The Life of John-Nathan Turner

by Timie-Lemmens | created - 15 Sep 2019 | updated - 21 Sep 2019 | Public

Castlist for a movie about the life of classic Doctor Who's longest running producer.

1. Rhys Ifans

Actor | The Amazing Spider-Man

Rhys Ifans was born and raised in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, the son of teacher parents, Beti Wyn (Davies) and Eirwyn Evans. He was educated in two Welsh language schools - Ysgol Pentrecelyn, where his mother taught, and Ysgol Maes Garmon. During his childhood, Ifans showed an interest in...

John-Nathan Turner

2. John Guilor

Actor | Doctor Who: Planet of Giants

John Guilor is an actor and assistant director, known for Doctor Who: Planet of Giants (2012), GOLD (2018) and Judas Goat (2014).

Tom Baker (The Fourth Doctor / Meglos)

3. John Barrowman

Actor | Torchwood

Born in Glasgow, Scotland, and raised in Joliet, Illinois. He returned to the UK, for a 6 month Shakespeare semester with the United States International University of San Diego, but left to star in the musical production of "Anything Goes," with Elaine Page. He went on to star in "Miss Saigon," "...

Peter Davison (The Fifth Doctor / Omega)

4. Tim Treloar

Actor | Maleficent

Tim Treloar is known for his work on Maleficent (2014), Mine All Mine (2004) and Bombshell (2006).

Jon Pertwee (The Third Doctor)

5. Benedict Cumberbatch

Actor | The Imitation Game

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born and raised in London, England. His parents, Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton (born Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch), are both actors. He is a grandson of submarine commander Henry Carlton Cumberbatch, and a great-grandson of diplomat Henry Arnold ...

Nicholas Courtney (The Brigadier)

6. Katherine Kelly

Actress | Cheat

Katherine was born and raised in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England. As the daughter of Irish parents, Katherine spent much of her childhood in County Kerry, Ireland and was also schooled in America, where she lived for a number of years. At age eighteen she was awarded a place at the prestigious ...

Caroline John (Liz Shaw)

Astronaut (in The Ambassadors of Death) / Marshman (in Full Circle) / Terileptil (in The Visitation) / Cyberman / Classic Sontaran / Zygon (in flashback in Logopolis and Mawdryn Undead) / Krynoid (in flashback in Mawdryn Undead) / Sea Devil (in Warriors of the Deep)

8. William Moseley

Actor | The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

William Peter Moseley was born on April 27, 1987, in Gloucester, England, to Juliette (Fleming) and Peter Moseley, a cinematographer. He is the eldest of three children with a younger sister named Daisy and and younger brother named Ben. His father's name is also William's middle name.

He wanted to ...

John Levene (Sergeant Benton)

9. Genevieve Gaunt

Actress | Knightfall

Genevieve Gaunt was born as Genevieve Wilhemina Gaunt. She is an actress, known for Knightfall (2017), The Royals (2015) and Dusty and Me (2016).

Katy Manning (Jo Grant)

10. Predrag Bjelac

Actor | Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Predrag Bjelac was born on June 30, 1962 in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia. He is an actor, known for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Killing Eve (2018) and Gangster Ka (2015). He was previously married to Katarina Bjelac.

Roger Delgado (The Master during the Pertwee era)

11. Gareth David-Lloyd

Actor | Torchwood

Gareth is an actor and singer. He fronts the metal progressive band called Blue Gillespie (previously known as "A Breath of Blue Fire").

Their first EP was "Cave Country" (December 2008) EP: "Cave Country Part 2" (August 2009) Album (debut): "Synesthesia" (May 2010) Album "Seven Rages of Man" (May ...

Colin Baker (The Sixth Doctor & Maxil)

12. Rami Malek

Actor | Bohemian Rhapsody

Rami Said Malek (born May 12, 1981) is an American actor. He won a Critics' Choice Award and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his lead role as Elliot Alderson in the USA Network television series Mr. Robot. He also received Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors ...

Sylvester McCoy (The Seventh Doctor)

13. Ellie Spicer

Actress | The Infiltrator

Ellie Spicer is an actress, known for The Infiltrator (2016) and Honeymoon (2007).

