Dan Starkey played various Sontaran roles in televised Doctor Who, as well as for audio dramas and the Doctor Who video game The Gunpowder Plot. He has also played other non-Sontaran characters for audio and The Sarah Jane Adventures.
He is best known for playing Strax, an occasional associate of the Doctor's. Besides appearing in episodes, Starkey also appears as Strax in a number of online promotional videos uploaded by the BBC under the title Strax Field Report and has also made public appearances in costume and in character as Strax at venues such as the Doctor Who Experience.
Outside of Doctor Who Starkey plays the hobgoblin Randal Moon in Wizards vs Aliens.
Television roles Edit
- Commander Skorr and Lieutenant Skree in The Sontaran Stratagem / The Poison Sky
- Commander Jask in The End of Time
- Commander Strax in A Good Man Goes to War, The Great Detective, The Snowmen, The Crimson Horror, and The Name of the Doctor
- Plark in The Man Who Never Was
Audio roles Edit
- Cravnet in Robophobia
- Lord Zellenger in Hexagora
- Historiographer Osin in The Foe from the Future
- Sheer Jawn in Wirrn Isle
- Kevin Winston and Robomen in Energy of the Daleks
- Jaka in The First Sontarans
- The Sontarans in The Five Companions
- Marshall Stenn and Major Flarr in Starlight Robbery
Video game roles Edit
Webcast roles Edit
- To date, his role in The Sarah Jane Adventures is the only time that he has played a non-Sontaran on a Doctor Who-related TV program.
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