Ncuti Gatwa‚ 29‚ Completes Irrepressible Rise to New Time Lord on Doctor Who
The BBC's long-running TV drama has been eager to attract younger audiences back to the show‚ and Ncuti Gatwa has a great deal to offer. A highly-talented young actor‚ he has been nominated for a Bafta in the category of Sex Education‚ and could bring a younger audience to the show and deliver a stellar performance.
Ncuti Gatwa's family lived in college lodging
As the latest Doctor
Who‚ the BBC has announced the appointment of Scottish actor Ncuti Gatwa as the fourteenth Doctor. Born in Rwanda‚ the actor has been acting for years in television shows such as 'Sex Education'. She is also the star of Netflix's Sex Education‚ which follows the life of a socially awkward high school student named Otis. She studied acting at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland‚ specializing in theatre. She has acted in major productions around the world. Growing up in Cameroon‚ Gatwa attended church and Bible study. His father was unable to find a job as an academic in the UK and moved his family to Cameroon. At the age of seventeen‚ Gatwa decided to study acting. He went on to train at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland before moving to London to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. However‚ the family struggled to make ends meet‚ and he ended up sleeping on the floor of the college lodging.
His father was studying for a doctorate in philosophy
A 29-year-old Scottish actor has been named the new Doctor
on BBC One's hit show Doctor
Who‚ completing an irrepressible rise to stardom. Although he's best known for his role in the comedy Sex Education‚ Ncuti Gatwa has an extraordinary backstory. His father was a Christian minister and studied philosophy and theology‚ but he could not find work as an academic in the UK. The cast of Doctor
Who recently announced Ncuti Gatwa as the new Doctor‚ making him the first African-American actor to hold the role. Jodie Whittaker will exit the role later this year‚ and Ncuti will be the first Black lead actor in the history of the series. Gatwa will join a prestigious lineage of Doctors‚ including David Tennant and Matt Smith. Moreover‚ his appointment will complement the work of showrunner Russell T. Davies.
His father moved to Cameroon because he couldn't get a job as an academic
After graduating from Harvard‚ Clifford Akonteh decided to move to Cameroon in order to study law. Clifford used his legal training to advocate for social justice and democratic transparency in Africa. He has influenced more than 40 academic institutions in the country‚ and he is following in his father's footsteps by engaging in civic engagement. His latest project‚ the Not Too Young to Vote campaign‚ aims to educate youth and ensure they exercise their right to vote. His father studied philosophy and theology‚ and when he couldn't find a job as an academic‚ he moved to the country. When he was 17 years old‚ Gatwa decided to pursue acting. He trained at the Royal Conservatory of Scotland and moved to London. However‚ his parents struggled to make ends meet and were forced to work in the hospitality industry.
Peter Capaldi's childhood and rise to new Time Lord are one of the most compelling stories in Doctor
Who. As a child‚ Capaldi's interest in science and technology grew‚ and he went on to become the Doctor. He became a Time Lord after reincarnating in the year 3000‚ and this episode chronicles his journey. However‚ despite his success‚ many fans of the show are left disappointed by Capaldi's lack of ability to save the Earth. In the third season of Doctor
Who‚ Capaldi has to discover the identity of the Master. The Master is a Gallifreyan fairy tale creature that was first created by the Doctor. The Master had the power to reincarnate himself and he aimed to rule the entire planet. In his quest‚ he worked with the Toclafane and eventually replaced every living being on Earth with himself. Doctor
Who‚ however‚ stopped the Master before it could take place. The Master first appeared in Ascension of the Cybermen (2001). He was charismatic and ruthless‚ and was determined to take control of the Time Lords. In Spyfall‚ the Master lured the Thirteenth Doctor
back to Gallifrey. The Doctor‚ meanwhile‚ convinced the Master to break the alliance‚ but the Master was undeterred. He continued to menace the Doctor
while on Earth. He battled the Sea Devils‚ Daemon Azal‚ and the Keller Machine‚ and destroyed Atlantis when one of his plots backfired.
His nomination for a Bafta
The 14th Doctor
was named on Sunday‚ but until now‚ it was still largely unknown who would play the character. The British actor has had a meteoric rise to fame in the TV series‚ and his nomination for a Bafta is a great honour. Ncuti Gatwa‚ 29‚ was born in Glasgow and has a background in drama‚ notably in the British comedy series Sex Education. Gatwa's role in Doctor
Who is a big step forward for the show. She is the first Black actor to take the lead role. She will replace Jodie Whittaker‚ who announced in July that she is leaving the show. Ncuti Gatwa is a Scottish actor who was born in Rwanda and is currently starring in Netflix's Sex Education. She won a Scottish Bafta for her role in Sex Education. Despite the fact that Gatwa is a first-time nominee for the role‚ the acclaimed actor has been working in television for more than a decade. She has already racked up assets of more than £275‚000 since her debut in the role in 2011. The show is widely regarded for its diversity and inclusion‚ and Gatwa's inimitable rise to new Time Lord nomination for a Bafta comes as no surprise.
His Twitter following
Ncuti Gatwa has officially been cast as the next Doctor‚ replacing Jodie Whittaker. Ncuti is the first Black actor to play the role‚ and will be the first female Doctor
since the series began in 1963. He also recently starred in Netflix's Sex Education‚ which follows a socially awkward high school student Otis and his sex-therapist mother Jean. Despite being black‚ Gatwa's Timelord looks distinctly 'ethnic'. He plays a timelord with a sexy edge‚ and he has a Twitter following spanning more than a million followers. His Twitter following during Doctor
Who's irrepressible rise to new Time Lord has surpassed all other actors. The actor has over 2.6 million followers on Twitter‚ and his numbers will continue to climb as the new incarnation of the Timelord is announced. His Twitter followers have grown in response to the show‚ and his popularity is only set to grow even more. He's even won a Scottish Bafta Award for his role in Sex Education. He also said that his parents instilled a strong sense of responsibility and work ethic in him‚ which he credits to their influence.