David Bark-Jones is an English actor. He has appeared in numerous award-winning film, theatre and TV productions and won Broadwayworld.com's Best Actor in a West End Play 2010, for his portrayal of Richard Hannay in The 39 Steps.
David is the son of a surgeon and a JP. He attended Rugby School and Newcastle University where he read Politics and Ancient History. He also attended Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts where he was taught the Stanislavski System of acting by Sam Kogan. After graduating and whilst working professionally, he continued to study directing under Kogan at The School of the Science of Acting (now known as The Kogan Academy of Dramatic Arts) as Kogan developed 'The Science of Acting' acting technique.
His professional stage debut in 1992 was as Redpenny in The Doctor's Dilemma at the Manchester Royal Exchange, a role believed to be based on Bark-Jones's Great Great Uncle, Leonard Noon the co-discoverer of Allergen immunotherapy. He then appeared in various repertory and TV productions in small roles until playing Carl in Patrick Marber's first and improvised play, Dealer's Choice at the Royal National Theatre and in the West End of London, Lt Denny in the "Colin Firth" BBC Pride and Prejudice, Bulanov in Alan Ayckbourn's The Forest adaptation also at the National Theatre, Bertie in Guy Richie's RocknRolla, Dr Losberne in Alan Bleasdale's TV adaptation of Oliver Twist opposite Keira Knightley, Francis in Scott Free's Pillars of the Earth, and Marty Braemer in The Weinstein Company RADiUS division, Erased, or as known worldwide, The Expatriate. In 2013 Bark-Jones toured the UK in The Old Vic production of Noises Off as Gary Lejeune.
|1995||Pride and Prejudice||Lt. Denny||4 episodes|
|1996||The Legacy of Reginald Perrin||Adam Patterson||2 episodes|
|1997-1999||Wing and a Prayer||Simon Hudson||14 episodes|
|1998||Bramwell||Major Guy Quarrie||2 episodes|
|1999||Oliver Twist||Dr. Losberne||2 episodes|
|2000||Rough Treatment||Martin Fellowes||TV movie|
|2002||Life for Daniel||David||TV movie|
|2006||Rosemary and Thyme||Jarvis Edwards||Episode: "Three Legs Good"|
|2006||The Adventures of George the Projectionist||Bob|
|2006||No Angels||Dr. David Morgan||1 episode|
|2006||The Da Vinci Code||Hawker Pilot|
|2006||Berry's Way||Huw||TV movie|
|2006||Sixty Six||Alice's Young Man|
|2006||Victoria Cross Heroes||William Peel||Episode: "The Empire", TV Series documentary|
|2008||New Tricks||Richard Manning||Episode: "Spare Parts"|
|2008-2018||Doctors||Jacob Hanson / Dr. Matt Jukes / Dr. David Wheeler / Richard Horton / Dexter Hardy||5 episodes|
|2010||The Pillars of the Earth||Francis||8 episodes|
|2011||Young James Herriot||Lord Douglas Muirhead||1 episode|
|2012||Silk||Gareth Wells QC||1 episode|
|2013||Midsomer Murders||Patrick Tilman||Episode: "Death and the Divas"|
|2013||Jo||Mr Van Vliet||Episode: "Notre Dame"|
|2015||Jekyll and Hyde||Dr. Henry Jekyll||2 episodes|
|2017||Borg vs McEnroe||Hotel Doctor||Uncredited|
|2019||Amundsen||Robert Falcon Scott|
|2020||The Courier||Golf Exec|
- "LOVE NEVER DIES the Big Winner in First BWW:UK Awards!".
- Kogan, Sam (2010). Helen Kogan (ed.). The Science of Acting. UK Canada USA: Routledge. Back Cover. ISBN 978-0-415-48812-9.
- Anglesey, Natalie (14 June 2013). "David is happy to ply the fall guy in Noises Off". The Manchester Evening News. Archived from the original on 7 August 2013.