Favorite TV Doctorsby big-gun | created - 22 Aug 2016 | updated - 25 Sep 2016 | Public
Actor | Maverick
Robert Fuller was born in Troy, New York on 29th July 1933 at 1.50pm and was raised in Key West, Florida. He was an only child and his birth name was Leonard Leroy Lee, but he was nicknamed Buddy Lee by his friends.
Robert started his education at St Mary's in New York and when his mother Betty ...
Dr. Kelly Brackett, Emergency.
2. Bobby Troup
Actor | MASH
Bobby Troup was born on October 18, 1918 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA as Robert William Troup Jr. He was an actor, known for MASH (1970), Emergency! (1972) and Gangster Squad (2013). He was married to Julie London and Cynthia Conrad Hare. He died on February 7, 1999 in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles...
Dr. Joe Early, Emergency.
3. Adam Arkin
Actor | Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
Adam Arkin was born on August 19, 1956 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998), Chicago Hope (1994) and Northern Exposure (1990). He has been married to Michelle Dunker since September 2, 2017. He was previously married ...
Dr. Aaron Shutt, Chicago Hope.
Actor | Pretty Woman
Hector Elizondo was born in New York City, New York, where he was raised, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. He is the son of Carmen Medina Reyes and Martín Echevarría Elizondo. Hector is of Basque and Puerto Rican descent, and "Elizondo" means "at the foot of the church" in Basque. His lifestyle...
Dr. Phillip Watters, Chicago Hope.
5. Peter Berg
Actor | Chicago Hope
Peter Berg is an American actor, director, writer, and producer. His first role was in the Adam Rifkin road movie Never on Tuesday (1989). He went on to star in the World War 2 film A Midnight Clear (1992). Roles in Fire in the Sky (1993) and Cop Land (1997) followed, and the Tom Cruise films ...
Dr. Billy Kronk, Chicago Hope.
Actor | Homeland
Mandy Patinkin was born Mandel Bruce Patinkin in Chicago, Illinois, to Doris "Doralee" (Sinton), a homemaker and cookbook writer, and Lester Patinkin, who operated two scrap metal plants. He is of Russian Jewish and Latvian Jewish descent. Growing up, he began singing in synagogue choirs at the age...
Dr. Jeffrey Geiger, Chicago Hope.
7. Mark Harmon
Thomas Mark Harmon was born on September 2, 1951, in Burbank, California, to football player and broadcaster Tom Harmon and actress and artist Elyse Knox (née Kornbrath). Harmon played college football and found success as one of TV's hunkiest actors. While many of his roles have relied on good ...
Dr. Jack McNeil, Chicago Hope.
Actor | 12 Angry Men
With over 150 Film and TV appearances to his credit, E.G. Marshall was arguably most well known as the imperturbable Juror No. 4 in the Sidney Lumet mystery 12 Angry Men (1957).
Some of his stand-out performances are in Creepshow (1982), National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989), and Nixon (1995).
Dr. Arthur Thurmond, Chicago Hope.
9. Sam Groom
Actor | Otherworld
Sam Groom was born on June 13, 1938 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Samuel Joseph Groom. He is an actor, known for Otherworld (1985), Police Surgeon (1971) and Our Private World (1965). He was previously married to Suzanne Rogers and Kathleen Marie Sullivan.
Dr. Simon Locke, Police Surgeon.
10. Jamey Sheridan
Actor | Spotlight
Virile, fair-haired, set-jawed actor Jamey Sheridan was born in 1951 and raised in Pasadena, California. He turned to acting after a knee injury ended his pursuit of a dancing career.
Beginning professionally on stage in 1978, he gained some momentum into the next decade and eventually reached ...
Dr. John Sutton, Chicago Hope.
11. Anthony Edwards
Actor | ER
Anthony Edwards was born in Santa Barbara, California, on July 19, 1962, to a well-blended family. He is the youngest of five children, and the son of Erika Kem (Weber), a landscape painter and artist, and Peter Edwards, an architect. His mother was of German descent, and his father was of English,...
Dr. Mark Greene, ER.
Actress | ER
Sherry Stringfield was born in Colorado Springs as the oldest of three children, but mainly raised in Spring, Texas. In high school, she did both athletics and acting. Later, she attended the Acting Conservatory of the State New York at Purchase, from which she graduated in 1989 with a B.F.A. While...
Dr. Susan Lewis, ER.
13. Paul McCrane
Actor | ER
Paul McCrane was born on January 19, 1961 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Paul David McCrane. He is an actor and director, known for ER (1994), Fame (1980) and RoboCop (1987). He has been married to Dana McCrane since 1998. They have two children.
Dr. Robert Romano, ER.
14. Dick Van Dyke
Actor | Mary Poppins
Dick Van Dyke was born Richard Wayne Van Dyke in West Plains, Missouri, to Hazel Victoria (McCord), a stenographer, and Loren Wayne Van Dyke, a salesman. His younger brother is entertainer Jerry Van Dyke. His ancestry includes English, Scottish, German, Swiss-German, and Dutch. Although he'd had ...
Dr. Mark Sloan, Diagnosis Murder.
15. David McCallum
Actor | The Great Escape
Since David McCallum's father, David McCallum Sr., was first violinist for the London Philharmonic and his mother, Dorothy Dorman, was a cellist, it's not surprising that David was originally headed for a career in music, playing oboe. He studied briefly at the Royal Academy of Music. He left that,...
Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard, NCIS.
16. CCH Pounder
Actress | The Shield
The CCH stands for Carol Christine Hilaria, her birth name. Most of her characters are enriched with positive attributes and it is a testament to this actress' abilities that she continues on such a high plane in a four-decade career.
