 Star Trek Continues (TV Series)
Amphidamas
- The White Iris (2015) ... Amphidamas
 2015 A Dozen Summers
The Narrator
 2014 Shadows of a Stranger
William Fallon
 2014 Finding Richard (Short)
Grandad
 2013 The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (TV Movie)
Colin Baker
 2001-2011 Doctors (TV Series)
Augustus Bloom / Professor Claybourne Jarvis / Charles Dillon / ...
- Every Heart That Beats (2011) ... Augustus Bloom
- The Romantics (2009) ... Professor Claybourne Jarvis
- Honourable Gentlemen (2006) ... Charles Dillon
- Matters of Principle (2001) ... Jack Howard
 2010 Hustle (TV Series)
Phil
- Tiger Troubles (2010) ... Phil
 2009 Kingdom (TV Series)
Mr. Dodds
- Episode #3.2 (2009) ... Mr. Dodds
 2006 The Afternoon Play (TV Series)
Judge
- Your Mother Should Know (2006) ... Judge
 2005 The 4 Musketeers (TV Series)
Rutaford
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Rutaford
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Rutaford
 2004 The Impressionable Jon Culshaw (TV Series)
Mr. Allen
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Mr. Allen
 2003 Children in Need (TV Series)
The Doctor
- Episode #1.24 (2003) ... The Doctor
 2002 Doctor Who: Real Time (TV Mini-Series)
The Doctor
- Episode #1.6 (2002) ... The Doctor (voice)
- Episode #1.5 (2002) ... The Doctor (voice)
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... The Doctor (voice)
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... The Doctor (voice)
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... The Doctor (voice)
 2000 The Asylum
Arbuthnot
 2000 TravelWise (Video)
Jonathan
 2000 Hollyoaks (TV Series)
The Judge
- Episode #1.524 (2000) ... The Judge
 1999 Soul's Ark (Video)
Galico
 1999 Dangerfield (TV Series)
Vicar
- Haunted (1999) ... Vicar
 1999 The Waiting Time (TV Movie)
Giles Fleming
 1999 The Harpist
Father Rupitsch
 1999 Sunburn (TV Series)
John Buchanan
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... John Buchanan
 1989-1998 Casualty (TV Series)
David Vincent / Colin Miles
- An Eye for an Eye (1998) ... David Vincent
- Accidents Happen (1989) ... Colin Miles
 1997 Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors (Video Game)
The Doctor (voice)
 1997 The Bill (TV Series)
William Guthrie
- Going Down (1997) ... William Guthrie
 1997 A Dance to the Music of Time (TV Mini-Series)
Canon Fenneau
- Post War (1997) ... Canon Fenneau
 1997 Jonathan Creek (TV Series)
Hedley Shale
- The Wrestler's Tomb (1997) ... Hedley Shale
 1997 The Famous Five (TV Series)
Fake Mr. Brent
- Five Go to Billycock Hill: Part 2 (1997) ... Fake Mr. Brent
- Five Go to Billycock Hill: Part 1 (1997) ... Fake Mr. Brent
 1995 Eye of the Beholder (Video)
The Stranger / Soloman
 1995 Harry's Mad (TV Series)
Mr. Perkins
- Meaty Chunks (1995) ... Mr. Perkins
 1994 Breach of the Peace (Video)
The Stranger / Soloman
 1994 P.R.O.B.E.: The Zero Imperative (Video)
Peter Russell
 1994 The Stranger: The Terror Game (Video)
The Stranger / Soloman
 1992 More Than a Messiah (Video short)
The Stranger
 1992 Summoned by Shadows (Video short)
The Stranger
 1986 Roland Rat: The Series (TV Series)
Doctor Who
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Doctor Who
 1985 Jim'll Fix It (TV Series)
The Doctor
- A Fix with Sontarans (1985) ... The Doctor
 1984 Saturday Superstore (TV Series)
The Doctor
- Episode #2.24 (1984) ... The Doctor
 1983 The Citadel (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Vaughan
- Part 4 (1983) ... Mr. Vaughan
 1982 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Frankie Miller
- The Intruder (1982) ... Frankie Miller
 1980 For Maddie with Love (TV Series)
 1980 Blake's 7 (TV Series)
Bayban
- City at the Edge of the World (1980) ... Bayban
 1979 Doctors and Nurses (TV Series)
Mr. Bennett
- Mums and Dads (1979) ... Mr. Bennett
 1975 Drive Carefully, Darling (Short)
Brain
 1974 The Carnforth Practice (TV Series)
Bob Anderson
- Undue Influence (1974) ... Bob Anderson
 1974 Within These Walls (TV Series)
David Jenkins
- Prisoner by Marriage (1974) ... David Jenkins
 1973 Great Mysteries (TV Series)
George Barclay
- A Terribly Strange Bed (1973) ... George Barclay
 1973 Harriet's Back in Town (TV Series)
Mike Baker
- Episode #1.54 (1973) ... Mike Baker
- Episode #1.53 (1973) ... Mike Baker
 1973 The Edwardians (TV Mini-Series)
Joseph Laycock
- Daisy (1973) ... Joseph Laycock
 1972 Villains (TV Series)
Reporter
- His Dad Named Him After the General (1972) ... Reporter
 1972 The Man Outside (TV Series)
Glover
- Murder Story (1972) ... Glover
 1972 The Moonstone (TV Series)
John Herncastle
 1971 Now Look Here (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1971)
 1971 The Silver Sword (TV Mini-Series)
German Lieutenant
- Episode #1.3 (1971) ... German Lieutenant
 1971 Public Eye (TV Series)
Town Hall Clerk
- The Man Who Didn't Eat Sweets (1971) ... Town Hall Clerk
 1971 The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (TV Series)
Reigate
- The Shadow Man (1971) ... Reigate
 1970 Roads to Freedom (TV Series)
Unknown / Claude
- The Defeated: Part 4 (1970) ... Unknown
- The Defeated: Part 3 (1970) ... Unknown
- The Defeated: Part 2 (1970) ... Unknown
- The Defeated: Part 1 (1970) ... Unknown
- The Reprieve: Part 3 (1970) ... Claude
 1970 No, That's Me Over Here! (TV Series)
- Religion (1970)
- Money (1970)
 1970 Happy Ever After (TV Series)
Receptionist
- The Ambassador (1970) ... Receptionist
 1970 The Adventures of Don Quick (TV Series)
Rebel
- People Isn't Everything (1970) ... Rebel
 1956 My Wife's Sister (TV Series)
Middle Son with moustache
- Episode dated 11 December 1956 (1956) ... Middle Son with moustache
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Other Works:

Portrayed The Sixth Doctor in the audio/animation production "Doctor Who - Real Time". It was made by Big Finished Productions for BBCi See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on leaving Doctor Who (1963) in 1986] When the time came for the option on my contract to be taken up by the BBC, which was the end of October, he (John Nathan-Turner) rang up and said, 'I don't even know if we're doing the programme. They haven't even told me if I'm producing it next year, so I can't take up the option at the moment.' So the option lapsed. Then, at the beginning of November, he... See more »

Trivia:

His beginning as the Sixth Doctor in Doctor Who (1963) came at a troubled time for the production of the series, not least the deteriorating relationship between producer John Nathan-Turner and script editor Eric Saward and the arrival of BBC One controller Michael Grade and the promotion to Head of Series and Serials of Jonathan Powell, both of whom disliked the series and science fiction in ... See more »

Nickname:

Archie

Star Sign:

Gemini

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