William Hartnell

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Birthday
8, 1908
Birthplace
London, England
Death Date
Apr 23, 1975 (67)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
8, 1908
Birthplace
London, England
Death Date
Apr 23, 1975 (67)

About

English actor who played the original role of The Doctor on Doctor Who. He held the role from 1963 until 1966.

Before Fame

He dabbled in boxing and trained to be a horse jockey before eventually finding work on stage.

Trivia

He starred in films such as The Sporting Life (1963) and The Mouse that Roared (1959) before landing his marquee role on Doctor Who.

Family Life

He married Heather McIntyre in 1929.

Associated With

He was succeeded as The Doctor by Patrick Troughton.

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