Bonnie Langford (Melanie Bush)

K-9 (Leeson voice) / Voice of Geoffrey Beevers Master

15. Toby Hadoke

Actor | Coronation Street

Raised and educated in or around Ludlow in Shropshire.

Is also a stand-up comedian, and the regular compere at his own award winning XS Malarkey Comedy Club in Manchester. Also plays at The Comedy Store, The Frog and Bucket and many others. He won the very first Les Dawson Award in 2003.

Contarary to...

K-9 (Brierley voice)

16. Frazer Hines

Actor | Doctor Who

Frazer Hines has a particular distinction in the world of Doctor Who (1963) as the most prolific companion in the original 26-year run of the series; only the first four Doctors, William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker, appeared in more episodes. He was born and raised in ...

Patrick Troughton (The Second Doctor)

17. Charlie Hayes

Actress | Minions

Charlie Hayes was born in 1977 in the UK as Charlotte Hayes. She is an actress, known for Minions (2015), Harry Potter for Kinect (2012) and The Bill (1984).

Wendy Padbury (Zoe Heriot)

18. Frank Dillane

Actor | In the Heart of the Sea

Frank trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (R.A.D.A.), graduating in 2013.

As a child he played Christopher Henderson in 'Welcome to Sarajevo' (Channel 4/Miramax/Dragon Pictures) directed by Michael Winterbottom. Aged sixteen Frank played Tom Riddle in 'Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince...

Frazer Hines (Jamie McCrimmon)

19. Scarlett Hefner

Actress | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Scarlett Hefner was born on October 6, 1990 in Hammersmith, London, England as Scarlett Hannah Byrne. She is an actress, known for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010). She has been...

Lalla Ward (Romana II)

20. Jim Tavaré

Actor | Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

British RADA trained actor and comedian. Jim Tavare's stand-up comedy with a double bass has achieved world-wide accolade and earned him the distinction of being HRH Prince Charles favorite comedian.

Jim co-wrote and starred in ITV's 'The Sketch Show', which won a BAFTA and syndicated worldwide.

He ...

Barry Letts (Executive producer in the Pertwee and Tom Baker era)

21. Colin Firth

Actor | A Single Man

Colin Andrew Firth was born into an academic family in Grayshott, Hampshire, England. His mother, Shirley Jean (Rolles), was a comparative religion lecturer at the Open University, and his father, David Norman Lewis Firth, lectured on history at Winchester University College (formerly King Alfred's...

Peter Bryant (Troughton era producer)

22. Jemma Powell

Actress | Devils

Jemma Powell is an actress, known for Devils (2020), The Secret Garden (2020) and The Stranger (2020).

Jacqueline Hill (Lexa in Meglos)

23. Paul Kasey

Actor | Rogue One

Paul Kasey was born on August 5, 1973 in Chatham, Kent, England. He is known for his work on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), 28 Days Later... (2002) and 1408 (2007).

Marshman (in Full Circle) / Geoffrey Beevers Master / The Watcher (in Logopolis) / Terileptil (in The Visitation) / Cyberman / Raston Warrior Robot (in The Five Doctors) / Silhouette (in Earthshock) / Omega (body - in Arc of Infinity) / Kamelion (body) / Sea Devil (in Warriors of the Deep)

24. Hero Fiennes Tiffin

Actor | Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Hero Fiennes Tiffin is an English actor, known for his role as the 11-year-old Tom Marvolo Riddle in the sixth installment of the Harry Potter Films, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), and as Hardin Scott in the films After (2019) and After We Collided (2020). Hero first appeared in the...

Matthew Waterhouse (Adric)

25. Bonnie Aarons

Actress | The Nun

Bonnie Aarons was born on June 3, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for The Nun (2018), I Know Who Killed Me (2007) and Mulholland Dr. (2001).

Rachel Davies (Camilla in State of Decay)

26. Mark Gatiss

Actor | The League of Gentlemen

Mark Gatiss is an accomplished author, actor and playwright. Originally from Sedgefield, County Durham, he graduated from Bretton Hall Drama College with a BA (honors) in Theatre Arts.

