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Capaldi in 2009

Peter Capaldi is a Scottish actor, director and writer He portrayed the twelfth incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who (2013–2017) and Malcolm Tucker in The Thick of It (2005–2012), for which he received four British Academy Television Award nominations, winning Best Male Comedy Performance in 2010 When he reprised the role of Tucker in the feature film In the Loop, Capaldi was honoured with several film critic award nominations for Best Supporting Actor

Capaldi won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film and the BAFTA Award for Best Short Film for his 1993 short film Franz Kafka’s It’s a Wonderful Life He went on to write and direct the drama film Strictly Sinatra and directed two series of the sitcom Getting On Capaldi also played Mr Curry in the family film Paddington (2014) and its sequel Paddington 2 (2017), voiced Rabbit in the Disney film Christopher Robin (2018) and portrayed supervillain The Thinker in the DC Extended Universe film The Suicide Squad (2021)


Year Title Role Notes
1982 Living Apart Together Joe
1983 Local Hero Danny Oldsen
1984 Bless My Soul Guest
1985 Turtle Diary Assistant keeper
1987 The Love Child Dillon Flynn
1988 The Lair of the White Worm Angus Flint
Dangerous Liaisons Azolan
1991 December Bride Young Sorleyson
Straight Talking Colin Withers Short film
1992 The Lake Max Short film
1993 Soft Top Hard Shoulder Gavin Bellini Writer
Franz Kafka’s It’s a Wonderful Life Short film, Writer/director
1994 Captives Simon
1996 The Grapevine Short film
1997 Smilla’s Sense of Snow Birgo Lander
Bean Gareth
Shooting Fish Mr Gilzean
1998 What Rats Won’t Do Tony
2001 Strictly Sinatra Writer/director
2002 Mrs Caldicot’s Cabbage War Derek
Max David Cohn
2003 Shotgun Dave Rides East Rob Short film
2004 House of 9 Max Roy
Niceland John
Modigliani Jean Cocteau
2005 Wild Country Father Steve
The Best Man Priest
2007 Salvage James Mulwray Short film
Magicians Mike Francis
2009 In the Loop Malcolm Tucker
2010 Bistro Max Short film
2011 Big Fat Gypsy Gangster Peter VanGellis
2013 World War Z WHO Doctor
The Fifth Estate Alan Rusbridger
2014 Maleficent King Kinloch Scenes deleted
Paddington Mr Curry
From the Doctor to My Son Thomas Twelfth Doctor Also writer/director; viral video
2016 The Complete Walk: Titus Andronicus Titus Andronicus Short film
2017 Paddington 2 Mr Curry
2018 Christopher Robin Rabbit Voice
2019 The Personal History of David Copperfield Mr Micawber
2021 The Suicide Squad Gaius Grieves / The Thinker
Benediction Siegfried Sassoon


