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Nominated for Best Classical Actor Under 30, Ian Charleson Award for his theatre role in "Comedy of Errors" as Antipholus of Syracuse. (2000)

Attended Paisley Grammar.

Is a big fan of film director Alfred Hitchcock.

Decided to be an actor at the age of three.

He was nominated for a 2003 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actor of 2002 for his performance in "Lobby Hero" performed at the Donmar Warehouse and the New Ambassador's Theatres.

Best friends with Louise Delamere ("No Angels" (2004)). They went to Glasgow's Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama together and shared a flat.

Won Best Actor, Theatre Management Association for his role in "The Glass Menagerie" as Tom.

Won Best Male Performance, Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland for his theatre role in "Look Back in Anger" as Jimmy Porter. (2005)

David Tennant is a respected classical actor who has performed numerous starring roles for the Royal Shakespeare Company, including Touchstone in "As You Like It", Romeo in "Romeo and Juliet", Antipholus of Syracuse in "The Comedy of Errors" and Captain Jack Absolute in "The Rivals".

Cast as "Tenth Doctor" for BBC "Doctor Who" (2005) series to star alongside Billie Piper (April 2005).

His heroes are John Cleese and Derek Jacobi.

Graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

Acted with the 7:84 Theatre Company, a genre-bending, ground-breaking, political Scottish Theatre Group.

Is the second Scots actor to be cast as the Doctor. The first was Sylvester McCoy who was cast as the seventh Doctor in the original series. McCoy's time in the TARDIS was from 1987-1989.

Says his favorite Doctor from the original Doctor Who was Tom Baker.

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