David John Tennant is a Scottish actor. He rose to fame for his role as the tenth incarnation of the Doctor in the BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who (2005–2010; 2013), returning to the show as the fourteenth incarnation of the character in 2022.
His other notable roles include Giacomo Casanova in the BBC comedy-drama serial Casanova (2005), Barty Crouch Jr. in the fantasy film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Peter Vincent in the horror remake Fright Night (2011), DI Alec Hardy in the ITV crime drama series Broadchurch (2013–2017), Kilgrave in the Netflix superhero series Jessica Jones (2015–2019), Crowley in the Amazon Prime fantasy series Good Omens (2019–present), and Phileas Fogg in Around the World in 80 Days (2021).
Tennant has worked extensively on stage, including a portrayal of the title character in a 2008 Royal Shakespeare Company production of Hamlet that was later adapted for television. He has also been a voice actor in The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! (2011), Ferdinand (2017), Final Space (2018–2021), gen:LOCK (2019–present), the How to Train Your Dragon films (2010–2019), and as Scrooge McDuck in DuckTales (2017–2021). In 2015, he received the National Television Award for Special Recognition.