Year Title Role Notes
1984 Crown Court Eamonn Donnelly Series 13, episode 31: “Big Deal: Part 1”
1985 The Personal Touch Dominic Television film
Minder Ozzie Series 6, episode 2: “Life in the Fast Food Lane”
Travelling Man John Series 2, episode 6: “Blow-Up”
John and Yoko: A Love Story George Harrison Television film
1986 CATS Eyes Caldicott Series 2, episode 2: “Powerline”
God’s Chosen Car Park Everard Television film
The Ballad of Johnny Vanguard Punk Rocker
1987 Up Line Scott Dare
The Story of a Recluse Jamie Television film
1988 Rab C Nesbitt John Episode: “Seasonal Greet”
1989 Shadow of the Noose Robert Wood Series 1, episode 7: “The Camden Town Murder”
Dream Baby Willie Television film
Dramarama Tony Series 7, episode 7: “Rosie the Great”
1990 Chain Robert McRae
The Ruth Rendell Mysteries Zeno Vedast 3 episodes
1991 Agatha Christie’s Poirot Claude Langton Series 3, episode 5: “Wasps’ Nest”
Screen Two Bruce Coldfield Series 7, episode 10: “Do Not Disturb”
Selling Hitler Thomas Walde
Titmuss Regained Ken Cracken
1992 The Cloning of Joanna May Isaac
Mr Wakefield’s Crusade Luke Wakefield
Early Travellers in North America Robert Louis Stevenson 3 episodes
The Secret Agent Mr Vladimir
1993 Micky Love David Critchley Television film
The Comic Strip Presents John Series 7, episode 6: “Jealousy”
Stay Lucky Robin Series 4, episode 2: “The Driving Instructor”
Prime Suspect Vera Reynolds Series 3
1994–1995 The All New Alexei Sayle Show Doug Hatton / Sherlock Holmes
1994 Chandler & Co Larry Blakeson
1994, 1996 The Vicar of Dibley Tristan Campbell 2 episodes
1995 Runaway One Mick Galligan Television film
1996 Delta Wave Dinsdale Draco 2 episodes
The Treasure Seekers Jellicoe Television film
Lost for Words Hiker Short film
Neverwhere The Angel Islington
Giving Tongue Duncan Fielding Television film
The Crow Road Rory McHoan
1997 Biography Narrator Episode: “John Wayne: The Unquiet American”
The History of Tom Jones: A Foundling Lord Fellamar
I Hate Christmas Too Short film
James Stewart: The Last of the Good Guys Narrator Documentary
1998–2016 Horizon 6 episodes
1999 Bookmark James Boswell Episode: “Boswell’s Boswell”; voice
Discovering Science Narrator 4 episodes
1999 Psychos Mark Collins Series 1, episode 6
The Greatest Store in the World Mr Whiskers Television film
2001 Hotel! Hilton Gilfoyle
High Stakes Michael Calderwood Series 1, episode 6: “Dream Team”
2002 Solid Geometry David Hunter Short film
2003 Unconditional Love DI Terry Machin Television film
In Deep Jeremy Church 2 episodes
Fortysomething Dr Ronnie Pilfrey
Judge John Deed Alan Roxborough, MP Series 3, episode 3: “Conspiracy”
2004 Sea of Souls Gordon Fleming 2 episodes
Passer By Defence barrister Television film
My Family Colin Judd Series 5, episode 11: “Dentist to the Stars”
Foyle’s War Raymond Carter Series 3, episode 4: “A War of Nerves”
Peep Show Professor Alistair MacLeish Series 2, episode 4: “University Challenge”
2005 The Afternoon Play Billy Shannon Series 3, episode 5: “The Singing Cactus”
2005–2012 The Thick of It Malcolm Tucker
2005 Destination Scotland Narrator Documentary
2005–2011 Artworks Scotland Narrator/Himself 4 episodes
2006 Submarine Rescue Narrator Documentary
Pinochet in Suburbia Andy McEntee Television film
Donovan Dr Angus Baldwin Series 1, episode 3
Trawlermen Narrator
Midsomer Murders Laurence Barker Series 9, episode 7: “Death in Chorus”
Aftersun Jim Television film
The Martians and Us Narrator
Haunted Hogmanay Jeff Wylie Voice
2007 Waking the Dead Lucien Calvin 2 episodes
2007–2008 Skins Mark Jenkins 4 episodes
2007 Fallen Angel Henry Appleton
Coming Up Joe Series 5, episode 6: “Brussels”
2008 Inside Hamas Narrator Documentary
Doctor Who Lobus Caecilius Series 4, episode 2: “The Fires of Pompeii”
Midnight Man Trevor
Glendogie Bogey Jeff Wylie Voice
Cold Blood Narrator 6 episodes
The Man Who Cycled the World Documentary
The Devil’s Whore King Charles I
The Perfect TV Detective Narrator Documentary
2009 Torchwood John Frobisher
2009–2010 Getting On Dr Peter Healey 4 episodes; director of Series 1 and 2
2009 A Portrait of Scotland Presenter Documentary; writer
10 Minute Tales The Man Series 1, episode 9: “Syncing”
2010–2011 The Football Years Narrator
2010 Bloody Foreigners Series 1, episode 4: “The Untold Invasion of Britain”
Accused Frank Ryland Series 1, episode 3: “Helen’s Story”
The Nativity Balthazar
2011 How to Command a Nuclear Submarine Narrator
The Suspicions of Mr Whicher Samuel Kent Television film
The Field of Blood Dr Pete
The Penguins of Madagascar Uncle Nigel Season 2, episode 49: “A Visit from Uncle Nigel”
2011, 2018 Natural World Narrator 2 episodes
2012 The Cricklewood Greats Himself (presenter) / Leslie Grangely Spoof documentary; co-writer and director
Punk Britannia Narrator
Excerpt of Black Drop Short film
The Hour Randall Brown
2013 Inside the Mind of Leonardo Leonardo da Vinci Documentary
Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor Himself
Imagine Presenter Series 22, episode 6: “Who’s Afraid of Machiavelli”
2013–2017 Doctor Who Twelfth Doctor “The Day of the Doctor” (uncredited) and “The Time of the Doctor” (cameo); series 8, 9, and 10
2014 The Musketeers Cardinal Richelieu
Unlock Art: Exploring the Surreal Presenter Short film
Shetland Weather reporter Series 2, episode 5: “Blue Lightning: Part 1”; voice
Doctor Who: The Ultimate Companion Himself Documentary
Doctor Who: Earth Conquest – The World Tour
2014–2015 Doctor Who Extra
2016 Aliens: The Big Think Narrator Documentary
Richard E Grant on Ealing Comedies Himself
Class Twelfth Doctor Series 1, episode 1: “For Tonight We Might Die”
Prison, My Parents and Me Narrator Documentary
2018 Zoe Ball’s Hardest Road Home
James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction Himself
The South Bank Show Episode: “Making of Local Hero”
Watership Down Kehaar Voice
2019 How to See a Black Hole Narrator Documentary
Martin’s Close Dolben Short film
2020 Being Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven Voice
2022 Riverwoods – An Untold Story Narrator Documentary
Big Mouth Seamus McGregor Voice
2022–present The Devil’s Hour Gideon Shepherd
TBA Criminal Record DCI Daniel Hegarty Filming


