David Harewood most recently appeared in Separate Lies, written and directed by Julian Fellowes, and the 2004 screen version of William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, starring Al Pacino and Jeremy Irons.
A graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, Harewood has been a fixture on the London stage for many years, earning praise for his work in such plays as His Dark Materials, under the direction of Nicholas Hytner, and Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2, both presented at the National Theatre. He also played the title role in the Royal National Theatre's production of Othello, which later went to Broadway.
On British television, Harewood was a regular on the series Fat Friends and Babyfather, and had a recurring role on The Vice. He has also guest starred on a number of series.
Harewood is currently directing a children's theatre group in London, aimed at involving underprivileged and at-risk youth in the performing arts.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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