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Peter Capaldi

Father's family comes from Picinisco, Italy; mother's family was Irish. Wrote to the BBC in 1974, regarding Doctor Who (played by Jon Pertwee at the time) and received back several Doctor Who scripts. Was in a punk rock band, called Dreamboys, with Craig Ferguson in college. Was cast in Local Hero (1983) when his landlady, who worked as a costume designer, introduced him to director Bill Forsyth. Shortly before he was announced as the Twelfth Doctor Who, he played a W.H.O. Doctor in World War Z (2013). Patron of Aberlour, a children's charity.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
98% Paddington
  • Mr. Curry
2015
33% Inside the Mind of Leonardo
  • Leonardo da Vinci
2014
No Score Yet Born to be King
  • Director
2014
No Score Yet Untitled Wikileaks/HBO Project
  • Alan Rusbridger
2013
67% World War Z
  • W.H.O. Doctor
2013
No Score Yet Big Fat Gypsy Gangster
  • Peter Van Gellis
2011
No Score Yet The Great Pretender
  • Director
2011
94% In the Loop
  • Malcolm Tucker
2009
No Score Yet Wild Country
  • Actor
2008
38% Magicians
  • Mike
2007
No Score Yet Pinochet's Last Stand
  • Andy McEntee
2006
No Score Yet Wild Country
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet House of 9
  • Max Roy
2005
4% Modigliani
  • Jean Cocteau
2004
69% Max
  • David Cohn
2002
No Score Yet Mrs. Caldicot's Cabbage War
  • Derek
2002
67% Strictly Sinatra
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
2002
No Score Yet Short - International Release #3
  • Director
2001
No Score Yet The Greatest Store in the World
  • Actor
1999
57% Shooting Fish
  • Mr. Gilzean
1998
42% Bean
  • Gareth
1997
52% Smilla's Sense of Snow
  • Lander
1997
No Score Yet Henry Fielding's Tom Jones
  • Actor
1997
No Score Yet The Treasure Seekers
  • Actor
1996
25% Captives
  • Simon
1996
No Score Yet The Crow Road
  • Rory McHoan
1996
No Score Yet Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life
  • Director
1995
No Score Yet Titmuss Regained
  • Actor
1991
No Score Yet Selling Hitler
  • Actor
1991
93% Dangerous Liaisons
  • Azolan
1988
61% The Lair of the White Worm
  • Angus
1988
No Score Yet Paradise Postponed
  • Actor
1986
90% Turtle Diary
  • Assistant Keeper
1985
No Score Yet John & Yoko: A Love Story
  • George Harrison
1985
100% Local Hero
  • Oldsen
1983

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Class
2016
  • The Doctor
No Score Yet CBS This Morning
2012
  • Guest
No Score Yet The Thick of It
2005-2012
  • Malcolm Tucker
No Score Yet Foyle's War
2002-2015
  • Raymond Carter
88% Doctor Who
2006-2016
  • The Doctor Doctor Who The Twelfth Doctor
No Score Yet Accused
2010-2012
  • Actor
87% The Hour
2011-2012
  • Randall Brown
No Score Yet The Musketeers
2014-2015
  • Actor
88% Torchwood
2007-2011
  • Mr. Frobisher

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