Best known as the fourth incarnation of Dr. Who from the 1960s BBC sci-fi series of the same name, Tom Baker continues to play character roles in feature films and television.
Biography by Sandra Brennan
- Lived as a monk with the Brothers of Ploermel for six years.
- Did his National Service in the Army Medical Corps, where he took up acting as a hobby.
- Became part of Laurence Olivier's National Theatre company in the late 1960s.
- Took on his most famous role in Doctor Who between 1974–1981.
- Has a very distinctive voice, and was the narrator in Little Britain and on various video games.
- Wrote his autobiography in 1997 titled Who on Earth is Tom Baker?
- Author of a short fairytale-style novel, The Boy Who Kicked Pigs "A Grotesque Masterpiece".
- Now lives in the South of France.