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David Tennant is a Actor British born on 18 april 1971

David Tennant

David Tennant
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Birth name David John McDonald
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 18 april 1971 (49 years)
Awards Daytime Emmy Award

David Tennant (born David John McDonald; 18 April 1971) is a Scottish actor known for his roles as the Tenth Doctor in the British television series Doctor Who, Alec Hardy in Broadchurch, Giacomo Casanova in the TV serial Casanova (2005) and Barty Crouch, Jr. in the film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005). In addition to his appearances on screen, Tennant has worked as a voice actor and appeared in a critically acclaimed stage production of Hamlet. In January 2015, Tennant received the National Television Award for Special Recognition.

Biography

From 2005 to 2007, Tennant dated actress Sophia Myles, with whom he acted in Foyle's War and the Doctor Who episode "The Girl in the Fireplace". He married actress Georgia Moffett on 30 December 2011, having met her when they co-starred in the Doctor Who episode "The Doctor's Daughter". They have three children, including Moffett's child from a previous relationship whom Tennant adopted. Tennant does not discuss his personal life or relationships in interviews, stating in 2009 that "relationships are hard enough with the people you're having them with, let alone talking about them in public". He believes that religion "must have" shaped his character, and he is an occasional churchgoer.

In 2008, Tennant was voted "Greenest Star on the Planet" in an online vote held by Playhouse Disney as part of the Playing for the Planet Awards. Later that year, he underwent surgery for a prolapsed disc. He is a supporter of the Labour Party and appeared in a party political broadcast for them in 2005; in 2010, he declared his support for then-Prime Minister Gordon Brown. In April 2010, he lent his voice to a Labour Party election broadcast. In 2012, he introduced Labour Party leader Ed Miliband at the Labour Party Conference. In 2015 he also lent his voice to a Labour Party General Election broadcast. He is a patron of Worldwide Cancer Research.

In December 2005, The Stage placed Tennant at No. 6 in its "Top Ten" list of the most influential British television artists of the year, citing his roles in Blackpool, Casanova, Secret Smile, and Doctor Who. In January 2006, readers of the British gay and lesbian newspaper The Pink Paper voted him the "Sexiest Man in the Universe". A poll of over 10,000 women for the March 2006 issue of New Woman magazine ranked him 20th in their list of the "Top 100 Men". In October 2006, he was named "Scotland's most stylish male" in the Scottish Style Awards.

Best films

Usually with

Peter Lord
Peter Lord
(2 films)
Dean DeBlois
Dean DeBlois
(2 films)
Stephen Fry
Stephen Fry
(1 films)
Jim Broadbent
Jim Broadbent
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of David Tennant (25 films)

