The best guest actors in season 6 of "Doctor Who"

by JohnSlash | created - 10 Apr 2014 | updated - 28 Jun 2014 | Public

In order from greatest to least.

1. Kevin Stoney

Actor | Cash on Demand

Kevin Stoney served in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War, where he trained as a pilot and was sent to the Middle East. However, he crashed so many planes that he had to be reclassified as a navigator. As an actor he did his best work for the small screen, often appearing as doctors, ...

Tobias Vaughn

(The Invasion)

2. Philip Madoc

Actor | The Avengers

Philip Madoc was born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, and attended Twyn School. He became interested in acting when he was a teenager. He studied at the University of Vienna and pursued a theatrical career by attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. During the 1960s, he became a familiar face on ...

War Lord

(The War Games)

3. Ronald Allen

Actor | A Night to Remember

Ronald Allen was born on December 16, 1930 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Ronald John Allen. He was an actor, known for A Night to Remember (1958), The Projected Man (1966) and Eat the Rich (1987). He was married to Sue Lloyd. He died on June 18, 1991 in Reading.

Navigator Rago

(The Dominators)

4. Nicholas Courtney

Actor | Doctor Who

Nicholas Courtney was born in Egypt, the son of a British diplomat. His early years were spent in Kenya and France and he was called up for National Service at the age of 18. After 18 months of duty in the British forces, Courtney joined the Webber Douglas drama school. He spent two years there and...

Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart

(The Invasion)

5. Alan Bennion

Actor | Doctor Who

Alan Bennion was born on April 18, 1930 in Castle Northwich, Cheshire. He was an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), The Expert (1968) and Oliver Twist (1985). He died on July 27, 2018 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.


(The Seeds of Death)

6. Sally Faulkner

Actress | Doctor Who

Sally Faulkner was born in 1944 in the UK. She is an actress, known for Doctor Who (1963), Vampyres (1974) and Pure Wickedness (1999).

Isobel Watkins

(The Invasion)

7. Lisa Daniely

Actress | Hindle Wakes

Lisa Daniely was born on June 4, 1929 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Mary Elizabeth A. Bodington. She was an actress, known for Holiday Week (1952), The Invisible Man (1958) and The Circle (1957). She was married to Grey Blake. She died on January 24, 2014.

Madeleine Issigri

(The Space Pirates)

8. Bernard Horsfall

Actor | Braveheart

He was educated at Rugby where he became interested in acting. He spent a year in Canada studying agriculture then returned to England and taught at a prep school in Surrey. In 1950 he joined the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art and on completing the course joined and toured with Dundee ...

Gulliver/First Time Lord

(The Mind Robber/The War Games)

9. Louise Pajo

Actress | Cop Shop

Louise Pajo has had a fine TV career spanning four decades, working firstly in the UK and then in Australia. Louise graduated from RADA in the mid-60s and has appeared in classic UK shows like The Avengers, Dr Who and U.F.O.

After emigrating to Australia, Louise appeared in most of the top Aussie ...

Gia Kelly

(The Seeds of Death)

10. David Savile

Actor | Warship

David Savile is an actor, known for Warship (1973), Pride and Prejudice (1967) and Doctor Who (1963).

Lt Carstairs

(The War Games)

11. Edward Brayshaw

Actor | The Further Adventures of the Musketeers

Edward Brayshaw was born on October 18, 1933 in England as Edward John Brayshaw. He was an actor, known for The Further Adventures of the Musketeers (1967), The Three Musketeers (1966) and Doctor Who (1963). He died on December 28, 1990.

War Chief

(The War Games)

12. Noel Coleman

Actor | Ivanhoe

Noel Coleman was born on November 26, 1919 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England as Noel Philip Coleman. He was an actor, known for Ivanhoe (1970), Doctor Who (1963) and The Avengers (1961). He died on October 12, 2007 in London, England.

General Smythe

(The War Games)

13. Jane Sherwin

Actress | Doctor Who

Jane Sherwin is an actress, known for Doctor Who (1963), Blake's 7 (1978) and Paul Temple (1969). She was previously married to Derrick Sherwin.

Lady Jennifer Buckingham

(The War Games)

14. James Copeland

Actor | The Saint

James Copeland was born on May 1, 1918 in Helensburgh, Dumbartonshire, Scotland as James Gordon Copeland. He was an actor, known for The Saint (1962), Redgauntlet (1959) and Kidnapped (1963). He was married to Helen Goodlet Findlay. He died on April 17, 2002 in London, England.


