David Tennant

David was inspired to become an actor after watching episodes of his favourite programme, Doctor Who, as a child. But who would've guessed that years later he'd be wowing audiences with his own portrayal of the iconic Time Lord?

David knew from a very early age that he wanted to become an actor. It was actually Doctor Who that inspired his ambition, and he was determined to pursue his goal. fter graduating from drama school, he landed his first professional role, in a stage production of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui.

In the early 1990s, he moved down to London to develop his theatre career further, moving in with his close friend, writer Arabella Weir. He frequently peformed with the Royal Shakespeare Company, and returned there in 2008.

David has also appeared in several high-profile television dramas, including Blackpool and Casanova. One of his earlier TV roles was as 'Davina the Transexual' in Rab C Nesbitt. His film credits include Stephen Fry's Bright Young Things, and Harry Potter fans will know him as Barty Crouch Jr. in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. He has also appeared in Jude, where he shared a scene alongside Ninth Doctor actor, Christopher Eccleston. He recently played a character called Pomfrey in the St Trinian's sequel, The Legend of Fritton's Gold, which was released in cinemas in late 2009.

As of 2010, David has left the role of the Doctor, however the future is looking bright. Keep up to date with David using the links to the right!