The Fifth Doctor
In 1981, Davison signed a contract to play the Doctor for three years, succeeding Tom Baker (the Fourth Doctor) and, at age 29, was at the time the youngest actor to have played the lead role, a record he retained for nearly thirty years until Matt Smith (the Eleventh Doctor) took the role in 2009 at age 26.
BBC Sound Engineer
In 1956, following National Service in the Royal Air Force as a Ground Wireless Mechanic, Dick joined the BBC as a Technical Assistant (recording, editing and transmitting programs) until 1958 before moving to the Radiophonic Workshop where he stayed until 1993.
Graeme Harper has had a long and varied career in theater and television. In 2005, twenty years after his last work on Doctor Who, he was invited to direct four episodes of the new revived show, starring David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor.
Dan is best known for playing a Sontaran soldier named Strax, an occasional associate of the Eleventh Doctor, played by Matt Smith. He has also made public appearances in costume and in character as Strax at venues such as the Doctor Who Experience.
Graeme Burk is the co-author (with Robert Smith?) of the upcoming book Who’s 50 – The 50 Doctor Who Stories to Watch Before You Die (ECW Press).
Many of you know Canadian author Julie E. Czerneda as the former biologist turned science fiction novelist published by DAW Books NY.
J.M. Frey is an actor, voice actor, and SF/F author, fanthropologist and pop culture scholar. She’s appeared in podcasts, documentaries, and on television to discuss all things geeky through the lens of academia.
Sherry Ginn earned both her M.A. (1984) and Ph.D. (1988) in General-Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina.
He is currently working on In Fandom’s Shadow, a combination memoir/analysis of becoming a fan in a Doctor Who world shaped by the maelstrom of fanzine and internet discourse as much as the actual show itself.
Gillian Leitch is the editor of Doctor Who in Time and Space: Essays on Themes, Characters, History and Fandom, 1963-2012, and is a historian researcher working in Ottawa, ON.
Robert Smith? co-wrote Who Is The Doctor: The Unofficial Guide to Doctor Who — The New Series (ECW Press, 2012).
Nikki Stafford is the author of the critically acclaimed Finding Lost series, a collection of informative guides to the television show Lost, as well as guides to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Alias and Xena.