The (possible) 12th Doctor Who

by jstreis3 | created - 16 May 2012 | updated - 12 Sep 2012 | Public

I have a feeling that after Matt Smith, the Who Crew can only go with an older actor - any younger and you might as well be casting a kid, but who knows...? Just updated! Please comment any suggestions.

1. Damian Lewis

Actor | Band of Brothers

Damian Lewis was born on February 11, 1971, in St. John's Wood, London, England, to Charlotte Mary (Bowater), from an upper-class background, and J. Watcyn Lewis, a city broker whose own parents were Welsh. He was raised on Abbey Road in London until the age of 8 with his siblings Gareth, William, ...

He's a fan favorite at the moment.

2. Luke Mably

Actor | 28 Days Later...

Luke Mably was born on March 1, 1976 in London, England as Thomas Luke Mably. He is an actor, known for 28 Days Later... (2002), Exam (2009) and The Prince and Me (2004).

Meh.

3. Rupert Penry-Jones

Actor | The Four Feathers

Rupert Penry-Jones was born on September 22, 1970 in London, England as Rupert William Penry-Jones. He is an actor, known for The Four Feathers (2002), MI-5 (2002) and Persuasion (2007). He has been married to Dervla Kirwan since August 2007. They have two children.

4. Hal Ozsan

Writer | What Would Diplo Do?

Hal Ozsan (b. Halil Ozsan) was born in Northern Cyprus and raised in the United Kingdom in the East London suburb of Havering.

He was educated at Brentwood School, Essex.

His first major recognition came for his role as Todd Carr (the on the final two seasons (2001-2003) of Dawson's Creek (1998) ...

He looks like a god.

5. Stephen Moyer

Actor | True Blood

Stephen Moyer's passion for acting began in local theatre in Brentwood & Chelmsford, Essex where he also made a name for himself with his own theatre company "The Reject Society". He then trained at LAMDA and began his professional acting career on stage, including 2 years with the RSC ("Romeo & ...

6. Joseph Fiennes

Actor | Shakespeare in Love

Joseph Alberic Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, to Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne (Lash), a novelist, and Mark Fiennes, a photographer. He is one of six children. Four of his siblings are also in the arts: Ralph Fiennes, an actor; Martha Fiennes, a director; Magnus Fiennes, a...

7. Mark Heap

Actor | Stardust

Mark Heap was born on May 13, 1957 in Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India. He is an actor and writer, known for Stardust (2007), Lark Rise to Candleford (2008) and Green Wing (2004).

Brian from Spaced - what do you paint?

8. Blake Harrison

Actor | The Inbetweeners Movie

Blake attended the Brit School from 2003 and then the East 15 Acting School from 2007.

Blake starred in three series and two subsequent films of the multi-award winning comedy 'The Inbetweeners'.

He also starred in the 2016 remake of 'Dad's Army' where he played 'Private Pike'. His other film work ...

9. Dany Boon

Actor | Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis

Dany Boon was born on June 26, 1966 in Armentières, Nord, France as Daniel Hamidou. He is an actor and writer, known for Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis (2008), Joyeux Noel (2005) and Mic Macs à Tire-Larigot (2009). He has been married to Yaël Boon since December 26, 2003. They have three children...

I would accept a French Doctor, but only if it was Dany Boon.

10. David Wenham

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

David Wenham was born on September 21, 1965 in Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He is an actor and producer, known for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) and 300 (2006).

11. Philip Glenister

Actor | Ashes to Ashes

Philip Glenister was born on February 10, 1963 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Ashes to Ashes (2008), Kingdom of Heaven (2005) and Life on Mars (2006). He has been married to Beth Goddard since 2006. They have two children.

12. Marshall Lancaster

Actor | Ashes to Ashes

Marshall Lancaster was born on October 5, 1974 in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England. He is an actor, known for Ashes to Ashes (2008), Life on Mars (2006) and Doctor Who (2005).

13. Ben Chaplin

Actor | The Thin Red Line

With charm to spare and dark, unassumingly handsome looks, British actor Ben Chaplin arrived on the Hollywood scene in smart and sexy fashion with the comedy The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996). While his habit for avoiding mainstream artificiality in favor of small, intense, independent ...

14. Sam Claflin

Actor | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

English actor Sam Claflin was born in Ipswich, England, to Susan A. (Clarke), a classroom assistant, and Mark J. Claflin, a finance officer. As a child, he was football-mad, often going to see his favorite team, Norwich City. He was a talented footballer, playing for Norwich schools at city level ...

If you don't know anything about the actor, then there's a 50/50 chance he will become the Doctor.

