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One of Britain's most recognizable (and most larger-than-life) character actors, 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 ... See full bio »

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(1971)
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(1974-1984)
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 2020 Ayreon: Transitus (Video)
The Storyteller (voice)
 2020 The Home Assistants of Death (Video short)
Narrator
 2019 Wonder Park (UK)
Boomer (voice)
 2018 Galactic Glitter Tours (Video short)
Narrator
 2018 Shadows: Awakening (Video Game)
Krenze (voice)
 2017 Doctor Who: Shada (Video)
The Doctor
 2017/II Disappear (Short)
Narrator
 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 Beric the Briton (Short)
Aska
 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 Short)
Narrator
 2014 Elite: Dangerous (Video Game)
Midnight (voice)
 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)
 2011 Doctor Who: The Foe from the Future (TV Mini-Series)
The Doctor (voice)
 2010 The Genie in the Bottle (Short)
Narrator
 2009 Doctor Who: The Pescatons (TV Mini-Series)
The Doctor (voice)
 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 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)
 2006 Global Haywire
Narrator
 2006 A History of Flight (TV Movie)
Narrator
 2005 Dougal
Zeebad (English version, 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)
 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 Mini-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 Noel's House Party (TV Series)
The Doctor ("Dimensions in Time" segment)
- Episode #3.6 (1993) ... The Doctor ("Dimensions in Time" segment)
 1993 Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time (TV Short)
The Doctor
 1992 Doctor Who: Shada (Video)
Doctor Who / Narrator
 1992 Cluedo (TV Series)
Professor Plum
- A-Hunting We Will Go (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)
 1989 The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
Narrator (uncredited)
 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 Blackadder II (TV Series)
Captain Rum
- Potato (1986) ... Captain Rum
 1985 Jackanory (TV Series)
The Storyteller
- The Iron Man (1985) ... The Storyteller
 1985 Enemy Mine
Narrator (uncredited)
 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 Seaside Special (TV Series)
Dr. Who - with the Blackpool Carnival Procession
- The Ken Dodd Blackpool Centenary Show (1976) ... Dr. Who - with the Blackpool Carnival Procession
 1976 Nouvelles d'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 Freakmaker
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
Karl
 1972 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Egyptian Doctor
- The Millionairess (1972) ... Egyptian Doctor
 1972 The Canterbury Tales
Jenkin
 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 Honey Lane (TV Series)
Doorman
- The Matchmakers (1968) ... Doorman
 1967 Trapped (TV Series)
Porter
- A Life for a Life (1967) ... Porter
 1967 The Winter's Tale
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Show Show Self (96 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Provided a commentary for the Doctor Who (1963) DVD "The Brain of Morbius". See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 8 Interviews | 4 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I would rather be in Little Britain (2003) than King Lear, because there are more laughs. See more »

Trivia:

Baker is the son of John Stewart Baker and Mary Jane (Fleming). Baker's paternal grandparents were Thomas Victor Baker, a farmer's son, and Sarah Grieve, who had Scottish ancestry, and was the daughter of Robert Grieve and Agnes Stewart. His maternal grandfather, William Henry Fleming, was born in Liverpool, to Irish parents, Bridget and John Fleming. His maternal grandmother, Christina Usher, ... See more »

Trademark:

His iconic, long-running role as The Doctor. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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