Peter Capaldi

Scottish actor, filmmaker and singer

Peter Dougan Capaldi (born 14 April 1958) is a Scottish actor, director and writer. He plays the 12th Doctor on Doctor Who. He won an Academy Award for best Live Action Short Film for writing and directing the movie Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life in 1995. He has been in various movies and television programs in the United Kingdom, including In the Loop, The Fifth Estate, The Thick of It and The Musketeers.

Peter Capaldi
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Peter Dougan Capaldi

(1958-04-14) 14 April 1958 (age 63)
OccupationActor, director, writer
Years active1982–present
Spouse(s)Elaine Collins (m. 1991)

Peter also played as one of the professors in World War Z. He starred as Rabbit in the 2018 Disney movie Christopher Robin.

Early lifeEdit

Capaldi was born in Glasgow, Scotland, the son of Nancy Soutar and Gerald John Capaldi. His mother's side of the family was Scottish and Irish. His father's side was Italian.[1][2]


  1. "The Sun". Archived from the original on 29 January 2015. Retrieved 13 December 2015.
  2. Dalgarno, Paul (5 April 2008). "Thick & Spin". Herald Scotland. Retrieved 13 December 2015.

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