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Peter Dougan Capaldi (born 14 April 1958) is a Scottish actor, writer and director. He portrayed the twelfth incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who
Doctor Who
and Malcolm Tucker
Malcolm Tucker
the spin doctor in The Thick of It, for which he has received four British Academy Television Award nominations, winning Best Male Comedy Performance in 2010. When he reprised the role in In the Loop, Capaldi was honoured with several film critic award nominations for Best Supporting Actor. As a director, Capaldi won the Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Live Action Short Film and the BAFTA Award for Best Short Film for his short film Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life. He went on to write and direct the drama film Strictly Sinatra
Strictly Sinatra
and helmed two series of sitcom Getting On.


1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Acting 2.2 Malcolm Tucker 2.3 Doctor Who 2.4 Director, presenter and writer

3 Personal life 4 Filmography

4.1 Film 4.2 Television 4.3 Stage 4.4 Radio 4.5 Video games

5 Awards and nominations 6 References 7 External links

Early life[edit] Capaldi was born in Glasgow, Scotland, to Nancy (née Soutar) and Gerald John Capaldi.[1] His paternal grandfather was Italian while the rest of his ancestry is Scottish and Irish.[1][2] His parents ran an ice cream business.[3] He was educated at St Teresa's Primary School in Possilpark,[4] St Matthew's Primary School in Bishopbriggs,[4] and St Ninian's High School, Kirkintilloch,[5] before attending the Glasgow
School of Art. Capaldi displayed an early talent for performance by putting on a puppet show in primary school. While at high school, he was a member of the Antonine Players, who performed at the Fort Theatre in Bishopbriggs. As an art student, he was the lead singer and guitarist in a punk rock band called The Dreamboys, whose drummer was future comedian Craig Ferguson.[6][7] Career[edit] Acting[edit] Capaldi has appeared in over 40 films and television shows since his appearance as Danny Oldsen in Local Hero
Local Hero
(1983). He played Beatles member and rock legend George Harrison
George Harrison
in John and Yoko: A Love Story (1985), had roles in The Lair of the White Worm (1988) and Dangerous Liaisons (1988), and was featured as Ozzy in a 1985 episode of Minder. He voiced Chief Petty Officer Grieves in the BBC Radio
BBC Radio
Ministry of Defence comedy Our Brave Boys. Capaldi's first starring role on television was as Luke Wakefield, a closeted gay man who imagines he has witnessed a crime, in the BBC
drama series Mr Wakefield's Crusade. He played fictional Songs of Praise
Songs of Praise
producer Tristan Campbell in two episodes of the sitcom The Vicar of Dibley, and a transvestite in ITV's Prime Suspect. In Neil Gaiman's gothic fantasy Neverwhere, he portrayed the angel Islington. Capaldi is also an audiobook narrator, and his many titles include several of the works of Iain Banks. He starred as Rory in the 1996 television version of Banks's The Crow Road.

