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David Tennant

 
Bio:
Over his almost three-decades-long acting career, multi-award-winning actor David Tennant has left a trail of memorable characters over an expansive and diverse array of theatre, film, radio, and television credits. As well as being a seasoned professional actor, he is an award-winning voice-over ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Over his almost three-decades-long acting career, multi-award-winning actor David Tennant has left a trail of memorable characters over an expansive and diverse array of theatre, film, radio, and television credits. As well as being a seasoned professional actor, he is an award-winning voice-over ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [West End]
Fictionhouse West End Revival, 2021
Professor John Halder
  [West End]
West End Premiere, 2017
Don Juan
  [Off-Broadway]
US Premiere Production, 2016
Richard II

David Tennant Biography

Over his almost three-decades-long acting career, multi-award-winning actor David Tennant has left a trail of memorable characters over an expansive and diverse array of theatre, film, radio, and television credits.
As well as being a seasoned professional actor, he is an award-winning voice-over actor. He has lent his voice to a wide range of characters, including ‘Huyand’ in animated series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars”; “Spitelout” in How to Train Your Dragon; and 'Twigs’ in Tree Fu Tom, among others.

From 2015 David was seen portraying the villainous role of 'Kilgrave' opposite Krysten Ritter in Netflix’s “Marvel’s Jessica Jones.”


David can currently be seen in the Amazon Prime Video series Good Omens, He takes on the role of the demon Crowley, in the critically acclaimed adaptation of the classic Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman novel.

From his first projects with the Royal Shakespeare Company to his present-day Rolodex of timeless characters in all areas of performance, David Tennant continues to amass an ever-growing fan base worldwide

David Tennant Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2003 - Best Actor
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David Tennant News

National Theatre Announces DANCING AT LUGHNASA, DIXON AND DAUGHTERS, and More Photo National Theatre Announces DANCING AT LUGHNASA, DIXON AND DAUGHTERS, and More
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2022

The National Theatre has announced three new productions for 2023 and the revival of the critically acclaimed The Father and the Assassin. A new production devised by The PappyShow will tour directly to 55 schools across England, and National Theatre Live brings The Crucible, Othello and GOOD to cinema goers around the world.

GOOD, Starring David Tennant, Comes to Cinemas in 2023 Photo GOOD, Starring David Tennant, Comes to Cinemas in 2023
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2022

Good, starring David Tennant, will be broadcast to cinemas around the world from National Theatre Live in 2023. The production will be screened in cinemas in the UK and Ireland beginning on Thursday 20 April 2023 and across the globe from Thursday 15 June.

ENOLA HOLMES 2 Tops Netflix Watch List the Week of October 31 Photo ENOLA HOLMES 2 Tops Netflix Watch List the Week of October 31
by Michael Major - Nov 8, 2022

Millie Bobby Brown and Henry Cavill are back in Enola Holmes 2. The sibling mystery debuted atop the English Films List with 64.08M hours viewed, making it the most viewed title this week. The highly anticipated sequel was in the Top 10 in 93 countries. As fans prepared to unravel the mystery, Enola Holmes also jumped into the list.

Leah Harvey, Rose Ayling-Ellis, Alfred Enoch & Martha Plimpton to Star in AS YOU LIKE Photo Leah Harvey, Rose Ayling-Ellis, Alfred Enoch & Martha Plimpton to Star in AS YOU LIKE IT @sohoplace
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2022

Nica Burns has announced a new production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, directed by Josie Rourke, starring Leah Harvey as Rosalind, Rose Ayling-Ellis as Celia, Alfred Enoch as Orlando and with Martha Plimpton in the role of Jaques.

Review Roundup: GOOD, starring David Tennant Photo Review Roundup: GOOD, starring David Tennant
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 13, 2022

It is third time lucky for Dominic Cooke's revival of C.P Taylor's GOOD, having been delayed twice by the pandemic. The first production from Cooke and Kate Horton's company, Fictionhouse, it stars David Tennant, Sharon Small and Elliot Levey. So what did the critics think?

Review: GOOD, Harold Pinter Theatre Photo Review: GOOD, Harold Pinter Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 13, 2022

From Dennis Nielsen to DJ in Don Juan In Soho, to the murderous vicar in the BBC’s Inside Man, David Tennant seems drawn to playing the antihero. As Professor John Halder, in CP Taylor’s 1982 play GOOD, he captures the moral downfall of an ordinary man who gradually embraces the Third Reich.

Photos: First Look at David Tennant and More in GOOD at the Harold Pinter Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at David Tennant and More in GOOD at the Harold Pinter Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2022

Performances have begun for Dominic Cooke’s new production of C.P. Taylor’s GOOD, starring David Tennant, Elliot Levey, and Sharon Small. Check out photos here!

GOOD Leads our Top Ten Shows for October Photo GOOD Leads our Top Ten Shows for October
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 1, 2022

The weather might be cooling, but the West End is heating up. October's theatrical offerings provide an embarassment of riches, with some fantastic shows coming up: from David Tennant as the lead in C.P. Taylor's acclaimed play GOOD to Carrie Hope Fletcher in The Caucasian Chalk Circle at the Rose, to Juliet Stevenson in The Doctor and Elton's John's new musical Tammy Faye.

A PLACE FOR WE Goes Digital for Five Years Photo A PLACE FOR WE Goes Digital for Five Years
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2022

Talawa Theatre Company and Park Theatre’s Olivier Award-nominated A Place for We is being made available on Digital Theatre for five years in the UK.  This acclaimed production explores London’s communities over three very different generations.  Following its successful, limited-run premiere on Windrush Day, will be available for more audiences across the country than ever before. 