He was one-quarter of the award-winning comedy team The League of Gentlemen (1999), and became heavily involved in ...

Anthony Ainley (The Master / Tremas / The Portreeve / Kalid)

27. Georgie Henley

Actress | The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Georgina Helen Henley was born July 9, 1995 in Ilkley, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, the youngest of three daughters of Mike and Helen Henley. When she was young, she joined a local drama group called "Upstagers". It was there that she started her acting career, participating in stage ...

Sarah Sutton (Nyssa / Ann Talbot)

28. Helena Bonham Carter

Actress | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Helena Bonham Carter is an actress of great versatility, one of the UK's finest and most successful.

Bonham Carter was born May 26, 1966 in Golders Green, London, England, the youngest of three children of Elena (née Propper de Callejón), a psychotherapist, and Raymond Bonham Carter, a merchant ...

Janet Fielding (Tegan Jovanka)

29. Emilia Fox

Actress | The Pianist

Emilia Fox was born on July 31, 1974 in London, England as Emilia Lydia Rose Fox. She is an actress and producer, known for The Pianist (2002), Cashback (2006) and Dorian Gray (2009). She was previously married to Jared Harris.

Annie Lambert (Enlightenment in Four to Doomsday)

30. Nicholas Briggs

Actor | The Airzone Solution

Nicholas Briggs was born on September 29, 1961 in London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for The Airzone Solution (1993), Torchwood (2006) and Doctor Who: The Fate of Krelos (2015).

Cybermen voices / Dalek voices / Zygon voice (in flashback in Logopolis)

31. David Bradley

Actor | The World's End

David Bradley was born on April 17, 1942 in York, Yorkshire, England as David John Bradley. He is an actor, known for The World's End (2013), Hot Fuzz (2007) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011). He has been married to Rosanna Bradley since 1978. They have one child.

William Hartnell (appearing in archive clips from Hartnell-era stories and footage from The Three Doctors used in Mawdryn Undead)

32. Tom Felton

Actor | Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Tom Felton was born in Epsom, Surrey, to Sharon and Peter Felton. He has been acting since he was 8 years old at the suggestion of an actress friend of his family who recognized Felton's theatrical qualities. Felton met with an agent, and two weeks later, after auditioning with over 400 other ...

Mark Strickson (Turlough)

33. David Warner

Actor | Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

David Hattersley Warner was born July 29, 1941 in Manchester, England, to Ada Doreen (Hattersley) and Herbert Simon Warner. He was born out of wedlock and often accepted to be raised by each of his parents, eventually settling with his father and stepmother. His father changed jobs often and moved ...

Valentine Dyall (The Black Guardian)

34. Jon Culshaw

Actor | Dead Ringers

Jon Culshaw was born on June 2, 1968 in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England as Jonathan Peter Culshaw. He is an actor and writer, known for Dead Ringers (2002), The Great Curator (2017) and Spitting Image (1984).

Gerald Flood (as King John) / Voice of Kamelion

35. Julian Richings

Actor | Man of Steel

Julian Richings was born in Oxford, England, and has become a familiar figure to Canadian cinema and television audiences, appearing in over 50 films and 20 separate television series.

After training in drama at the University of Exeter and touring North America with a British stage production, Mr. ...

Richard Hurndall (The First Doctor in The Five Doctors)

36. Sadie Miller

Actress | Screen One

Sadie Miller was born on February 25, 1985 in Hammersmith, London, England as Sadie Isabelle Amy Miller. She is known for her work on Screen One (1985), Time Space Visualiser VI: Girl Power (2020) and Doctor Who: 30 Years in the Tardis (1993).

Elisabeth Sladen (Sarah Jane Smith)

37. Claudia Grant

Actress | An Adventure in Space and Time

Claudia Grant is a British Actress, she trained at LAMDA graduating with a degree in Acting. She is most known for her appearance as Carole Ann Ford in the BAFTA nominated BBC Drama, An Adventure in Space and Time (2013) directed by Terry McDonough and written by Mark Gatiss. As well as Headlongs' ...

