Famous Davids

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Other names include: Dave, Davey, Davi, or other related names.

1. David Hopper

Actor | Stan Lee's Lucky Man

David Hopper was born on the 18th of September 1988 in Newcastle upon Tyne he trained at Drama Studio London. David is a London based actor with a base in Newcastle Upon Tyne. David is a full Equity and Spotlight member. David's favourite playwright is Doug Lucie. His favourite theatre is the Bush ...



3. Adam David Thompson

Actor | Godless

Adam David Thompson is an actor, known for Godless (2017), Glass (2019) and The Sinner (2017).


4. David Butler

Director | You'll Find Out

David Butler was born on December 17, 1894 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was a director and actor, known for You'll Find Out (1940), Look for the Silver Lining (1949) and East Side of Heaven (1939). He was married to Elshie H Schulte. He died on June 14, 1979 in Arcadia, California.


5. Daveed Diggs

Actor | Blindspotting

Daveed Daniele Diggs is an actor, singer, producer, writer and rapper. He is the vocalist of the experimental hip hop group Clipping. Diggs originated the role of, and won a Grammy and Tony for, the Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson in the 2015 musical Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda.


6. David O'Hara

Actor | Braveheart

David Patrick O'Hara was born in Glasgow, Scotland, to Martha (née Scott) and Patrick O'Hara, a construction worker and raised in the Pollok section of Glasgow in a large Catholic family of Irish descent. His paternal great-grandfather was Irish.

After leaving school he was accepted for a Youth ...


Music Composer

8. David Kohlsmith

Actor | Shazam!

David Kohlsmith is an actor, known for Shazam! (2019), The Christmas Chronicles (2018) and According to Kids (2016).

Child Actor

9. David Tennant

Actor | Doctor Who

Often regarded as one of Scotland's greatest ever actors, David Tennant was born David John McDonald in West Lothian, Scotland, to Essdale Helen (McLeod) and Sandy McDonald, who was a Presbyterian minister. He is of Scottish and Ulster-Scots descent. When he was about 3 or 4 years old, he decided ...

Actor Voice Actor

10. David Otunga

Actor | A Madea Family Funeral

David Otunga was born on April 7, 1980 in Elgin, Illinois, USA as David Daniel Otunga. He is an actor and writer, known for A Madea Family Funeral (2019) and The Call (2013).


11. David Mimran

Producer | Warrior

David Mimran is the co-chairman and co-founder of Mimran Schur Pictures, an independent production company that produces and promotes exceptional films spanning a range of genres and styles. During a three-decade career in international business, Mimran honed his knack for numbers and impressive ...


12. David Crockett

Producer | The Great Debaters

Crockett was raised outside of Chicago, Illinois. After graduating with high honors from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he began working for a commercial production company in Chicago before landing a job in the production accounting department on the Michael Apted film Blink (1994). ...


13. David J Height

Actor | Captive State

David is known for his roles in: "Captive State" directed by Rupert Wyatt, "The Law of Men" directed by F. James Arnold, "Men of Destiny" directed by J.J. Ambrose and Academy Award Nominee Fred Niblo Jr. as well as Commercials, Internet Projects and numerous Voice Overs.

He was born at Glendale ...


14. David Furr

Actor | The Highwaymen

David Furr is an actor and director, known for The Highwaymen (2019), 13 Hours (2016) and Evening (2007).


15. David Born

Actor | The Highwaymen

David Born Is a Native Texan & Veteran Character Actor in Film, Television and Stage. A Licensed Auctioneer and Internationally recognized Impressionist and Stand-Up Comedian, he is also a Classically Trained Actor having studied Acting at The American Conservatory Theatre (A.C.T.) in San Francisco...


16. David Costabile

Actor | Lincoln

David Costabile is an actor, known for Lincoln (2012), Billions (2016) and Breaking Bad (2008). He has been married to Eliza Baldi since June 25, 2012. They have two children.