Peter Capaldi
Peter Capaldi
in 2009

In the 1999 Channel 4
Channel 4
series Psychos, he played a mathematician with bipolar disorder.[8] Capaldi made an appearance as a university professor in the sitcom Peep Show, and played a prime suspect in the 2007 series of Waking the Dead. In 2007, Capaldi appeared as Mark Jenkins (Sid's dad) in the E4 teen comedy drama series Skins. He returned for a second series in 2008, only to be killed off in the third episode. He appeared in the Midsomer Murders
Midsomer Murders
episode "Death in Chorus" and ITV1's Fallen Angel. He also appeared in the 2007 British comedy film Magicians. He appeared as King Charles I in the Channel 4
Channel 4
series The Devil's Whore, aired in 2008. Capaldi provided his voice for the animated film Haunted Hogmanay in 2006. He played Balthazar, one of the Biblical Magi, in the 2010 BBC
adaptation of The Nativity.[9] In November 2011, he began playing Professor Marcus in The Ladykillers at the Liverpool Playhouse, then transferred to the Gielgud Theatre
Gielgud Theatre
in London. The original run closed at the Gielgud on 14 April 2012. He appeared in The Field of Blood as Dr. Pete, for which he received a BAFTA Scotland nomination in the TV actor/actress category; he was beaten by his co-star Jayd Johnson. He had a small role as a therapist in Big Fat Gypsy Gangster, written by and starring his Getting On co-star Ricky Grover. In 2012, Capaldi played Randall Brown, the new Head of News, on the BBC2
drama The Hour. He appeared as a WHO doctor in World War Z (2013),[10] and had a role in Maleficent (2014), but his part in the latter movie was cut during post-production.[11] He starred in Inside the Mind of Leonardo, a documentary about Leonardo da Vinci.[12] In 2013 he portrayed Alan Rusbridger, the editor of The Guardian
The Guardian
in The Fifth Estate. In 2014 he starred in a new adaptation of The Three Musketeers
The Three Musketeers
as Cardinal Richelieu
Cardinal Richelieu
on BBC One.[13] He appeared as Paddington Bear's neighbour Mr. Curry in the family comedy film Paddington and its sequel Paddington 2. Malcolm Tucker[edit] Prior to taking over the lead role in Doctor Who, Capaldi was best known for playing spin doctor Malcolm Tucker
Malcolm Tucker
in the BBC
sitcom The Thick of It, which he played from 2005 to 2012. Tucker is said to be largely, if loosely, based upon Tony Blair's right-hand man Alastair Campbell, although Capaldi has said that he based his performance more on Hollywood power players, such as the often abrasive Harvey Weinstein.[14] A film spin-off from The Thick of It
The Thick of It
called In the Loop (in which Capaldi returned to the role of Tucker), was released in 2009.

Capaldi filming for Doctor Who
Doctor Who
in Cardiff
in June 2014

The role of Tucker won Capaldi several awards. In 2006, 2008 and 2010 he was nominated for the BAFTA
and RTS Best Comedy Actor Awards. He won the 2010 BAFTA
Television Award for Male Performance in a Comedy Role.[15] He also won the 2010 and 2012 British Comedy Award
British Comedy Award
for Best TV Comedy Actor.[16] He received another BAFTA
Award nomination in 2013. Doctor Who[edit] Capaldi was cast in 2013 as the Doctor in the BBC
science-fiction series Doctor Who. His casting was announced on 4 August 2013 in a special BBC
programme hosted by Zoë Ball.[17] Capaldi first appeared as the Doctor in a cameo in the 50th anniversary special, "The Day of the Doctor", before appearing in the 2013 Christmas special, "The Time of the Doctor". A lifelong fan of the series, Capaldi had previously played Lobus Caecilius in the 2008 episode "The Fires of Pompeii" with the Tenth Doctor
Tenth Doctor
and his companion Donna Noble, as well as playing civil servant John Frobisher
John Frobisher
in the 2009 spin-off Torchwood: Children of Earth.[18][19] Before taking the role, Capaldi stated that he had to seriously consider the increased level of visibility that would come with the part.[20] He revealed in an interview with Entertainment Weekly
Entertainment Weekly
that he had been invited to audition for the role of the Eighth Doctor
Eighth Doctor
in 1995 prior to the production of the 1996 TV film, stating: "I didn't go. I loved the show so much, and I didn't think I would get it, and I didn't want to just be part of a big cull of actors."[21] In 2014, Capaldi voiced the Doctor on the C BBC
website's game, The Doctor and the Dalek and in 2015 voiced him in Lego Dimensions. In 2016, Capaldi reprised his role as the Twelfth Doctor
Twelfth Doctor
in the Doctor Who spin-off programme, Class, written by young-adult author, Patrick Ness. On 30 January 2017, in an interview on BBC Radio
BBC Radio
2, Capaldi confirmed that the tenth series would be his last.[22] His final episode was the 2017 Christmas special, "Twice Upon a Time", in which he was succeeded by Jodie Whittaker. Director, presenter and writer[edit] In 1992, Capaldi wrote and starred in the road movie Soft Top, Hard Shoulder, which won the audience award at the London Film Festival. In 1995, he won an Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film for his film Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life, which was tied with fellow nominee Trevor, leading to both films being announced as joint winners, and won BAFTA Award for Best Short Film a year before that. He also wrote and directed Strictly Sinatra
Strictly Sinatra
in 2001, and in 2009 he wrote and presented A Portrait of Scotland, a documentary detailing 500 years' history of Scottish portrait painting.[23] Capaldi directed several episodes of the 2009 BBC
Four sitcom Getting On. In 2012, Capaldi wrote (with Tony Roche), directed and performed in The Cricklewood Greats, an affectionate spoof documentary about a fictitious film studio, which tracks real developments and trends throughout the history of British cinema, including silent movies, horror and bawdy comedy, and a disastrous Terry Gilliam
Terry Gilliam
epic (Gilliam appears as himself). In 2013, Capaldi wrote and directed Born to be King.[24][25] Personal life[edit] Capaldi is a patron of Worldwide Cancer Research, and the Scottish children's charity, the Aberlour Child Care Trust.[26] He married Elaine Collins in Strathblane near his home city of Glasgow
in 1991. Collins is an actress and writer, they met in 1983 in a touring production for the Paines Plough
Paines Plough
Theatre Company.[27] They live in Muswell Hill
Muswell Hill
with their daughter.[28] On 12 September 2016, Capaldi, with Cate Blanchett, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jesse Eisenberg, Douglas Booth, Neil Gaiman, Keira Knightley, Juliet Stevenson, Kit Harington
Kit Harington
and Stanley Tucci, featured in a video from the United Nations' refugee agency UNHCR to help raise awareness about the global refugee crisis. "What They Took With Them" has the actors reading a poem, written by Jenifer Toksvig and inspired by primary accounts of refugees, and is part of UNHCR's #WithRefugees campaign, of which also includes a petition to governments to expand asylum to provide further shelter, integrating job opportunities, and education.[29][30] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1982 Living Apart Together Joe

