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William Hartnell (TV Actor) Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Measurements, Facts, Quotes

William Hartnell

English actor who played the original role of The Doctor on Doctor Who. He held the role from 1963 until 1966.

He married Heather McIntyre in 1929.

William Hartnell Age

How old is William Hartnell? He was born in 1908, he was 114 years old at the time of his death.

William Hartnell Height & Weight

How tall was William Hartnell? He stood 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm) tall.

William Hartnell Wiki

William Hartnell Wiki/Bio
Famous asTV Actor
Age114 years old
BirthdayJanuary 8, 1908
BirthplaceLondon,England
Date of DeathApril 23, 1975
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Heightapprox. 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
WeightN/A

Quotes by William Hartnell

I haven’t the slightest wish to get in a rocket and zoom through the stratosphere.

— William Hartnell

My agent said the part was that of an eccentric old grandfather-come-professor type who travels in space and time. Well, I wasn’t that keen, but I agreed to meet the producer. Then, the moment this brilliant young producer, Verity Lambert, started telling me about ‘Doctor Who,’ l was hooked.

— William Hartnell

Children of five and upwards write asking if it’s my own hair, whether I’m married, how old I am, what’s inside a Dalek and how Tardis works. Nearly all of them send me drawings of Daleks and incidents from stories.

— William Hartnell

I’m not brassed off, it’s just it’s the association of the Dalek question, this mechanical mobile object, I’m beginning to find it distracting. And they were difficult to play to, because you’re not looking into human eyes. You’re looking at a metal object, moving about, with a voiceover.

— William Hartnell

To me, kids are the greatest audience and the greatest critics in the world.

— William Hartnell

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