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Birthday: January 20, 1934
Place: Liverpool, England, UK
Height: 6' 3"
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The British character actor Tom Baker, best known as the fourth incarnation of The Doctor, was born in 1934 in Liverpool, England. Tom, along with his younger sister Lulu and younger brother John, was raised in a poor Irish Catholic community by his mother Mary Jane Baker, a housecleaner and barmaid, who was a devout Catholic, and his father John Stewart Baker, a Jewish sailor, who was rarely at home. At age 15, Baker left school to become a monk with the Brothers of Ploermel on the island of Jersey. Six years later, he abandoned the monastic life and performed his National Service in the Royal Army Medical Corps., where he became interested in acting. Baker then served on the Queen Mary for seven months as a sailor in the Merchant Navy before attending Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama in Kent, England, on scholarship. Baker acted in repertory theaters around Britain until the late 1960s when he joined up with the National Theatre, where he performed with such respected actors as Maggie Smith, Anthony Hopkins, and Laurence Olivier, who helped him get his first prominent film role as Rasputin in Nicholas and Alexandra (1971). His performance in this film earned him two Golden Globe Award nominations, one for best actor in a supporting role and another for best new star of the year. A couple of years earlier, Baker had made his theatrical film debut in The Winter's Tale (1968). Despite appearances in a spate of films, including Pier Paolo Pasolini's Racconti di Canterbury, I (1972), _Mutations, The (1973)_ , The Vault of Horror (1973), and The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1974), Baker was working as a labourer at a building site when he landed the role of the main character in the popular, long-running British television series "Doctor Who" (1963), a role that brought him international fame and popularity. After his seven-year stint as Dr. Who (from 1974 to 1981), Baker returned to theater and made occasional television and film appearances, playing Sherlock Holmes in "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (1982) (mini), Puddleglum in The Chronicles of Narnia story The Silver Chair (1990) (TV), and Hallvarth, Clan Leader of the Hunter Elves, in Dungeons & Dragons (2000). Throughout his career, Baker's acting style has been to portray his characters with a "larger-than-life" air.
- An image of him appeared on the episode of _"Simpsons, The" (1989) shown on 26 November 1995.
- Is the longest serving Doctor Who, his time in the role stretching from December 1974 until March 1981.
- Is the current "elder statesman" of "Doctor Who", having inherited that unofficial title upon the death of his predecessor Jon Pertwee in May 1996.
- Tom was a largely unknown, unemployed actor who had actually written to the BBC seeking work shortly before he was cast in his most famous role, as the star of "Doctor Who" (1963). His appointment as Jon Pertwee's successor came after series producer Barry Letts had already considered for the role more famous actors Jim Dale, Richard Hearne, Michael Bentine, Graham Crowden and Fulton Mackay, all of whom had been discounted for various reasons.
- Has performed with the National Theatre, the Bristol Old Vic and the Royal Shakespeare Company.
- Children (with Anna Wheatcroft): Daniel and Piers.
- He is a voice-over artist for television commercials in the UK.
- He has been mistaken by members of the public for Jon Pertwee.
- Rose Bruford graduate Tom Baker met with fellow ex-Rose Bruford actor Stephen Armourae as part of Dr Who promotion in Charing Cross in 2004. Steve and Tom compared notes of their time at Rose Bruford with a gap of nearly 40 years between them and their interest in writing screenplays. Tom had written scripts for Dr Who, since TV and film have long gaps between setting scenes and Tom's wish to write scripts which would be more theatrical and colorful. Amoungst Steve's own screenplays was a series inspired partly by Tom Baker's portrayal of the doctor, following on from Steve's appearance in the "Pursuit" short film series.
- Trained at Rose Bruford Drama School Sidcup, Kent, UK alongside Freddy Jones. Later members include actors Ray Fearon, Gary Oldman and Stephen Armourae.
- His mother, Mary Jane Fleming Baker, was Irish.
- He was a monk for six years before becoming an actor.
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