David Jeremy Leon, better known simply as David Leon, is an English actor, director, producer and writer. As an actor, he is best known for his roles as Othello on Lives of the Saints and as Malcolm in the Guy Ritchie’s film RocknRolla. He played Joe Ashworth on the ITV detective series Vera from 2011 to 2014. As a director, he has directed several short films Man and Boy, Father and Orthodox. He completed his first feature-length film, also called Orthodox, in 2015. David was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne as David Jeremy Leon. His mother, Ann J Brown, was a secretary while his father, Anthony N Leon, worked at a power plant. He is Jewish on his father’s side and describes himself as half-Jewish. He was a talented footballer, briefly played for the Blackburn Rovers Football Club.
David Leon Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 24 July 1980
Birth Place: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyneside, England, UK
Birth Name: David Jeremy Leon
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Occupation: Actor, Director
Race/Ethnicity: White (half-Jewish)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
David Leon Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 161 lbs (approx.)
Weight in Kilogram: 73 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 9½”
Height in Meters: 1.77 m
Body Build: Slim
Shoe Size: Unknown)
David Leon Family Details:
Father: Anthony N Leon (worked in a power station)
Mother: Ann J Brown (secretary)
David Leon Education:
*He dropped out of drama school to appear in the film Alexander.
*He graduated from National Youth Theatre.
David Leon Facts:
*His mother was a secretary while his father worked at a power plant.
*He is Jewish on his father’s side and describes himself as half-Jewish.
*He was a talented footballer, briefly played for the Blackburn Rovers Football Club.
*He made his film debut in Oliver Stone’s Alexander.
*Follow David on Twitter.