Celebrity Interviews: Forget David Tennant.. I am still the real Doctor Who, says Tom Baker
There are 3 comments on the The Daily Record story from Aug 13, 2009, titled Celebrity Interviews: Forget David Tennant.. I am still the real Doctor Who, says Tom Baker. In it, The Daily Record reports that:
TOM BAKER reckons he's never stopped being Doctor Who - 28 years after his last adventure.
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#1 Aug 16, 2009
bernie tom baker is a great guy he knows who his regular fans are as ive met him 5 times in the past year he knows me and he never rushes any one on he meets up with his fans at a shop in the starnd to sign things he talks to fans and for a star who even some years ago gavea student a fiver who was a fan to buy him self a drink do you know any other star that knows his fans by name and que up at the shop from 6 am to wait for tom to arrive ima loyol fan and tom certainly has charm who talks to his fans and not rush them has pictures took with them he is the great man
#2 Jun 1, 2012
He hasn't supported his fan base in US very well. He came over a few times in the '80, but did tend to refuse to sign autographs and rushed people when he did. He relaxed a bit toward the end, but a few people at his first convention behaved badly, and he let it sour his perception of all of us. Hasn't been back since and probably doesn't want to travel so far at nearly 80.
His comment was rather crass considering the 3 Doctors before him. He'd also encouraged David and praised his performance in the press, so what's this "forget him" business all about? Why single out David, out of the other 10 Doctors? Methinks I catch a whiff of jealousy in the air.
So glad to hear that he's good to UK fans, at least.
#3 Jun 2, 2012
I grew up on Tom Baker and he was my favorite Doctor all the way to 2005 when the series returned to the air. But having followed David Tennant as the Doctor while he was still actually playing the part means David is now my all-time favorite. Nothing against the rest as they are all supposed to be the same person, after all.
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