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David Tennant

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Birthplace:   Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland, UK
His grandfather, Archie McLeod, was a professional soccer player with Derry City F.C. in Northern Ireland during the 1930s, and Tennant is a member of the club's supporters. His father, a retired minister, is a former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. As a teenager in the 1980s, wanted to join the actors' union Equity, which already had a person registered with his birth name (David McDonald); he adopted the stage surname Tennant, after Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys. Cut his acting teethwithScotland's political 7:84 Theatre Group and had several starring roles with the Royal Shakespeare Company (Romeo and Juliet; As You Like It). In 2005, became the tenth incarnation of themysterious time travelerin the sci-fi cult favorite Doctor Who,the show that made him want to be an actor (when Tom Baker was playing the role in the 1970s). In 2007,under his birth name, was addedto the 159th edition of Who's Who, the United Kingdom's oldest biographical yearbook. Has provided voices for the audio-book versions of Cressida Cowell's How to Train Your Dragon series. Supports the Association for International Cancer Research and Headway Essex, a brain-injury charity.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Ferdinand
  • Actor
2017
56% Mad to Be Normal
  • Actor
2017
No Score Yet Home Invasion
  • Director
2016
No Score Yet A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman
  • Actor
2015
72% What We Did on Our Holiday
  • Doug
$2.7M 2015
46% Postman Pat: The Movie
  • Wilf
$1.7M 2014
No Score Yet Doctor Who 2d + Wings 3D
  • Actor
2014
No Score Yet Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special: The Day Of The Doctor
  • Actor
$1.6M 2013
36% Nativity 2
  • Donald Peterson
$5.2M 2013
86% The Pirates! Band of Misfits
  • Charles Darwin
$31.1M 2012
23% The Decoy Bride
  • James Neil Arber
$542 2012
No Score Yet The Pirates! An Adventure With Scientists
  • Charles Darwin
2012
72% Fright Night
  • Peter Vincent
$18.3M 2011
No Score Yet We Are Astronomers
  • Actor
2011
No Score Yet United
  • Jimmy Murphy
2011
No Score Yet Lennon Naked
  • Actor
2010
No Score Yet Polar Bears: Spy on the Ice
  • Narrator
2010
14% St Trinian's II: The Legend of Fritton's Gold
  • Sir Piers Pomfrey
2009
43% Glorious 39
  • Hector
2009
No Score Yet Hamlet
  • Hamlet
2009
No Score Yet Einstein and Eddington
  • Arthur Eddington
2008
No Score Yet Doctor Who: Time Crash
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet Learners
  • Chris
2007
No Score Yet Doctor Who: The Infinite Quest
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet Recovery
  • Alan Hamilton
2007
No Score Yet Doctor Who: The Empty Child
  • Actor
2006
10% Free Jimmy (Slipp Jimmy fri)
  • Hamish (English language version)
2006
No Score Yet Secret Smile
  • Brendan
2005
88% Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Barty Crouch Junior
$290M 2005
No Score Yet The Quatermass Experiment
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet Doctor Who: A New Dimension
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet Casanova
  • Actor
2005
65% Bright Young Things
  • Ginger Littlejohn
$0.9M 2004
No Score Yet He Knew He Was Right
  • Rev. Gibson
2004
No Score Yet St. Patrick, the Apostle of Ireland
  • Director
2001
No Score Yet Sweetnightgoodheart
  • Actor
2001
42% The Last September
  • Capt. Colthurst
2000
No Score Yet L.A. Without a Map
  • Richard
1998
No Score Yet Bite
  • Actor
1997
81% Jude
  • Drunk Undergraduate
1996

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
100% DuckTales
2017
  • Voice
  • 2017
100% Spy in the Wild
2017
  • Narrator
  • 2017
91% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
  • Guest
  • 2017
  • 2016
92% Broadchurch
2013
  • Alec Hardy
  • 2017
  • 2015
  • 2013
No Score Yet Top Gear
2002
  • Guest
  • Actor
  • 2017
  • 2008
No Score Yet Room 101
2012-2016
  • Appearing
  • 2016
No Score Yet Grantchester on Masterpiece
2015
  • Host
  • 2015
No Score Yet Late Night With Seth Meyers
2014
  • Guest
  • 2015
92% Marvel's Jessica Jones
2015
  • Kilgrave
  • 2015
No Score Yet Nature
1982
  • Narrator
  • 2015
No Score Yet Wolf Hall on Masterpiece
2015
  • Host
  • 2015
No Score Yet Mr. Selfridge on Masterpiece
2013-2016
  • Host
  • 2015
  • 2013
No Score Yet Shakespeare Uncovered
2013-2015
  • Host
  • 2015
  • 2013
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2015
  • Will Burton Mr. Gibson Younger Casanova Theo Howard
  • Host
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2003
66% Gracepoint
2014
  • Det. Emmett Carver
  • 2014
No Score Yet Penguins: Spy in the Huddle: A Nature Special Presentation
2014
  • Narrator
  • 2014
86% The Escape Artist
2013-2014
  • Actor
  • 2014
  • 2013
No Score Yet Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited
2013
  • The Doctor
  • 2013
64% Spies Of Warsaw
2013
  • Colonel Jean-Francois Mercier
  • 2013
89% Doctor Who
2006
  • Appearing
  • The Tenth Doctor The Doctor Doctor Who
  • 2013
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
  • Performer
  • Hamlet
  • 2010
No Score Yet Doctor Who Confidential
2005
  • Director
  • Appearing
  • Guest
  • Actor
  • 2010
  • 2009
No Score Yet Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation
2013
  • Narrator
No Score Yet Foyle's War
2002-2015
  • Theo Howard

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