English actorDied when: 67 years 105 days (807 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn
William Henry Hartnell (8 January 1908 – 23 April 1975) was an English actor.While Hartnell made numerous stage and television appearances and acted in over 75 British films, he is best remembered today as the First Doctor in BBC Television's Doctor Who, which he played from 1963 to 1966.
He was also well known for his roles as Sergeant Grimshaw, the title character of the first Carry On film, Carry On Sergeant in 1958, and as Company Sergeant Major Percy Bullimore in the sitcom The Army Game in 1957.
He returned for the final season in 1961.