The best guest actors of season 4 of "Doctor Who"

by JohnSlash | created - 28 Mar 2014 | updated - 28 Mar 2014 | Public

In order from greatest to least.

1. Pauline Collins

Actress | Shirley Valentine

Pauline Collins, OBE, came to prominence with portraying Sarah Moffat in BBC's Upstairs, Downstairs (1971) and its spin-off Thomas and Sarah (1979) during the 1970s. After having played the title-role in the play "Shirley Valentine" for which she earned Laurence Olivier, Tony, and Drama Desk awards...

Samantha Briggs

(The Faceless Ones)

2. Peter Hawkins

Actor | The Big Spender

Peter Hawkins was born on April 3, 1924 in London, England as Peter John Hawkins. He was an actor and writer, known for The Big Spender (1965), Doctor Who (1963) and The Storyteller (1987). He was married to Rosemary Miller. He died on July 8, 2006 in London.

Voice of Daleks/Voice of Cybermen

(The Tenth Planet/The Power of the Daleks/Moonbase/The Evil of the Daleks)

3. John Bailey

Actor | The Franchise Affair

John Bailey was born on June 26, 1912 in Lewisham, London, England as John Albert Bailey. He was an actor, known for The Franchise Affair (1951), Celia (1949) and Holocaust (1978). He died on February 11, 1989 in Chelsea, London.

Edward Waterfield

(The Evil of the Daleks)

4. Nicholas Hawtrey

Actor | Dangerous Liaisons

Nicholas Hawtrey is an actor, known for Dangerous Liaisons (1988), French Kiss (1995) and Un amour de sorcière (1997).


(The Power of the Daleks)

5. Robert James

Actor | Blake's 7

Robert James was a Scottish actor whose gift for subtle characterisation meant that he was rarely out of work in a career on stage, television and in film which spanned over five decades. He was recognisable stalwart of British television drama, a prolific "I know the face, but" performer of ...


(The Power of the Daleks)

6. Donald Pickering

Actor | The Pallisers

Donald Pickering was born on November 15, 1933 in Newcastle-on-Tyne, England as Donald Ellis Pickering. He was an actor, known for The Pallisers (1974), A Bridge Too Far (1977) and The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997). He died on December 19, 2009 in Gloucestershire, England.


(The Faceless Ones)

7. Bernard Kay

Actor | Doctor Zhivago

Bernard Kay was born on February 23, 1928 in Bolton, Lancashire, England as Bernard Frederic Bemrose Kay. He is known for his work on Doctor Zhivago (1965), The Last Days of Pompeii (1984) and Trog (1970). He was married to Patricia Haines. He died on December 25, 2014 in London, England.


(The Faceless Ones)

8. Bernard Archard

Actor | Krull

Tall, incisive, aquiline-featured British character actor. Born in Fulham, London, Archard won a scholarship to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1938. The following year, he made his stage debut opposite Jessica Tandy in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, at the Regent's Park Theatre. A ...


(The Power of the Daleks)

9. Hannah Gordon

Actress | The Elephant Man

Hannah Gordon was born on April 9, 1941 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Hannah Campbell Grant Gordon. She is an actress, known for The Elephant Man (1980), Watership Down (1978) and Made of Honor (2008). She is married to Robert Lampitt. She was previously married to Norman Warwick.


(The Highlanders)

10. Michael Godfrey

Actor | The Message

Michael Godfrey was born on August 20, 1918 in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England as Michael Godfrey Collins. He was an actor, known for The Message (1976), The 2nd Best Secret Agent in the Whole Wide World (1965) and The March of the Peasants (1952). He died on September 19, 1977 in St. Pancras,...

Captain Pike

(The Smugglers)

11. Sonny Caldinez

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Sonny Caldinez was born on July 1, 1932 in Trinidad, British West Indies. He is an actor, known for Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), The Fifth Element (1997) and Doctor Who (1963).


(The Evil of the Daleks)

12. Pamela Ann Davy

Actress | Doctor Who

Pamela Ann Davy was born on September 7, 1933 in Australia. She was an actress, known for Doctor Who (1963), The Avengers (1961) and Fatty & George (1981). She was married to Geoffrey Lyndon Archer. She died on June 3, 2018 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.


(The Power of the Daleks)

13. Richard Kane

Actor | A Bridge Too Far

Richard Kane was born on September 17, 1938 in Birmingham, England as Richard George Wright. He is an actor, known for A Bridge Too Far (1977), Doctor Who (1963) and Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985).


(The Power of the Daleks)

14. Wanda Ventham

Actress | UFO

Wanda Ventham was born on August 5, 1935 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. She is an actress, known for UFO (1970), Invasion: UFO (1974) and UFO: Prendeteli vivi. (1974). She has been married to Timothy Carlton since 1976. They have one child. She was previously married to James D. Tabernacle.

