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Tom Baker (I)


The English character actor Tom Baker is best known for his record-setting seven-year stint as the Fourth Doctor in Doctor Who (1963). He 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 ... See full bio »

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Known For

Nicholas and Alexandra
(1971)
Doctor Who
Doctor Who Doctor Who
(1974-1984)
Monarch of the Glen
Monarch of the Glen Donald MacDonald
(2004-2005)

Filmography

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 2017 Doctor Who: Shada (Video)
The Doctor
 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)
 2016 Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet (Video Game)
Sebastian J. Coot (voice)
 2015 Ewan's Doctor Who (Fan-Film) (TV Series)
The Doctor
- Whos There (2015) ... The Doctor
 2015 Little Britain Sketch (TV Movie)
Narrator
 2013 Doctor Who (TV Series)
The Doctor
- The Day of the Doctor (2013) ... The Doctor
 2013 Saving Santa (Video)
Santa (British version, voice)
 2013 Break Glass in Case Of...
Monica (voice)
 2012 Lindalee's Doctor Who Review (TV Series)
Guest
 2010 The Genie in the Bottle (Short)
Narrator
 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)
 2007 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Frederick Treves
- Towards Zero (2007) ... Frederick Treves
 2007 Little Britain: The Video Game (Video Game)
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 Little Britain: Live (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2006 Little Britain: The Game (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 2006 The Secret Show (TV Series)
Robert Baron
- The Secret Room (2006) ... Robert Baron (voice)
 2004-2005 Monarch of the Glen (TV Series)
Donald MacDonald
- Episode #7.6 (2005) ... Donald MacDonald
- Episode #7.3 (2005) ... Donald MacDonald
- Episode #7.1 (2005) ... Donald MacDonald
- Episode #6.10 (2004) ... Donald MacDonald
- Episode #6.9 (2004) ... Donald MacDonald
 2005 MediEvil: Resurrection (Video Game)
Narrator / Grim Reaper (voice)
 2005 Cold Winter (Video Game)
John Gray (voice)
 2005 Heretic Kingdoms: The Inquisition (Video Game)
Narrator (English version, voice)
 2005 Sprung! The Magic Roundabout
Zeebad (English version, voice)
 2004 The Little Reindeer (TV Short)
Santa Claus (voice)
 2004 Sudeki (Video Game)
Opening Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 2003 Fort Boyard (TV Series)
Captain Baker
- Episode #5.1 (2003) ... Captain Baker
 2003 Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 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
 2000-2001 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (TV Series)
Prof. Wyvern
- The Glorious Butranekh (2001) ... Prof. Wyvern
- Marshall and Snellgrove (2001) ... Prof. Wyvern
- Painkillers (2001) ... Prof. Wyvern
- O Happy Isle (2001) ... Prof. Wyvern
- Revenge of the Bog People (2001) ... Prof. Wyvern
 2001 Hostile Waters: Antaeus Rising (Video Game)
The Narrator (voice)
 2001 Fun at the Funeral Parlour (TV Series)
Quimby
- The Jaws of Doom (2001) ... Quimby
 2000 Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 2000 Dungeons & Dragons
Halvarth
 2000 The Canterbury Tales (TV Series)
Simpkin
- The Journey Back (2000) ... Simpkin (voice)
 2000 Max Bear (TV Series)
Max Bear (voice)
 1999 Silver (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 1998 Backtime
Sarge
 1997 Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors (Video Game)
The Doctor (voice)
 1992-1995 Medics (TV Series)
Prof. Geoffrey Hoyt, general surgeon / Geoffrey Hoyt
- Love Lies Bleeding (1995) ... Prof. Geoffrey Hoyt, general surgeon
- Living and Lying (1995) ... Prof. Geoffrey Hoyt, general surgeon
- Running on Empty (1995) ... Prof. Geoffrey Hoyt, general surgeon
- In Sickness and in Health (1995) ... Prof. Geoffrey Hoyt, general surgeon
- Breaking Point (1995) ... Prof. Geoffrey Hoyt, general surgeon
 1993 Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time (TV Short)
The Fourth Doctor
 1992 Doctor Who: Shada (Video)
Doctor Who / Narrator
 1992 Cluedo (TV Series)
Professor Plum
