David Schofield

Last updated 16 August 2015

David Schofield
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David Schofield

Born: 1951 (age: 72)

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David Schofield is an English actor from Wythenshawe, Manchester, one of ten children in a working-class family. His first acting experience was at Manchester boy's school at the age of 12.

He has mande many apperances on television including roles in  Footballers' Wives, Holby City, Jekyll & Hyde, Our Friends in the North and as King Alined in the BBC fantasy drama series Merlin. 

On the big screen he is best known as the paranoid darts player in the Slaughtered Lamb in An American Werewolf In London. Other films include The Dogs of War, The Last of the Mohicans, Anna KareninaGladiator, and as Mr. Mercer in the Pirates of the Caribbean movies

Schofield's distinguished stage career has seen the actor performing for the Royal Shakespeare Company and a long association with the Royal National Theatre. He also acted in musicals and straight plays on the West End stage in London.

Schofield is a supporter of The Gesar Foundation