04-14 Happy birthday to Peter Capaldi, Born: April 14, 1958.
Peter Dougan Capaldi is a Scottish actor, writer and director. He has played numerous roles in film and television including the role of Malcolm Tucker, a spin doctor in the BBC comedy series The Thick of It and its film spinoff In the Loop, for which he has received four British Academy Television Award nominations, winning Best Male Comedy Performance in 2010.
He is best known for being the twelfth actor to play the title role in the long-running BBC One sci-fi series Doctor Who. 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 film Franz Kafka’s It’s a Wonderful Life.