David Weston

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Birthday
28, 1938
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
28, 1938 (age 81)
Birthplace
England

About

Famous as one of the founders of England's National Youth Theatre, this prominent theatre artist performed in or directed numerous Shakespearean productions for the renowned company and also worked for the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and the Queen's Theatre.

Before Fame

He trained at the famous Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).

Trivia

He penned a 2014 stage acting memoir titled Covering Shakespeare: An Actor's Saga of Near Misses and Dogged Endurance. Also a screen actor, he appeared in the 1963 cult film That Kind of Girl and in the Roger Corman-directed horror movie The Masque of the Red Death.

Family Life

He was born and raised in London, England.

Associated With

He understudied Ian McKellen's leading role in the 2011 Royal Shakespeare Company touring production of King Lear.

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