David is a classically trained British actor and writer based in Los Angeles.
David trained at the prestigious Bristol Old Vic Theatre School after being awarded a DADA scholarship in 2001. It was here that David found his love for character and comedy acting, after he was put in a ‘fat suit’ and told he looked like the “love child of Nicholas Cage and Gene Wilder”
His early career focused on stage craft and comedy and David performed in a variety of theatrical productions and comedy acts at famous venues such as Edinburgh Festival, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Bristol Old Vic, The Leicester Square Theatre, as well as London fringe spots like The Space, The BAC and The Canal Cafe. He toured Internationally as Captain Hook in ‘Peter Pan, The Musical’ and later in Copenhagen’s No.1 yuletide show ‘The Crazy Christmas Cabaret’ in 2007 within which David stayed to perform in sell-out shows with the company for two years.
After Denmark David returned to the UK in 2009 and continued writing and developing his own comedy projects such as sketch troupe Zeus’ Pamphlet and theatre project Captain Pancake. David continued his comedic study with renowned British clown troupe Spymonkey, character work with Mick Barnfather and Improv at The Groundlings in Los Angeles.
On screen in the UK David has been in a variety of award-winning short films such as Cancer Hair, Will You Marry Me? and odd-ball comedy, Zombeef which led him to the Cannes Film Festival. David has also co-starred in the BBC drama The Last Hours of Laura K, which was nominated for a BAFTA.
David’s nomadic spirit took him to Los Angeles in 2015 where he began developing his first self-penned sitcom Losing My Accent whilst continuing to land roles for Network TV shows such as Legion, Making History and Criminal Minds, Beyond Borders .
David is also a professional voice-artist and he uses his excellent array of accents and characters to good use on spots for Virgin Atlantic, Britain’s Got Talent, Cadbury, Nestle and Booking.com. You can also catch David in the award winning video game franchise Call of Duty WWII as Maj. James Parks.