(The Krotons)

15. Edward Burnham

Actor | To Sir, with Love

Edward Burnham was born on December 25, 1916 in Lincolnshire, England as Edward Noel Burnham. He was an actor and director, known for To Sir, with Love (1967), Quatermass and the Pit (1958) and Doctor Who (1963). He was married to Lucille. He died on June 30, 2015 in the UK.

Professor Watkins

(The Invasion)

16. Christine Pirie

Actress | Doctor Who

Christine Pirie is an actress, known for Doctor Who (1963).

Princess Rapunzel

(The Mind Robber)

17. Vernon Dobtcheff

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Vernon Dobtcheff was born on August 14, 1934 in Nîmes, Gard, France. He is an actor, known for Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), The Day of the Jackal (1973) and The Spy Who Loved Me (1977).

Chief Scientist

(The War Games)

18. Dudley Foster

Actor | Danger Man

Dudley Foster was born on August 7, 1924 in Brighouse, Yorkshire, England as Frank Dudley Foster. He was an actor, known for Danger Man (1960), Where's Jack? (1969) and Doctor Who (1963). He was married to Eileen Kennally. He died on January 8, 1973 in Hampstead, London, England.


(The Space Pirates)

19. Kenneth Ives

Actor | The Lion in Winter

Kenneth Ives was born on March 26, 1934 in West Ham, Essex, England. He is a director and actor, known for The Lion in Winter (1968), 1990 (1977) and Doctor Who (1963).

Probationer Toba

(The Dominators)

20. Ronald Leigh-Hunt

Actor | The Message

Ronald Leigh-Hunt trained for acting at the Italia Conti School. He made his debut in regional repertory theatre. In films from 1950, he was rarely out of work, usually cast in subtle authoritarian or aristocratic roles. Cultured and dapper, latterly white-haired, he was particularly noted for his ...

Commander Radnor

(The Seeds of Death)

21. Robert Sidaway

Writer | Cormans' Hollywood

Robert Sidaway was born on January 24, 1942 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. He is a writer and producer, known for Cormans' Hollywood, Thunder Roads and Game of Swords (2006).

Captain Turner

(The Invasion)

22. Harry Towb

Actor | The Blue Max

Harry Towb was a character actor of Irish and Russian-Jewish descent. He grew up in Belfast, making his stage debut at the Guildhall Theatre in Derry in 1946. He began acting in England from the 1950s. Over the years he was affiliated with the National Theatre, the Abbey and Gate Theatres in Dublin...


(The Seeds of Death)

23. Donald Gee

Actor | 1990

Donald Gee was born on September 28, 1937 in Stockport, Cheshire, England. He is an actor, known for 1990 (1977), Born and Bred (2002) and The Forsyte Saga (1967). He was previously married to Shirley Thieman.

Major Ian Warne

(The Space Pirates)

24. Johnson Bayly

Actor | Doctor Who

Johnson Bayly was born on September 25, 1915. He was an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), 199 Park Lane (1965) and How to Murder a Rich Uncle (1957). He died in 1980.

Educator Balan

(The Dominators)

25. James Cairncross

Actor | Tom Jones

James Cairncross was born on December 21, 1915 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. He was an actor and writer, known for Tom Jones (1963), Doctor Who (1963) and BBC Play of the Month (1965). He died on December 17, 2009 in Edinburgh, Scotland.


(The Krotons)

26. Madeleine Mills

Actress | Doctor Who

Madeleine Mills was born on February 28, 1941 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan as Madeleine Rose Merrington. She was an actress, known for Doctor Who (1963), Quick Before They Catch Us (1966) and Softly Softly (1966). She was married to Simon Brent. She died on August 18, 2010 in Woodbridge, Suffolk, ...


(The Krotons)

27. Hubert Rees

Actor | The Baker Street Boys

Hubert Rees was born on April 27, 1928 in Abergavenny, Wales as Hubert Thomas Morgan Rees. He was an actor, known for The Baker Street Boys (1983), The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982) and Ring Out an Alibi (1964). He died on October 20, 2009 in Ilminster, Somerset, England.

Captain Ransom

(The War Games)

28. Arthur Cox

Actor | Poirot

Arthur Cox was born on April 7, 1934 in Banbridge, County Down, Northern Ireland. He is an actor, known for Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), Doctor Who (1963) and Department S (1969).


(The Dominators)

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