David Harewood



  • Birth Place: Birmingham, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/08/1965, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor
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David Harewood Fast Facts:
  • Has ancestors who were slaves on a Caribbean sugar plantation.
  • Played goalkeeper on the soccer team that won the Under-16 All-England Championship in 1981.
  • Was the first black actor in the Royal National Theatre to portray Othello, in a 1997 production.
  • Donated bone marrow that saved a person's life in 2007.
  • Recorded his audition for the award-winning cable drama Homeland with a video camera in his bedroom.
  • Has portrayed Nelson Mandela in a TV movie and Martin Luther King Jr. in a play.
  • Was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire in 2012.
  • David Harewood Relationships:
  • Kirsty Handy - Wife
  • Raven - Daughter
  • Marlon Harewood - Brother
  • Maize - Daughter
  • David Harewood Awards:
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England

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