David Weston Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Abhijeet Modi
Jan 31, 2024 By Abhijeet Modi
Originally Published on May 16, 2022
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About David Weston

David Weston is a writer, director, and actor from England.
In 1961, David Weston graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). David has appeared in various cinema, television, and stage productions.
Since winning the Silver Medal that year, David Weston had done twenty-seven Shakespeare plays and major guest appearances in two 'Doctor Who' serials. He is one of the founders of the National Youth Theatre with Michael Croft. Much of his directorial work has been for that organization, although he has also directed at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and a few other London theaters (Queen's Theatre).
David Weston created and voiced a number of nonfiction audiobooks. 'Shakespeare: His Life And Work' received the Benjamin Franklin Award for the 'best radio nonfiction book' in 2001.

David Weston’s Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is David Weston’s net worth?

The net worth of David Weston is $35 million. He is a very popular English actor admired for his leading role in Shakespeare plays.

How much does David Weston earn per year?

David Weston earns a lot as a stage actor and screen actor but his exact annual income is not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is David Weston?

David Weston's height is not known.

How old is David Weston?

David was born on July 28, 1938. He is 83 years old as of May 2022.

Childhood And Education

David Weston was born in London, England. He celebrated his birthday on July 28, 1938. Not much is known about his early life.
David Weston attended Alleyn's School in Dulwich. This is the same place where Michael Croft, the founder of the National Youth Theatre (NYT), taught. Croft directed a school performance of Shakespeare's 'Henry IV Part 2' in 1956. It had later been resurrected as an NYT play at the Toynbee Hall Theatre the following year and drew national notice. Weston portrayed Falstaff, a figure lauded by The Times for his contribution to the play's humor. He also performed at the Queen's Theatre.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is David Weston dating?

David Weston has kept his personal life a secret. No one knows much about his family life or children.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

David Weston performed as a stage actor. He portrayed the leading role of Mark Antony in Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar' at the Queen's Theatre on Shaftesbury Ave. in August 1960. This was only the company of the New York Times' second appearance in London's West End, directed by Croft and granted in modern dress.  The play was deemed a 'youthful triumph' by The Times' theatrical reviewer; Weston's portrayal was stated to have successfully captured an opportunist attitude effectively concealed by a gruff charm.
The Times was more reserved in its praise of Sophocles' Electra and Oedipus Rex in a double bill presented by the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in February 1961 at the Vanbrugh Theatre in Bloomsbury. David Weston portrayed Creon in 'Oedipus Rex', and his bold portrayal was hailed as 'highly supportive'.
David Weston's debut television performance as a screen actor was as Romeo in a school production of Shakespeare's 'Romeo And Juliet'. This helped him boost his net worth.
In the 1981 series of 'Doctor Who', Weston played the key part of the time-sensitive Biroc in the story 'Warriors' Gate'.
He had a chance to study the play based on King Lear, apart from being a stage actor.

David Weston’s Hobbies And Interests

David Weston loves writing besides acting. In 2014, Weston released a memoir 'Covering Shakespeare: An Actor's Saga of Near Misses and Dogged Endurance'. It speaks of his experiences playing in Shakespeare performances.

Other Interesting David Weston's Facts And Trivia

He is active even at this age and celebrates his birthday every July.
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David Weston Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

David Weston

Date of Birth

1938-07-28

Nationality

British

Place of Birth

Norwood, London

Age

Height

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Child Star?

No

Occupation

Stage Actor, Author, Theater Director

Net Worth

35000000

Parents

NONE
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Abhijeet ModiMaster of Computer Science

An experienced and innovative entrepreneur and creative writer, Abhijeet holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Computer Application from Birla Institute of Technology, Jaipur. He co-founded an e-commerce website while developing his skills in content writing, making him an expert in creating blog posts, website content, product descriptions, landing pages, and editing articles. Passionate about pushing his limits, Abhijeet brings both technical expertise and creative flair to his work.

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