'Doctor Who': 'Local Hero' and more of Peter Capaldi's best roles

Now that he's been announced as the 12th Doctor on "Doctor Who," Zap2it is taking a look back at some the best moments from Peter Capaldi's career, going back to the early 1980s.Whovians may recognize him for his previous appearance on "Doctor Who," as Caecilius in the Series 4 episode "The Fires of Pompeii." He also starred in "Torchwood: Children of Earth" with John Barrowman, otherwise known as Captain Jack Harkness.One of Capaldi's first roles was in 1983's "Local Hero," alongside Peter Riegert and Burt Lancaster. In the film he plays a young representative for an oil company who learns his employer plans to buy a small village in Scotland to turn into a refinery.He also stars in the 2009 comedy "In The Loop" with James Gandolfini. He plays his character from the TV series "The Thick of It," the Director of Communications for the Prime Minister of Northampton. The movie is a spinoff of...



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