David is a classically trained British actor and writer based in London and Los Angeles.
David was raised across the UK by his Irish mother and Scottish father with stints living in Midlands, Yorkshire and the Channel Islands. His nomadic childhood gave him a keen ear for mimicry and an eye for performance and by the age of eleven he had started acting with local youth theatre groups with his first professional outing at The West Yorkshire Playhouse, when he was just thirteen.
By 2001 David was awarded a DADA scholarship to study the 2 year post-grad acting course at the prestigious Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. It was here during his classical training that David found his love for character and comedy acting, when he was put in a fat suit and told he looked like the “love child of Nicholas Cage and Gene Wilder!”
After moving to London in 2003, David soon found himself writing and performing on the comedy and fringe theatre circuit in a variety of shows and acts at venues such as The BAC, The Leicester Square Theatre, The Canal Cafe, The Hen & Chickens Theatre and even transferring one his own comedy shows to the famous Underbelly Theatre at The Edinburgh Festival in 2011. After a tour of Asia as Captain Hook in the musical version of Peter Pan David found himself cast in Denmark’s No.1 comedy show The Crazy Christmas Cabaret in 2007. David soon learned that the Danes love British comedy and he decided to stay to co-write and perform with the company for two seasons, selling out shows to over 60,000 Scandinavians.
David’s love for Europe was not left there and he soon after became a veteran of over 20 European commercials, often as the quirky hero for big named brands such as Ford, Heineken, Samsung, Orange, Cadbury, Coca Cola and Nicorette.
His honed his on-camera skills upon returning to the UK and David began getting cast 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 in 2010.
By 2015 David’s nomadic spirit took him to Los Angeles where he met his now Texan wife and began developing his first-penned sitcom – Losing My Accent which stars himself and Olivier-nominated actor David Fynn. Since moving to to the USA, David has continued to focus on acting for TV and Film and recent credits include co-star roles on TV shows such as Legion , Play by Play, 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 latest version of video game franchise Call of Duty WWII as Maj. James Parks.