Mostly Credited As: Tom Baker
Birth Name: Thomas Stewart Baker
Date Of Birth: January 20, 1934 (Age 79)
Country Of Birth: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Liverpool, England
Height: 6' 3" (1.9 m)
Tom Baker was born on 20 January 1934. Tom Baker was known for his curly hair and long coloured scarf from Dr Who. In Dr Who Tom played The Doctor from 1974-1981. In Dr Who he has appeared alongside Richard Hurndall, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Peter Davison, Colin Baker and Sylvestor Mccoy. In his later roles he has narrated Little Britain since 2003, he played Prof. Peter Plum in the hit series Cluedo but probably best known for his role in Dr Who. Tom Baker is a very talented actor and has been very succesful.
Trivia Is the longest serving Doctor Who, his time in the role stretching from December 1974 until March 1981.
Is the current "elder statesman" of "Doctor Who", having inherited that unofficial title upon the death of his predecessor Jon Pertwee in May 1996.
Has performed with the National Theatre, the Bristol Old Vic and the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Tom's children (with Anna Wheatcroft): Daniel and Piers.
He is a voice-over artist for television commercials in the UK.
He has been mistaken by members of the public for Jon Pertwee.
Trained at Rose Bruford Drama School Sidcup, Kent, UK alongside Freddy Jones. Later members include actors Ray Fearon, Gary Oldman and Stephen Armourae.
Tom: "I wasn't interested in novelty ... I was looking for good drama."
Tom:"To want to be an actor, especially these days, is to be ill."
Tom: "I am a one success man."
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