50 Years of Doctor Who

Season

Season 1

11/23/1963 - 09/12/1964

Season 2

10/31/1964 - 7/24/1965

Season 3

9/11/1965 - 7/16/1966

Season 4

9/10/1966 - 7/1/1967

Season 5

9/2/1967 - 6/1/1968

Season 6

8/10/1968 - 6/21/1969

Season 7

1/3/1970 - 6/20/1970

Season 8

1/2/1971 - 6/19/1971

Season 9

1/1/1972 - 6/24/1972

Season 10

12/30/1972 - 6/23/1973

Season 11

12/15/1973 - 6/8/1974

Season 12

12/29/1974 - 5/10/1975

Season 13

8/30/1975 - 3/6/1976

Season 14

9/4/1976 - 4/2/1977

Season 15

9/3/1977 - 3/11/1978

Season 16

9/2/1978 - 2/24/1979

Season 17

9/1/1979 - 1/12/1980

Season 18

8/30/1980 - 3/21/1981

Season 19

1/4/1982 - 3/31/1982

Season 20

1/3/1983 - 3/16/1983

Season 21

1/5/1984 - 3/30/1984

Season 22

1/5/1985 - 3/30/1985

Season 23

9/6/1986 - 12/6/1986

Season 24

9/7/1987 - 12/7/1987

Season 25

10/5/1988 - 1/4/1989

Season 26

9/6/1989 - 12/6/1989

TV Movie

5/14/1996

Series 1

3/26/2005 - 6/18/2005

Series 2

12/25/2005 - 7/8/2006

Series 3

12/25/2006 - 6/30/2007

Series 4

12/25/2007 - 7/5/2008

Series 4b

12/25/2008 - 1/1/2010

Series 5

4/3/2010 - 6/26/2010

Series 6

12/25/2010 - 10/1/2011

Series 7

12/25/2011 - 5/18/2013

Series 8

8/23/2014

Doctor

William Hartnell

11/23/1963 - 10/29/1966

The First Doctor.

Patrick Troughton

10/29/1966 - 6/21/1969

The Second Doctor

Jon Pertwee

1/3/1970 - 6/8/1974

The Third Doctor

Tom Baker

6/8/1974 - 3/21/1981

The Fourth Doctor

Peter Davison

3/21/1981 - 3/16/1984

The Fifth Doctor

Colin Baker

3/16/1984 - 12/6/1986

Sylvester McCoy

9/7/1987 - 12/6/1989

Paul McGann

5/14/1996

Christopher Eccleston

3/26/2005 - 6/18/2005

David Tennant

6/18/2005 - 1/1/2010

Matt Smith

1/1/2010 - 12/25/2013

John Hurt

5/18/2013 - 11/23/2013

Peter Capaldi

12/25/2013 - 8/24/2014

Companion

Jacqueline Hill

11/23/1963 - 6/26/1965

Barbara Wright, a school teacher of Susan Foreman (Carole Ann Ford)

Carole Ann Ford

11/23/1963 - 12/26/1964

Susan Foreman, the Doctor's Granddaughter

William Russel

11/23/1963 - 6/26/1965

Ian Chesterton, a school teacher of Susan Foreman (Carole Ann Ford)

Peter Purves

1/2/1965 - 6/18/1966

Steven Taylor, a space pilot from Earth in the future

Maureen O'Brien

1/2/1965 - 11/6/1965

Vicki, a 25th century orphan.

Adrienne Hill

10/16/1965 - 1/29/1966

Katarina, an inhabitant of ancient Troy.

Jean Marsh

12/4/1965 - 1/29/1966

Sarah Kingdom, a 40th century security officer of Mavic Chen.

Jackie Lane

2/5/1966 - 7/2/1966

Dodo Chaplet, an Earth teenager from 1966

Anneke Wills

6/25/1966 - 5/13/1967

Polly, a young woman from 1966

Michael Craze

6/25/1966 - 5/13/1967

Ben Jackson, a seaman in the Royal Navy from 1966

Frazer Hines

12/17/1966 - 6/21/1969

Jamie McCrimmon, a piper of Clan McLaren in 18th century Scotland

Deborah Watling

5/20/1967 - 4/20/1968

Victoria Waterfield, a native of Victorian England

Wendy Padbury

4/27/1968 - 6/21/1969

Zoe Heriot, a young astrophysicist living on a 21st century space wheel

Caroline John

1/3/1970 - 6/20/1970

Dr. Elizabeth "Liz" Shaw, a member of the United Nations Intelligence Taskforce (UNIT)

