ACTOR

Tom Baker

1934 - Today

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Thomas Stewart Baker (born 20 January 1934) is an English actor and writer. He is well known for his portrayal of the fourth incarnation of the Doctor in the science fiction television series Doctor Who from 1974 to 1981, a longer tenure than any other actor in the title role, and provided narration in the television comedy series Little Britain. His voice, which has been described as "sonorous", was voted the fourth-most recognisable in the UK in 2006.At age 15, Baker began study as a religious brother. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Baker has received more than 2,421,592 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Tom Baker is the 3,041st most popular actor (down from 2,500th in 2019), the 2,691st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,397th in 2019) and the 387th most popular British Actor.

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  • 2.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.85

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Tom Baker ranks 3,041 out of 10,030. Before him are Priyanka Chopra, Gérard Jugnot, Liane Haid, Johnny Knoxville, Frankie Avalon, and Serena Grandi. After him are Keenan Wynn, Lawrence Tierney, Dorothy Lamour, Alicia Silverstone, Barry Corbin, and Hans Alfredson.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1934, Tom Baker ranks 252Before him are Claudio Scimone, Abdullah Ibrahim, Seraphim Rose, Vasily Lanovoy, Robert Towne, and Paul Josef Cordes. After him are Luis Héctor Villalba, Jean Marsh, Russ Tamblyn, Jacek Kuroń, Lucien Clergue, and Turan Dursun.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tom Baker ranks 2,691 out of 6,924. Before him are Dick Parry (1942), Jane Morris (1839), John Florio (1553), Charles Williams (1886), Thomas Wedgwood (1771), and Nicky Hopkins (1944). After him are Derek Bell (1941), Elizabeth Fry (1780), Mary Renault (1905), Lady Sarah Chatto (1964), Eric Frank Russell (1905), and Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury (1400).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Tom Baker ranks 387Before him are David Morrissey (1964), Toby Jones (1966), Graham McTavish (1961), Madeleine Carroll (1906), Gladys Cooper (1888), and Alan Young (1919). After him are C. Aubrey Smith (1863), Leonard Whiting (1950), Jean Marsh (1934), Jill Esmond (1908), Stella McCartney (1971), and Freddie Jones (1927).

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