Doctor Who’s Samuel Anderson to join Hal-Con’s guest list!

We’re incredibly excited to be able to announce that Doctor Who’s Samuel Anderson (aka Danny Pink) will being joining us for Hal-Con 2017!

Samuel Anderson is currently best known as Danny Pink on the BBC’s Doctor Who, first appearing in “Into the Dalek” August 2014, in the eighth series since the show relaunched in 2005. He appears in every episode of Series 8 except for the series premiere “Deep Breath” and the third episode “Robot of Sherwood”, later on becoming the boyfriend to Clara, the Twelfth Doctor’s companion. His final appearance as Danny Pink was in the 2014 Christmas special, “Last Christmas”, and the last mention of the character was a few times in the ninth series.

Anderson can be seen in the TV series’ Witless, Trollied, DCI Banks, and Loaded (pre-production), and the Sci-fi movie Genesis (post-production). Anderson knew from early on he wanted to be an actor, and attended the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts in London, gaining his first role as Crowther in the 2004 National Theatre production of Alan Bennett’s play The History Boys.