Year Title Role Venue
1974 An Inspector Calls Fort Theatre
1976 Whaur’s yer Willie Wallace noo Strathclyde Theatre Group
1983 John, Paul, George, Ringo and Bert John Lennon Young Vic
Twelfth Night Fabian
The Duenna
Doom Doom Doom Royal Court Theatre
1984 Blood Brothers Eddie UK tour
Dracula Jonathan Harker Half Moon Theatre
1985 Songs for Stray Cats and Other Living Creatures Graeme Paines Plough Theatre
1986 All the Fun of the Fair Half Moon Theatre
1987 Cabaret Downstairs Mr Meekie Traverse Theatre
1988 The Tom and Sammy Jo Show Tom Tron Theatre
1989 Valued Friends Howard Hampstead Theatre
Treats Patrick
1993 Murder Is Easy Luke Fitzwilliam Duke of York’s Theatre
1998 The Judas Kiss Robbie Ross Almeida Theatre
Playhouse Theatre
Broadhurst Theatre
2001 Feelgood Paul Garrick Theatre
2007 Absurdia Various characters Donmar Warehouse
2011–2012 The Ladykillers Professor Marcus Liverpool Playhouse
Gielgud Theatre
2021 Constellations Roland Donmar Warehouse


Year Title Role Notes
1995 If You’re So Clever, Why Aren’t You Rich David BBC Radio 4
Medical Detectives Dr Peter Allen BBC Radio 4
1996 Emotion Pictures Wim Wenders BBC Radio 3
Crime and Punishment Reader BBC Radio Scotland
1998 The Afternoon Play: The Road Back Gordon Cruikshank BBC Radio 4
Christmas Panto Louise BBC Radio 4
2000 Fantastic Tales Reader BBC Radio 4
2002–2005 Our Brave Boys Officer Grieves BBC Radio 4
2005–2006 Baggage Alistair BBC Radio 4
2005 A Certain Age Andy BBC Radio 4
2007 The Making of Modern Medicine Reader BBC Radio 4
The First King of Mars Reader BBC Radio 4
2008 Dr No The Armourer BBC Radio 4
The Further Adventures of the First King of Mars Reader BBC Radio 4
2009 The Heart of Saturday Night Reader BBC Radio 4
2009–2010 The News at Bedtime Jim Tweedledee BBC Radio 4
2019 Alexei Sayle’s The Absence of Normal Joseph Stalin BBC Radio 4
2020 Beethoven Can Hear You Ludwig van Beethoven BBC Radio 3

Video games

Year Title Role Notes
2014 The Doctor and the Dalek Twelfth Doctor
2015 Doctor Who Game Maker
Lego Dimensions

Music videos

Year Artist Title Role Notes
2019 Lewis Capaldi “Someone You Loved” David Simon

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