After House of the Dragon, Doctor Who Star David Tennant’s Son Unabashedly Relishes His Nepo Baby Status in Good Omens Season 2

After House of the Dragon, Doctor Who Star David Tennant's Son Unabashedly Relishes His Nepo Baby Status in Good Omens Season 2
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Ty Tennant is a British actor who is known for his roles in the science fiction series War of the Worlds and the fantasy series House of the Dragon. Coming from the familial background that he has, his career is a product of his predecessors’, though he is yet to catch the flames of the never-ending fire that is the debate about nepotism in Hollywood.

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Ty Tennant as Aegon II Targaryen

The debate over nepotism in Hollywood has been reignited in recent years. This is due in part to the rise of social media, which has made it easier for people to call out instances of nepotism. Additionally, there has been a growing awareness of the lack of diversity in Hollywood, and some people believe that nepotism is one of the factors that contribute to this problem.

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His life and career in Hollywood

Ty began his acting career at a young age, appearing in the 2013 Doctor Who documentary The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot. His first acting role was in Tolkien, playing the younger Christopher Wiseman, played by Tom Glynn-Carney. In the same year, he played Tom Gresham, Emily’s younger brother in the science fiction series War of the Worlds starring Daisy Edgar-Jones.

Along with Sebastian Croft, he co-starred as the Dead Boy Detectives Edwin Paine and Charles Rowland in season 3 of the DC Universe television series Doom Patrol in 2021. He also made a special appearance in an episode of the BBC One drama Casualty and had a cameo in Around the World in 80 Days. He later appeared in the fantasy series House of the Dragon

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David Tennant in Doctor Who

Ty Tennant is the son of Georgia Moffett before she married David Tennant, and he was adopted by David when he met Georgia on the sets of Doctor Who. Ty’s maternal grandfather is actor Peter Davison, who played the Fifth Doctor in Doctor Who. His paternal grandfather is Sandy McDonald, who was a producer and director. Ty began acting professionally in 2019 and completed his Sixth Form at the ArtsEd private school in Chiswick. His father, David, and his maternal grandfather, Peter Davison, are two members of his family who have both previously portrayed the enduring character of Doctor Who.


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Ty Tennant has recently played a couple of ‘nepo-baby’ roles to stereotypical perfection

Recently, the actor has played ‘nepo-baby’ roles in a couple of acclaimed series’ that he has worked on; which seemingly proves that he isn’t afraid to be subject to all kinds of things fans and critics alike usually have to say, with respect to nepotism. He plays the role of a young Aegon II Targaryen in House of the Dragon (the son of Viserys I Targaryen), who is an absolute brat who is coddled by his mother, and eventually goes on to become the sixth Targaryen king to sit on the Iron Throne.

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Olivia Cooke as Alicent Hightower and Ty Tennant as Aegon II Targaryen

He also recently played the role of Ennon, the son of Job who is snarky enough to remind Michael Sheen’s angel Aziraphale, that he is the son of Job, “..literally God’s favorite human.” Given his spectacular performance as both his recently portrayed characters, he seems to have embraced any possible comments that could come his way about his career in Hollywood.
Well, good on you, Ty!

(L to R) Michael Sheen as Aziraphale and David Tennant as Crowley in Good Omens 2
Michael Sheen as Aziraphale and David Tennant as Crowley in Good Omens 2

Ty Tennant is a talented young actor who is quickly making a name for himself in the industry. He has already appeared in some high-profile projects, and his star is sure to continue to rise in the years to come.

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