Sylvester McCoy

Actor | Director | Camera and Electrical Department
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KNOWN FOR 
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) | Doctor Who (1987-1989) | The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
AWARDS 
1 win More »
AKA 
Sylveste McCoy
NICKNAME  
Sylv
BORN 
Aug 20, 1943 (age 74)
HEIGHT 
5' 6" (1.68m)

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Projects in Development (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (31 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (45 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Sense8Sense8 (TV Series) Old Man of Hoy (4 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017–2018 4
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  • Primary photo for ZappedZapped (TV Series) Lord Protector (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 2
    • The Henge (Nov 16, 2017) Lord Protector  Less
    • Showtime (Nov 9, 2017) Lord Protector  Less
  • Primary photo for Sarah & DuckSarah & Duck (TV Series) Comet (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Lindalee's Doctor Who ReviewLindalee's Doctor Who Review (TV Series) Guest (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who the Time WarDoctor Who the Time War (TV Movie) The Doctor  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for CrimsCrims (TV Series) Mr. Dunlop (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for The Five(ish) Doctors RebootThe Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (TV Movie) Sylvester McCoy  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Academy: SpecialThe Academy: Special (TV Movie) Felix  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Al Murray's Multiple Personality DisorderAl Murray's Multiple Personality Disorder (TV Series) Nazi Doctor (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Fool (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for King LearKing Lear (TV Movie) Lear's Fool  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for CasualtyCasualty (TV Series) Ashley Millington / Kev the Rev (2 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001–2008 2
  • Primary photo for DoctorsDoctors (TV Series) Graham Capelli / The Amazing Lollipop Man (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • The Lollipop Man (Oct 13, 2008) Graham Capelli / The Amazing Lollipop Man  Less
  • Primary photo for The BillThe Bill (TV Series) Morris Shaw / Ian Drew (2 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002–2006 2
  • Primary photo for MayoMayo (TV Series) Reverend Beaver (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Still GameStill Game (TV Series) Archie (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Oot (Jun 4, 2004) Archie  Less
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who: The Projection RoomDoctor Who: The Projection Room (TV Series) Doctor Who (2 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004 2
  • Primary photo for Children in NeedChildren in Need (TV Series) The Doctor (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for HollyoaksHollyoaks (TV Series) Leonard Cave (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who: Death Comes to TimeDoctor Who: Death Comes to Time (TV Mini-series) The Doctor (5 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001–2002 5
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  • Primary photo for See It Saw ItSee It Saw It (TV Series) The Lord High Chamberlain / Aunt Grizelda / Jester (2 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999–2001 2
  • Primary photo for The History of Tom Jones, a FoundlingThe History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (TV Mini-series) Mr. Dowling (4 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997 4
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  • Primary photo for Beyond FearBeyond Fear (TV Movie) Michael Sams  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Doctor WhoDoctor Who (TV Movie) The Doctor  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Rab C. NesbittRab C. Nesbitt (TV Series) Gash Senior (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
    • Father (Feb 9, 1996) Gash Senior  Less
  • Primary photo for Frank Stubbs PromotesFrank Stubbs Promotes (TV Series) Angus (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who: Dimensions in TimeDoctor Who: Dimensions in Time (TV Short) The Seventh Doctor  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for JackanoryJackanory (TV Series) Storyteller / Reader (3 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979–1993 3
  • Primary photo for Doctor WhoDoctor Who (TV Series) The Doctor (42 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987–1989 42
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  • Primary photo for The Noel Edmonds Saturday RoadshowThe Noel Edmonds Saturday Roadshow (TV Series) The Doctor (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for DramaramaDramarama (TV Series) Donald (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
    • Frog (Jun 10, 1985) Donald  Less
  • Primary photo for EurekaEureka (TV Series) PC Dunworthy / Various Roles (4 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982–1985 4
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  • Primary photo for No 73No 73 (TV Series) Moving man (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for StarstriderStarstrider (TV Series) Wart  Less 1984–1985
  • Primary photo for The Last Place on EarthThe Last Place on Earth (TV Mini-series) Lt. 'Birdie' Bowers (6 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 6
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  • Primary photo for JigsawJigsaw (TV Series) O-Man (3 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980–1981 3
  • Primary photo for TiswasTiswas (TV Series) Various (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for Tiny RevolutionsTiny Revolutions (TV Movie) Cabaret comedian  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Big Jim and the Figaro ClubBig Jim and the Figaro Club (TV Series) Turps (6 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979–1981 6
