Tom Baker

  • Birth Name: Thomas Stewart Baker
  • Birth Place: Liverpool, England
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Lived as a monk with the Brothers of Ploermel for six years.
  • Did his National Service in the Army Medical Corps, where he took up acting as a hobby.
  • Became part of Laurence Olivier's National Theatre company in the late 1960s.
  • Took on his most famous role in Doctor Who between 1974–1981.
  • Has a very distinctive voice, and was the narrator in Little Britain and  on various video games.
  • Wrote his autobiography in 1997 titled Who on Earth is Tom Baker?
  • Author of a short fairytale-style novel, The Boy Who Kicked Pigs "A Grotesque Masterpiece".
  • Now lives in the South of France.


  • 1972, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1972, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actor: Nominee


  • Anna Wheatcroft — Ex-wife
  • Daniel Baker — Son
  • Lalla Ward — Ex-wife
  • John Stewart Baker — Father
  • Mary Jane Baker — Mother
  • Sue Baker — Wife
  • Piers Baker — Son

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