Doctor Who: 11 actors, 50 years

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Doctor Who: 11 actors, 50 years

Italia Conti veteran William Hartnell was the first actor to take on the Doctor Who title. Taking on the role to impress his grandchildren, the actor stole the nation’s hearts as the quirky Time Lord. William is also the eldest person to portray the sci-fi figure, and ended his tenure at the age of 58 Photo: © Rex