He acted in William Shakespeare's plays, "Antony and Cleopatra," and "The Taming of the Shrew," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Dalton, Ken Bones, Gerald James, Margot Leicester, Kika Markham, Bunny May, and Robert O'Mahoney in the cast. Toby Robertson and Christopher Selbie were...
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Fame! We all want it. By Christ, I was hungry for it, I must admit. But you don't really know what it entails... The fame that came with Doctor Who
(1963) was so sudden. Overnight, one became like a pop star... In a sense, you had to watch your p's and q's. You could no longer be yourself in public. You had to become this other, false human being, to protect yourself. If you wandered in and just ...
He became the first of three non-English actors to portray the character of the Doctor and the first of four actors to speak with an accent other than Received Pronunciation English: Christopher Eccleston
portrayed the Ninth Doctor in 2005 with a Northern accent, David Tennant
is a fellow Scot who portrayed the Doctor from 2005 to 2010 with a London/Estuary accent and Peter Capaldi
is likewise ...