ABOUT DAVID TENNANT
Stage Name: David Tennant
Birth Name: David John McDonald
Date Of Birth: 18th April 1971
Home Town: Paisley, Scotland
Education: Ralston Primary, Paisley Grammar School, Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
Favourite Book: The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger.
Favourite Film: Any Alfred Hitchcock but particulary Marnie.
Favourite Actress: Audrey Hepburn.
Favourite Play: Look Back In Anger and The Glass Menagerie.
Favourite TV Show: The West Wing.
Favourite Work Of Art: Rodin's The Kiss.
Favourite Piece Of Music: Fishing For A Dream - Turin Breaks.
Favourite Bands: The Proclaimers and The Beatles.
Favourite Doctor Who Monster: The Zygons.
David Tennant has had a varied film career which has included Hollywood movies and independent British films.
In this section you can discover more about his film projects...
Mary Queen Of Scots is out now worldwide.
The film, directed by Josie Rourke, follows the early life of Mary Stuart, played by Saoirse Ronan, and her relationship with Elizabeth I (Margot Robbie), her rival in power and love. Both were female regents in a male world; Mary, who became Queen of Scotland when six days old and Queen of France aged 16, was seen as a threat to Elizabeth's sovereignty when she mounted a claim to the English throne.
David Tennant stars as John Knox, who was a Scottish minister, theologian, and writer who was a leader of the country's Reformation.
David Tennant and Emily Watson will star in the psychological thriller Midday Sun, set to begin shooting in Spring 2019. The pair starred together in the BBC miniseries The Politician's Husband which aired in 2013.