Dave Courtney

Birthday
17, 1959
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
17, 1959 (age 59)
Birthplace
England

About

This famous ex-gangster penned several books about his life of crime and also appeared in gangster films and documentaries. His publications include Dodgy Dave's Little Black Book, Heroes & Villains, and Stop the Ride I Want to Get Off.

Before Fame

Before leaving the underworld to transform his criminal exploits into lucrative writing and acting careers, he was incarcerated at London's high-security Belmarsh Prison.

Trivia

The California-based punk band Rancid dedicated a 2003 song to Courtney.

Family Life

He grew up in London, England's Bermondsey district. In 2004, he was cleared of charges of domestic abuse against his wife.

Associated With

He appeared with American actor Martin Kove in a 2007 Canadian organized crime film titled The Dead Sleep Easy.