No, that's just you being lazy.
Honestly, it can't be that taxing to look it up when you mention him.
Good lord, Man...it's called A JOKE! I shouldn't have to include five hundred smilies with a statement that is obviously me JOKING!
Yes, I would have liked Eccleston to stay in the job longer. Of course I could look up his name if I want to.
It. Was. A. Joke.