David Oakes

Active - 2010 - 2017  |   Born - Oct 14, 1983 in Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England  |  

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  • 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