David Lee-Jones

  • Actor
    Male / London / South Wales
  • Ethnicity
    Mixed Race
    Age Range
    34 - 44
    Height
    6' (1m 83cm)
    Weight
    13st. 8lb (86kg)
    Hair Colour
    Black
    Eye Colour
    Brown
    Build
    Medium

Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2019More subtlety...evident in Lee-Jones's portrayal of Mr Dinh...matters are more complex than they seem. And so is this performance...
Theatre Va-va-voom!
kimprovised.wordpress.com
2019"The acting constantly lifts the production to the levels one might expect at the National Theatre... Lee-Jones is wholly believable...
Gary Naylor
broadwayworld.com
2015Intense drama... Lee-Jones is so convincingly manipulative that I half-expected someone to jump out of the audience and give him a right-hander...
Gary Naylor
broadwayworld.com
2013David Lee-Jones stands out as a repressed, chain-smoking policeman...
Alex Bellotti
hamhigh.co.uk
2013David Lee-Jones [and others] as his interrogators provide strong support... eminently worth catching...
Michael Billington
guardian.co.uk
2013David Lee-Jones and Richard Rees are particularly good as the police interrogators...
Christopher Hart
thesundaytimes.co.uk
2012Splendid outdoor production... headed by David Lee-Jones whose portrayal of Richard was superb...
Donald Hollins
thisisgloucestershire.co.uk
2012David Lee-Jones shines as Benedick...
Simon Lewis
thisisgloucestershire.co.uk
2012No surprise that he is particularly adept at capturing Benedick's lovelorn period [and] a feigned irritation with the opposite sex...
Jeremy Brien
thestage.co.uk
2012There is some fine acting... David Lee-Jones... grows masterfully into his part of the wet and doting housekeep, Perry...
Richard J Thornton
extraextra.org
2012A winsome Rosalind [and] at least two other contrasting characters as well... [brings] off this multiple casting with elan...
Simon Thomas
musicomh.com
2012David Lee-Jones... was a forthright and sympathetic Benedick... these sparring opponents sparked off each other with wit and wisdom...
Simon Thomas
musicomh.com
2012David Lee-Jones' strongly spoken Demetrius...
Timothy Ramsden
reviewsgate.com
2012David Lee-Jones... gives a commanding performance...
Sophie Khan
fringereport.com
2012Strongly supported by David Lee-Jones' upright Antonio...
Jeremy Brien
thestage.co.uk
2012An exciting entertainment... David Lee-Jones plays the title role with bravado and cunning...
Jeremy Brien
thestage.co.uk
2012David Lee-Jones's witty, clever Richard damn nearly made evil beguiling... His performance was riveting and fresh... *****
Avril Silk
remotegoat.com

