The best guest actors on season 16 of "Doctor Who"

by JohnSlash | created - 03 Nov 2014 | updated - 23 Nov 2014 | Public

In order from greatest to least.

1. Bruce Purchase

Actor | The Quatermass Conclusion

Bearded, heavy-set New Zealand-born character actor with a booming voice, who went to England to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. After repertory experience, he had notable stage appearances with the National Theatre Company (of which he was a founder member) and the Mermaid Theatre, ...

The Pirate Captain

(The Pirate Planet)

2. Rosalind Lloyd

Actress | Wives and Daughters

Rosalind Lloyd was born on March 25, 1953 in Marylebone, London, England. She is an actress, known for Wives and Daughters (1971), Doctor Who (1963) and A Question of Guilt (1980).

Nurse/Queen Xanxia

(The Pirate Planet)

3. 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 ...

Count Grendel

(The Androids of Tara)

4. 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 ...


(The Power of Kroll)

5. Iain Cuthbertson

Actor | Doctor Who

Iain Cuthbertson was born on January 4, 1930 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), Scotch on the Rocks (1973) and We, the Accused (1980). He was married to Janet Mary Smith and Anne Kristen. He died on September 4, 2009 in Ayr, South Ayrshire, Scotland.


(The Ribos Operation)

6. Neville Jason

Actor | From Russia with Love

Neville Jason was born on May 29, 1934 in London, England. He was an actor, known for From Russia with Love (1963), The Message (1976) and Doctor Who (1963). He died on October 16, 2015 in the UK.

Prince Reynart

(The Androids of Tara)

7. Timothy Bateson

Actor | Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Prolific British character actor, adept at eccentric or whimsical impersonations, particularly of Dickensian characters. The son of law society president Sir Dingwall Bateson, he won a scholarship to Wadham College, where he trained for acting with the Oxford University Dramatic Society. Straight ...


(The Ribos Operation)

8. Robert Keegan

Actor | Straw Dogs

Robert Keegan was born on December 3, 1924 in Liverpool, England. He was an actor, known for Straw Dogs (1971), A Kind of Loving (1982) and The Children of the New Forest (1977). He died on January 16, 1988 in London, England.


(The Ribos Operation)

9. Lalla Ward

Actress | Doctor Who: Shada

Lalla Ward born Sarah Ward, daughter of Lord Bangor - Edward Ward - and his writer wife, Marjorie Banks. She always wanted to act, paint and draw, and so joined the Central School of Speech and Drama in 1967. When she left in 1970, it was straight into a part in the Hammer film Vampire Circus (1972)...

Princess Astra

(The Armageddon Factor)

10. Andrew Robertson

Actor | Oil Strike North

Andrew Robertson was born in 1941 in Scotland. He is an actor, known for Oil Strike North (1975), Colin's Sandwich (1988) and Doctor Who (1963).

Mr Fibuli

(The Pirate Planet)

11. Paul Seed

Director | House of Cards

Paul Seed is a British television director and former actor.

Born in Bideford in Devon, Seed began his career as an actor and appeared in numerous television series including Z-Cars, Softly Softly: Taskforce, Survivors, Doctor Who, Secret Army, Coronation Street (1960), Crown Court and Tales of the ...

Graff Vynda-K

(The Ribos Operation)

12. Simon Lack

Actor | Enemy at the Door

Simon Lack was born on December 19, 1915 in Cleland, Scotland as Alexander MacAlpine. He was an actor, known for Enemy at the Door (1978), Just William (1940) and Doctor Who (1963). He died on August 8, 1980 in London, England.


(The Androids of Tara)

13. Paul Lavers

Actor | Doctor Who

Paul Lavers is an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), The Lorelei (2016) and Photo Shoot (2009).


(The Androids of Tara)

14. Prentis Hancock

Actor | Spy Trap

Prentis Hancock was born on May 14, 1942 in Glasgow, Scotland. He is an actor, known for Spy Trap (1972), Space: 1999 (1975) and Life and Death of Penelope (1976).

Shrieve Captain

(The Ribos Operation)

15. Nigel Plaskitt

Little Shop of Horrors

Nigel Plaskitt is known for his work on Little Shop of Horrors (1986), Lost in Space (1998) and Labyrinth (1986).


(The Ribos Operation)

16. John Woodvine

Actor | An American Werewolf in London

John Woodvine was born on July 21, 1929 in Tyne Dock, South Shields, England. He is an actor, known for An American Werewolf in London (1981), Miss Potter (2006) and Edge of Darkness (1985). He has been married to Lynn Farleigh since 1996. He was previously married to Hazel Wright.

The Marshal

(The Armageddon Factor)

17. Lois Baxter

Actress | Doctor Who

Lois Baxter was born on April 26, 1947 in Bridgwater, Somerset, England. She is an actress, known for Doctor Who (1963), Dickens of London (1976) and Stage 2 (1971).


(The Androids of Tara)

18. Beatrix Lehmann

Actress | Doctor Who

Beatrix Lehmann was born on July 1, 1903 in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, England. She was an actress, known for Doctor Who (1963), Eugenie Grandet (1965) and Crime and Punishment (1979). She died on July 31, 1979 in London, England.

Professor Rumford

(The Stones of Blood)

19. Cyril Luckham

Actor | A Man for All Seasons

Cyril Luckham was born on July 25, 1907 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England as Cyril Alexander Garland Luckham. He was an actor, known for A Man for All Seasons (1966), The Guardians (1971) and The Alphabet Murders (1965). He was married to Violet Lamb. He died on February 8, 1989 in London, England.

White Guardian

(The Ribos Operation)

20. Valentine Dyall

Actor | The Haunting

He could have been described as the "British Vincent Price". This distinguished actor was probably best known for his voice work. His low, resonant and mellifluous tones were employed to chill and excite for at least half a century. His most famous radio role was as "The Man In Black", back in the ...

The Black Guardian

(The Armageddon Factor)

21. Glyn Owen

Actor | The Trollenberg Terror

Glyn Owen was born on March 6, 1928 in Bolton, Lancashire, England as Griffith Owen. He was an actor, known for The Trollenberg Terror (1956), Attack on the Iron Coast (1968) and Blake's 7 (1978). He was married to Carrie Owen. He died on September 10, 2004 in Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales.


(The Power of Kroll)

22. John Abineri

Actor | Robin of Sherwood

John Abineri was born on May 18, 1928 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Robin Hood (1984), The Last of the Mohicans (1971) and The Children of the New Forest (1955). He was married to Hilary Bamford. He died on June 29, 2000 in Bath, Somerset, England.


(The Power of Kroll)

23. David Warwick

Actor | Doctor Who

David Warwick is an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976) and The Prince of Denmark (1974).


(The Pirate Planet)

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