Matt Smith

Active - 2003 - Present  |   Born - Oct 28, 1982 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England  |   Genres - Comedy, Mystery, Romance

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  • Wanted to be a professional soccer player, but decided to pursue acting after suffering a back injury.
  • Got his start with the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.
  • Won critical acclaim for his performance in the stage production of  Polly Stenham's That Face.
  • Appeared alongside Doctor Who alumnus Billie Piper in the made-for-TV adaptations of Philip Pullman's novels The Ruby in the Smoke and The Shadow in the North. He also made a guest appearance in an episode of  Piper's Secret Diary of a Call Girl.
  • In 2009, he was cast as the 11th incarnation of the title character in the BBC series Doctor Who.