Peter Capaldi

Peter Capaldi

Apr. 14th, 1958
Born in
Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Peter Capaldi's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Doctor Who (UK) (2005) TV Show
Doctor Who (UK) (2005)
The Musketeers TV Show
The Musketeers
The Vicar of Dibley (UK) TV Show
The Vicar of Dibley (UK)
The Thick of It (UK) TV Show
The Thick of It (UK)
Accused (UK) TV Show
Accused (UK)
The Suspicions of Mr Whicher (UK) TV Show
The Suspicions of Mr Whicher (UK)
The Devil's Whore (UK) TV Show
The Devil's Whore (UK)
Neverwhere (UK) TV Show
Neverwhere (UK)
FortySomething (UK) TV Show
FortySomething (UK)
Midnight Man (UK) TV Show
Midnight Man (UK)
Doctor Who Extra (UK) TV Show
Doctor Who Extra (UK)
Trawlermen (UK) TV Show
Trawlermen (UK)
The Nativity (UK) TV Show
The Nativity (UK)
The All New Alexei Sayle Show (UK) TV Show
The All New Alexei Sayle Show (UK)
High Stakes (UK) TV Show
High Stakes (UK)

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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Peter Dougan Capaldi (born April 14, 1958) is a Scottish actor and film director. In 1995, his short film Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life won the Academy Award for Live Action Short Film. As an actor, he played Oldsen in Local Hero, John Frobisher in Torchwood and political spin doctor Malcolm Tucker in the British TV comedy series The Thick of It and the affiliated feature film In the Loop. He also portrayed Balthazar, one of the Magi, in the 2010 BBC adaptation of The Nativity.

Born in Glasgow. His mother's family was from Killeshandra, County Cavan, Ireland,and his father's from Picinisco, Italy.Capaldi was educated at St Teresa's Primary School in the city's Possilpark district,St Matthew's Primary School in Bishopbriggs and at St Ninian's High School, Kirkintilloch,before attending the Glasgow School of Art.

Capaldi displayed an early talent for performance by putting on a puppet show in primary school. While still at high school he was a member of the Antonine Players,who performed at the Fort Theatre, Bishopbriggs. As an art student, Capaldi was the lead singer in the punk rock band "Dreamboys", which included the future comedian Craig Ferguson as drummer.

In a 2009 BBC Radio 2 interview with Jonathan Ross, Capaldi described himself as having come from an "Old Labour background." He is a patron of the Association for International Cancer Research and of the Scottish children's charity the Aberlour Child Care Trust.He lives in Crouch End with his wife, Elaine Collins, and their daughter.


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