Peter Davison (born 13 April 1951) is an English actor and was the fifth Doctor Who. He played the role from 1981 – 1984, starring in 69 episodes over 3 series.
Davison regularly appeared in British sitcoms and dramas, first becoming a household name after landing the role of Tristan Farnon in the popular vet series All Creatures Great and Small.
He joined Doctor Who in 1980 on a 3 year contract, succeeding Tom Baker, and at the age of 29 became the youngest actor to play Doctor Who, a record he kept for 30 years until the 26 year old Matt Smith took on the role.
Peter Davison’s daughter Georgia Moffett played Doctor Who’s daughter in “The Doctor’s Daughter”(2008) where she met David Tennant (The Tenth Doctor) who she would later marry in 2011.