David Haig

Last updated 09 January 2020

David Haig
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David Haig Collum Ward

Born: Tuesday 20th September 1955 (age: 68)


David Haig is an Olivier Award-winning English actor and FIPA Award-winning writer. 

He appeared in the 1994 film Four Weddings and a Funeral and had a secondary lead in the BBC television sitcom The Thin Blue Line playing Inspector Grim. In 2002 he played the brother of Four Weddings' co-star Hugh Grant in the romantic comedy Two Weeks Notice, alongside Sandra Bullock. In 2007, 

He is one of only two male actors to have performed an Alan Bennett Talking Heads monologue on television, the other being Bennett himself.

Other TV work includes Blake's 7 episode "Rumours of Death" (1980); Campion story "Sweet Danger" (1990); Inspector Morse episode "Dead On Time" (1992); and Cracker. In the 90s he appeared in the successful TV series Soldier Soldier.

Haig has appeared in several stage productions in London's West End, including Hitchcock Blonde at the Royal Court, Life X 3 at the Savoy Theatre, as the character "Osborne" in R. C. Sherriff's play Journey's End at the Comedy Theatre, and as Mr George Banks in Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre for which he received an Olivier Award nomination.

In 2010 he played the role of Jim Hacker in the stage version of Yes, Prime Minister