David is a Scottish actor and voice actor, best known for his roles as DI Alec Hardy in ITV's Broadchurch, the Tenth Doctor in the BBC television series Doctor Who, Giacomo Casanova in the TV serial Casanova, Kilgrave in Netflix's Jessica Jones, and Barty Crouch, Jr. in the film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. His talent at this young age was spotted by Scottish actress Edith MacArthur. After seeing his first performance at age 11, she told his parents he would become a successful stage actor.
Tennant made his professional acting debut while still in secondary school. When he was 16, he acted in an anti-smoking film made by the Glasgow Health Board which aired on television and was also screened in schools. He was awarded his first major TV role as the manic depressive Campbell in the BBC Scotland drama series Takin' Over the Asylum. In 2017, Tennant appeared in writer/director Daisy Aitkens' first feature film, You, Me and Him. He was the "Star in a Reasonably Priced Car" on Top Gear in December 2007, where he claimed to have unsuccessfully auditioned for a role on Taggart 26 times.
He is married to actress Georgia Moffett. They have four children including Moffett's child from a previous relationship whom Tennant adopted. Moffett is the daughter of Peter Davison, who played the Fifth Doctor.
Born on: 18 April, 1971
Born in: Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland
Height: 6' 1"