Peter Davison, born Peter Moffet on 13 April 1951, got his start in Television in the ITV children's television series The Tomorrow People. There he played the hapless Elmer a space hippy along side his then-wife Sandra Dickenson in the 3-part story entitled A Man for Emily. Later he was able to get a part in one episode of the television adaptation of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy where his wife had a staring role as Trillian. Davison played the meal of the day at the resturant at the end of the universe. Davison got his big break in the before-mentioned series All Creatures Great and Small playing the carousing, often drunk Tristan Fargnon. It is during his years with All Creatures Great and Small that he was spotted by a young script editor, John Nathan-Turner, to fill the void being left by 7-year veteran of the series Doctor Who, Tom Baker. Filling Baker's shoes was no easy task -- for one thing Baker was over 6 feet tall! None the less, in 1981, Peter Davison became the fifth Doctor. Davison played the Doctor for 3 years, much like his 1960's predecessors, and in 1984 he became the last actor to leave the role of his own volition. Davison went on to guest star in series and films such as The Black Beauty and Magnum P.I., as well as appearing in various All Creatures Great and Small reunions. Now entering his 50th year, Davison has again returned to the role for which he is best known in a series of audio adventures published by Big Finish Audio along with his 3 sucesssors, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and Paul McGann.

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