Scottish actor and voice-over artist David Tennant gained wide acclaim as a talented classical actor who went on to huge box office success in the immensely popular U.K. sci-fi TV show Doctor Who, the longest-running science-fiction television show in the world, as the 10th actor to play the lead role, which took him to the peak of superstardom. He also emerged as an international name to watch thanks to popular programs like Blackpool and Casanova or films (Stephen Fry's Bright Young Things that raised his popularity and level of recognition. Tennant received the National Television Award for Special Recognition in January 2015.
Born to to Essdale Helen and The Very Rev. Dr. Alexander McDonald David Tennant embraced acting at a very young age, and that’s why he acted in school plays and attended drama school. He became one of the youngest students to be admitted to the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Tennant appeared in advertisements as a young actor and portrayed a manic-depressive in the Scottish TV drama series Takin' Over the Asylum.
David Tennant’s personal relationships have attracted worldwide media attention. After his romantic relationship with actress Sophia Myles, costar in the Doctor Who, he got married to actress Georgia Moffett, with whom he has a daughter, Olive.