1983 Local Hero Danny Oldsen

1984 Bless My Soul

1985 Turtle Diary Assistant keeper

1987 The Love Child Dillon Flynn

1988 The Lair of the White Worm Angus Flint

1988 Dangerous Liaisons Azolan

1991 December Bride Young Sorleyson

1991 Straight Talking

Short film

1992 The Lake Max Short film

1993 Soft Top Hard Shoulder Gavin Bellini Writer

1993 Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life


1994 Captives Simon

1996 The Grapevine

Short film

1997 Smilla's Sense of Snow Birgo Lander

1997 Bean Gareth

1997 Shooting Fish Mr. Gilzean

1998 What Rats Won't Do Tony

2001 Strictly Sinatra


2002 Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War Derek

2002 Max David Cohn

2003 Shotgun Dave Rides East Rob Short film

2004 House of 9 Max Roy

2004 Niceland John

2004 Modigliani Jean Cocteau

2005 Wild Country Father Steve

2005 The Best Man Priest

2007 Salvage James Mulwray Short film

2007 Magicians Mike Francis

2009 In the Loop Malcolm Tucker

2010 Bistro Max Short film

2011 Big Fat Gypsy Gangster Peter VanGellis

2013 World War Z W.H.O. Doctor

2013 The Fifth Estate Alan Rusbridger

2014 Paddington Mr. Curry

2014 From The Doctor to my son Thomas The Doctor Also writer/director; viral video

2016 The Complete Walk Titus Andronicus[31] Anthology film

2017 Paddington 2 Mr. Curry[32]

2018 Christopher Robin Rabbit[33] Voice


Year Title Role Notes

1984 Crown Court Eamonn Donnelly Series 13, Episode 31: "Big Deal: Part 1"

1985 The Personal Touch Dominic Television film

1985 Minder Ozzie Series 6, Episode 2: "Life in the Fast Food Lane"

1985 Travelling Man John Series 2, Episode 6: "Blow-Up"

1985 John and Yoko: A Love Story George Harrison Television film

1986 C.A.T.S. Eyes Caldicott Series 2, Episode 2: "Powerline"

1986 God's Chosen Car Park Everard Television film

1987 Up Line Scott Dare

1987 The Story of a Recluse Jamie Television film

1988 Rab C. Nesbitt John Episode: "Seasonal Greet"

1989 Shadow of the Noose Robert Wood Series 1, Episode 7: "The Camden Town Murder"

1989 Dream Baby Willie Television film

1989 Dramarama Tony Series 7, Episode 7: "Rosie the Great"

1990 Chain Robert McRae

1990 The Ruth Rendell Mysteries Zeno Vedast 3 episodes: "Some Lie and Some Die"

1991 Agatha Christie's Poirot Claude Langton Series 3, Episode 5: "Wasps' Nest"

1991 Screen Two Bruce Coldfield Series 7, Episode 10: "Do Not Disturb"

1991 Selling Hitler Thomas Walde

1991 Titmuss Regained Ken Cracken

1992 The Cloning of Joanna May Isaac

1992 Mr. Wakefield's Crusade Luke Wakefield

1992 Early Travellers in North America Robert Louis Stevenson 3 episodes

1992 The Secret Agent Mr. Vladimir

1993 Micky Love David Critchley

1993 The Comic Strip Presents... John Series 7, Episode 6: "Jealousy"

1993 Stay Lucky Robin Series 4, Episode 2: "The Driving Instructor"

1993 Prime Suspect Vera Reynolds Series 3

