About

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 the Midlands, Yorkshire and the Channel Islands. His nomadic childhood gave him a keen ear for mimicry and an eye for performance and he started acting with local youth theatre groups at the age eleven.

By 2001 David was awarded a DADA scholarship to study the two 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, after 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 circuit in a variety of show and acts across London and at The Edinburgh Festival. David also continued working in theatre and after a tour of Asia in 2006 as Captain Hook in Peter Pan he 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 on-camera skills continued 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 2012 David had his first lead role in TV film Twas the Shift Before Christmas which soon followed onto him co-starring 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 met his 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 and you can also catch David in the latest version of video game franchise Call of Duty WWII

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