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The English character actor Tom Baker, best known as the fourth incarnation of The Doctor, was born in 1934 in Liverpool, to Mary Jane (Fleming) and John Stewart Baker. His father was of English and Scottish descent, while his mother's family was originally from Ireland. Tom, along with his younger sister, Lulu, and younger brother, John, was ... See full bio »
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Known For

Doctor Who
Doctor Who Doctor Who
(1974-1984)
The Vault of Horror
The Vault of Horror Moore (segment 5 "Drawn and Quartered")
(1973)

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 2016-2017 Star Wars: Rebels (TV Series)
The Bendu
- Zero Hour: Part 2 (2017) ... The Bendu (voice)
- Zero Hour: Part 1 (2017) ... The Bendu (voice)
- Visions and Voices (2016) ... The Bendu (voice)
- The Holocrons of Fate (2016) ... The Bendu (voice)
- Steps Into Shadow (2016) ... The Bendu (voice)
 2015 Little Britain Sketch (TV Movie)
Narrator
 2013 Doctor Who (TV Series)
The Doctor
 2008 Little Britain USA (TV Series)
Narrator
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... Narrator (voice)
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Narrator (voice)
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Narrator (voice)
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Narrator (voice)
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Narrator (voice)
 2007-2008 The Beeps (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Great Pink Sunset (2008) ... Narrator (voice)
- Twinkleberry Pie (2008) ... Narrator (voice)
- Leafy's Hoe (2008) ... Narrator (voice)
- Home Sweet Home (2008) ... Narrator (voice)
- Cure for Bossy (2008) ... Narrator (voice)
 2003-2006 Little Britain (TV Series)
Narrator
- Little Britain Abroad: Part 2 (2006) ... Narrator (voice)
- Little Britain Abroad: Part 1 (2006) ... Narrator (voice)
- Episode #3.6 (2005) ... Narrator (voice)
- Episode #3.5 (2005) ... Narrator (voice)
- Episode #3.4 (2005) ... Narrator (voice)
 2006 The Wind in the Willows (TV Movie)
Judge (uncredited)
 2006 The Secret Show (TV Series)
Robert Baron
- The Secret Room (2006) ... Robert Baron (voice)
 2004 The Little Reindeer (TV Short)
Santa Claus (voice)
 2003 Fort Boyard (TV Series)
Captain Baker
- Episode #5.1 (2003) ... Captain Baker
 2003 Strange (TV Series)
Father Bernard
- Asmoth (2003) ... Father Bernard
 2003 Swiss Toni (TV Series)
Derek Asquith
- Cars Don't Make You Fat (2003) ... Derek Asquith
 2001 Fun at the Funeral Parlour (TV Series)
Quimby
- The Jaws of Doom (2001) ... Quimby
 2000 The Canterbury Tales (TV Series)
Simpkin
- The Journey Back (2000) ... Simpkin (voice)
 2000 Max Bear (TV Series)
Max Bear (voice)
 1992 Screen Two (TV Series)
Sir Lionel Sweeting
- The Law Lord (1992) ... Sir Lionel Sweeting
 1990 The Silver Chair (TV Series)
Puddleglum
- Episode #1.6 (1990) ... Puddleglum
- Episode #1.5 (1990) ... Puddleglum
- Episode #1.4 (1990) ... Puddleglum
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... Puddleglum
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... Puddleglum
 1990 Tales of Aesop (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Hares and the Treasure (1990) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Fox, the Wolf and the Sausages (1990) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse (1990) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Prophet (1990) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Fox, the Bird and the Cheese (1990) ... Narrator (voice)
 1986 The Life and Loves of a She-Devil (TV Mini-Series)
Father Ferguson
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Father Ferguson
 1986 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.1 (1986)
 1986 Roland Rat: The Series (TV Series)
Doctor Who / BBC 3 Presenter
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Doctor Who / BBC 3 Presenter
 1986 Black-Adder II (TV Series)
Captain Rum
- Potato (1986) ... Captain Rum
 1984 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Anatole Blaylock
- Hounded Steele (1984) ... Anatole Blaylock
 1980 The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (TV Movie)
Hasan
 1977 Piccadilly Circus (TV Series)
Mark
- The Author of Beltraffio (1977) ... Mark
 1976 Nouvelles de Henry James (TV Series)
Mark Ambient
- L'auteur de Beltraffio (1976) ... Mark Ambient
 1975 Jim'll Fix It (TV Series)
The Doctor
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... The Doctor
 1973 Frankenstein: The True Story (TV Movie)
Sea Captain
 1973 Arthur of the Britons (TV Series)
Brandreth / Gavron
- Go Warily (1973) ... Brandreth / Gavron
 1972 Jackanory (TV Series)
The Storyteller
- The Iron Man (1972) ... The Storyteller
 1970 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Site Foreman
- Like Any Other Friday... (1970) ... Site Foreman
 1969 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Corporal Schabe
- The Victims: Frontier (1969) ... Corporal Schabe
 1968 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Foreman / The Man
- Number 13 (1968) ... Foreman
- The Attack (1968) ... The Man
 1968 Z Cars (TV Series)
Harry Russell
- Hudson's Way: Part 2 (1968) ... Harry Russell
- Hudson's Way: Part 1 (1968) ... Harry Russell
 1968 George and the Dragon (TV Series)
Porter
- The 10:15 Train (1968) ... Porter
 1968 Market in Honey Lane (TV Series)
Doorman
- The Matchmakers (1968) ... Doorman
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He recited a monologue for the song "Witness to a Murder (Part Two)" from rock band Mansun's album "Six". A copy of his autobiography "Who On Earth Is Tom Baker?" is visible as part of the album's cover art. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 7 Interviews | 4 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor] I did watch a little bit of the new Doctor Who (2005) and I think the new fella, Tennant, is excellent. See more »

Trivia:

Baker is the son of John Stewart Baker and Mary Jane (Fleming). Baker's paternal grandparents were Thomas Victor Baker, a farmer's son, and Sarah Grieve, who had Scottish ancestry, and was the daughter of Robert Grieve and Agnes Stewart. His maternal grandfather, William Henry Fleming, was born in Liverpool, to Irish parents, Bridget and John Fleming. His maternal grandmother, Christina Usher, ... See more »

Trademark:

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Star Sign:

Aquarius

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