Is Christopher Eccleston in the TV show or movie? Quiz

Christopher Eccleston is a well-loved British actor with a long and seriously impressive filmography. Whether it’s the small screen or the big screen, he’s been involved in some of the best drama, sci-fi and films over the last few decades.

Eccleston, known for his stirring portrayal of the Ninth Doctor in the beloved series “Doctor Who”, has shown a remarkable ability to inhabit diverse roles, from the brooding DCI David Bilborough in “Cracker” to the determined Stuart Hoskins in “Our Friends in the North”. His wide range of performances demonstrates an actor who truly masters his craft.

However, how well-versed are you in the vast expanse of Christopher Eccleston’s filmography? Can you recognise which roles belong to him and which do not? We’ve concocted a quiz featuring 20 different titles, challenging you to discern where Eccleston has left his mark.

Prepare yourself for a cinematic voyage through Christopher Eccleston’s diverse roles. Have your popcorn at the ready, make yourself comfortable, and let’s begin the quiz!

And, yes we have given a way a few answers already in the intro – but is it as easy as you think to get 20 out of 20 in the quiz?

There’s only really one way to find out…

Is Christopher Eccleston in the TV show or movie?


Which of the following TV shows and movies did Christopher Eccleston appear in?

  1. “Doctor Who”
  2. “The Leftovers”
  3. “28 Days Later”
  4. “Deadwater Fell”
  5. “Cracker”
  6. “The A Word”
  7. Happy Valley
  8. “Our Friends in the North”
  9. “Downton Abbey”
  10. “Fortitude”
  11. “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra”
  12. “Six Feet Under”
  13. “Gone in 60 Seconds”
  14. “The Borrowers”
  15. “The Blacklist”
  16. “The Second Coming”
  17. “Blackout”
  18. “Bones”
  19. “Dead in a Week (Or Your Money Back)”
  20. “Legend”


  1. “Doctor Who” – Yes (2005, as The Doctor)
  2. “The Leftovers” – Yes (2014-2017, as Matt Jamison)
  3. “28 Days Later” – Yes (2002, as Major Henry West)
  4. “Deadwater Fell”- No
  5. “Cracker” – Yes (1993-1994, as DCI David Bilborough)
  6. “The A Word” – Yes (2016-2020, as Maurice Scott)
  7. “Happy Valley” – No
  8. “Our Friends in the North” – Yes (1996, as Nicky Hutchinson)
  9. “Downton Abbey” – No (2011, Joseph Bede)
  10. “Fortitude” – Yes (2015-2018, as Professor Charlie Stoddart)
  11. “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra” – Yes (2009, as James McCullen/Destro)
  12. “Six Feet Under” – No
  13. “Gone in 60 Seconds” – Yes (2000, Raymond Calitiri)
  14. “The Borrowers” – Yes (2011, Pod Clock)
  15. “The Blacklist” – No
  16. “The Second Coming” – Yes (2003, as Steve Baxter)
  17. “Blackout” – Yes (2012, as Daniel Demoys)
  18. “Bones” – No
  19. “Dead in a Week (Or Your Money Back)” – Yes (2008, Harvey)
  20. “Legend” – Yes (2015, Leonard “Nipper” Read)

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