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David Essex (I)


David Essex was born on July 23, 1947 in Plaistow, London, England as David Albert Cook. He is an Singer, Performer and actor, for The Devil's Rejects (2005), That'll Be the Day (1973) and Stardust (1974). He has been married to Susan Hallam-Wright since September 20, 2010. He was previously married to Carlotta Chrccisty and Maureen Neal. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »

Known For

The Devil's Rejects
The Devil's Rejects Soundtrack
(2005)
That'll Be the Day
That'll Be the Day Jim MacLaine
(1973)
Stardust
Stardust Jim MacLaine
(1974)
Dick
Dick Soundtrack
(1999)

Filmography

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 2017 The Black Prince (post-production)
Colonel Hurbon
 2014 The Guvnors
Mickey Snr
 2013/I Traveller
Blackberry
 2011 Tribe
Blackberry
 2000 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Johnny Lee
- The Traveller (2000) ... Johnny Lee
 1991 Journey of Honor
Don Pedro
 1985 Lyrics by Tim Rice (Video)
Che / Himself (segment "Oh, What A Circus' / 'A Winter's Tale")
 1981 Rece do góry
 1980 Silver Dream Racer
Nick Freeman
 1977 David Essex (TV Series)
Host
- Episode dated 4 October 1977 (1977) ... Host
 1976 The Big Bus
Bus Passenger
 1975 The Christmas Messenger (TV Short)
The Storyteller (voice)
 1975 Twiggy (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1975)
 1974 London Bridge (TV Series)
 1973 Sez Les (TV Series)
Special Guest
- That's Christmas Sez Les! (1973) ... Special Guest
 1972 All Coppers Are...
Ronnie Briggs
 1971 Carry on Henry VIII
Man At Speaker's Corner (scenes deleted)
 1971/I In the Devil's Garden
Man in Chemist Shop
 1967 Smashing Time
Beatnik (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical "Evita", at the Prince Edward Theatre in London, England, with Elaine Paige and Joss Ackland in the original London cast. Harold Prince was the director. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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In the '70s, '60s, '80s, everybody knew what was in the charts. See more »

Trivia:

Created the role of Che in the stage production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's and Tim Rice's musical "Evita" in London, appearing along with Elaine Paige and Joss Ackland. To this day, "Oh What a Circus" is one of his best numbers. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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