Maybe he's not the most handsome actor on the block - tall and skinny, with an angular face and auburn hair.
And maybe the general public still have only a passing familiarity with him.
He leans back in his chair on the terrace of a Mayfair café without causing a flicker of recognition among passers-by. But I think everyone understands what it feels like to be dumped." He coyly admits to past obsessions with the opposite sex.
He wants to talk about his latest project, Secret Smile, which sees him playing Brendan Block, a "deeply misunderstood" individual, Tennant says, with typical understatement. "It's always a very intoxicating and irrational thing to be that obsessed with someone.
The following year, he played a role in an episode of Dramarama.
When he was 16, he acted in an anti-smoking film made by the Glasgow Health Board which aired on television and was also screened in schools.
He is best known for his roles as the Tenth Doctor in the British television series Doctor Who, Alec Hardy in Broadchurch, Giacomo Casanova in the TV serial Casanova, Kilgrave in Jessica Jones, and Barty Crouch, Jr. In addition to his appearances on screen, he has worked as a voice actor and in theatre, including Prince Hamlet in a critically acclaimed 2008 stage production of Hamlet and as the voice of Scrooge Mc Duck in the new Duck Tales series starting in 2017.
Tennant is of Northern Irish descent; his maternal great-grandparents, William and Agnes Blair, were staunch Protestants from County Londonderry who were among the signatories of the Ulster Covenant in 1912. Tennant's maternal grandfather, footballer Archie Mc Leod, met William and Agnes' daughter Nellie while playing for Derry City FC.
David Tennant and guest star Georgia Moffett prepare for the worst in the ' Doctor Who' episode ' The Doctor's Daughter.' Tennant And Moffett, who is the daughter of Peter Davison - the Fifth Doctor -, began dating after meeting on set.
April 18, 1971 Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland 6'1 Paisley Grammar School, The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Ralston Primary Married (to Georgia Moffett) Anne-Marie Duff, Natalie Walter, Keira Malik, Lucy Porter, Sophia Myles, Bethan Britton, Georgia Moffett Essdale Helen Mc Donald (mother), Sandy Mc Donald (father), Blair Mc Donald (brother), Karen Mc Donald (sister), Olive Mc Donald (daughter), Wilfred Moffett (son), Ty Moffett (adopted son) The Doctor (Doctor Who), Barty Crouch Jr (Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire), Peter Vincent (Fright Night), DI Alec Hardy (Broadchurch), Hamlet (Hamlet, stage) Tennant took on a stage name because there was already a David Mc Donald in the Equity Actor’s Union.
The Doctor and Rose Tyler (Billie Piper) were, in fact, a romantic item.