Matt Smith and Simon Pegg @ Comic Con 2013
(L-R) Actors Nick Frost and David Bradley, director/writer Edgar Wright, writer/actor Simon Pegg and writer/producer/actor Mark Gatiss attend IGN And Focus Features Comic-Con 2013 Party Presented By The World’s End at Float at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego on July 18, 2013 in San Diego, California.
That last post reminded us of one of our favorite quotes from Doctor Who guest star alumnus (Series 1: The Long Game), Simon Pegg:
“Being a geek is all about being honest about what you enjoy and not being afraid to demonstrate that affection. It means never having to play it cool about how much you like something. It’s basically a license to proudly emote on a somewhat childish level rather than behave like a supposed adult. Being a geek is extremely liberating.”
With the Star Trek movie beaming up Noel Clarke (a.k.a. Mickey Smith), we look at some of the biggest celebs who’ve traveled through the Whoniverse. While the list is far from complete — we’ve left off the obvious recent Doctor Who regulars like Alex Kingston, John Simm, Bernard Cribbins, and Gavin & Stacey‘s James Corden — it provides an overview of the star-studded talent who’ve dazzled us over the series’ nearly 50 years. Also: check out our list of the five best Doctor Who guest stars from the modern era, in our humble opinion.
See all 25 videos at Anglophenia. Anglo’s list includes Simon Pegg, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield, John Cleese, Anthony Stewart Head, and others. Glaring omission?
Merlin’s Colin Morgan
Anyone else missing?
Chris Hardwick, Wil Wheaton, Jonah Ray, Matt Mira, and Kumail Nanjiani share their favorite moments from Doctor Who Season 6.
VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE: you should watch THE NERDIST: YEAR IN REVIEW premiering Saturday Dec 24 at 9/8c immediately following Doctor Who: Best of the Christmas Specials at 8/7c, on BBC America.
Why? That’s because his special guests are Nathan Fillion (‘Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place’, ‘Robot Chicken’), Wil Wheaton (‘Naruto’, ‘Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas’), Kumail Nanjiani (Franklin & Bash), and Interviews with Simon Pegg (Hippies, Untitled Star Trek Sequel) and some guy named