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Actor

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, 1h44
Directed by Dean DeBlois
Origin USA
Genres Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films about dragons, Films set in the Viking Age
Actors Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, F. Murray Abraham, America Ferrera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Roles Spitelout Jorgenson / Ivar the Whitless (voice)
Rating75% 3.7556253.7556253.7556253.7556253.755625
Un an après la mort de Stoïck la Brute et la défaite de Drago. Harold Horrib'Haddock III est devenu chef de Beurk, conseillé par sa mère et ses amis avec qui il lance des raids pour libérer les dragons des chasseurs et les mener à son village où ils vivent libres. Mais alors que la petite île devient surpeuplée, Harold pense à quitter le village pour le Monde caché, une terre légendaire d'où viennent les dragons et que Stoïck a recherchée, pour pouvoir mieux les protéger des multiples attaques de chasseurs. Au même moment, les seigneurs de guerre, qui étaient les généraux de Drago, engagent Grimmel le Grave, un tueur de dragons connu pour haïr les Furies nocturnes et pour les avoir éradiqués depuis son enfance, afin de capturer Krokmou, considéré comme l'Alpha, le roi parmi les dragons, et lui laissent une Furie Éclair femelle pour l'appâter, les Furie étant monogames.
Mary Queen of Scots, 2h5
Directed by Josie Rourke
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Politique, Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden, Guy Pearce, David Tennant, Gemma Chan
Roles John Knox
Rating63% 3.1544253.1544253.1544253.1544253.154425
À seulement dix-huit ans, Marie Stuart est déjà veuve, après le décès de son époux le roi de France, François II. Elle refuse de se remarier conformément à la tradition. En 1561, elle quitte donc la France pour rejoindre ses terres natales d'Écosse et réclamer le trône qui lui revient de droit. Mais la reine d'Angleterre, Élisabeth I, n'est pas de cet avis. Elles vont toutes deux devenir de véritables sœurs ennemies, malgré une fascination réciproque.
Bad Samaritan, 1h47
Directed by Dean Devlin
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Crime
Themes Serial killer films
Actors David Tennant, Robert Sheehan, Kerry Condon, Carlito Olivero, Lisa Brenner, Brandon Boyce
Roles Cale Erendreich
Rating64% 3.2016553.2016553.2016553.2016553.201655
Voituriers d'un grand restaurant, Sean et Derek profitent du dîner de clients fortunés pour cambrioler leur domicile. Un jour, alors qu'il pénètre chez l'homme d'affaires Cale Erendreich, Sean découvre une femme séquestrée, Katie. Paniqué, Sean ne la libère pas mais alerte la police. Mais elle ne trouve aucune trace de la captive et Sean décide d'alarmer le FBI. Pendant ce temps, inquiet de la découverte de Sean, Cale enferme Katie dans une cabane sécurisée. Un bras de fer commence entre Sean et le ravisseur détraqué, bien déterminé à pourrir la vie du voiturier pour le faire taire...
Ferdinand
Ferdinand (2017)
, 1h48
Directed by Carlos Saldanha
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Bullfighting films
Actors John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Gina Rodriguez-LoCicero, Bobby Cannavale, David Tennant, Anthony Anderson
Roles Angus (voice)
Rating67% 3.3595953.3595953.3595953.3595953.359595
Dans la campagne espagnole, Ferdinand, un jeune taurillon, prend soin en secret d’ une fleur qui a poussé dans l’arène pendant que Valiente, Guapo et Bones, d’autres veaux, s’entrainent et s’affrontent comme le font leurs pères respectifs. L’arrivée du matador met le troupeau en émoi et les adultes rivalisent de force pour être sélectionnés. Raf, le père de Ferdinand, est choisi et part dans l’arène, convaincu qu’il reviendra bientôt mais le lendemain soir, Ferdinand comprend que son père est mort en voyant le camion revenir à vide. Il s’échappe alors, poursuivi par le propriétaire et parvient à monter dans un train de marchandises. Il en sort lors d’un arrêt et tombe dans une rivière escarpée ou il est recueilli par Nina, la fille d’un horticulteur. Celui-ci adopte Ferdinand qui grandit pendant deux ans dans un cadre idyllique, intégré à la famille.
Postman Pat: The Movie, 1h28
Directed by Mike Disa
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Children's films
Actors Stephen Mangan, David Tennant, Rupert Grint, Jim Broadbent, Kate Winslet, Robin Atkin Downes
Roles Wilf (voice)
Rating46% 2.31132.31132.31132.31132.3113
Pat Clifton also known as "Postman Pat" (voiced by Stephen Mangan), is a friendly postman who has been delivering letters in the village of Greendale in the north of England for years. He wants to take his wife, Sara (voiced by Susan Duerden), on a late honeymoon to Italy. He plans to afford it through a bonus from his employer, the Special Delivery Service (SDS), but their new boss, Edwin Carbunkle (voiced by Peter Woodward), has cancelled all bonuses. He plans to make SDS more efficient by replacing its human workers with robots, thinking that being friendly is a waste of time.
