English actor David Dawson is known for his role as Fred Best in the TV series "Ripper Street" and King Alfred in the TV series The Last Kingdom. " The actor continues to appear in many films for television and films.
Most of the artist's time is devoted to his career. Little is known about his time off-set. He has not yet created his own family, has not acquired a wife and a child, and connects all his aspirations with the world of cinema.
Choosing a path to a vocation
David Robert was born in English Widnes in 1982, on September 7. The actor has a younger brother, James. The future performer studied at Fairfield School, graduated from the Warrington Collegiate Institute. As part of the Musketeers' Theater Company, he played Dogberry in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.
Then he decided to get a special education and since 2002 became a student of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in the acting program. The 17-year-old author wrote the play Divorced and Desperate, staged at the Royal Theater in his hometown.
The Tower Theater in Islington showed the author's new work, The Boy in Bed, a year later. The actor's film career began in 2004. Dawson played in the film project "Doctor Martin".
The film tells about a famous doctor who found himself in a remote place. Local residents are hostile to him. They can be understood, the visiting Aesculapius does not want to communicate with them, shows amazing tactlessness and does not get along with patients at all.
The situation is aggravated by the fact that his secretary is the most inexperienced employee in the world. Very little time passes, and an experienced doctor in the capital begins to understand that he will not be able to do without allies.
Since 2005, Dawson's multi-part telenovela "In the thick of things" has been shown, and has been involved in it since 2007. He played in two episodes. At the same time, the artist was assigned a dramatic role in the Irish project Damage.
The performer has worked with Natalie Press, Brendan Coyle, Olivia Williams. In the television series "Secret Diary of a Call Girl" 2007 David began acting in 2010.
He participated in seven episodes. The film tells not only about the adventures of the heroine, but also about real friendship, which can be envied in an amicable way.
The film "Gracie!" Was released in 2009. After passing the selection, Dawson found himself in the company of Tony Haygart, Ellie Haddington and Tom Hollander. The drama "Luther" tells about a brilliant detective story. He is unmatched.
However, no one knows what this person is capable of not only for noble deeds, but also for deeds that cannot be justified. The premiere took place in early July 2010.
In 2011, viewers saw the work of screenwriter and director William Monaghan "The Bodyguard" by Keira Knightley and Colin Farrell. According to the plot, after meeting a dazzling movie star, a crime boss who wants to become a good citizen needs to become her bodyguard in order to take care of the safety of the ward.
Borgia, a multi-part historical and dramatic project, returns to Catalonia during the time of Cardinal Rordrigo Borgia. The figure striving for world power skillfully revealed all conspiracies, without depriving himself of pleasure in anything.
It premiered in April 2011. Dawson starred in the ending episodes of the novel. The film turned out to be fascinating and colorful. It realistically conveys the atmosphere of the Middle Ages. Surprisingly harmoniously, in the opinion of the audience, all the artists fit into the project.
The main merit of the creators was that there is no doubt about the authenticity of everything that happens on the screen. Sympathy is the daughter of Borgia, Lucrezia, who suffers from the ambitions of her parent. It is like a bargaining chip in the hands of one or another historical character.
At the same time, the cardinal, at the sight of a more promising groom, instantly changes plans. The changes with the Borgia offspring both delight and amaze the audience. So, the unfortunate Lucretia learns to lie and pretend, from a weak-willed whiner Cesare turns into a warrior-strategist.
Pictures of recent years
The picture "Street of the Ripper" examines the events after the six-month absence of the famous villain due to his arrest. The main characters of the crime novel led by detective Edmund Reed need to investigate abductions of people, valuables, uncover conspiracies, and catch dishonest businessmen.
They have to go out to the same streets along which the ruthless killer recently walked. Dawson was involved in eleven episodes of the television project. Viewers saw the creation in 2012. Matthew McFaden starred in the role of Edmund Reed.
David Wilmot, Jerome Flynn and Adam Rothenberg also took part in the painting. Among the directors was Ashley Wayne, who directed the famous Doctor Who and Alien Hunters.
In 2015, the artist starred in two episodes of the television series The Last Kingdom. By genre, the project is a historical action movie. Dawson got the hero of King Alfred, one of the key characters of the tape.
The plot takes place in England, divided into separate kingdoms. A raid by the Viking barbarians is preparing to land. Only Wessex, ruled by the wise Alfred the Great, remains partially independent. The main character, Uhtred of Bebbanburg, the son of the ruler raised by the Scandinavians, has to choose between the Danes and the British, who rose up against the conquerors.
For the first time demonstrated in 2016 the film drama "Secret Agent". At the same time, there was a screening of Ashley Pierce's creation "Maigret Places Nets". The supporting actor has worked alongside Sean Dingwall and Rowan Atkins.