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Peter Capaldi

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 (2013–2017) and Malcolm Tucker 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 of Tucker in the feature film In the Loop, Capaldi was honoured with several film critic award nominations for Best Supporting Actor.

As a director, Capaldi won the 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 and directed two series of the sitcom Getting On.

Known For


Cast Credits

Watership Down (2018)
Starring as Kehaar (2 episodes)
The Big Thinkers (2017)
Guest starring as Narrator
  • Episode S01 Special: Aliens (Apr 21, 2016)
Class (2016)
Starring as The Twelfth Doctor
Can We Believe the Science? (2015)
Starring as Host
The Musketeers (2014)
Starring as Cardinal Armand Richelieu (10 episodes)
Punk Britannia (2012)
Starring as Narrator
The Field of Blood (2011)
Starring as Dr. Pete (2 episodes)
The Hour (2011)
Guest starring as Randall Brown (6 episodes)
Accused (2010)
Guest starring as Frank Ryland
10 Minute Tales (2009)
Guest starring as The Man
  • Episode 1x09: Syncing (Dec 29, 2009)
The Devil's Whore (2008)
Starring as King Charles
innerSPACE (2008)
Guest starring as Peter Capaldi
The Andrew Marr Show (2007)
Guest starring as Peter Capaldi
Torchwood (2006)
Guest starring as John Frobisher (2 episodes)
  • Episode 3x02: Day Two (Jul 7, 2009)
  • Episode 3x01: Day One (Jul 6, 2009)
The Thick of It (2005)
Starring as Malcolm Tucker (21 episodes)
Doctor Who (2005)
Starring as The Twelfth Doctor (43 episodes)
Guest starring as Lobus Caecilius
Guest starring as The Twelfth Doctor (2 episodes)
Guest starring as Peter Capaldi (2 episodes)
Foyle's War (2002)
Guest starring as Raymond Carter
In Deep (2001)
Guest starring as Jeremy Church (2 episodes)
Midsomer Murders (1998)
Guest starring as Laurence Barker
The Crow Road (1996)
Starring as Rory McHoan
Neverwhere (1996)
Starring as Islington (2 episodes)
The Vicar of Dibley (1994)
Guest starring as Tristan Campbell (2 episodes)
Chandler & Co. (1994)
Starring as Larry Blakeson (6 episodes)
The Secret Agent (1992)
Starring as Mr. Vladimir
Titmuss Regained (1991)
Starring as Ken Cracken
Prime Suspect (1991)
Guest starring as Vera Reynolds (2 episodes)
Have I Got News for You (1990)
Guest starring as Peter Capaldi
Stay Lucky (1989)
Guest starring as Robin
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Guest starring as Claude Langton
The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987)
Guest starring as Zeno Vedast (3 episodes)
C.A.T.S. Eyes (1985)
Guest starring as Caldicott
Natural World (1983)
Guest starring as Narrator
Dramarama (1983)
Guest starring as The British Ambassador
Minder (1979)
Guest starring as Ozzie
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