Dan Starkey (actor)
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|Born||27 September 1977|
|Alma mater||Bristol Old Vic|
Dan Starkey (born 27 September 1977) is an English actor known for making numerous appearances in the BBC One science-fiction TV series Doctor Who. He has portrayed a number of different Sontaran characters, most notably Strax, who has come across the Eleventh and Twelfth incarnations of the Doctor, played by Matt Smith and Peter Capaldi respectively. In 2016 joined the CBBC sketch show, Class Dismissed and has appeared in 36 episodes (every episode of Series 1,2 & 3) He left the show after Series 3.
Dan Starkey was born on 27 September 1977. Starkey studied at Trinity Hall, Cambridge and graduated in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic before training at the Bristol Old Vic (graduating in 2006).
He played the enraged loner Simon in Muswell Hill by Torben Betts at Richmond's Orange Tree Theatre (Feb/March 2012) and was nominated as Best Male Performance at the 2012 Off West End Theatre Awards (Offies). In November 2013 Starkey appeared in the one-off 50th anniversary comedy homage The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot.
On 2 January 2015, Starkey was a member of the winning team on Christmas University Challenge, representing Trinity Hall, Cambridge who defeated Balliol College, Oxford, the University of Edinburgh and the University of Hull. His team-mates were international rower Tom James, world champion cyclist Emma Pooley and novelist Adam Mars-Jones.
|2015||Alex the Vampire||Dan|
|2018||Sherlock Gnomes||Teddy Gregson||Voice|
|2023||Mummies||Danny and Dennys||Voice|
|2008–21||Doctor Who||Sontarans/Strax||10 episodes|
|2011||The Sarah Jane Adventures||Plark||The Man Who Never Was|
|2012–14||Wizards vs Aliens||Randal Moon||Series Regular|
|2012||Casualty||Wally St Clare||"Sixteen Candles"|
|2013||The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot||Himself|
|2014||Doctor Who||Ian||"Last Christmas"|
|2015||Inside No. 9||Blue Demon Dwarf||"Séance Time"|
|2015||Catherine Tate's Nan||Ian||1 episode|
|2016–2018||Class Dismissed||Various||36 episodes|
|2019||Good Omens||Passerby||1 episode|
|2011||Doctor Who: The Adventure Games||Field Major Kaarsh; various Sontarans||"The Gunpowder Plot"|
- The 39 Steps UK national tour
- The Fitzrovia Radio Hour
- Muswell Hill by Torben Betts, Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond
- Making News by Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky, Pleasance One Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe Festival
CD audio dramas
|The Five Companions||The Sontarans|
|2012||The Foe from the Future||Historiographer Osin|
|Wirrn Isle||Sheer Jawn|
|Energy of the Daleks||Kevin Winston, Robomen|
|The First Sontarans||Jaka|
|2013||Starlight Robbery||Marshall Stenn, Major Vlaar, Sergeant Gredd, Asallis|
|2014||The King of Sontar||Strang, Hutchins|
|2015||Terror of the Sontarans||Field-Major Kayste, Skegg, Stodd|
|2018||The Coming of the Martians||Ogilvy|
- ^ "Doctor Who star chats about Christmas show in Northampton". Northampton Chronicle & Echo. 6 December 2016. Retrieved 29 September 2020.
- ^ 'Appendix V. Candidates who Took the Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic Tripos between 1900 and 1999', in H. M. Chadwick and the Study of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic in Cambridge, ed. by Michael Lapidge [=Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies, 69–70] (Aberystwyth: Department of Welsh, Abersytwyth University, 2015), pp. 257–66 (pp. 265–66).
- ^ "The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot", BBC programmes, retrieved 26 November 2013
- ^ "University Challenge Victory". Trinity Hall, Cambridge. 2 January 2015. Archived from the original on 3 January 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2015.
- Dan Starkey at IMDb