WATCH: Alex Kingston Has a Message for Anglo Fan Favorites Voters!

Alex Kingston as 'Doctor Who's River Song. (Photo: BBC)

Alex Kingston as ‘Doctor Who’s River Song. (Photo: BBC)

There are many reasons to fall in love with Doctor Who‘s Alex Kingston. Those fiercely expressively eyes. That hair. That voice that conveys both instruction and seduction. The warmth, sauciness, and deep well of emotion that she brings to all of her roles.

It’s no surprise that she’s amassed an army of fans (the Kinglets!), who helped to lift the gifted British actress to victory in our third annual Anglo Fan Favorites women’s tournament, which concluded yesterday (October 3).

But she’s also really lovely in person. Our crew at BBC AMERICA interviewed her about her success in our tournament, and she was genuinely moved by the level of support she had received. She taped this message, which we can now reveal to all of you:

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Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself—he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri—he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.
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