Date of Birth
14 April 1958, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
6' (1.83 m)
Brought up in Glasgow, Scotland, Peter Capaldi attended drama classes and was accepted into the Glasgow School of Art. While studying there he secured his breakthrough role in Local Hero (1983).
He was announced the 12th Doctor Who 4th August 2013 on a BBC special programme. He had to hide it from his daughter who remarked to him why it is his name never came up during the buzz. It was a huge relief not to have to keep the secret...