Many people will recognise David from his role as the Doctor in the BBC Russell T Davies production
of Doctor Who. But here are a few other things you may recognise him from...
In 2008 David appeared as Hamet in a very successful
and highly acclaimed run of the RSC production in Stratford Upon Avon and London's West End.
David has already starred as the Doctor in three series of Doctor Who.
He has picked up an armfull of awards for his portrayal of the Time Lord and will be returing
to the BBC Wales show for 4 specials that will be aired in 2009.
In 2007 David teamed up with his Doctor Who co star Jessica Hynes for Learners, a comedy about
learner drivers and their driving instructors.
In 2007 David starred in Recovery a powerful drama about coping after with a head injury.
David's portrayal as the psychotic boyfriend from hell, Brendan Block, in the TV adaptation of
the Nicci French novel Secret Smile sent shivers down the spines of his fans when it was broadcast on ITV1 in December 2005.
His evil stalking of girlfriend Miranda, played by Kate Ashfield, earned him a nomination for the BBC TV Moment Of The Year.
Harry Potter and the Goblet Of Fire
David hit the big screen in November 2005 as Barty Crouch Jr in Harry Potter and the Goblet Of
Fire. Plotting to kill Harry Potter probably isn't the best way to make friends and influence people, but it certainly
didn't seem to do David any harm...
David won the hearts of women everywhere in his role as legendary lover, Casanova.
After it's phenomenol success on BBC Three, attracting record numbers of viewers for the channel,
the BBC showed Casanova on it's flagship channel BBC One. This resulted in David winning critical acclaim for his role and
legions of new fans!
He Knew He Was Right
He Knew He Was Right was also a huge success, but his character had the opposite effect when
he played the slimy Reverend Gibson.
November 2004 is probably the time when most people's attention was first drawn to David.
As DI Carlisle in Blackpool, he tried to frame Ripley Holden (David Morrissey) for murder so
he could steal his wife, Natalie (Sarah Parish).
The musical drama was so successful for the BBC that it has since been shown worldwide including
in Australia and the USA. And it has recieved numerous nominations at prestigious awards ceremonies such as
The BAFTAs, The Golden Globes and The Broadcast Awards.
Other notable roles for David have included The Quatermass Experiment and one of his earliest
roles on TV was Campbell in the acclaimed series Takin' Over The Asylum alongside Ken Stott.
David has done loads of work on the stage, including roles with prestigous companies such as the
Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre.
He was nominated for an Olivier Award for the role of Jeff in Lobby Hero at the Donmar.