- Deadly Dowry (1992) ... Professor Plum
- And Then There Were Nuns (1992) ... Professor Plum
- Murder in Merrie England (1992) ... Professor Plum
- Blackmail and the Fourth Estate (1992) ... Professor Plum
- Scared to Death (1992) ... Professor Plum
 1992 Screen Two (TV Series)
Sir Lionel Sweeting
- The Law Lord (1992) ... Sir Lionel Sweeting
 1991 Selling Hitler (TV Mini-Series)
Manfred Fischer
- Episode #1.5 (1991) ... Manfred Fischer
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Manfred Fischer
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Manfred Fischer
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Manfred Fischer
 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
 1985 Jackanory (TV Series)
The Storyteller
- The Iron Man (1985) ... The Storyteller
 1984 The Passionate Pilgrim (Short)
Sir Tom
 1984 The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Movie)
Sir Guy de Gisbourne
 1984 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Anatole Blaylock
- Hounded Steele (1984) ... Anatole Blaylock
 1983 Jemima Shore Investigates (TV Series)
Dr. Norman Ziegler
- Dr. Ziegler's Casebook (1983) ... Dr. Norman Ziegler
 1982 The Hound of the Baskervilles (TV Mini-Series)
Sherlock Holmes
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... Sherlock Holmes
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Sherlock Holmes
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Sherlock Holmes
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Sherlock Holmes
 1974-1981 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Doctor Who
- Logopolis: Part Four (1981) ... Doctor Who
- Logopolis: Part Three (1981) ... Doctor Who
- Logopolis: Part Two (1981) ... Doctor Who
- Logopolis: Part One (1981) ... Doctor Who
- The Keeper of Traken: Part Four (1981) ... Doctor Who
 1980 Another World (Short)
 1980 The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (TV Movie)
Hasan
 1979 Good King Memorex (Video)
Doctor Who
 1978 White Powder Christmas (Video short)
Doctor Who
 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
 1974 The Mutations
Lynch
 1974 Luther
Pope Leo X (uncredited)
 1973 Frankenstein: The True Story (TV Movie)
Sea Captain
 1973 Arthur of the Britons (TV Series)
Brandreth / Gavron
- Go Warily (1973) ... Brandreth / Gavron
 1973 The Vault of Horror
Moore (segment "Drawn and Quartered")
 1973 Cari genitori
 1972 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Dr. Ahmed el Kabir - Egyptian Doctor
- The Millionairess (1972) ... Dr. Ahmed el Kabir - Egyptian Doctor
 1972 The Canterbury Tales
Jenkin (segment the Wife of Bath's Tale)
 1971 Nicholas and Alexandra
Rasputin
 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
 1967 The Winter's Tale
Minor Role (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (89 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (84 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Provided a commentary for the Doctor Who (1963) DVD "The Armageddon Factor". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

Official Site

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I was playing Rasputin and what was motivating him was crumpet really, and I was extremely keen on crumpet so I was really rather good as Rasputin. And my next catastrophic failure was Macbeth, who I played in the style of a crumpet-lover, and then when Doctor Who (1963) came along, I embraced this lunacy, this cloud-cuckoo-land where people had to be convinced by absolute nonsense. I came from a... See more »

Trivia:

He married his Doctor Who (1963) co-star Lalla Ward (who played the Doctor's companion Romana) when they were both leaving the program. They divorced 16 months later. She later married Richard Dawkins, one of the world's biggest proponents of atheism. Baker was once an apprentice Catholic monk but has since rejected religion and has spoken disparagingly about the religious indoctrination he ... See more »

Trademark:

His eccentric, humorous and garrulous personality See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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