- At age 17, wrote a play called Divorced and Desperate which ran at the Queens Hall Theatre.
- Was understudy to Kevin Spacey the 2005 Old Vic production of Richard II.
- Played Smike in a regional tour and West End production of Nicholas Nickleby in 2007.
- 2008, Olivier Awards — Best Newcomer in a Play: Nominee
- Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England (2005)
- Birth Name: David Robert Dawson
- Birth Place: Widnes, Cheshire, England
- Profession: Actor