Friday, 23 October 2009

Tennant named most popular Doctor

David Tennant has topped a poll of the most popular Doctor Who leads in the sci-fi show's 46-year history.

The Scottish actor has played the Time Lord since 2005, when he took over from Christopher Eccleston.

Tennant's five-year run, which ends in 2010 when he is replaced by newcomer Matt Smith, has been named as viewers' favourite - winning almost 26% of votes from readers of Doctor Who Magazine.

The star said of the news: "I am so proud of this."

Other actors to have portrayed the famous character include Tom Baker and Jon Pertwee.

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