AKA Matthew Robert Smith
Birthplace: Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
Race or Ethnicity: White
Executive summary: The eleventh Doctor Who
Eleventh and youngest actor to play the 900-year-old Dr Who, replacing the popular David Tennant. He is the third to play the Doctor since the series was revived in 2005. The choice of Smith was not without controversy, critics citing his age and relative lack of experience.
High School: Northampton School For Boys, Northampton, England
University: BA Drama, University of East Anglia
Doctor Who The Doctor (2010-)
FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
Cyborg Soldier (7-Oct-2008)
The Ruby in the Smoke (27-Dec-2006)
Matt Smith (born 28th October, 1982) is an English actor who is best-known for playing the lead role in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who. In January 2009, he was announced as the eleventh actor to appear as the 'Doctor' on television, in a new series starting in spring 2010; he is the youngest actor to take on the role.
Prior to winning the lead role in Doctor Who, Smith was relatively unknown to the public, but appeared in several drama series including the BBC's Party Animals and The Ruby in the Smoke, the latter alongside former Doctor Who star Billie Piper.