15. Lee Ingleby

Actor | The A Word

Lee Ingleby was born on January 28, 1976 in Burnley, Lancashire, England as Lee David Ingleby. He is an actor and writer, known for The A Word (2016), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003).

16. Mathew Horne

Actor | Gavin & Stacey

Mathew Horne was born on September 6, 1978 in Nottingham, England as Mathew Frazer Horne. He is an actor and writer, known for Gavin & Stacey (2007), Planet 51 (2009) and The Bad Education Movie (2015).

17. Daniel Mays

Actor | Mr. Nobody

Daniel Alan Mays (born 31 March 1978) is an English actor.

Born the third of four boys, Mays was brought up in Buckhurst Hill, Essex, by his electrician father and bank cashier mother. He attended the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts before going on to win a place at the Royal Academy of ...

18. David Thewlis

Actor | Naked

David Thewlis was born David Wheeler in 1963 in Blackpool, Lancashire, to Maureen (Thewlis) and Alec Raymond Wheeler, and lived with his parents above their combination wallpaper and toy shop during his childhood. Originally, he came to London with his band Door 66, however he changed his plans and...

19. Ben Chaplin

Actor | The Thin Red Line

With charm to spare and dark, unassumingly handsome looks, British actor Ben Chaplin arrived on the Hollywood scene in smart and sexy fashion with the comedy The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996). While his habit for avoiding mainstream artificiality in favor of small, intense, independent ...

20. Adam Rickitt

Actor | Coronation Street

Adam Rickitt is the baby of the family with three older brothers Tim, Mark and Sam and they fought all the time when they were kids...Adam admits that he would bully Sam all the time even though Sam was 2 years older. He is a self-confessed mummy's boy although he is a superstar. He earned a ...

21. Ray Stevenson

Actor | Thor

Tall, dark, but somewhat gentle-looking actor Ray Stevenson was born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland on 25 May 1964, on a British army base. His father was a British pilot in the Royal Air Force, and his mother is Irish. He moved with his family to Lemington, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England in 1972 at ...

My personal favorite at the moment.

22. Richard Armitage

Actor | The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Richard Crispin Armitage was born and raised in Leicester, England, to Margaret (Hendey), a secretary, and John Armitage, an engineer. He attended Pattison College in Binley Road, Coventry, where he discovered his love for acting. He took part in many theatre productions all over the UK, from ...

23. Tony Gardner

Actor | My Parents Are Aliens

Tony Gardner was born on January 10, 1964 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, England. He is an actor and writer, known for My Parents Are Aliens (1999), Fresh Meat (2011) and Last Tango in Halifax (2012).

24. Harry Lloyd

Actor | The Theory of Everything

Harry Lloyd was born on November 17, 1983 in London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for The Theory of Everything (2014), The Iron Lady (2011) and Jane Eyre (2011).

25. Bertie Carvel

Actor | Les Misérables

Bertie Carvel was born in 1977 in London, England as Robert Carvel. He is an actor, known for Les Misérables (2012), The Crimson Petal and the White (2011) and Doctor Who (2005).

Well, he has a black belt in Kung Fu.

26. Sam Troughton

Actor | AVP: Alien vs. Predator

Sam Troughton was born on March 21, 1977. He is an actor, known for AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004), The Ritual (2017) and Robin Hood (2006).

27. Andrew Lee Potts

Actor | Band of Brothers

Andrew was born on 29 October 1979 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, UK to dad Alan and mum Susan. He has a sister, Sarah-Jane, who is also an actor. He studied at Leeds Performing Arts School and started out in musical theatre. He is now a veteran TV actor and has been in a catalogue of all ...

I think he's goofy lookin.

28. Joseph Gilgun

Actor | Lockout

Joseph Gilgun was born on March 9, 1984 in Chorley, Lancashire, England. He is actor who first appeared in Coronation Street (1960) when he was only ten years old. Later he became known through Emmerdale Farm (1972) and the film This Is England (2006). He also appeared in it's spin-ff series This ...

29. Callum Blue

Actor | The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement

Callum Blue, born in London, England, has enjoyed a steady career in film and TV. Best known for his role as Mason in the hit Showtime series, Dead Like Me (2003), he has also achieved other hits with Related (2005) and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004), co-starring Anne Hathaway. He ...

30. Rupert Friend

Actor | Hitman: Agent 47

Rupert Friend was born on October 1, 1981 in Oxfordshire, England as Rupert William Anthony Friend. He is an actor and writer, known for Hitman: Agent 47 (2015), The Young Victoria (2009) and The Death of Stalin (2017). He has been married to Aimee Mullins since May 1, 2016.