Acted in Karel Capek's "Power and Glory" at The Savoy Theatre, London with Felix Aylmer, Leslie Brook, Melville Crawford, Dolores Dalgarno, Cyril Fairlie, Charles V France, Earle Grey, Vernon Harris, Anthony Hawtrey, H.R. Hignett, Oscar Homolka, Walter Horsburgh, Julien Mitchell, Keith Pyott, Lewis Shaw, Torin Thatcher, J.O. ...
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Billy Hartnell | Bill Hartnell
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
It may seem like hindsight now, but I just knew that Doctor Who
(1963) was going to be an enormous success. Don't ask me how. Not everybody thought as I did. I was universally scoffed at for my initial faith in the series, but I believed in it. It was magical.
He first took the role of the Doctor to get away from being typecast as gruff military types and to appear in something his grandchildren could watch.