Lucy Eaton's Podcast 'Hear Me Out' Returns for a Second Series Photo Lucy Eaton's Podcast 'Hear Me Out' Returns for a Second Series
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Sep 26, 2022

Now one of the highest-rated theatrical podcasts on iTunes (top 10 theatre podcasts as ranked by Feedspot), the first series of Lucy Eaton’s podcast ‘Hear Me Out’ returns for a second series with the first three episodes featuring Joanna Vanderham, Sir Richard Eyre and Sanjeev Bhaskar now available to download.

David Tennant Videos

VIDEO: David Tennant Talks STAGED on THE LATE LATE SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: David Tennant Talks STAGED on THE LATE LATE SHOW

by Stage Tube - Mar 23, 2021

James Corden welcomes his friend David Tennant to the show, and David immediately sets the tone for a great chat thanks to his pink blazer. After the two discuss the pains of homeschooling, James asks David about Melissa Von Stressel, the name of his fake assistant that he used to get out of gigs and requests he didn't have the heart to say no to directly. And David talks about the process of making 'Staged' with his wife, Georgia, Michael Sheen and Simon Evans.

VIDEO: Judi Dench Puts David Tennant and Michael Sheen in Their Place on STAGED Videoplay
VIDEO: Judi Dench Puts David Tennant and Michael Sheen in Their Place on STAGED

by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2020

BBC has released a new clip from episode 6 of Staged, featuring Judi Dench - watch as she puts the actors 'in their place' as only she can.

VIDEO: David Tennant and Michael Sheen Reunite For GOOD OMENS Lockdown Mini-Episode Videoplay
VIDEO: David Tennant and Michael Sheen Reunite For GOOD OMENS Lockdown Mini-Episode

by Stage Tube - May 2, 2020

A mini 3-minute episode of Good Omens has been released on YouTube, in honor of the 30th Anniversary of the original publication of Good Omens.

VIDEO: David Tennant and More in Royal Shakespeare Company's #ShareYourShakespeare Ca Videoplay
VIDEO: David Tennant and More in Royal Shakespeare Company's #ShareYourShakespeare Campaign

by Stage Tube - Apr 23, 2020

In celebration of William Shakespeare's 456th birthday, the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has today unveiled the results of its largest ever digital celebration by audiences.

VIDEO: David Tennant & Cush Jumbo Star in the Trailer for Acorn TV's DEADWATER FELL Videoplay
VIDEO: David Tennant & Cush Jumbo Star in the Trailer for Acorn TV's DEADWATER FELL

by Stage Tube - Mar 10, 2020

In the latest of intense, acclaimed mystery dramas from Acorn TV, BAFTA and NTA award-winning actor David Tennant (Broadchurch, Doctor Who, Good Omens) and award-winning actress Cush Jumbo (The Good Fight, The Good Wife, Vera) lead a stellar ensemble cast in the darkly gripping British series Deadwater Fell, to premiere exclusively in North America on Acorn TV on Monday, April 6, with a weekly rollout every Monday through April 27.

VIDEO: DOCTOR WHO Returns on New Year's Day - Watch the Trailer! Videoplay
VIDEO: DOCTOR WHO Returns on New Year's Day - Watch the Trailer!

by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2019

BBC AMERICA's hit action-adventure series, Doctor Who, is back! Kicking off 2020, the Thirteenth Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) returns with the launch of the latest season on Wednesday, January 1 at 8pm ET/PT, resuming her time-and-space travels with friends Ryan (Tosin Cole), Yasmin (Mandip Gill) and Graham (Bradley Walsh). Subsequent episodes will air Sundays at 8pm ET/PT beginning January 5 on BBC AMERICA. Starting with a blockbuster, action-packed two-part episode entitled Spyfall, the Thirteenth Doctor is well and truly back with a bang.

VIDEO: See the Beginning of War in GEN:LOCK Teaser Videoplay
VIDEO: See the Beginning of War in GEN:LOCK Teaser

by Stage Tube - Dec 18, 2018

“This is how the war begins.” In this new gen:LOCK footage, the Union launches their first attack on the city. By air and by land, the Vanguard stand ready to protect.

VIDEO: Hear David Tennant in the Final GEN:LOCK Teaser Videoplay
VIDEO: Hear David Tennant in the Final GEN:LOCK Teaser

by Stage Tube - Nov 27, 2018

Dr. Weller reveals his candidates for the secret gen:LOCK program and causes Colonel Marin to wonder, “If a recruit is a fit for gen:LOCK, are they a fit for much else?”

VIDEO: Amazon Studios Released a Teaser for GOOD OMENS Videoplay
VIDEO: Amazon Studios Released a Teaser for GOOD OMENS

by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2018

Amazon Studios released the first teaser trailer for the highly-anticipated series adaptation of Good Omens at a panel discussion at New York Comic-Con, alongside poster art and never seen before images.

VIDEO: David Tennant and Michael Sheen Perform Dueling Hamlets with Jon Hamm Videoplay
VIDEO: David Tennant and Michael Sheen Perform Dueling Hamlets with Jon Hamm

by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2018

While at New York Comic Con promoting Prime Video's 'Good Omens,' Jon Hamm, David Tennant, and Michael Sheen sit down with Vulture. During the interview, Sheen and Tennant, who've recently played Hamlet on the stage, are tasked to have a Hamlet 'act-off' with Hamm as Ophelia. 


David Tennant Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has David Tennant been in?
David Tennant has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has David Tennant been in?
David Tennant has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was David Tennant's first West End show?
David Tennant's first West End show was Don Juan in Soho which opened in 2017

What awards has David Tennant been nominated for?
Best Actor (Olivier Awards) for Lobby Hero .