Peter Capaldi

Peter Dougan Capaldi

Peter Dougan Capaldi(born 14 April 1958) is a Scottish actor, writer and director, best known for being the twelfth and current actor to play the title role in the long-running BBC One sci-fi seriesDoctor Who. He has played numerous roles in film and television including the role of Malcolm Tucker , a spin doctor in the BBC comedy seriesThe Thick of Itand its film spinoffIn the Loop, for which he has received four British Academy Television Award nominations, winning Best Male Comedy Performance in 2010. As a director, he won the 1995 Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film as well as the British Academy Film Award for Best Short Film the year before for his short filmFranz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life.