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Peter Capaldi

Peter CapaldiAKA Peter Dougan Capaldi

Born: 14-Apr-1958
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: Scotland
Executive summary: The twelfth Doctor Who

Scottish actor known for his portrayal of Malcolm Tucker on the BBC's The Thick of It. Selected in 2013 to play the 12th incarnation of Doctor Who, succeeding Matt Smith. As a young man he was the lead singer for DreamBoys, a punk band which featured Craig Ferguson on drums.

Wife: Elaine Collins (one daughter)

    High School: St Ninian's High School, Kirkintilloch, Glasgow, Scotland
    University: Glasgow School of Art

    Oscar for Short Film 1995 for Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life
    Irish Ancestry Maternal
    Italian Ancestry Paternal

    TELEVISION
    Doctor Who The Doctor (2013-)
    The Thick of It Malcolm Tucker (2005-)
    Torchwood John Frobisher (2009)
    Skins Mark Jenkins (2007-08)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Strictly Sinatra (10-Jun-2001)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Fifth Estate (5-Sep-2013)
    World War Z (2-Jun-2013)
    In the Loop (22-Jan-2009) · Malcolm Tucker
    Magicians (8-Feb-2007)
    Unhitched (10-Nov-2005) · Priest
    Wild Country (2005) · Fr. Steve
    House of 9 (20-May-2004) · Max
    Modigliani (18-May-2004) · Cocteau
    Max (10-Sep-2002) · David Cohn
    Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War (2002)
    What Rats Won't Do (1-Jul-1998) · Tony
    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (9-Nov-1997)
    Shooting Fish (22-Aug-1997)
    Bean (3-Jul-1997) · Gareth
    Smilla's Sense of Snow (13-Feb-1997) · Lander
    Neverwhere (12-Sep-1996)
    The Crow Road (1996)
    The Treasure Seekers (1996)
    Captives (11-Sep-1994) · Simon
    Prime Suspect 3 (19-Dec-1993)
    Soft Top, Hard Shoulder (15-Jan-1993)
    The Cloning of Joanna May (25-Jan-1992)
    December Bride (1990)
    Dangerous Liaisons (16-Dec-1988) · Azolan
    The Lair of the White Worm (14-Sep-1988)
    Turtle Diary (10-Sep-1985)
    Local Hero (17-Feb-1983)


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