David was born in Durban South Africa and at the age of 12 migrated with his family to Australia. He has been living and working as an actor/Director in UK and locations throughout Europe, Middle East and Far East and the USA for many years and is currenly commuting between UK and Germany.
Highlights on stage have ranged from THE MADNESS OF GEORGE 111 at the National Theatre directed by Nicholas Hytner and SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME at West Yorkshire Playhouse (dir: John Dove) to TRUE WEST at the Donmar Warehouse (dir: Matthew Warchus) and musicals CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG and MARY POPPINS in the West End and touring internationally.
On screen David has worked with directors including Richard Attenborough, Brian Gibson and Alan Parker in a range of movies from CRY FREEDOM to ALI G IN DA HOUSE and FLAWLESS starring Demi Moore and Michael Caine.
David most recently starred in LEAR/CORDELIA for 1684 Theatre and Giles Cole's touching new comedy THE WEATHERMEN premiered at Brighton Festival. He has the title role in recently-released REG short film (dir: Alex Corbett Butcher).
|Languages:||English, Afrikanns, German|
|Bases:||London, Leipzig Germany|
|Links:||David Henry - Voices|
|Alfred in THE WEATHERMAN by GILES COLE (2017)
|Reg in REG (2017)
Alex Corbet Burcher/PCB
|Lear in LEAR/CORDELIA (2016)
Ben Spiller and Luie Ingham/1623 Theatre Company
|Mr. Cheerybles (series regular) in THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICK NICKLEBY
David Innes Edwards/BBC2
|Admiral Boom/Bank Chairman in MARY POPPINS
Richard Eyre/Cameron Mackintosh/Disney
|Lord Scrumptious 2002-2005 in CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG
Adrian Noble/Palladium/EON Productions
|Saul Kimmer in TRUE WEST
Mathew Warchus/WYP/Donmar Warehouse
|Michael in SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME
John Dove/West Yorkshire Playhouse
|Charles Fox in THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III
Nick Hytner/National Theatre