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Dan Starkey


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Dan Starkey is well-known to Doctor Who fans as the always-amusing Sontaran nurse and butler, Strax, as well as for other Sontaran roles in Doctor Who and The Sarah Jane Adventures. He also appeared sans prosthetics (except for pointed ears) as an elf named "Ian" in the Doctor Who episode "Last Christmas." In the Russell T. Davies/Phil Ford CBBC show, Wizards vs. Aliens, he played helpful hobgoblin Randal Moon.

Dan studied Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic language, literature and history at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, before pursuing an acting career at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Dan has appeared on stage and in other television and film productions, including Casualty, Inside No. 9, and Alex the Vampire.

Dan has also appeared in numerous Big Finish audio productions, in and out of the Doctor Who universe, including an upcoming story in which Strax teams up with fan favorites Jago & Lightfoot.



Convention Guest Appearances:
   Gallifrey One 2013 - February 15-17 in Los Angeles, CA
   Chicago TARDIS 2013 - November 29 - December 1 in Lombard, IL
   Gallifrey One 2015 - February 13-15 in Los Angeles, CA
   Phoenix Comicon 2016 - June 2-5 in Phoenix, AZ
   Utopia 2016 - June 10-12 in North Leigh, Witney, UK
   Anglicon 2016 - August 5-7 in Seattle, WA
   WhoFest 2017 - May 5-7 in Dallas, TX
   Preston Comic Con 2017 - September 23 in Preston, UK
   Rocky Mountain Con 2017 - September 28 - October 1 in Denver, CO
   MCM Birmingham Comic Con 2017 - November 18-19 in Birmingham, UK
   CONsole Room 2018 - May 11-13 in Bloomington, MN
11 guest appearances

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