What We Did on Our Holiday, 1h35
Directed by Andy Hamilton
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about families
Actors David Tennant, Rosamund Pike, Billy Connolly, Ben Miller, Celia Imrie, Emilia Jones
Roles Doug McLeod
Rating68% 3.448833.448833.448833.448833.44883
Doug McLeod (David Tennant) and his wife Abi (Rosamund Pike) unite following a tense separation to travel to the Scottish Highlands for Doug's father Gordie's (Billy Connolly) birthday. Gordie has terminal cancer so Doug's brother, millionaire Gavin McLeod (Ben Miller) has arranged a lavish party for him, inviting all the important people in the neighbourhood. Despite difficulties getting their three children, Lottie (Emilia Jones), Mickey (Bobby Smalldridge), and Jess (Harriet Turnbull), to leave the house, they hit the road, but find it congested and they are forced to stop overnight. Lottie expresses her troubles with trusting her parents following their recent separation and lies to each other; it is revealed that Doug had an affair, which led to Abi moving out and taking legal proceedings against him. They are only travelling to the Highlands together to appear as a couple for Gordie, not wanting to upset him in his final months.
The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!, 1h28
Directed by Peter Lord
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Pirate films, Political films, Children's films, Films about royalty
Actors Hugh Grant, Martin Freeman, Brendan Gleeson, Imelda Staunton, David Tennant, Jeremy Piven
Roles Charles Darwin (voice)
Rating66% 3.3475653.3475653.3475653.3475653.347565
In 1837, the Pirate Captain (Hugh Grant), inexpert in the ways of pirates, leads a close-knit, rag-tag group of amateur pirates who are trying to make a name for themselves on the high seas. To prove himself and his crew, the Pirate Captain enters the Pirate of the Year competition, with the winner being whoever can plunder the most. After several failed attempts to plunder mundane ships, the Pirate Captain talks with his best friend and first mate, the Pirate with a Scarf (Martin Freeman), about giving up and selling baby clothes as a living, but is convinced to try boarding the next ship they find, which happens to be the Beagle. They find no treasure but succeed in capturing Charles Darwin (David Tennant). Darwin recognizes the crew's pet Polly as the last living dodo, and implores the Pirate Captain to enter it into the Scientist of the Year competition at the Royal Society in London for a valuable prize. The Pirate Captain directs his ship to London. The Pirates disguise themselves as Girl Scouts, so that they don't get caught and executed, as Queen Victoria has a strong hatred of Pirates.
Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger!, 1h45
Directed by Debbie Isitt
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Themes Christmas films
Actors David Tennant, Jessica Hynes, Marc Wootton, Pam Ferris, Ian McNeice, Joanna Page
Roles Donald / Roderick Peterson
Rating53% 2.6514252.6514252.6514252.6514252.651425
Donald Peterson is an anxious teacher who has just moved to a new house with his pregnant wife Sarah. He accepts a teaching job at St. Bernadette's primary school, taking over the class formerly taught by Mr. Maddens, who by this point has left for America - in the interim, the enthusiastic and child-like teaching assistant Mr. Poppy has been teaching the class unaided.
Fright Night, 1h47
Directed by Craig Gillespie
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Vampires in film, Comedy horror films
Actors Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, David Tennant, Imogen Poots, Toni Collette
Roles Peter Vincent
Rating62% 3.148743.148743.148743.148743.14874
Charley Brewster is a teenager living in a suburb of Las Vegas, Nevada, who discovers that a new neighbor has moved in next door to him. Charley's old best friend, Edward "Evil Ed" Lee, informs him that many fellow students have gone missing. When Charley goes home after school, his mother, Jane, introduces him to Jerry Dandrige, their new neighbor. Fed-up and angry with Ed after he claims that Jerry is a vampire, Charley tells him that he's crazy and that he doesn't want to be friends anymore.
United
United (2011)
, 1h30
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Sports films, Association football films
Actors David Tennant, Jack O'Connell, Sam Claflin, Werner Daehn, Dougray Scott, Dean Andrews
Roles Jimmy Murphy
Rating73% 3.6979353.6979353.6979353.6979353.697935