17. David Benioff

Writer | Game of Thrones

David Benioff was born on September 25, 1970 in New York City, New York, USA as David Friedman. He is a writer and producer, known for Game of Thrones (2011), The Kite Runner (2007) and 25th Hour (2002). He has been married to Amanda Peet since September 30, 2006. They have three children.


18. David Bennett

Actor | Between a Greek and a Hard Place

David Bennett was born in Miami Beach Florida. David auditioned and booked a role as homeless Phil in the movie. The Beach Bum. A supporting role. Opposite Matthew McConaughey. David was known for starring in Car Commercials with former Miami Dolphin linebacker .Channing Crowder. Also working with ...


19. David F. Sandberg

Director | Lights Out

David F. Sandberg was born on January 21, 1981 in Sweden. He is a director and writer, known for Lights Out (2016), Shazam! (2019) and Annabelle: Creation (2017). He is married to Lotta Losten.


20. David Grove Churchill Viste

Producer | The Wind

David Grove Churchill Viste is a producer and production manager, known for The Wind (2018), Marzipan (2020) and Adopt a Highway (2019).


21. David Harbour

Actor | Hellboy

David Harbour is an American actor who has performed in film, television, and the theater.

He is known for his role as CIA agent Gregg Beam in Quantum of Solace (2008), Shep Campbell in Revolutionary Road (2008), Van Hauser in End of Watch (2012) and Dexter Tolliver in Suicide Squad (2016). He also ...


22. David Moritz

Editor | Rushmore

David Moritz was born in Royal Oak, Michigan, USA. He is known for his work on Rushmore (1998), Jerry Maguire (1996) and P.S. I Love You (2007). He has been married to Leslie since October 28, 1984. They have three children.


23. David Walliams

Actor | Little Britain

David Walliams was born on August 20, 1971 in Banstead, Surrey, England as David Edward Williams. He is an actor and writer, known for Little Britain (2003), Stardust (2007) and Dinner for Schmucks (2010). He was previously married to Lara Stone.


24. David Holt

Actor | Angry Kid

David Holt was born and brought up in Warton, a small village in Lancashire in the north of England very close to the entertainment capital of the north, Blackpool. He studied theatre arts at the renowned Birmingham School of Speech and Drama in the late 1980s. On graduating he moved to London to ...

Voice Actor

25. David Beron


David Beron is known for his work on Deadpool (2016), Fantastic Four (2015) and Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015).

Voice Actor

26. David Cowgill

Repo Men

David Cowgill was born on December 8, 1960 in McAllen, Texas, USA. He is known for his work on Repo Men (2010), Oblivion (2013) and The Chronicles of Riddick (2004).

Voice Actor

27. David Robert Mitchell

Writer | It Follows

David Robert Mitchell is an American director mainly known for the breakout horror film ''It Follows'' which had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2014. in 2002, Mitchell wrote and directed ''Virgin'' a short film featuring Carolina Castro and Cameron Diskin about a local legend...


28. David Yow

Actor | I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore.

Well-schooled in acting techniques, improv and writing, David shines as a variety of characters, whether in front of the camera or behind a microphone doing voice-over.

Most recently Yow's portrayal of "Marshall" in Macon Blair's 'I Don't Feel at Home in this World Anymore' alongside, Elijah Wood, ...


29. David Strathairn

Actor | Good Night, and Good Luck.

David Russell Strathairn was born on January 26, 1949 in San Francisco, California. He is the son of Mary Frances (Frazier), a nurse, and Thomas Scott Strathairn, Jr., a physician. He has two siblings, Tom and Anne. His ancestry includes English, Scottish, Irish, Portuguese, Native Hawaiian, and ...


30. Dave Bautista

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

David Michael Bautista, Jr. was born on January 18, 1969 in Washington, D.C., to Donna Raye (Mullins) and David Michael Bautista, a hairdresser. His father is Filipino, and his mother has Greek ancestry.

When WCW officials told him he'd never make it in sports entertainment, Bautista pushed himself ...

Wrestler Actor

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