Dr Who?

Friday 25 December 2015

Researchers at the University’s Perception Lab have come up with the definitive Dr Who – by combining the facial features of all 12 actors who have played him.

Composite image of all the actors who have played Doctor Who

Head of the Perception Lab Professor David Perrett and researcher Dengke Xiao processed the facial characteristics of actors:

ending up with a face that might look familiar to fans of the show.

Ahead of their experiment they wondered whether a composite image would capture the common characteristics shared by each incarnation – quirky, and wise with a touch of adventure.

Images of actors who have played Doctor Who with the composite image next to them

What do you think? Visit the Perception Lab on Facebook.

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