David John Tennant (né McDonald; born 18 April 1971) is a Scottish actor. He played the roles of the tenth incarnation of The Doctor in the BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who (2005–2010), Giacomo Casanova in the BBC comedy-drama serial Casanova (2005), Hamlet in the RSC's 2009 adaptation of Hamlet (2009), Barty Crouch, Jr. in the fantasy film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), DI Alec Hardy in the ITV crime drama series Broadchurch (2013–2017), and Kilgrave in the Netflix superhero series Jessica Jones (2015–2019).
|Full name at birth||
David John McDonald
|Claim to fame||
Doctor Who, Hamlet
|Date of birth||
18 April 1971
|Place of birth||
Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland
Actor, Director, Voice Over Artist
6' 1" (185 cm)
161 lbs (73.0 kg)
Paisley Grammar School
Independent Talent Group, London
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