8 Things You Didn’t Know About Peter Capaldi 

Peter Capaldi is a Scottish actor, director, writer, and musician who was born in Glasgow, Scotland on April 14, 1958. Capaldi was nominated for various film critic awards, including the best supporting actor.

He is truly a talented man who has garnered a huge fan following over a period of time. And for those fans, we’ve brought some unknown facts that they previously didn’t know

Peter Capaldi
Peter Capaldi

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Peter Capaldi 

1. Mixed Heritage

Peter’s grandfather was Italian and the rest of his heredity is Scottish and Irish. His parents ran an ice cream business in the Springburn district. [1]

2. Never Compromised On His Studies

He got his education from St Teresa’s Primary School in Possilpark, St Matthew’s Primary School in Bishopbriggs and he got his higher studies from St Ninian’s High School, Kirkintilloch before he got to the Glasgow school of arts. [2]

3. Audiobook Narrator 

Peter Capaldi, besides being an actor is an audiobook narrator too. An audiobook narrator lends their voice to spoken word audio for an audiobook. Peter’s has many titles including several of the works of lain Banks. [3]

4. A Multi-Talented Individual

As you have been told before that Peter is not only a great actor but also a very good director, presenter, and writer. In the year 1992, Peter wrote as well as starred in a road movie Soft Top, Hard Shoulder which won an award at London Film Festival. 

5. Loves To Play With His Pets

On the internet, we’ve found some old pictures of Peter Capaldi with his pet dog in which he was playing with his pet dog which shows his love for his dog. He loves pets so much. Once he has had both, a cat and a dog. [4]

Peter with a huge dog
Peter with a huge dog

6. Patron For World Wide Cancer Research

Capaldi is a patron of Worldwide Cancer Research and the Aberlour Child Care Trust, a Scottish children’s charity. That indicates how humble he is towards the well-being of other people. [5]

7. Happily Married

Until 1991 he was unmarried but in the year 1991 Peter got married to an actress and writer Elaine Collins, and they met in 1983 in a touring production for the Paines Plough Theatre Company. They both have a daughter whose name is Cecily Capaldi. They live in Muswell Hill, London.

8. Hobbies And Favourites

Besides being an actor, Peter has some hobbies and interests too. He likes his profession, Acting but he loves to sing as well. Furthermore, he also loves sketching and drawing. His favorite destination is the Netherlands, Norway,  and London. His favorite color is black and white.