Born on Christmas Day 1952 in Guyana, she was raised on a sugar ...
Dr. Loretta Wade, NCIS: New Orleans.
Actor | CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Robert David Hall was born on November 9, 1947 in East Orange, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor, known for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), Starship Troopers (1997) and The Negotiator (1998). He has been married to Judy Stearns since 1999. He was previously married to Connie Cole and Susan ...
Dr. Al Robbins, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
18. Robert Joy
Actor | Land of the Dead
Dr. Sid Hammerbeck, CSI: New York.
19. Khandi Alexander
Actress | CSI: Miami
Dr. Alexx Woods, CSI: Miami.
20. Jack Klugman
Actor | The Odd Couple
As a film character actor, Klugman was the epitome of the everyman. He was one of the pioneers of television acting in the 1950s, and is best remembered for his 1970s TV work as Oscar Madison on The Odd Couple (1970) and as the medical examiner on Quincy M.E. (1976).
Dr. R. Quincy: Quincy M.E.
21. Robert Ito
Robert Ito was born on July 2, 1931 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is known for his work on The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984), Quincy M.E. (1976) and The X-Files (1993).
Dr. Sam Fujiyama, Quincy M.E.
Actor | Grey's Anatomy
James Pickens Jr. was born October 26, 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio. While attending college at Bowling Green State University, Pickens began pursuing an interest in acting. He graduated from BGSU with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1976. Afterwards, Pickens began work on the stage at the Roundabout Theatre...
Dr. Richard Webber, Grey's Anatomy.
23. Sara Ramirez
Actress | Grey's Anatomy
Sara Ramirez was born on August 31, 1975 in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico. She is an actress, known for Grey's Anatomy (2005), You've Got Mail (1998) and Spider-Man (2002). She has been married to Ryan DeBolt since July 4, 2012.
Dr. Callie Torres, Grey's Anatomy.
24. Jessica Capshaw
Actress | Valentine
Jessica Capshaw was born in Columbia, Missouri, the daughter of actress Kate Capshaw (née Kathleen Sue Nail) and salesman Robert Capshaw. Her parents were both students at the University of Missouri. The family moved to New York to pursue Kate's modeling career. Her parents divorced when she was ...
Dr. Arizona Robbins, Grey's Anatomy.
25. T.R. Knight
Actor | Genius
T.R. Knight was a member of the acting company of Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater. Roles there included Richard Miller in Eugene O'Neill's "Ah, Wilderness!" and Amadeus in Peter Shaffer's "Amadeus".
On the New York stage, he portrayed Tim Allgood in "Noises Off", Damis in "Tartuffe", Joe in "This Lime ...
Dr. George O'Malley, Grey's Anatomy.
26. Alan Alda
Actor | M*A*S*H
Alan Alda was born on January 28, 1936 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo. He is known for his work on M*A*S*H (1972), The Four Seasons (1981) and Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989). He has been married to Arlene Alda since March 15, 1957. They have three children.
Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce, M*A*S*H.
27. Harry Morgan
Actor | M*A*S*H
Harry Morgan was a prolific character actor who starred in over 100 films and was a stage performer. Known to a younger generation of fans as "Col. Sherman T. Potter" on M*A*S*H (1972). Also known for his commanding personality throughout his career, he tackled movies and television in a way no ...
Col. Sherman Potter, M* A*S*H.
28. Wayne Rogers
Actor | M*A*S*H
Tough around the edges and with a handsome durability, Alabama-born Wayne Rogers had graduated from Princeton with a history degree in 1954 and joined the Navy before giving acting a thought. During his military service, however, he became associated with theater by happenstance and decided to give...
Capt. "Trapper" John McEntire, M*A*S*H.
29. McLean Stevenson
Actor | M*A*S*H
McLean Stevenson began in show business at age 31. During the 1960s, he worked in night clubs and comedy cabarets, did summer stock theater and some television before moving to Hollywood, where he worked as a comedy writer for Tom Smothers. He eventually began acting in sketches. Mr. Stevenson is ...
Lt. Col. Henry Blake, M*A*S*H.
30. Sandra Oh
Actress | Sideways
Sandra Oh was born to Korean parents in the Ottawa suburb of Nepean, Ontario, Canada. Her father, Oh Junsu, a businessman, and her mother, Oh Young-Nam, a biochemist, were married in Seoul, Korea. They both attended graduate school at the University of Toronto. Sandra began her career as a ballet ...
Dr. Christina Yang, Grey's Anatomy.
31. Pernell Roberts
Actor | Bonanza
Best recalled as the eldest son and first member of the "Bonanza" Cartwright clan to permanently leave the Ponderosa in the hopes of greener acting pastures, dark, deep-voiced and durably handsome Pernell Roberts' native roots lay in Georgia. Born Pernell Elvin Roberts, Jr. on May 18, 1928, in ...
Dr. "Trapper" John McEntire, Trapper John, M.D.
32. Gregory Harrison
Actor | Trapper John, M.D.
Gregory Harrison was born on May 31, 1950 in Avalon, Catalina Island, California, USA as Gregory Neale Harrison. He is an actor and producer, known for Trapper John, M.D. (1979), Picnic (1986) and Falcon Crest (1981). He has been married to Randi Oakes since May 3, 1981. They have four children.
Dr. George "Gonzo" Gates, Trapper John, M.D.
33. Milburn Stone
Actor | Gunsmoke
Character actor Milburn Stone, the beloved "Doc Adams" on TV's long-running western classic Gunsmoke (1955), was born in Kansas on July 5, 1904. Acting must have been in his blood as the nephew of Broadway comedian Fred Stone for Milburn left home as a teenager to find work with touring repertory ...
Dr. Galen "Doc" Adams, Gunsmoke.