Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
Reprises Tenth Doctor for 50th anniversary "Doctor Who" special
Stars in "Broadchurch" (ITV, 2013- )
Auditions for the role of Hannibal Lecter on NBC's "Hannibal" (2013-)
American film debut in "Fright Night"
Departs "Doctor Who"
Reprises his 2008 turn as Hamlet for Royal Shakespeare Company in a BBC Two production
Films unaired pilot for NBC comedy "Rex is Not Your Lawyer"
Plays Barty Crouch Jr. in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire"
Debuts as the Tenth Doctor on "Doctor Who" (BBC One, 1963-1989, 2005- )
Critical praise for performances in "Blackpool" (BBC One) and "Casanova" (BBC Three)
Joins Royal Shakespeare Company
First widespread acclaim for his bipolar character on "Takin' Over the Asylum" (BBC Two, 1994)
Television debut on the anthology series "Dramarama" (ITV, 1983-1989)
Makes screen debut in anti-smoking film by the Glasgow Health Board
As a young man, he met actor Tom Baker, who played the fourth incarnation of the Doctor, at an autograph convention
Discovered by Scottish actress Edith MacArthur, MBE, who saw him perform at the age of 11.
Took his professional name from Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys
Prior to playing the Doctor on television, he appeared in several "Doctor Who" audio plays and animated webcasts, which he took largely due to his love of the series
Had hoped to play the first Doctor with a Scottish accent, but was asked by series executive producer/writer Russell T. Davies to adopt a South East English accent
His wife, Georgia Moffett, was the daughter of actor Peter Davison, who played the fifth incarnation of the Doctor. She appeared as the Doctor's genetically created daughter in a 2010 episode starring Tennant
Tennant was reportedly forbidden from attending any "Doctor Who" conventions for fear of accidentally revealing any upcoming plot points
A prolific voice-over artist, Tennant has lent his voice to advertisements for American Express, learndirect, Nintendo Wii and Virgin Media
An image of Tennant as Hamlet was issued by the British Mail to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Royal Shakespeare Company
Voted third best dressed man by British GQ in 2013