Colin Baker: 'I am a tad competitive'

Published Thursday, 08 November 2012
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One of the most famous actors ever to play Dr Who, Colin Baker is looking forward to his stint in the jungle because he hopes to lose a stone and a half in weight.

Colin Baker: 'I am a tad competitive'
Colin Baker (© ITV)

Age: 69

Image: Affable Doctor Who actor

Best known for: Playing the timelord between 1984 and 1986

Career high: His stint behind the controls of the Tardis

Love life: Married

Jungle phobias: "Heights, standing at the edge of a cliff rather than jumping out of planes. Not too fond of spiders either."

Missing any special occasion in the jungle? "Half of the rehearsals for my role as Nanny Nelly in pantomime at Bournemouth."

What he will miss most: His family

Words of wisdom: "I am a tad competitive and if I do anything, I always want to win. But I wouldn't want to ever give myself an advantage over others. I would want to win it fair and square. It would be lovely if viewers thought I was alright and a good camper."

As the oldest member, Colin also hopes he will be able to bring some wisdom to the camp.

"I want to be kind to the people who are having a tough time," he explains.

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