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Peter Capaldi
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Born
Peter Dougan Capaldi

14 April 1958 (1958-04-14) (age 62)
Occupation Actor, film director, writer
Years active 1982–present
Spouse(s) Elaine Collins (m. 1991)
Children 1

Peter Capaldi (born 14 April 1958) is a Scottish actor. He plays the 12th Doctor on Doctor Who. He won an Academy Award for best Live Action Short Film for writing and directing the movie Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life in 1995. He has been in various movies and television programs in the United Kingdom, including In the Loop, The Fifth Estate, The Thick of It and The Musketeers.

Peter also played as one of the professors in World War Z. He starred as Rabbit in the 2018 Disney movie Christopher Robin.

Early life

Capaldi was born in Glasgow, Scotland, the son of Nancy Soutar and Gerald John Capaldi. His mother's side of the family was Scottish and Irish. His father's side was Italian.


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