Born: Apr 13, 1951 AD
Currently alive, at 63 years of age.
1951 - Born in London England on the 13th of April.
1975 - His first television work was in a episode of the children's science fiction television programme The Tomorrow People, alongside American actress Sandra Dickinson.
1978 - Davison's performance as the ne'er-do-well Tristan Farnon in All Creatures Great and Small made him a household name.
1978 - Davison married Sandra Dickinson. The couple composed and performed the theme tune to Button Moon, a children's programme broadcast.
1981 - Davison subsequently appeared alongside Dickinson as the Dish of the Day in the television version of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
- Signed a contract to play the Doctor for three years, succeeding Tom Baker and, at age 29, still the youngest actor to assume the lead role.
1986 - He worked on another very popular series. He played Dr Stephen Daker, the ingenuous hero of A Very Peculiar Practice, written by Andrew Davies.
1990 - He appeared in several radio series including Change at Oglethorpe.
1993 - He returned to play the Doctor in the charity special Dimensions in Time. He continues to reprise the role in a series of audio plays by Big Finish Productions.
1996 - He played the role of Tony Wendice in the theatrical production of Dial M for Murder, the play on which the movie by Alfred Hitchcock was based.
1998 - He appeared in the BBC Radio 4 comedy drama series King Street Junior. In this, he played a teacher, Eric Brown, but he left after only two series and was replaced in the role by Karl Howman.
1999 - He appeared as the outgoing headteacher in the television series Hope And Glory.
1992 - He continued to appear occasionally on television, including playing the lead in Harnessing Peacocks and an appearance on the American show Magnum, P.I
2000 - He returned in another major role, that of David Braithwaite in At Home with the.
2006 - He appeared as Professor George Huntley in The Complete Guide to Parenting. He has also appeared on the TV series Hardware as himself.
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