David Tennant

David Tennant

563 Fans
Age
43
Birthday
Apr. 18th, 1971
Born in
Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland, UK
Height
6' 1

David Tennant's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Doctor Who (UK) TV Show
Doctor Who (UK)
Gracepoint TV Show
Gracepoint
Broadchurch (UK) TV Show
Broadchurch (UK)
The Sarah Jane Adventures (UK) TV Show
The Sarah Jane Adventures (UK)
Doctor Who Confidential (UK) TV Show
Doctor Who Confidential (UK)
Who Do You Think You Are? (UK) TV Show
Who Do You Think You Are? (UK)
The Escape Artist (UK) TV Show
The Escape Artist (UK)
Totally Doctor Who (UK) TV Show
Totally Doctor Who (UK)
The Politician's Husband (UK) TV Show
The Politician's Husband (UK)
The Friday Night Project (UK) TV Show
The Friday Night Project (UK)
Blackpool (UK) TV Show
Blackpool (UK)
Casanova (UK) TV Show
Casanova (UK)
The Real History of Science Fiction (UK) TV Show
The Real History of Science Fiction (UK)
Einstein And Eddington (UK) TV Show
Einstein And Eddington (UK)
Single Father (UK) TV Show
Single Father (UK)
Spine Chillers (UK) TV Show
Spine Chillers (UK)
The Chatterley Affair (UK) TV Show
The Chatterley Affair (UK)
Posh Nosh (UK) TV Show
Posh Nosh (UK)
Takin' Over the Asylum (UK) TV Show
Takin' Over the Asylum (UK)
Duck Patrol (UK) TV Show
Duck Patrol (UK)
 

Main Movie Roles

2010 - How to Train Your Dragon
2009 - Glorious 39
2009 - St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold
2005 - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
2003 - Bright Young Things
1996 - Jude

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Narrator (Voiced)
7
Himself - Presenter
2
Himself
2
Huyang (Voiced)
2
Spitelout (Voiced)
2
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

David Tennant (born David John McDonald; April 18, 1971) in West Lothian, Scotland, to a father who was a Presbyterian minister. When he was about 3 or 4 years old, he decided to become an actor because of the BBC show Doctor Who (the series that started in 1963). He was appearing on television before he started school!

He was brought up in Bathgate and became a huge fan of the band The Proclaimers.

Tennant attended Paisley Grammar school and while there he wrote about how he wanted to become a professional actor and play the role of the Doctor in Doctor Who.

He was first noticed by Scottish television at a Saturday youth club he attended. He trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

In 2005, his wish came true. Tennant was cast to play the role of the Doctor in the BBC'S new series of Doctor Who alongside 'Billie Piper', after 'Christopher Eccleston' decided to leave. After that, he became a household name.


TRIVIA:
  • (2005) Won Best Male Performance, Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland, for his role in "Look Back in Anger" as Jimmy Porter.
  • Has a brother, Blair, and a sister, Karen.
  • Is a big fan of film director 'Alfred Hitchcock (I)' (qv).
  • Favorite book is "The Catcher in the Rye" by 'J.D. Salinger' (qv).
  • Graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
  • (2000) Nominated for Best Classical Actor Under 30, 'Ian Charleson' (qv) Award for his theater role in "Comedy of Errors" as Antipholus of Syracuse.
  • Along with 'Elisabeth Sladen' (qv), 'John Leeson' (qv), 'Tommy Knight' (qv), 'Alexander Armstrong' (qv) and 'Lachele Carl' (qv), he is one of only six actors to play the same character in both _"Doctor Who" (2005)_ (qv) and _"The Sarah Jane Adventures" (2007)_ (qv).
  • Considers Paisley as his hometown.


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