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Matt Smith

Matthew Robert Smith (born 28 October 1982) is an English stage and television actor. He is known for his role as the eleventh incarnation of the Doctor in the British television series Doctor Who, for which he received a BAFTA Award nomination in 2011. He initially aspired to be a professional footballer, but a back injury forced him out of the sport. After joining the National Youth Theatre and studying Drama and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia, Smith became an actor in 2003, performing in plays like Murder in the Cathedral, Fresh Kills, The History Boys and On the Shore of the Wide World in London theatres. Extending his repertoire into West End theatre, he has since performed in the stage adaptation of Swimming with Sharks with Christian Slater, followed a year later by a critically acclaimed performance as Henry in That Face. Before his role in Doctor Who, Smith's first television role came in 2006 as Jim Taylor in the BBC adaptations of Phillip Pullman's The Ruby in the Smoke and The Shadow in the North while his first major role in television came as Danny in the 2007 BBC series Party Animals. Smith, who was cast as the eleventh incarnation of the Doctor in January 2009, is the youngest person to play the character in the British television series. He has most recently appeared in the 2011 BBC television film Christopher and His Kind playing Christopher Isherwood. Description above from the Wikipedia article Matt Smith (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Oct 28, 1982 In Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Top Gear 2002-10-20
Latest Project:
Movie Patient Zero 2017-02-17
Known For
Poster of Bert & Dickie
Poster of William Never Married
Poster of Party Animals
Poster of Doctor Who
Movie Patient Zero Morgan 2017-02-17
Movie Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Parson Collins 2016-02-04
Series The Crown Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh 2016-11-04
Movie Lost River Bully 2015-04-08
Movie Terminator Genisys Alex 2015-06-23
Movie Doctor Who: Deep Breath The Doctor 2014-08-23
Movie The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot himself 2013-11-23
Movie Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor The Doctor 2013-11-23
Movie WHOLOCK The Doctor 2013-12-11
Movie Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor The Doctor 2013-12-25
Movie Bert & Dickie Bert Bushnell 2012-07-25
Movie Doctor Who: The Snowmen The Doctor (11) 2012-12-25
Movie Doctor Who: Space and Time The Doctor 2011-03-18
Movie Christopher and His Kind Christopher Isherwood 2011-03-19
Movie Womb Thomas 2010-07-15
Movie William Never Married Ingrid's Father 2010-01-01
Movie Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol The Doctor 2010-12-25
Movie Moses Jones Dan Twentyman 2009-02-10
Series Moses Jones Dan Twentyman 2009-02-02
Movie Doctor Who: The End of Time The Doctor 2009-12-26
Movie In Bruges Young Harry Waters (uncredited) 2008-02-08
Movie Bridal Fever Jonathan 2008-04-28
Movie Party Animals 2007-01-31
Series Party Animals Danny Foster 2007-01-31
Movie The Shadow in the North Jim Taylor 2007-09-15
Series Secret Diary of a Call Girl Unknown 2007-09-27
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Series The Street Unknown 2006-04-13
Movie Outsourced Dave 2006-09-12
Series The Sally Lockhart Mysteries Jim Taylor 2006-12-27
Movie The Ruby in the Smoke Jim Taylor 2006-12-27
Series Doctor Who The Eleventh Doctor 2005-03-26
Series Top Gear Himself 2002-10-20