Sylvester McCoy

British actor

Percy James Patrick Kent-Smith or Sylvester McCoy (born 20 August 1943) is a Scottish actor. He is best known for playing the seventh incarnation of the Doctor on Doctor Who from 1987 to 1989, he also briefly played the Doctor in beginning of the 1996 TV movie. He has also appeared in The film adaptation of The hobbit film series ( 2012-2014) as Rangalf The Forrest wizard. And has also provided his voice for Two of heirloom audio productions adaptations of G.A henty's novels.

Sylvester McCoy
Percy James Patrick Kent-Smith

(1943-08-20) 20 August 1943 (age 80)
Other namesSylvester McCoy
Known forPlaying "The Doctor" on Doctor Who
WebsiteSylvester McCoy - The Unofficial Site

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To 1987 to 1989 McCoy has Portrayed The seventh incantation of Doctor Who for BBC TV, next to Tom baker and David tennant he is considered one of The best Dr.who Portrayals. In 2008 McCoy played The fool alongside Ian mckellen in The 2008 stage adaptation of King lear. He later appeared as Rangalf The Forrest wizard in The film adaptation of The hobbit series since 2012 To 2014 again alongside Ian Mckellen. He has also provided his voice in Two heirloom audio productions adaptation of G.A henty's novels, The cat of bubastes and The Dragon and The raven both in 2015.