|Also Known As||David John McDonald|
|Date of Birth||18 April 1971|
|Place of Origin||Scotland|
|Contributions to Broadchurch|
|Role in Broadchurch||Alec Hardy|
|Episodes||Episode 1.1 Episode 1.2 Episode 1.3 Episode 1.4 Episode 1.5 Episode 1.6 Episode 1.7 Episode 1.8 Episode 2.1 Episode 2.2 Episode 2.3 Episode 2.4 Episode 2.5 Episode 2.6 Episode 2.7 Episode 2.8|
David Tennant is a Scottish actor who played DI Alec Hardy on Broadchurch. He is best known for his role as the Tenth Doctor in Doctor Who. He also played Detective Emmet Carver in the American Broadchurch remake, Gracepoint.
- When Alec Hardy uses his phone, such as when Claire Ripley calls him in Episode 2.1, it is David Tennant's actual phone which is used. 
- After the conclusion of Series 2, it was confirmed that David and Olivia Colman would both return for the following series.
- After the Series, it is confirmed that the revival that David Tennant, and the rest of the cast will be return for the revival of Broadchurch starting with Series 4.