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020u/s Dorn/Sorin/Shamrayev
Theatre
THE SEAGULL
Jamie Lloyd
The Jamie Lloyd Company
Playhouse Theatre
2019Shen
Rehearsed Reading
CHAPTERS OF A FLOATING LIFE
Natalie B Wong
Typhoon / Yellow Earth Theatre
Tristan Bates Theatre
2019Mao
Workshops
THATCHER IN CHINA
Ng Choon Ping
National Theatre Studio
2019Dinh
Theatre (Tour)
SUMMER ROLLS
Kristine Landon-Smith
VânThanh Productions
Park Theatre/ Bristol Old Vic
2019Tom
Rehearsed Reading
BEDFELLOWS
Rosamunde Hutt
Indonesian Dramatic Reading Festival
Ovalhouse
2018Eito
Workshops
BECOMING ANGELA
Matt Ryan
National Theatre Studio
2018Shunsuke Komoto
Rehearsed Reading
FALLOUT
Franko Figueiredo
Yellow Earth Theatre / StoneCrabs / One Two Works
Marylebone Theatre
2018Frank / King Arthur
Rehearsed Reading
THE PROJECT / ARTHUR AND GUINEVERE (excerpts)
Sue Dunderdale and Hannah Price
Unfinished Histories
Soho Poly
2018Jiang Rong
Workshops
WOLF TOTEM
Tom Morris
National Theatre Studio
2017Man (lead)
Rehearsed Reading
A FABLE FOR NOW
Mei Ann Teo
Typhoon / Yellow Earth Theatre
Rich Mix
2016Soichi
Rehearsed Reading
THE SUN
Tanja Pagnuco
Yellow Earth Theatre / StoneCrabs
RADA Studios
2016Himuro
Rehearsed Reading
PIGHEAD
Kwong Loke
Yellow Earth Theatre / StoneCrabs
RADA Studios
2016Dr Nishimura
Rehearsed Reading
THE KUMAMOTO CARE HOME MURDER
Rikki Beadle-Blair
Team Angelica
Theatre Royal Stratford East
2016Taro
Rehearsed Reading
NEKO
Ng Choon Ping
Tricycle Theatre
Tricycle Theatre
2016Orville
Rehearsed Reading
PURPLE CLOUD
Mei Ann Teo
Yellow Earth Theatre Company
Rich Mix
2016Man (lead)
Rehearsed Reading
CHASING BUTTERFLIES
Bethany Pitts
Poleroid Theatre
The Vaults
2015Dr Jack Fullerton
Rehearsed Reading
THE FLOWER IN YOUR HAND
Donna King
WYNI / Equity NW London
New Diorama Theatre
2015Doctor Brown
Theatre
SKIN IN FLAMES
Silvia Ayguadé & Franko Figueiredo
StoneCrabs / Bots&Barrals
Park Theatre
2015Man (lead)
Rehearsed Reading
CHASING BUTTERFLIES
Bethany Pitts
Equilibrium Promotions
Soho Theatre
2014Elvis
Theatre
BOOM! (CUMMING AND GOING)
Rikki Beadle-Blair
Team Angelica
Bush Theatre
2013Chuck
Rehearsed Reading
SINCE YOU LEFT US
Lydia Parker
American Actors UK Playreading Festival
Tristan Bates Theatre
2013Professor
Theatre
#AIWW: THE ARREST OF AI WEIWEI
James Macdonald
Hampstead Theatre
Hampstead Theatre
2012Jiao
Rehearsed Reading
THE SUGAR-COATED BULLETS OF THE BOURGEOISIE
Justin Audibert
Finborough Theatre
Finborough Theatre
2012Richard III
Theatre (Tour)
RICHARD III
Michael Dyer
Festival Players Theatre Company
International tour
2012Angel Kang
Rehearsed Reading
NEWS TO A MUSE
Wilson Milam
LoNyLa
2012Professor Saunders
Film (Short)
Apeiron
George Zwier
Apeiron Productions / Double Negative
2011The Man (lead)
Rehearsed Reading
THE OTHER SHORE
Wing Hong Li
True Heart Theatre
New Diorama Theatre
2011Various
Workshops
THE POEL EVENT 2011
Barbara Houseman, Lindsay Posner, Jeanette Nelson, Henry Goodman
The National Theatre
Olivier Theatre
2011Koichi
Theatre
THE GRAMMAR OF LOVE
Toria Banks
Oval House
Oval House Theatre
2010Perry Lascoe
Theatre
WAITING IN THE WINGS
Aline Waites
WYNI
2010Zheng/ Various
Rehearsed Reading
THE ILLEGALS
Christine Bacon
Ice and Fire
2010Daniel
Film (Feature)
Elevator Gods
Pete Hunt
Happy Our films
2009Stilt Dancer
Theatre
GIGANTICS
Daniela Essart & Soren Nielsen
Scarabeus Theatre
Eltham Lights Up
2009Antonio
Theatre (Tour)
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
Michael Dyer
Festival Players Theatre Company
UK tour
2009Demetrius/ Flute
Theatre
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Jonathan Man
Southwark Playhouse
Southwark Playhouse
2008Geronimo
Theatre
CHICKEN
Sam Neophytou
Inner City Productions