1994–95 The All New Alexei Sayle Show Doug Hatton/Various characters 7 episodes

1994 Chandler & Co Larry Blakeson

1994–96 The Vicar of Dibley Tristan Campbell 2 episodes

1995 Runaway One Mick Galligan

1996 Delta Wave Dinsdale Draco 2 episodes: "The Light Fantastic"

1996 The Treasure Seekers Jellicoe Television film

1996 Lost for Words Hiker Short film

1996 Neverwhere The Angel

1996 Giving Tongue Duncan Fielding Television film

1996 The Crow Road Rory McHoan

1997 Biography Narrator Episode: "John Wayne: The Unquiet American"

1997 The History of Tom Jones: A Foundling Lord Fellamar 3 episodes

1997 I Hate Christmas Too

Short film

1998–16 Horizon Narrator 6 episodes

1998 Bookmark James Boswell Episode: "Boswell's Boswell"; voice

1999 Psychos Mark Collins Series 1, Episode 6

1999 The Greatest Store in the World Mr. Whiskers Television film

2001 Hotel! Hilton Gilfoyle Television film

2001 High Stakes Michael Calderwood Series 1, Episode 6: "Dream Team"

2001–11 BBC
Breakfast Guest 2 episodes

2002 Solid Geometry David Hunter Short film

2003 Unconditional Love DI Terry Machin Television drama

2003 In Deep Jeremy Church 2 episodes: "Character Assassination"

2003 Fortysomething Dr. Ronnie Pilfrey

2003 Judge John Deed Alan Roxborough, MP Series 3, Episode 3: "Conspiracy"

2004 Sea of Souls Gordon Fleming 2 episodes: "Seeing Double"

2004 Passer By Defence barrister

2004 My Family Colin Judd Series 5, Episode 11: "Dentist to the Stars"

2004 Foyle's War Raymond Carter Series 3, Episode 4: "A War of Nerves"

2004 Peep Show Professor Alistair MacLeish Series 2, Episode 4: "University Challenge"

2005 The Afternoon Play Billy Shannon Series 3, Episode 5: "The Singing Cactus"

2005–12 The Thick of It Malcolm Tucker

2005–11 Artworks Scotland Narrator/Himself 3 episodes

2006 Submarine Rescue Narrator Documentary

2006 Pinochet in Suburbia Andy McEntee Television docudrama

2006 Donovan Dr. Angus Baldwin Series 1, Episode 3

2006 Trawlermen Narrator

2006 Midsomer Murders Laurence Barker Series 9, Episode 7: "Death in Chorus"

2006 Aftersun Jim Television film

2006 The Martians and Us Narrator

2006 Haunted Hogmanay Jeff Wylie Voice

2007 Waking the Dead Lucien Calvin 2 episodes: "The Fall"

2007–08 Skins Mark Jenkins 4 episodes

2007 Fallen Angel Henry Appleton

2007 Coming Up Joe Series 5, Episode 6: "Brussels"

2008 Doctor Who Lobus Caecilius Series 4, Episode 2: "The Fires of Pompeii"

2008 Midnight Man Trevor

2008 Glendogie Bogey Jeff Wylie Voice

2008 Cold Blood Narrator 6 episodes

2008 The Man Who Cycled the World Narrator Documentary

2008 The Devil's Whore King Charles I

2008 The Perfect TV Detective Narrator Documentary

2009 Torchwood John Frobisher

2009–10 Getting On Dr. Peter Healey 4 episodes; director of Series 1 and 2

2009 A Portrait of Scotland Presenter Documentary; writer

2010 10 Minute Tales The Man Series 1, Episode 9: "Syncing"

