Here are five things you should know about Peter Capaldi:
1. In World War Z, he played the character named, “W.H.O. Doctor” — which is absolutely hilarious!
2. This is the fifth time he’s played a doctor. In 2011, he played Dr. Pete in the TV series, The Field of Blood. In 2006, he played Dr. Angus Baldwin in one episode of Donovan, and in 2003 he played Dr. Ronnie Pilfrey in Fortysomething. From 2005 to 2012, he played a spin doctor in BBC’s The Thick of It.
3. Peter is married to Elaine Collins and they live in Crouch End, a borough north of London with their daughter Cecily.
4. He will use his Scottish accent as the 12th Doctor.
5. He attended Glasgow School of Art in Scotland, and was a singer of Dreamboys, a punk rock band. Their drummer was comedian, Craig Ferguson.
Doctor Who returns in Autumn 2014 for a Full Series run of 12 episodes. How excited are you for Peter Capaldi’s first series run?
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