fourteen distinct incarnations
As of 25 December 2018, official television productions have depicted fourteen distinct incarnations of the Doctor. The longest-lasting on-screen incarnation is the Fourth Doctor, played by Tom Baker for seven years.
|240 – “The Day of the Doctor“|
|First broadcast||23 November 2013|
Before the Eleventh Doctor’s 200-year farewell tour between TV: The God Complex and Closing Time, the writers of the 2005 revival of the series explicitly described the Doctor as around 900 years old, despite contrary statements on TV and expanded media.
He even became John Smith, for real, when he turned human to hide from The Family of Blood.
|The Fugitive Doctor|
|Appearances||3 stories (3 episodes)|
Jodie Whittaker has been playing the Doctor since 2017, taking over from legendary Scottish actor Peter Capaldi, who starred in the final three series written and overseen by Steven Moffat.
|First Full Appearance||Doctor Who: The Impact On Gallifrey|
|Main Actor||Anna Kendrick|
By naming his companions, the Eighth Doctor has given us the evidence to show that Big Finish audio plays are canon – explicitly those featuring Charlie, C’rizz, Lucie, Tamsin and Molly. This has a sizeable impact on understanding much of Doctor Who mythology.
One, it’s exactly that, a coincidence, and both races – whatever the Timeless Child is, and the Shobogans of Gallifrey – have two hearts. Two, the genetic experiments Tecteun conducted to derive regeneration from the Timeless Child altered the Time Lords to have two hearts too.
|1||Tom Baker||6 years 9 months|
|2||David Tennant||4 years 6 months|
|3||Jon Pertwee||4 years 4 months|
|4||Colin Baker||3 years 6 months*|
|5||Peter Davison||3 years 1 month|
39 years (October 28, 1982)
However the doctor claimed to have lived in his 11th incarnation for around three hundred years!
Missy went through many chaotic adventures of her own throughout the universe, but, although she loudly denied having “turned good”, she demonstrated a willingness to rekindle her friendship with the Twelfth Doctor.
Theta Sigma was the Doctor’s unique nickname when he was studying at the Time Lord Academy on Gallifrey. Although this identified the Doctor from all the other Time Lords at the academy, the Seventh Doctor (Sylvester McCoy) dismisses it as just a nickname in The Happiness Patrol.
The TV series is for geeks. It’s just that it’s also for the many other people who aren’t.
Some fans were moved to tears at the mention of Rose, though others were heartbroken that the Doctor did not seem to remember her. … “Rose tyler got a mentioned and a small appearance from the silence/odd and weeping angel. Not forgetting the little alien from the last series.
Doctor Who fans voted Crystal Maze host Ayoade, 43, as their first pick to take over from Jodie Whittaker in a poll earlier this year.
Julia Foster is the 14th Doctor, with Tennant Back as Companion. Veteran actress Julia Foster will replace Jodie Whittaker after she bows out from Doctor Who in this year’s festive special. … He said: “We’re sad to lose Jodie, but thrilled to welcome Julia and David (again) in this next exciting chapter of Doctor Who.
Writer Russell T. Davies will take over the TARDIS once again as the next Doctor Who showrunner, succeeding Chris Chibnall after he departs next year. Davies will return to the beloved sci-fi series in 2023, which also happens to be its 60th anniversary.
This would strongly echo the Season 6 revelation that River is Amy and Rory’s child. And that would make Clara a Time Lord, which would explain her numerous incarnations, apparent centuries of longevity, and ability to repeatedly return from the dead.
The 10th really liked her and enjoyed the attention. They had laughs, and it ended badly as all good romances do. It broke his heart to know he’d never see her again. But he didn’t love her, not really.
The series is the third to feature Jodie Whittaker as the Thirteenth Doctor. Mandip Gill also returns as Yasmin Khan. Following the departures of Bradley Walsh and Tosin Cole in “Revolution of the Daleks”, John Bishop joined the cast for the series as Dan Lewis.
10 Answers. In “The Name of the Doctor”, River stated that she “made” the Doctor tell her his name and that it “took a while” in order to get him to do so. This is as far as has been revealed about the circumstances under which he tells her his name.
No it’s not. The Doctor never reveals his name. The only person he ever told it to was River Song. And the show runners have gone to excruciating lengths to not have his name heard at a point where speaking it was unavoidable.
Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch
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