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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 60

Birthday 1943-08-20

Place of Birth Dunoon, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, UK

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Also Known As

  • Сильвестр Маккой
  • Персі Джеймс Патрік Кент-Сміт

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Slumber as Amado
2016 The Real Marigold Hotel (3 episodes) as Himself
2015 Thunderbirds Are Go! (1 episode) as Aezethril the Wizard (voice)
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies as Radagast
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug as Radagast
2013 The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot as himself
2013 Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor as The Doctor (archive footage)
2013 The Christmas Candle as Edward Haddington
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey as Radagast
2012 Eldorado as General Zwick
2011 Doctor Who: Tales Lost in Time
2008 King Lear as The Fool
2007 Davros Connections as (archival footage)
2006 Mayo (1 episode)
2006 Manilla Envelopes as Duncan
2005 Doctor Who Confidential (10 episodes)
2005 Doctor Who (1 episode) as The Doctor
2003 The Story of Doctor Who
2002 Still Game (1 episode)
2001 Do You Have a Licence to Save this Planet? as The Foot Doctor
1999 Adventures in Space and Time as Himself
1999 I Was a Doctor Who Monster! as Presenter
1998 Where on Earth Is... Katy Manning Because She'd Really Like to Know!
1997 The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
1997 Beyond Fear as Michael Samms
1996 Spellbreaker: Secret of the Leprechauns as Flynn
1996 Doctor Who as The Doctor
1996 Bidding Adieu: A Video Diary as Himself
1995 The Doctors: 30 Years of Time Travel and Beyond
1995 Leapin' Leprechauns as Flynn
1995 Stranger than Fiction 2: From Script to Screen
1994 Stranger than Fiction
1994 PROBE: The Zero Imperative as Dr. Colin Dove
1993 Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time as The 7th Doctor
1993 GMTV (2 episodes)
1993 The Airzone Solution as Robin Archer as Rachel Lonsdale as Anthony Stanwick
1991 Doctor Who: The Hartnell Years as Host
1989 Doctor Who: Survival as The Doctor
1989 Doctor Who: The Curse of Fenric as The Doctor
1989 Doctor Who: Ghost Light as The Doctor
1989 Doctor Who: Battlefield as The Doctor
1989 Doctor Who: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy as The Doctor
1988 Doctor Who: Silver Nemesis as The Doctor
1988 Doctor Who: The Happiness Patrol as The Doctor
1988 Doctor Who: Remembrance of the Daleks as The Doctor
1987 Doctor Who: Dragonfire as The Doctor
1987 Doctor Who: Delta and the Bannermen as The Doctor
1987 Doctor Who: Paradise Towers as The Doctor
1987 Doctor Who: Time and the Rani as The Doctor
1987 Three Kinds of Heat as Harry Pimm
1987 It's Wicked (1 episode)
1986 Casualty (1 episode) as Ashley Millington (1 episode) as Kev the Rev
1985 The Last Place on Earth (7 episodes) as Lt. 'Birdie' Bowers
1984 The Bill (1 episode)
1981 Big Jim And The Figaro Club (6 episodes)
1979 Dracula as Walter
1978 An Audience with... (1 episode) as Himself
1974 Tiswas (302 episodes)
1964 Vision On (3 episodes)
1963 Doctor Who (42 episodes) as The Doctor


1996 Bidding Adieu: A Video Diary Director


1996 Bidding Adieu: A Video Diary Camera Operator

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