David Tennant

David Tennant

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    • April 18th, 1971
David John Tennant (born 18 April 1971) is a Scottish actor. He is best known for his roles as the tenth incarnation of The Doctor in Doctor Who (2005–2010), Giacomo Casanova in Casanova (2005), the title prince in the RSC's 2009 adaptation of Hamlet, Barty Crouch, Jr. in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), DI Alec Hardy in Broadchurch (2013–2017), and Kilgrave in Jessica Jones (2015–2019). He made his professional acting debut in a staging of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (1991). He also made an early television appearance in the Scottish TV sitcom Rab C Nesbitt (1993). He was awarded his first major TV role in the BBC Scotland drama series Takin' Over the Asylum (1994), but one of his earliest big-screen roles was in Jude (1996). In 2003, he appeared in the film Bright Young Things, and since, he began to appear on television more prominently, when he appeared in a dramatisation of He Knew He Was Right (2004), Blackpool (2004), Casanova (2005), and The Quatermass Experiment (2005), and later that same year, he appeared as Barty Crouch Jr. in the film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. He was also in the early December 2005 ITV drama Secret Smile. He replaced Christopher Eccleston as The Doctor in Doctor Who in 2005 throughout three series, finishing in 2010. Later, he was replaced by Matt Smith. He starred in the ITV detective series Broadchurch as DI Alec Hardy between 2013 and 2017. He also filmed the US remake of Broadchurch, re-titled Gracepoint. He portrayed the villainous Kilgrave in Jessica Jones. Also in 2017, he became the voice of Scrooge McDuck for Disney XD's DuckTales reboot. In 2018, he played Simon Yates in There She Goes. He played Crowley in the miniseries Good Omens; alongside his co-star, Michael Sheen in Good Omens, he played himself in Staged (2020). Description above is from the Wikipedia article David Tennant, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Acting (62 Credits)

2022ARK: The Animated Series as Sir Edmund Rockwell (voice)
2021The Loud House as (voice)
2020Deadwater Fell as Tom Kendrick
2020Des as Dennis Nilsen
2020Staged as David
2019How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World as Spitelout / Ivar the Whitless (voice)
2019Good Omens as Crowley
2019gen:LOCK as Dr. Weller (voice)
2018Bad Samaritan as Cale Erendreich
2018Mary Queen of Scots as John Knox
2018There She Goes as Simon
2018Camping (US) as Walt
2017Mad to Be Normal as RD Laing
2017You, Me and Him as John
2017Ferdinand as Angus (voice)
2017The Highway Rat as The Highway Rat (voice)
2017DuckTales (2017) as Scrooge McDuck (Voice)
2014What We Did on Our Holiday as Doug McLeodWatch Free
2014Postman Pat: The Movie as Wilf (voice)
2014Gracepoint as Emmett Carver
2013Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor as The Doctor (10)
2013Spies of Warsaw as Jean-François Mercier
2013The Escape Artist as Will Burton
2013Broadchurch as DI Alec Hardy
2013The Politician's Husband as Aiden Hoynes
2012Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger! as Donald / Roderick Peterson
2012The Pirates! Band of Misfits as Charles Darwin (voice)
2011United as Jimmy MurphyWatch Free
2011Much Ado About Nothing as Benedick
2011The Decoy Bride as James Arber
2011Fright Night as Peter Vincent
2011Twenty Twelve as Narrator (voice)
2010How to Train Your Dragon as Spitelout (voice)
2010Single Father as Dave
2009Hamlet as Hamlet
2009Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars as The Doctor
2009Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead as The Doctor
2009St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold as Captain Lord Pomfrey / Sir Piers Pomfrey
2009Glorious 39 as Hector
2008Einstein and Eddington as Arthur Eddington
2008Doctor Who: The Next Doctor as The Doctor
2008Doctor Who: Music of the Spheres as The Doctor
2008Star Wars: The Clone Wars as Huyang (voice)
2007Learners as Chris
2007Doctor Who: Voyage of the Damned as The Doctor
2007Recovery as Alan Hamilton
2007Doctor Who: The Infinite Quest as The Doctor (voice)
2007Doctor Who: Time Crash as Tenth Doctor
2006Doctor Who: The Runaway Bride as The Doctor
2006Free Jimmy as Hamish (voice)
2005Secret Smile as Brendan Block
2005The Quatermass Experiment as Doctor Gordon Briscoe
2005Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire as Bartemius 'Barty' Crouch Junior
2005Casanova (2005) as Giacomo Casanova
2004Blackpool as DI Peter Carlisle
2004He Knew He Was Right as Mr. Gibson
2003Bright Young Things as Ginger Littlejohn
1999The Last September as Captain Gerald Colthurst
1998L.A. Without a Map as Richard
1996Jude as Drunk Undergraduate
1994Takin' Over the Asylum as Campbell

Himself (4 Credits)



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