David Oakes



  • Birth Name: Rowan David Oakes
  • Birth Place: Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/14/1983, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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David Oakes Fast Facts:
  • Father is a vicar in the Church of England and mother is a professional musician and music teacher.
  • At university, was once kicked out of a cathedral for rehearsing pagan rituals for a production of The Wicker Man.
  • Cofounder of Dog Ate Cake, a theater company dedicated to farce and previously undiscovered Victorian comedy.
  • Starred in The Pillars of the Earth, based on the Ken Follett best seller; the author admits that the fictional Kingsbridge Cathedral was inspired by England's Salisbury Cathedral, where Oakes' father is canon.
  • Did not use a stunt man for his thrown-off-a-bridge death scene in The Borgias
  • David Oakes Relationships:
  • Sarah Mudd - Sister
  • Jeremy Oakes - Father
  • Fiona Brockhurst - Mother
  • College:
  • University of Manchester, Manchester, England (BA in English and Drama, 2005); Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Bristol, England (2007)

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