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New Doctor actor is youngest ever

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Matt Smith has been named as the actor who will take over from David Tennant in Doctor Who - making him the youngest actor to take on the role.

He will be the 11th actor to play the role since the show was launched by the BBC in 1963.

Pictures from Doctor Who Confidential BBC One

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