Carole Ann Ford (Susan Foreman)

38. Barnaby Edwards

Actor | Children of Men

Barnaby Edwards is an actor and director, known for Children of Men (2006), Doctor Who: the Sixth Doctor Adventures (1985) and Shadows of a Stranger (2014).

Dalek Operator

39. Huld Martha

Actor | Neon Ghosts

Huld Martha (Pronouns: Ve/ ver or They/ them) was born in Norway in 1981 and moved to Edinburgh, Scotland in 2007 where they studied Film and Photography before starting work as an actor in 2010. They worked actively for the next six years within film, TV and stage before re-training and now work ...

Ian Marter (Harry Sullivan - in flashback in Logopolis)

40. Lena Headey

Actress | 300

Lena Headey is a Bermudian-British actress. Headey is best known for her role as "Cersei Lannister" in Game of Thrones (2011) (2011-2019) and The Brothers Grimm (2005), Possession (2002), and The Remains of the Day (1993). Headey stars as "Queen Gorgo", a heroic Spartan woman in the period film, 300...

Louise Jameson (Leela - in flashback in Logopolis)

41. Rachael Stirling

Actress | Snow White and the Huntsman

Rachael Stirling was born on May 30, 1977 in St Marylebone, London, England as Rachael Atlanta Stirling. She is known for her work on Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), The Young Victoria (2009) and Tipping the Velvet (2002). She has been married to Guy Garvey since June 3, 2016. They have one ...

Mary Tamm (Romana I - in flashback in Logopolis) / Jacqueline Pearce (Chessene in The Two Doctors)

42. Spencer Wilding

Actor | Rogue One

Spencer Wilding is a Welsh actor and special creature performer in the UK.

He is known for his interpretation of strong and imposing characters, often using prosthetics and makeup. He has appeared in films and series like Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, the saga Harry Potter, Wrath of the Titans (2012)...

Yeti (in The Five Doctors and in flashback in Mawdryn Undead) / K-1 (in flashback in Mawdryn Undead)

43. Chris Rankin

Actor | Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Christopher William Rankin lived with his parents in his native New Zealand until age 6 when they moved back to England.

He found his love for acting at the age of 11, at Northgate High School in Norfolk, as a member of the Youth Theatre Company of Dereham Operatic Society. While in school, Chris ...

Jeff Rawle (Plantagenet in Frontios)

44. Krysten Ritter

Actress | Jessica Jones

Krysten Ritter stars as Jessica Jones in the Peabody, Hugo, and Emmy Award winning Netflix original series, Marvel's Jessica Jones (2015). Her performance, which earned her a prestigious Critics Choice nomination, a Saturn nomination, a Webby Award and a Glamour Best International TV Actress Award,...

Nicola Bryant (Peri Brown)

45. Warwick Davis

Actor | Willow

English actor Warwick Davis was born in Epsom, Surrey, England, the son of Susan J. (Pain) and Ashley Davis, an insurance broker. Davis was born with the condition spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenital (SED), which caused his dwarfism. He was educated at City of London Freemen's School. When he ...

Sil (in Vengeance of Varos and Mindwarp)

46. John Leeson

Actor | Doctor Who

After leaving school, John Leeson worked in a bookshop, and then as a porter in the Leicester Royal Infirmary Hospital. He joined the Leicester Dramatic Society and ultimately applied for and won a place at RADA. On leaving the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he worked in repertory and pantomimes, ...

Laurence Payne (Joinson Dastrai in The Two Doctors)

47. Christopher Ryan

Actor | One Foot in the Grave

Born in Bayswater, London on January 25, 1950, Christopher Papazoglou, later known as Christopher Ryan, trained at East 15 Acting School for three years before going to perform at the Glasgow Citizens' Theatre.

Even though he portrayed a few minor roles in various television shows, It wasn't until ...

Sontaran voices

48. Michelle Fairley

Actress | Game of Thrones

Michelle was born in July 1965, the second child of publican Brian and nurse Theresa Fairley. As a teenager she attended the Ulster Youth Theatre before moving to Belfast , where she was a member of Fringe Benefit, a repertory company where she acted alongside Conleth Hill, with whom she would ...

Kate O'Mara (The Rani)



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