2010 Bloody Foreigners Narrator Series 1, Episode 4: "The Untold Invasion of Britain"

2010 Accused Frank Ryland Series 1, Episode 3: "Helen's Story"

2010 The Nativity Balthazar

2011 How to Command a Nuclear Submarine Narrator

2011 The Suspicions of Mr Whicher Samuel Kent Television film

2011 The Field of Blood Dr. Pete

2011 The Penguins of Madagascar Uncle Nigel Season 2, Episode 49: "A Visit from Uncle Nigel"

2011 Natural World Narrator Series 30, Episode 4: "Komodo: Secrets of the Dragon"

2012 The Cricklewood Greats Himself (presenter)/Leslie Grangely Spoof documentary; co-writer and director

2012 Punk Britannia Narrator

2012 Excerpt of Black Drop Narrator Short film

2012 The Hour Randall Brown

2013 Inside the Mind of Leonardo Leonardo da Vinci Documentary

2013 Doctor Who
Doctor Who
Live: The Next Doctor Himself

2013 Imagine Presenter Series 22, Episode 6: "Who's Afraid of Machiavelli?"

2013–17 Doctor Who The Doctor Series 8–10

2014 The Musketeers Cardinal Richelieu

2014 Unlock Art: Exploring the Surreal Presenter Short film

2014 Shetland Weather reporter Series 2, Episode 5: "Blue Lightning: Part 1"; voice

2014 Doctor Who: The Ultimate Companion Himself/The Doctor Documentary

2014 Doctor Who: Earth Conquest – The World Tour Himself Documentary

2014–15 Doctor Who
Doctor Who
Extra Himself/The Doctor

2016 Aliens: The Big Think Narrator Documentary

2016 Richard E. Grant on Ealing Comedies Himself Documentary

2016 Class The Doctor[34] Series 1, Episode 1: "For Tonight We Might Die"

2016 Prison, My Parents and Me Narrator Documentary


Year Title Role Notes

1974 An Inspector Calls

Fort Theatre

1983 John, Paul, George, Ringo and Bert John Lennon Young Vic

1983 Twelfth Night Fabian

1983 The Duenna

1983 Doom Doom Doom

Royal Court Theatre

1983 Othello

1984 Blood Brothers Eddie UK tour

1984 Dracula Jonathan Harker Half Moon Theatre

1985 Songs for Stray Cats and Other Living Creatures Graeme Paines Plough
Paines Plough

1986 All the Fun of the Fair

Half Moon Theatre

1988 The Tom and Sammy Jo Show Tom Tron Theatre

1989 Valued Friends Howard Hampstead Theatre

1989 Treats

1993 Murder Is Easy Luke Fitzwilliam Duke of York's Theatre

1998 The Judas Kiss Robbie Ross Almeida Theatre

Playhouse Theatre

Broadhurst Theatre

2001 Feelgood Paul Garrick Theatre

2007 Absurdia Various characters Donmar Warehouse

2011–12 The Ladykillers Professor Marcus Liverpool Playhouse

Gielgud Theatre


Year Title Role Notes

1995 If You're So Clever, Why Aren't You Rich David BBC Radio
BBC Radio

1995 Medical Detectives Dr. Peter Allen BBC Radio
BBC Radio

1996 Emotion Pictures Wim Wenders BBC Radio
BBC Radio

1998 The Afternoon Play: The Road Back Gordon Cruikshank BBC Radio
BBC Radio

1998 Christmas Panto Louise BBC Radio
BBC Radio

2000 Fantastic Tales Reader BBC Radio
BBC Radio

2002–05 Our Brave Boys Officer Grieves BBC Radio
BBC Radio

2005–06 Baggage Alistair BBC Radio
BBC Radio

2005 A Certain Age Andy BBC Radio
BBC Radio

2007 The Making of Modern Medicine Reader BBC Radio
BBC Radio

2007 The First King of Mars Reader BBC Radio
BBC Radio

2008 Dr. No The Armourer BBC Radio
BBC Radio

2008 The Further Adventures of the First King of Mars Reader BBC Radio
BBC Radio

2009 The Heart of Saturday Night Reader BBC Radio
BBC Radio

2009–10 The News at Bedtime Jim Tweedledee BBC Radio
