David Oakes (III)

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David Oakes is a British actor who trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and graduated in 2007. He is represented by Conway Van Gelder Grant Inc. Before training professionally as an actor he studied at Manchester University where he received a first class degree in English and Drama. David was also on the board of governors for the ... See full bio »

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Vikings: Valhalla Earl Godwin
The Borgias Juan Borgia
Victoria Prince Ernest / Duke of Coburg
The White Queen George Duke of Clarence


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 2022 Vikings: Valhalla (TV Series)
Earl Godwin
- The End of the Beginning (2022) ... Earl Godwin
- Choices (2022) ... Earl Godwin
- The Last Daughter of Uppsala (2022) ... Earl Godwin
- Miracle (2022) ... Earl Godwin
- The Bridge (2022) ... Earl Godwin
 2020 Shuttlecock
Martin Prentis
 2020/III You
Brandon Miller
 2019 The Garden of Evening Mists
1950s Frederik Gemmell
 2016-2019 Victoria (TV Series)
Prince Ernest / Duke of Coburg
- London Bridge Is Falling Down (2019) ... Prince Ernest
- Comfort and Joy (2017) ... Duke of Coburg
- The Luxury of Conscience (2017) ... Duke of Coburg
- The King Over the Water (2017) ... Duke of Coburg
- Faith, Hope & Charity (2017) ... Duke of Coburg
 2018 Studniówk@
David Potter
 2017 Cold Skin
 2016 The Living and the Dead (TV Series)
William Payne
- Episode 6 (2016) ... William Payne
- Episode 5 (2016) ... William Payne (uncredited)
- Episode 4 (2016) ... William Payne
 2016 Endeavour (TV Series)
Joss Bixby
- Ride (2016) ... Joss Bixby
 2015 A Moment of Horror (Video short)
Father (segment Night Feed)
 2014 Goblin? (Short)
 2014 Love by Design (TV Movie)
 2014 Kim Philby: His Most Intimate Betrayal (TV Mini Series documentary)
Kim Philby
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Kim Philby
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Kim Philby
 2013 The White Queen (TV Mini Series)
George Duke of Clarence
- Poison and Malmsey Wine (2013) ... George Duke of Clarence
- Love and Death (2013) ... George Duke of Clarence
- War at First Hand (2013) ... George Duke of Clarence
- The Bad Queen (2013) ... George Duke of Clarence
- The Storm (2013) ... George Duke of Clarence
 2013 Ripper Street (TV Series)
Victor Silver
- What Use Our Work? (2013) ... Victor Silver
 2012 Who Shall I Play with Now? (Short)
 2012 World Without End (TV Mini Series)
Bishop Henri
- Rook (2012) ... Bishop Henri
 2012/II Truth or Die
 2011-2012 The Borgias (TV Series)
Juan Borgia
- The Confession (2012) ... Juan Borgia
- World of Wonders (2012) ... Juan Borgia
- Truth and Lies (2012) ... Juan Borgia
- The Siege at Forli (2012) ... Juan Borgia
- The Beautiful Deception (2012) ... Juan Borgia
 2010 The Pillars of the Earth (TV Mini Series)
William Hamleigh
- The Work of Angels (2010) ... William Hamleigh
- New Beginnings (2010) ... William Hamleigh
- Witchcraft (2010) ... William Hamleigh
- Legacy (2010) ... William Hamleigh
- Battlefield (2010) ... William Hamleigh
 2009 Trinity (TV Series)
Ross Bonham
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... Ross Bonham
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Ross Bonham
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Ross Bonham
 2009 Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant (TV Mini Series documentary)
George Cavendish
- Lover (1526-1536) (2009) ... George Cavendish
 2008 Walter's War (TV Movie)
Private Oswald Hennessey
 2008 Bonekickers (TV Mini Series)
Alfred Lord Tennyson
- Follow the Gleam (2008) ... Alfred Lord Tennyson
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You work [as an actor] for a bit, and then the job ends 'cause you get thrown off a bridge. And then, you suddenly don't have a career and you have to wait for the next bit to come along. It's the most strange profession in the world. See more »


In season one of "Victoria", Ernest is seen sketching Harriet, the Duchess of Sutherland, played by Margaret Clunie. Having seen David's artistic work online, Michael Howells, the show's production designer, asked David to produce the sketch himself for the show. Subsequently, the pencil sketch shown is David's own work. There is also a charcoal sketch of David's that features in the film "Cold ... See more »

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