Has recorded audio adaptations of some original "Doctor Who" novels.
7 Interviews |
4 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on whether he expected to be cast as the Doctor] Are you crazy, of course not, no, not once, no never. Not till Philip Segal [Philip David Segal
] phoned me up. I thought it was a case of mistaken identity.
He replaced Sylvester McCoy
when he became the official Eighth Doctor in Doctor Who
(1996). The film was a failed attempt to relaunch Doctor Who
(1963) as an ongoing series. Although it was a ratings hit in the UK, it flopped in the United States. Nevertheless, his performance was well-received and he went on to reprise the role in audio adventures.