David Jonsson

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Acting

Senior Associate Agent: Gabriella Capisani

Film, TV & Theatre

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Associate Agent: Jennifer Karniely

Acting

 

David plays the co-lead in RYE LANE for Fox Searchlight / DJ Films which will be released this year. 

He plays one of the leading regular roles of GUS in HBO/BBC (Bad Wolf) series INDUSTRY. The second series will be released this year. 

He performed a one man play ‘AND BREATHE...’ adapted from Yomi Sode's poetry collection, at London’s prestigious Almeida Theatre last Summer. 

David graduated from RADA in Spring 2016. His first job upon graduation was in the role of Davison in MARY STUART at The Almeida, where he went on to reprise his role in the West End transfer of the show.

David has also played a role opposite David Tennant in Patrick Marber's DON JUAN IN SOHO in the West End. 

He can also be seen in Endeavour for ITV as well as Series 2 of DEEP STATE for Fox.

Film

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

RYE LANE

Dom

Raine Allen Miller

D J Films

Television

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

INDUSTRY

Gus

Lena Dunham

Bad Wolf | HBO

Deep State

Isaac Turner

Matthew Parkhill

Fox

Endeavour

Cromwell Ames

Gordon Anderson

ITV / Mammoth Screen

Stage

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

and breathe

Miranda Cromwell

Almeida Theatre

Mary Stuart

Davison

Robert Icke

West End Transfer

Don Juan in Soho

Col

Patrick Marber

Wyndham's Theatre

Mary Stuart

Davison

Robert Icke

The Almeida Theatre

Pigeon English

Harry

Miranda Cromwell

Bristol Old Vic / Edinburgh Fringe

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo

Paul Lockwood

Riverside Studios

Ghosts

Oswald

Daniel Foley

Theatre Bankside

Film, TV & Theatre

David spent his early teens making skate films in New York’s Washington Square Park and the Lower East Side. Led by his love of filmmaking he won a scholarship on the Warner Bros. Creative Talent programme and has since been mentored by senior members of BAFTA and the Academy of Motion Pictures and Science. In 2020, Digital Spy named him as a Black British Star of Tomorrow. 

He is currently developing his first feature film. 

In Development

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PIGEON ENGLISH

E16 Spillers Co.

Feature film. Co-written with Jordan Stevens.
Adapted from the novel by Stephen Kelman.

Short Films

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GEN Y

2018

E16 Spillers Co.

Writer & Director.