British Celebrity Spotlight | David Tennant

David Tennant (born David John McDonald; 18 April 1971) is a Scottish actor. In addition to his work in theatre, including a widely praised Hamlet, Tennant is best known for his role as the tenth incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who, along with the title role in the TV serial Casanova (2005) and as Barty Crouch, Jr., in the film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005).

Tennant married actress Georgia Moffett on 30 December 2011. They have a daughter, Olive, born in March 2011, and he adopted her then nine-year-old son, Tyler, in September 2011. Tennant does not discuss his personal life, especially his relationships, in interviews.[6 “Relationships are hard enough with the people you’re having them with, let alone talking about them in public,” he said in December 2009. He believes that religion “must have” shaped his character, and he is an occasional churchgoer.

In 2008 Tennant was voted “Greenest Star on the Planet” in an online vote held by Playhouse Disney as part of the Playing for the Planet Awards.Later that year he underwent surgery for a prolapsed disc. Tennant is a supporter of the Labour Party and appeared in a party political broadcast for them in 2005. In 2010 he declared his support for then UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown,  and in April 2010 he lent his voice to a Labour Party election broadcast. He is a celebrity patron of the Association for International Cancer Research.


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Posted on June 21, 2012, in Celebrities, David Tennant, Doctor Who and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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