Hackney Empire Studio
2008Jason
Rehearsed Reading
WAVE
Kwong Loke
Typhoon 5 / Yellow Earth
Soho Theatre
2008Jia Lian/ The Monk
Rehearsed Reading
A DREAM OF RED PAVILIONS
Jonathan Man
Typhoon 5 / Yellow Earth
Soho Theatre
2008Benedick
Theatre (Tour)
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Michael Dyer
Festival Players Theatre Company
UK tour
2008Father
Film (Docu)
Singing To A Ghost
Noriko Aida
Hotaru Films
2008Rapping Man
Music Video
J2K / Who am I?
Spencer Doane
Whirlwind Films
2007Dong Hee
Rehearsed Reading
THE URN
Adjjima Na Patalung
The Royal Court Theatre
Royal Court Theatre
2007Lin Zexu / Chadwick
Theatre
BURNING MAPS
Phil Fox
Outside Edge
Hammersmith Town Hall
2007Rosalind
Theatre (Tour)
AS YOU LIKE IT
Michael Dyer
Festival Players Theatre Company
UK tour
2007The Purpose Maker
Film (Short)
Breaking apart
Guido Basilio
Anak Bayan Productions
2006Jack the Prisoner
Corporate
HM PRISON SERVICE (STEREOTYPING / BULLYING)
Robert Eloff
Drama for Training
Thorn Cross YOI
2006Cain / Confucius / Zozim / Pygmalion
Theatre
BACK TO METHUSELAH pts I-V
Michael Friend
Michael Friend Productions
Theatre Museum Studio, Covent Garden
2006Cain / Confucius / Zozim / Pygmalion
Theatre
BACK TO METHUSELAH pts I-V
Michael Friend
Michael Friend Productions
Shaw's Corner, Ayot St Lawrence
2006Door / Paul / Dan
Theatre (Tour)
THINKING ALLOWED TRILOGY
Philip Ayckbourn
Quorum
Tour of South of France
2006Businessman
Music Video
Jeremy Warmsley / Dirty Blue Jeans
Ben Rollason
Draw Pictures / Transgressive Records
2005The Master / Quint
Theatre
A VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS (featuring THE TURN OF THE SCREW)
Dominic Ward & Luke Gasper
Ludo
Rosemary Branch Theatre
2005Boyfriend
Music Video
Boyzone / No Matter What (karaoke video)
Lewis Albrow
One On One Productions / Sunfly Karaoke
2004Villain (voice)
Film (Short)
SNAKE IN THE GRASS (animation)
Reetesh Motah
QuickPencil
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    20052 yr. ActingThe Academy Drama School
    2000BA in EnglishUniversity of york

    Additional Skills

    Sports: Archery, Athletics, Fencing (highly skilled), Running, Swimming

    Vehicle Licences:Car

    Other Skills:Computer Literate, Assistant Director, Improvisation, Journalist, Outdoor Performance, Poker, Stage Combat (BASSC certificate), Stilt Walking

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    Finalist in BBC Radio Drama's Norman Beaton Fellowship 2010

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    Additional Information

    Mixed race (Chinese / White)

    Dual nationality (UK / USA)

    BA (Hons) English Literature, University of York

    About me

    London-based actor/director of mixed race (Chinese/White). Dual nationality US/UK. Natural RP accent.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Experienced In
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Music Videos
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • Voice Over
    Interested in
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Panto
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
    Musical Skills
    • Guitar
    • Piano
    Accents (UK)
    • London
    • RP
    • Somerset
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    • New York City
    Hair Length
    • Short to Medium
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Baritone
    • Tenor
    Organisation Memberships
    • American Actors UK (UK)
    • Equity
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Facial Characteristics
    • Beard
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Character Types
    • Intellectual
    • Professional
    • Villainous