Jean Rock

(The Faceless Ones)

15. Peter Bathurst

Actor | The Quatermass Experiment

Peter Bathurst was born on May 4, 1912 in Woking, Surrey, England. He was an actor, known for The Quatermass Experiment (1953), Moonbase 3 (1973) and Doctor Who (1963). He died in June 1989 in London, England.


(The Power of the Daleks)

16. Marius Goring

Actor | The Red Shoes

The son of Dr. Charles Buckman Goring M.D. and Kate Winifred (nee MacDonald). Marius Goring was educated at Perse School, Cambridge, England and at the Universities of Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna and Paris. He studied for the stage under Harcourt Williams at the Old Vic dramatic school, London. His ...

Theodore Maxtible

(The Evil of the Daleks)

17. Gary Watson

Actor | The Devil in the Fog

Gary Watson was born on June 13, 1930 in Shifnal, Shropshire, England as Garrowby Cawthorne Watson. He is an actor and writer, known for The Devil in the Fog (1968), The River Flows East (1962) and Doctor Who (1963).

Arthur Terrell

(The Evil of the Daleks)

18. Terence de Marney

Actor | Lorna Doone

Gaunt, emaciated-looking British character actor who enjoyed a lengthy career on the stage, both as an actor and as a director. By the age of 19, he was already a noted writer and producer of plays. De Marney made his theatrical debut in London in 1923. His first major role was as Jim Hawkins in "...

Joseph Longfoot

(The Smugglers)

19. Donald Bisset

Actor | Doctor Who

Donald Bisset was born on August 3, 1910 in Brentford, Middlesex, England as Donald Harold Gunn Bisset. He was an actor and writer, known for Doctor Who (1963), Ragtime (1981) and The Rise and Fall of César Birotteau (1965). He died on August 10, 1995 in London, England.

The Laird

(The Highlanders)

20. Paul Whitsun-Jones

Actor | The Quatermass Experiment

Going through old copies of the Radio Times and scanning the cast lists of vintage television productions, some names keep turning up, over and over again. Peter Cushing and Donald Pleasence, prior to their horror stardom; Yvonne Mitchell, Andre Morell, Roger Delgado, Barry Letts, Patrick Troughton...

The Squire

(The Smugglers)

21. Tom Watson

Actor | Martin Chuzzlewit

Tom Watson was born on March 21, 1932 in Auchinleck, Strathclyde, Scotland as Thomas Welsh Watson. He was an actor, known for Martin Chuzzlewit (1964), Your Cheatin' Heart (1990) and The Standard (1978). He was married to Joyce Bain. He died on August 18, 2001 in St. Andrews, Scotland.


(The Underwater Menace)

22. Catherine Howe

Actress | Doctor Who

Catherine Howe was born on May 17, 1950. She is an actress, known for Doctor Who (1963), Private Road (1971) and Undermind (1965).


(The Underwater Menace)

23. David Dodimead

Actor | The Honey Pot

David Dodimead was born on April 8, 1919 in Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England as David John Dodimead. He was an actor, known for The Honey Pot (1967), Doctor Who (1963) and The DuPont Show of the Month (1957). He died on November 1, 1996 in Kensington, London, England.


(The Tenth Planet)

24. Peter Jeffrey

Actor | The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Immensely talented and instantly recognizable, Peter Jeffrey was one of a great generation of British actors who were comfortable in everything from classical theatre to television comedy. He was born in Bristol, England in 1929 and went on to be educated at Harrow school. He studied at Pembroke ...


(The Macra Terror)

25. Patrick Barr

Actor | Octopussy

Patrick Barr, born into a judicial family in British India in 1908, was active for more than half a century on the stage, screen and, later, very successfully on television.

Tall and distinguished, the son of a judge and (in retirement) theatrical manager, Barr was educated at Radley and Trinity ...


(The Moonbase)

26. Terence Lodge

Actor | An Age of Kings

Terence Lodge was born on November 10, 1936 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England as Terry Ronald John Michael Stockting. He is an actor, known for An Age of Kings (1960), Julius Caesar (1963) and Doctor Who (1963).


(The Macra Terror)

27. George A. Cooper

Actor | Tom Jones

Balding Leeds-born English character actor who usually portrayed stern, implacable or vindictive types. Initially trained as an electrical engineer and architect, Cooper became interested in the performing arts while doing his stint of national service with the Royal Artillery in India. He ...


(The Smugglers)

28. John Ringham

Actor | V for Vendetta

John Ringham was born on February 10, 1928 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as John Henry Ringham. He was an actor, known for V for Vendetta (2005), The River Flows East (1962) and Just Good Friends (1983). He was married to Hedwig Felizitas Nowacki and Elizabeth Shepherd. He died on October...

Josiah Blake

(The Smugglers)

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