An actor, director and writer Peter Capaldi was born on 14 April 1958. He is best known for appearing in the role of the twelfth incarnation of the Doctor in the British science-fiction television program entitled “Doctor Who.” He is also appreciated for his role in the comedy movie In the Loop for which the Peter received various film critic award nominations in the category of Best Supporting Actor. He earned the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film as a director and also the BAFTA Award for Best Short Film. As a writer, he wrote the drama film Strictly Sinatra for which he was the director too. Let’s explore in detail about Peter’s wiki below:
Early Life and Education
Peter Capaldi was born in 1958 in Glasgow, Scotland to the parents named Nancy Capaldi (mother) and Gerald John Capaldi (father). Considering his date of birth, Peter Capaldi is at the age of 60 years old as of now. Regarding his ethnicity and nationality, Capaldi is Scottish by nationality belonging to the white ethnicity background. His grandfather was Italian and Capaldi carries the Irish and Scottish ancestral background.
When Peter was young, his parents used to run an ice cream business. Talking about his academic achievements, Peter went to St Teresa’s Primary School based in Possilpark. He also attended St Matthew’s Primary School, St Ninian’s High School and later went to the Glasgow School of Art. From his school days, Peter was active and used to participate in various programs including the Fort Theatre in Bishopbriggs. He was the guitarist and lead singer while being enrolled at the art school performing for the rock band named The Dreamboys.
Career and Professional Life
Peter is an actor, director and a writer which proves his versatile talents. Till date, he has appeared in over 40 movies and television shows. He initiated his acting career in the industry from the 1983’s movie named Local Hero. In 1985, he appeared in Turtle Diary in the role of an assistant keeper. In 1988, he appeared in two films named The Lair of the White Worm and Dangerous Liaisons in the role of Angus Flint and Azolan respectively. He worked as a writer for the movie Soft Top Hard Shoulder in 1993. The same year, he contributed as a writer for Franz Kafka’s It’s a Wonderful Life for which Peter was the director as well. As of now, he is working on the upcoming movie The Personal History of David Copperfield.
Apart from the films, Peter has contributed for various television shows like Crown Court (1984), John and Yoko: A Love Story (1985), Shadow of the Noose (1989), The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1990), The All New Alexei Sayle Show (1994-1995), The History of Tom Jones: A Foundling (1997), The Greatest Store in the World (1999), the Afternoon Play (2005), Haunted Hogmanay (2006), The Man Who Cycled the World (2008), The Suspicions of Mr Whicher (2011), Doctor Who: The Ultimate Companion (2014), Doctor Who: Earth Conquest – The World Tour (2014), James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction (2018) and much more. He has also worked for various stage, radio station and for video games including The Doctor and the Dalek and Lego Dimensions.
Peter Capaldi’s wife name is Elaine Collins. The couple tied their knot in 1991 near his home city in Strathblane. His wife Elaine is also an actress and writer. The duo with the same profession is supportive to each other. According to some reports, they first met in 1983while being in the tour for the Paines Plough Theatre Company. The beautiful couple is blessed with a daughter named Cecily Capaldi. Peter and his family currently reside in Muswell Hill.
Peter Capaldi has a maintained weight balanced with his perfect height of 5 feet 11 ½ inch (181.6 cm). His chest, biceps and waist measurement is not available but it is known that Peter has an impressive physique even at this age.
Salary and Net worth
The estimated net worth of Peter Capaldi is 10 million USD. His salary in the Doctor Who was said to be in millions of dollars. His amazing performance and versatility have made Peter received impressive remuneration from his job. Peter just not only works for money but has contributed to various welfare organizations. He was featured in one of the UNHCR’s videos which were concerned about raising awareness for global refugee crisis. He is a regular patron for the Aberlour Child Care Trust and Worldwide Cancer Research as well.
Wiki and Facts
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