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)
The Real History of Science Fiction (UK) TV Show
The Real History of Science Fiction (UK)
Casanova (UK) TV Show
Casanova (UK)
Einstein And Eddington (UK) TV Show
Einstein And Eddington (UK)
Single Father (UK) TV Show
Single Father (UK)
This is Jinsy (UK) TV Show
This is Jinsy (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
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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:
  • On August 31, 2007, he turned on the illumination lights for Blackpool.
  • Attended Paisley Grammar.
  • Is the second Scots actor to be cast as the Doctor. The first was 'Sylvester McCoy' (qv), who was cast as the seventh Doctor in the original series. McCoy's time in the TARDIS was from 1987 to 1989.
  • Considers Paisley as his hometown.
  • Won Best Actor, Theatre Management Association, for his role in "The Glass Menagerie" as Tom.
  • Decided to be an actor at the age of three.
  • Best friends with 'Louise Delamere' (qv) (_"No Angels" (2004)_ (qv)). They went to Glasgow's Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama together and shared a flat.
  • Has expressed an interest to play The Riddler in the possible sequel to The Dark Knight.


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