BBC Radio

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

2014 The Doctor and the Dalek The Doctor [35]

2015 Doctor Who
Doctor Who
Game Maker The Doctor [36]

2015 Lego Dimensions The Doctor [37][38]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result

1993 BAFTA Scotland Award Best Actor[39] Soft Top Hard Shoulder Won

Best Short Film[40] Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life Won

1994 Angers European First Film Festival Audience Award Short Film[41] Won

Film Award Best Short Film[42] Won

1995 Academy Award Live Action Short Film[43] Won

2006 RTS Television Award Best Comedy Performance[44] The Thick of It Nominated

TV Award Best Comedy Performance[45] Nominated

2008 Best Comedy Performance[46] Nominated

RTS Television Award Best Comedy Performance[47] Nominated

2009 BAFTA Scotland Award Best Acting Performance in Film[48] In the Loop Won

British Independent Film Award Best Actor[49] Nominated

NYFCO Award Best Ensemble Cast[50] Won

LAFCA Award Best Supporting Actor[51] 2nd place

NYFCC Award Best Supporting Actor[52] 3rd place

CFCA Award Best Supporting Actor[53] Nominated

ICP Award Best Supporting Actor[54] Nominated

VVFP Award Best Supporting Actor[55] Nominated

Gold Derby Film Award Best Supporting Actor[56] Nominated

2010 OFCS Award Best Supporting Actor[57] Nominated

COFCA Award Best Supporting Actor[58] 2nd place

Evening Standard
Evening Standard
British Film Award Peter Sellers Award for Comedy[59] Nominated

OFTA Film Award Best Supporting Actor[60] Nominated

Best Ensemble[60] Nominated

ICS Award Best Supporting Actor[61] 2nd place

Best Ensemble[61] Won

International Online Cinema Award Best Supporting Actor Nominated

ALFS Award British Actor of the Year[62] Nominated

Chlotrudis Award Best Supporting Actor[63] Won

Best Ensemble Cast[63] Won

SFX Award Best Actor[64] Torchwood Nominated

TV Award Best Male Comedy Performance[65] The Thick of It Won

RTS Television Award Best Comedy Performance[66] Nominated

Broadcasting Press Guild Award Best Actor[67] Won

Golden Nymph Outstanding Actor – Comedy Series[68] Nominated

British Comedy Award Best TV Comedy Actor[69] Won

2011 BAFTA Scotland Award Best Actor – Television[70] The Field of Blood Nominated

2012 BAFTA
TV Award Best Comedy (Programme or Series)[71] The Cricklewood Greats Nominated

British Comedy Award Best TV Comedy Actor[72] The Thick of It Won

2013 BAFTA
TV Award Best Male Comedy Performance[73] Nominated

Best Supporting Actor[74] The Hour Nominated

Broadcasting Press Guild Award Best Actor[75] The Thick of It
The Thick of It
and The Hour Nominated

2014 RTS Scotland Award Special
Award[76] N/A Won

GQ Men of the Year Award TV Personality of the Year[77] Doctor Who Won

2015 OFTA Television Award Best Actor in a Drama Series[78] Nominated

Cymru Award Best Actor[79] Nominated

TV Choice Award Best Actor[80] Nominated

2016 Best Actor[81] Nominated

Anglophile Award Best Actor in a Television Series[82] Nominated

BTVA People's Choice Voice Acting Award Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game[83] Lego Dimensions Won

BTVA Video Game Voice Acting Award Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game[83] Won

BAFTA Scotland Award Best Actor – Television[84] Doctor Who Nominated


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