Now Magazine sports a fabulous montage of those who have played the part of “Dr. Who.”
Patrick Troughton followed.
Jon Pertwee took over the role in early 1971 for a total of 5 series, with his final appearance in the episode Planet Of The Spiders in June 1974.
Tom Baker was the longest-ever running Doctor, staying in the role for 7 years, from December 1974 until March 1981.
In early 1982, Peter Davison took over the role for the next 3 series until March 1984. At the age of 29, he was the youngest Doctor to date to tackle the role.
Colin Baker was the sixth Doctor to hit our screens in January 1985.
Sylvester McCoy played the last Doctor in the 26-year run, from September 1987 until December 1989, when the BBC cancelled the show.
In 1996, Paul McGann took on the role when a special TV movie was aired in the US as an attempt to reach an American audience.
Christopher Eccleston played the ninth incarnation of the Doctor for a new series in the summer of 2005.
David Tennant made his debut in a Christmas special in 2005.
Matt Smith, 26, is one of the youngest actors to play the Doctor.
For the complete montage, visit http://www.nowmagazine.co.uk/gallery/gallery-specials/7299/1/0/see-photos-doctor-who-past-and-present/1