He acted in Christopher Hampton's play, "Treats," at the Hampstead Theatre in Hampstead, London, England with Tom Conti and Julia Ormond in the cast. Geraldine McEwan was director.
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He is only the third actor to play the Doctor who has been older than the actor he replaced in the role. The others were Jon Pertwee
, who was a year older than Patrick Troughton
, and Colin Baker, who was eight years older than Peter Davison
. Capaldi is tied with the First Doctor, William Hartnell
, to be the oldest actors cast in the role-both were age 55 when cast.