Whump collected and organized by actor, television show and movie, and nature of the injury.

The summaries page will take you to posts that list all of the whump that one actor has undergone (that I have catalogued).

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James McAvoy

Atonement- ill while at war, becomes septic and dies

The Last King of Scotland- graphic torture

Wanted- beaten up multiple times

Trance- severe head injury at the beginning, amnesia, torture, flashbacks to initial injury as the movie progresses

Rory O’Shea was Here (Inside I’m Dancing)- degenerative illness, muscular dystrophy, wheelchair use, eventual decline and breathing difficulties, death

X-Men: First Class- shot resulting in paralysis

X-Men: Days of Future Past- paralysis reoccurring as a result of not continuing treatment, injured at Erik’s hand

David Tennant

Doctor Who

  • Smith and Jones- blood loss, respiratory failure
  • Shakespeare Code- cardiac arrest of one of the hearts
  • The Unicorn and the Wasp- poisoning
  • The End of Time- falls from a great height, his eventual death and regeneration

Takin Over the Asylum- mental illness, bipolar disorder, mental breakdown requiring sedation

Recovery- severe head injury, coma, ventilator, brain injury

The Escape Artist- fight resulting in injuries, emotional trauma

Broadchurch- blurred vision, fainting, head injury, heart conditions, collapse, pain, hospitalization, ambulance trip, multiple hospital scenes

Gracepoint- NOT aired yet, promises to be similar to Broadchurch

Hamlet- self harm, bleeding, mental illness, questionable actions, hallucinations, poisoning, death

Martin Freeman


  • A Study in Pink (unaired pilot)- limp, cane
  • The Blind Banker- concussion, kidnapped
  • The Great Game- kidnapped again, strapped to a bomb
  • Hound of Baskerville- drugged and experimented on
  • The Reichenbach Fall- forced to watch his friend commit suicide
  • The Empty Hearse- drugged and nearly burned alive, scratches and burns

Men Only- drug overdose

Hobbit- general hobbit injuries


  • broken nose, head injury from running into a wall
  • shotgun pellet lodged in hand, infection
  • septic from infection, hospitalized

The Good Night- hit by a car, comatose, ventilator, brain injury

The World’s End- sort of dies, taken over by aliens