Katy Manning

1/2/1971 - 6/23/1973

Jo Grant, a junior operative of the United Nations Intelligence Taskforce (UNIT)

Elisabeth Sladen

12/15/1973 - 10/23/1976

Sarah Jane Smith, an ardent feminist and investigative journalist

Ian Marter

12/28/1974 - 9/20/1975

Harry Sullivan, a Surgeon-Lieutenant in the Royal Navy

Louise Jameson

1/1/1977 - 3/11/1978

Leela, a warrior of the savage Sevateem tribe in an unnamed planet in the far future.

John Leeson (K-9 Mark I)

10/1/1977 - 3/11/1978

K-9 Mark I, a robotic creation in the year 5000

Mary Tamm

9/2/1978 - 2/24/1979

Romana, a Time Lord from Gallifrey.

John Leeson (K-9 Mark II)

9/2/1978 - 1/24/1981

K-9 Mark II, a more advanced and mobile successor to K-9 Mark I

Lalla Ward

9/1/1979 - 1/24/1981

Romana, a newly-regenerated Time Lord from Gallifrey

Matthew Waterhouse

10/25/1980 - 3/16/1982

Adric, a native of Alzarius, a planet existing in E-Space, a parallel universe.

Sarah Sutton

2/28/1981 - 2/23/1983

Nyssa, an aristocratic native of Traken.

Janet Fielding

2/28/1981 - 2/15/1984

Tegan Jovanka, an Australian airline stewardess

Mark Strickson

2/1/1983 - 3/2/1984

Gerald Flood

3/15/1983 - 3/2/1984

Carole Ann Ford

11/23/1983

Susan Foreman, the Doctor's Granddaughter

(Reappeared once in 'The Five Doctors')

Elisabeth Sladen

12/23/1983

Sarah Jane Smith, an ardent feminist and investigative journalist.

(Reappeared for 'The Five Doctors')

Nicola Bryant

2/23/1984 - 10/25/1986

Frazer Hines

2/16/1985 - 3/2/1985

Jamie McGrimmon, a piper of Clan McLaren in 18th century Scotland

(Reappeared in 'The Two Doctors')

Bonnie Langford

11/29/1986 - 12/7/1987

Sophie Aldred

12/23/1987 - 12/6/1989

Daphne Ashbrook

5/14/1996

Yee Jee Tso

5/14/1996

Billie Piper

3/26/2005 - 7/8/2006

Bruno Langley

4/30/2005 - 5/7/2005

John Barrowman

5/21/2005 - 6/18/2005

Elisabeth Sladen

4/29/2006

Noel Clarke

4/29/2006 - 5/20/2006

Catherine Tate

7/8/2006 - 12/25/2006

Freema Agyeman

3/31/2007 - 6/30/2007

John Barrowman

6/16/2007 - 6/30/2007

Kylie Minogue

12/25/2007

Catherine Tate

4/5/2008 - 1/1/2010

Freema Agyeman

4/26/2008 - 5/10/2008

Alex Kingston

5/31/2008 - 5/18/2013

Billie Piper

6/21/2008 - 7/5/2008

John Barrowman

6/28/2008 - 7/5/2008

Freema Agyeman

6/28/2008 - 7/5/2008

Velile Tshabalala

12/25/2008

David Morrissey

12/25/2008

Michelle Ryan

4/11/2009

Lindsay Duncan

11/15/2009

Bernard Cribbins

12/25/2009 - 1/1/2010

Karen Gillan

4/3/2010 - 9/29/2012

Arthur Darvill

5/8/2010 - 9/29/2012

Elisabeth Sladen

6/28/2010 - 7/5/2010

Jenna-Louise Coleman

12/25/2012 - 11/23/2013

Recurring Companion

Those who have an on-and-off companionship with the Doctor will be place here for simplicity's sake. Their dates will be their first appearance and last appearance

Nicholas Courtney

2/17/1968 - 9/27/1989

Brigadier Sir Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart, one of the founders of the United Nations Intelligence Taskforce (UNIT)

John Levene

3/21/1970 - 6/8/1974

Sergeant Benton, a senior NCO of the British contingent of the United Nations Intelligence Taskforce (UNIT)

Richard Franklin

1/2/1971 - 6/8/1974

Mike Yates, an adjutant of the British contingent of the United Nations Intelligence Taskforce