The best guest actors of season 9 of "Doctor Who"

by JohnSlash | created - 27 May 2014 | updated - 11 Jun 2014 | Public

In order from greatest to least.

1. Roger Delgado

Actor | Doctor Who

Born of a Spanish father and French mother in Whitechapel. Although most often called upon to play the villain (due to his dark good looks and sinister beard), he also had a career as a voice actor on BBC Radio appearing on such programs as the "Morning Story". He was a notable 'The Master' in many...

The Master

(The Sea Devils and The Time Monster)

2. 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

3. David Troughton

Actor | Our Mutual Friend

David Troughton was born in London on 9 June 1950, the son of noted Shakespearean actor Patrick Troughton, who is now best remembered as the Second Doctor in Doctor Who (1963). He started his own acting career at the Unicorn Theatre for Children. His stage career has included repertory at Leeds, ...

King Peladon

(The Curse of Peladon)

4. 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 Curse of Peladon)

5. Richard Franklin

Actor | Rogue One

Best known for his regular role as Captain Mike Yates during the Jon Pertwee era of the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who (1963), Richard Franklin joined the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1963 and his first professional acting work was with the Century Theatre. He was offered ...

Captain Mike Yates

(Day of the Daleks and The Time Monster)

6. Valentine Palmer

Actor | Fanny Hill

After leaving school, he formed own jazz band and played gigs, featuring himself on trumpet. Won scholarship to Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) but left before end of course to sing in cabaret. Was for many years the Chairman at the Players Victorian Music Hall in Charring Cross, London ...


(Day of the Daleks)

7. George Cormack

Actor | The Feathered Serpent

George Cormack was born on August 8, 1907 in Stonehaven, Scotland. He was an actor, known for The Feathered Serpent (1976), Doctor Who (1963) and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1978). He was married to Edith Mary Monica Bell (stage name: Monica Bell). He died on May 27, 1983 in Belsize Park, London...

King Dallos

(The Time Monster)

8. Donald Sumpter

Actor | In the Heart of the Sea

Donald Sumpter was born on February 13, 1943 in Brixworth, Northamptonshire, England as Donald A Sumpter. He is an actor, known for In the Heart of the Sea (2015), The Constant Gardener (2005) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011).

Commander Ridgeway

(The Sea Devils)

9. Aubrey Woods

Actor | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Aubrey entered the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after winning a Leverhulme Scholarship in 1954. He left after two years to work in rep at Worthing, Richmond, Palmer's Green and Leatherhead. He did seasons at Startford on Avon and Regents Park Open Air and appeared in West End productions of "Men ...


(Day of the Daleks)

10. John Levene

Actor | BeetleBorgs

John Levene (real name John Anthony Woods) left home at the age of 21 and travelled to London. He was working in a men's clothing store when he met Telly Savalas (who was making the film "The Dirty Dozen") and he was inspired to become an actor. He joined an agency which provided walk-on actors. He...

Sergeant Benton

(Day of the Daleks and The Time Monster)

11. Clive Morton

Actor | Kind Hearts and Coronets

Clive Morton worked for four years for the East India Dock Company, before training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and entering the acting profession. He made his stage debut in 1920 and did not act on screen until 1932. He was regularly employed for the next four decades, except for wartime ...


(The Sea Devils)

12. John Wyse

Actor | Danger Man

John Wyse was born on November 24, 1904 in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England as John Anthony Wyse. He was an actor, known for Danger Man (1960), Doctor Who (1963) and Theatre Parade (1936). He was married to Jonquil Antony. He died in March 1989 in Hove, East Sussex, England.

Dr. Percival

(The Time Monster)

13. 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 Marshal

(The Mutants)

14. Garrick Hagon

Actor | Star Wars

Garrick Hagon was born on September 27, 1939 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), The Message (1976) and Mission: Impossible (1996). He has been married to Liza Ross since 1965. They have two children.


(The Mutants)

15. Edwin Richfield

Actor | Interpol Calling

Edwin Richfield was born on September 11, 1921 in London, England as Edwin Ronald Richfield. He was an actor and writer, known for Interpol Calling (1959), Harriet's Back in Town (1972) and Quatermass and the Pit (1967). He was married to Jan Holden. He died on August 2, 1990 in Shrewsbury, England.

Captain Hart

(The Sea Devils)

16. Henry Gilbert

Actor | 199 Park Lane

Henry Gilbert was born on April 4, 1913 in Edmonton, London, England. He was an actor and writer, known for 199 Park Lane (1965), Song of Norway (1970) and Doctor Who (1963). He died on January 29, 1973.

Chancellor Torbis

(The Curse of Peladon)

17. Geoffrey Palmer

Actor | Tomorrow Never Dies

Born in London on June 4th, 1927, Geoffrey Palmer worked in an imports office and then as an accountant before his girlfriend persuaded him to join the local amateur dramatics society. Eventually he became assistant stage manager at Croydon's Grand Theatre, and then spent several years touring with...


(The Mutants)

18. Susan Penhaligon

Actress | A Fine Romance

Susan Penhaligon was born on July 3, 1949 in Manila, Philippines. She is an actress, known for A Fine Romance (1981), Count Dracula (1977) and Patrick (1978). She was previously married to Duncan Preston, David Munro and Nicholas Loukes.


(The Time Monster)

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