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  • Primary photo for BBC2 PlayhouseBBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) Kerwin (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Turning Year TalesTurning Year Tales (TV Series) Turps (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for For the Love of AlbertFor the Love of Albert (TV Mini-series) Cast memeber  Less 1977– 
  • Primary photo for Vision OnVision On (TV Series) Actor  Less 1965–1976
  • Primary photo for Lucky FellerLucky Feller (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Roberts RobotsRoberts Robots (TV Series) Robot Entertainer (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
    • Dial C for Chaos (Dec 3, 1973) Robot Entertainer (as Sylveste McCoy)  Less
Self (71 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for From the Mouths of BabesFrom the Mouths of Babes (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2018)  Less 2018
    • Life (Jul 14, 2018) Himself  Less
    • Self (Feb 10, 2018) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for On the Scene with LindaleeOn the Scene with Lindalee (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for LeagueOne: In the Spotlight!LeagueOne: In the Spotlight! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Cat of BubastesThe Cat of Bubastes (Short) Himself / Chigron  Less 2016 $137K
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who: The Fan ShowDoctor Who: The Fan Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Real Marigold HotelThe Real Marigold Hotel (TV Mini-series) Himself (3 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Dragon and the RavenThe Dragon and the Raven (Short) Himself / Cedric The Shipwright  Less 2015 $150K
  • Primary photo for 12 Again12 Again (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who Live: The AfterpartyDoctor Who Live: The Afterparty (TV Special) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Culture ShowThe Culture Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who: The Ultimate GuideDoctor Who: The Ultimate Guide (TV Movie) Self  Less 2013 £30K
  • Primary photo for 50 Greatest Kids Shows50 Greatest Kids Shows (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who: The Doctors RevisitedDoctor Who: The Doctors Revisited (TV Mini-series) Himself (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for NewsnightNewsnight (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Pointless CelebritiesPointless Celebrities (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The One ShowThe One Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Last Chance SaloonThe Last Chance Saloon (Video) Himself / The Doctor  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Industrial ActionIndustrial Action (Video) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who ConfidentialDoctor Who Confidential (TV Series) Himself (13 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005–2008
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  • Primary photo for Past and Future KingPast and Future King (Video) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Storm Over AvallionStorm Over Avallion (Video) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for GMTVGMTV (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003–2008
  • Primary photo for An Audience Without Jeremy BeadleAn Audience Without Jeremy Beadle (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Back to SchoolBack to School (Video) Himself / The Doctor  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Tiswas ReunitedTiswas Reunited (TV Special) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for CatflapCatflap (Video) Himself / The Doctor  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for EndgameEndgame (Video) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for BreakfastBreakfast (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004–2006
  • Primary photo for PostcardsPostcards (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Richard & JudyRichard & Judy (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 'Doctor Who': A New Dimension'Doctor Who': A New Dimension (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Light in Dark PlacesLight in Dark Places (Video) Himself / The Doctor  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Hell's KitchenHell's Kitchen (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Story of 'Doctor Who'The Story of 'Doctor Who' (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Blue PeterBlue Peter (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987–2003
  • Primary photo for Liquid NewsLiquid News (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Ken Dodd: Another Audience with Ken DoddKen Dodd: Another Audience with Ken Dodd (TV Special) Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Caledonian MacBrainsCaledonian MacBrains (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Top TenTop Ten (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The 100 Greatest Kids TV ShowsThe 100 Greatest Kids TV Shows (TV Special) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for TrekathonTrekathon (TV Series) Himself  Less 2000– 
  • Primary photo for Adventures in Space and TimeAdventures in Space and Time (TV Special) Himself  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Where on Earth Is... Katy Manning Because She'd Really Like to Know!Where on Earth Is... Katy Manning Because She'd Really Like to Know! (Video) Himself  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Space CadetsSpace Cadets (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for News at TenNews at Ten (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for I Was a 'Doctor Who' MonsterI Was a 'Doctor Who' Monster (Video) Presenter  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Stranger Than Fiction 2Stranger Than Fiction 2 (Video) Self  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Doctors, 30 Years of Time Travel and BeyondThe Doctors, 30 Years of Time Travel and Beyond (Video) Himself  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Disney ClubThe Disney Club (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Big BreakfastThe Big Breakfast (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Stranger Than FictionStranger Than Fiction (Video) Self  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Tomorrow's WorldTomorrow's World (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who: 30 Years in the TardisDoctor Who: 30 Years in the Tardis (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for I Was That MonsterI Was That Monster (TV Short) Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Good Morning... with Anne and NickGood Morning... with Anne and Nick (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Pebble Mill at OnePebble Mill at One (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who: The Hartnell YearsDoctor Who: The Hartnell Years (Video) Himself - Presenter  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Surprise Surprise!Surprise Surprise! