David Tennant Voted Greatest Ever Doctor By Digital Spy Readers
Readers of online entertainment site Digital Spy have voted David Tennant as the greatest ever Doctor.
The poll, which received 16,000 votes, saw David crowned the clear winner with 2,800 votes cast for his portrayal as the Tenth Doctor. Eleventh Doctor Matt Smith came in second place with 2,000 votes and the current Doctor Peter Capaldi came third with 1,800.
Fourth Doctor Tom Baker was the only classic era Doctor to make the Top Five coming in fourth place with 1,500 votes and in fifth place was Ninth Doctor Christopher Eccleston with 1,100 votes.
David joined Doctor Who in 2005 as the Tenth incarnation of the Time Lord and went on to achieve global success with the part.
Over 4 years and 47 episodes David won critical acclaim, walking away from the show in January 2010 with an arm full of accolades including National Television Awards and a BAFTA Cymru.
In November 2009 the episode The Waters Of Mars gave BBC America their biggest ever ratings.
And in the UK over 10 Million people tuned in on 1st January 2010 to see the demise of David's Doctor as he regenrated.
The 23rd November 2013 saw the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who and marked the return of David Tennant to the TARDIS for a one of special episode.
The episode was simulcast to over 75 countries worldwide and streamed live in to cinemas across the globe.
Read the full list of Greatest Doctors as voted for by Digital Spy readers on their site here.