7 | A female Doctor* (such as Angel‘s Amy Acker, Defiance‘s Jaime Murray or Lost‘s Rebecca Mader)
*No one actress received more mentions than the #20 male, and several readers simply seconded the idea of “a female” in the role. We felt it very important to include this idea, so all “female Doctor” votes were aggregated as one.
6 | Richard Ayoade (The IT Crowd)
5 | Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Star Trek Into Darkness)