Provided a commentary for the Doctor Who DVD "The Caves of Androzani".
1 Print Biography
4 Magazine Cover Photos
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I don't believe in life after death. I don't believe in God, to be honest with you. I was brought up Church of England, I was Christened, I went to Sunday School, I was told the stories and then at a certain age, I forget exactly what age, I just thought this doesn't make any sense at all. I've nothing against religion...
When it was announced in 1980 that Davison was to play the Fifth Doctor, Patrick Troughton
, who played the Second Doctor, advised the 29-year-old actor to limit his time on the series to three years, as he had done, in order to avoid being typecast. Davison followed this advice. In March 1987, Davison advised Sylvester McCoy
, who had been announced as the Seventh Doctor that month, to do likewise.