David Tennant

David Tennant

  • Highest Rated: 100% Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special: The Day Of The Doctor (2013)
  • Lowest Rated: 10% Free Jimmy (Slipp Jimmy fri) (2006)
  • Birthday: Apr 18, 1971
  • 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 Spy in the Snow Actor 2019
63% Mary Queen of Scots John Knox 2018
53% Bad Samaritan Cale Erendreich 2018
64% Mad to Be Normal R.D. Laing 2018
45% You, Me and Him John 2018
71% Ferdinand Angus $70.5M 2017
No Score Yet The Highway Rat Actor 2017
No Score Yet Home Invasion Director 2016
No Score Yet A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman Actor 2015
73% What We Did on Our Holiday Doug $2.7M 2015
43% Postman Pat: The Movie Wilf $1.7M 2014
No Score Yet Doctor Who 2d + Wings 3D Actor 2014
100% 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

84% Criminal: UK
2019
  • 2019
83% Good Omens
2019
Crowley
  • 2019
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With James Corden
2015
Guest
  • 2019
  • 2018
83% Marvel's Jessica Jones
2015
Kilgrave
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2015
No Score Yet The Graham Norton Show
2007
Guest
  • 2019
  • 2015
  • 2013
  • 2011
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
100% DuckTales
2017
Voice
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 1987
27% Camping
2018
Walt
  • 2018
82% There She Goes
2018
Simon
  • 2018
100% Spy in the Wild
2017
Narrator
  • 2017
No Score Yet The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
Guest
  • 2017
  • 2016
92% Broadchurch
2013-2017
Alec Hardy
  • 2017
  • 2015
  • 2013
No Score Yet Top Gear
2002
Guest
  • 2017
  • 2008
  • 2007
No Score Yet Room 101
2005-2018
Appearing
  • 2016
No Score Yet Grantchester on Masterpiece
2015
Host
  • 2015
No Score Yet Late Night With Seth Meyers
2014
Guest
  • 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 (Inactive)
2013
Host
  • 2015
  • 2013
No Score Yet Shakespeare Uncovered
2013-2018
Host
  • 2015
  • 2013
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
Host Will Burton Mr. Gibson Younger Casanova Theo Howard
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2003
63% 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
  • 2013
No Score Yet Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited
2013
The Doctor
  • 2013
71% Spies Of Warsaw
2013
Colonel Jean-Francois Mercier
  • 2013
94% 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
Appearing Guest Director
  • 2010
  • 2009
25% Painkiller Jane
2007
Director
  • 2007
No Score Yet Mystery!
1980-2007
Max Valentine
  • 2003
No Score Yet Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation
2013
Narrator
No Score Yet Foyle's War
2002-2015
Theo Howard
No Score Yet Gen: Lock
2019
No Score Yet True Love
2012
No Score Yet W1A
2014-2017
Narrator

QUOTES FROM David Tennant CHARACTERS

Peter Vincent
I'm a great date. Get me drunk, and I'll try anything.
Peter Vincent
Don't do anything I wouldn't do. That doesn't narrow it down. That's like, mini-golf and sushi.
Camilla Fritton
Who are you?
Lord Pomfrey
Your worst nightmare.
Camilla Fritton
But you aren't the Bee Gees or Take That!
James
We could get married in outer space
James
We could get married in outer space.
Peter Vincent
Get me drunk enough and I'll try anything.
Peter Vincent
Let's kill something.
Jerry
You have your mother's eyes.
Peter Vincent
* Shoot *
Peter Vincent
*shoot*
Jerry
And the aim of your father
Jerry
And the aim of your father.
Peter Vincent
See that? Like a great date--get me drunk and I'll try anything.
Peter Vincent
Get me drunk and I'll try anything.
Peter Vincent
See that? Like a great date! Get me drunk and I'll try anything.
Peter Vincent
Don't expect me to join your little Scooby gang!
Barty Crouch Junior
I'll show you mine if you show me yours.