Peter Capaldi Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

12th July 2015

Quote: "I felt like running for office afterwards." Peter Capaldi was thrilled by his first Comic-Con appearance as time traveller Doctor Who.

19th December 2014

Quote: "It's the easiest thing I've ever done in my life! It's not hard, it's fun... People keep saying to me, 'Is it weird suddenly being recognised in a way I wasn't before?' I walk down the street, and people say 'Look, there's Doctor Who,' not, 'Look, there's Peter.' They see me and smile, as they are happy to see Doctor Who, and that's lovely." Scottish actor Peter Capaldi finds his role as Doctor Who the "easiest thing" he's ever done in his life.

25th September 2014

Quote: "Fans of the show would come up to me and say, 'Swear at me, please, please swear at me,' so I would have to stand in the street and abuse them with the worst possible language." Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi is happy to please fans of his foul-mouthed political spin doctor character in award-winning British satire The Thick of It.

22nd August 2014

Quote: "He's tough to be around, but you do want to be around him. You know those people - you think, 'I like that guy, he's really exciting, but he's a bit exhausting and I'm glad I'm not married to him'." Peter Capaldi insists his new Doctor Who will be cranky and "trickier" than his predecessors.

8th August 2014

Quote: "I was brought up on Doctor Who. They are all in me. They taught me how to act because I spent all my time trying to be them." Peter Capaldi has been preparing for the role as the Time Lord his entire life, and has previous Doctor Who actors to thank for his success.

30th June 2014

Quote: "He's woven the future from the cloth of the past. Simple, stark, and back to basics. No frills, no scarf, no messing, just 100 per cent Rebel Time Lord." Actor Peter Capaldi on his inspiration for the new Doctor Who's look.

10th September 2013

Quote: "It's nice they are going back to a more mature doctor. When I was growing up, there was always a slightly older doctor. That brings a whole different feel to it." Torchwood star John Barrowman is thrilled by Peter Capaldi's appointment to the role of Doctor Who.

5th September 2013

Quote: "He's such an amazing actor and completely right for the part. We went out for lunch to talk Doctor tactics. I'm not sure if I gave him any real ideas because it's not like he needs much help. He'll play the Doctor in his own way - and do it brilliantly." British actor Matt Smith can't wait to see Peter Capaldi replace him as the title character in cult U.K. series Doctor Who.

19th October 2012

Fact: Ewan McGregor and Kate Hudson are in talks to play the romantic leads in actor-turned-director Peter Capaldi's new comedy Born To Be King.

3rd September 2008

Fact: Scottish actor Peter Capaldi and Beastie Boys star ADAM YAUCH have been chosen to head up the jury at the upcoming Raindance Film Festival in London.

13th December 2006

Fact: Ewan McGregor will play BONNIE PRINCE CHARLIE and three other characters in actor/director Peter Capaldi's new movie about the historical Scottish figure.

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