Tom Baker
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"Thomas Stewart "Tom" Baker" is an English actor. He is best known for his role as the Fourth Doctor/fourth incarnation of Doctor (Doctor Who)/the Doctor in the science fiction series Doctor Who, which he played from 1974 to 1981. In a 2005 poll, his voice was found to be the fourth most recognisable in Britain.

At the age of 15 Baker became a novice monk with the Brothers of Christian Instruction/De la Mennais Brothers in Jersey and later in Shropshire. However, he gradually lost his vocation and when 21 he left monastic life and undertook National Service in the Royal Army Medical Corps. On leaving the army, he joined the Merchant Navy and then became an actor joining the Royal National Theatre/Royal National Theatre Company under Laurence Olivier.

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