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for What's Your Story?What's Your Story? (TV Series) Himself - Presenter (13 episodes, 1988)  Less 1988–1990
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  • Primary photo for You Bet!You Bet! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Open AirOpen Air (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987–1989
  • Primary photo for The Making of Doctor WhoThe Making of Doctor Who (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Going Live!Going Live! (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987–1988
  • Primary photo for The LowdownThe Lowdown (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Comic ReliefComic Relief (TV Special) Himself  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Pamela ArmstrongPamela Armstrong (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for 'Doctor Who': Then and Now'Doctor Who': Then and Now (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Royal Variety Performance 1982The Royal Variety Performance 1982 (TV Special) Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for TiswasTiswas (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Presenter (4 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978–1981
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  • Primary photo for The Secret Policeman's BallThe Secret Policeman's Ball (TV Movie) Syveste McCoy (as Sylveste McCoy)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Himself / Various Characters (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
Archive Footage (24 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Doctor WhoDoctor Who (TV Series) The Doctor (6 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008–2017
    • Twice Upon a Time (Dec 25, 2017) The Doctor (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • The Magician's Apprentice (Sep 19, 2015) The Doctor (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • The Name of the Doctor (May 18, 2013) The Doctor (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Lego DimensionsLego Dimensions (Video Game) The Seventh Doctor (archive sound) (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Ten DoctorsThe Ten Doctors (TV Series) The Doctor (4 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009–2015
    • The Final Trap (Sep 13, 2015) The Doctor (archive footage)  Less
    • The Dark Dimension (Sep 19, 2010) The Doctor (archive footage)  Less
    • The Convergence (Jan 3, 2010) The Doctor (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Lego The Hobbit: The Video GameLego The Hobbit: The Video Game (Video Game) Radagast the Brown (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who Live: The Next DoctorDoctor Who Live: The Next Doctor (TV Special) The Doctor (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for NewsroundNewsround (TV Series) The Doctor (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Geek Crash CourseGeek Crash Course (TV Series) The Sixth Doctor / The Seventh Doctor (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Being a GirlBeing a Girl (Video) The Doctor (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Fire and IceFire and Ice (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Race Against TimeRace Against Time (Video) The Doctor (archive footage)  Less 2011 £5K
  • Primary photo for NewsnightNewsnight (TV Series) The Doctor (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for BBC PromsBBC Proms (TV Series) The Doctor (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Who Peter: Partners in Time - 1963-1989Who Peter: Partners in Time - 1963-1989 (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who ConfidentialDoctor Who Confidential (TV Series) The Doctor / The Seventh Doctor (3 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006–2009
    • The Eleventh Doctor (Jan 3, 2009) The Doctor (archive footage)  Less
    • The New World of Who (Jun 17, 2006) The Seventh Doctor (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • Friends Reunited (Apr 29, 2006) The Seventh Doctor (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Davros ConnectionsDavros Connections (Video) The Doctor (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Double TroubleDouble Trouble (Video) The 7th Doctor (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Story of JackanoryThe Story of Jackanory (TV Movie) Himself - 'Jackanory' Storyteller (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The 50 Greatest Television DramasThe 50 Greatest Television Dramas (TV Movie) The Doctor (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Little Girl LostLittle Girl Lost (Video) The Doctor (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Dalek TapesThe Dalek Tapes (Video) The Doctor (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for PostcardsPostcards (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Episode #7.37 (Oct 22, 2005) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The GreatestThe Greatest (TV Series) The Doctor (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who: The Colin Baker YearsDoctor Who: The Colin Baker Years (Video) The Doctor (archive footage)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Resistance Is UselessResistance Is Useless (TV Movie) The Doctor (archive footage)  Less 1992
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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