The drama primarily focuses on the relationship between assistant manager Jimmy Murphy and the young player Bobby Charlton. The film begins in the autumn of 1956 as Murphy gives Charlton his first chance to play a match with Manchester United's first team, nicknamed the "Busby Babes" due to their unique pedigree as an almost entirely club-nurtured team of players, with the exception of a few slightly older players who have been purchased from other clubs.
The Decoy Bride
Directed by Sheree Folkson
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors David Tennant, Alice Eve, Kelly Macdonald, Dylan Moran, Federico Castelluccio, Michael Urie
Roles James Arber
Rating61% 3.0986453.0986453.0986453.0986453.098645
Lara Tyler (Alice Eve) is one of the most famous film stars around, but all she wants to do is marry her fiancé, writer James Arber (David Tennant). After a supposedly secret traditional church wedding is interrupted by paparazzi Marco Ballani, hiding in a cabinet at the altar, with Lara chasing him away, she and James become desperate to find someplace unknown and wed in peaceful bliss.
How to Train Your Dragon, 1h38
Directed by Chris Sanders, Dean DeBlois
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Transport films, Films about dragons, Films set in the Viking Age, Children's films
Actors Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera, Craig Ferguson, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Roles Spitelout (voice)
Rating80% 4.047874.047874.047874.047874.04787
The island of Berk is a remote Viking village, from which dragons periodically steal livestock. Hiccup, the awkward son of the village chieftain, Stoick the Vast, is too small to fight the dragons and instead fashions mechanical devices under his apprenticeship with Gobber the blacksmith, though his inventions often backfire. During one attack, Hiccup believes he has shot down a Night Fury, an extremely rare and dangerous dragon. Hiccup later finds it in the forest trapped in his bolas, but finds that he can't bring himself to kill the dragon and instead sets it free. Stoick assembles a fleet to find the dragons' nest, leaving Hiccup in a dragon-fighting class taught by Gobber. Hiccup returns to the forest to find the Night Fury still there, and realizes it is unable to fly properly because of its crippled caudal fin. Hiccup gradually tames the dragon and gives it the name "Toothless", for its retractable teeth. Hiccup makes a harness and prosthetic fin that allows him to guide the dragon in free flight. By studying Toothless' behavior, Hiccup becomes proficient in subduing the captive dragons during training. Stoick's fleet arrives home unsuccessful, but he is cheered by Hiccup's unexpected success.
Glorious 39, 2h3
Directed by Stephen Poliakoff
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Historical, Romance
Themes Political films
Actors Romola Garai, Bill Nighy, Julie Christie, David Tennant, Christopher Lee, Eddie Redmayne
Roles Hector
Rating63% 3.1970653.1970653.1970653.1970653.197065
In present-day London, Michael Walton (Toby Regbo) visits his cousins, Walter and Oliver Page (Christopher Lee and Corin Redgrave). Michael, interested in family history, asks them about his great aunt, Anne Keyes (Romola Garai), the sister of his grandmother, Celia (Juno Temple). Anne, an actress, was the eldest of the three Keyes children; desperate for children, her father, Member of the House of Commons, Alexander (Bill Nighy) and mother, Maud (Jenny Agutter) had adopted her, however, Maud then gave birth to Ralph (Eddie Redmayne) and Celia. Michael is curious to learn what happened to Anne, which leads Walter to reminisce of the summer of 1939, at the Keyes estate in Norfolk.
St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold, 1h46
Directed by Oliver Parker
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Adventure
Themes Films about education, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, David Tennant, Talulah Riley, Sarah Harding, Tamsin Egerton
Roles Captain Lord Pomfrey / Sir Piers Pomfrey
Rating54% 2.702752.702752.702752.702752.70275
One night, an unknown man telephones St. Trinian's and bribes a girl, Celia, to find an old ring in the school library. She is caught by the other girls, and forced to explain that the man offered her £20,000 for the ring. Annabelle, the new head girl of St. Trinian's, bartered for £100,000 from the man when he called back, but he refused and then proceeded to threaten them. Afterwards, the girls ask the headmistress, Camilla Fritton, about why the ring might be so valuable. She tells them a story about Pirate Fritton, her ancestor, who supposedly hid a great treasure somewhere in the world. He had two rings made, which when fitted together would reveal the location of the treasure.