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David Fynn is a British actor known for his work on stage, television, and film. He was born on May 30, 1981, in London, England. He grew up in a family of performers, with his father being a musician and his mother being a dancer. Fynn attended the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, where he honed his craft and developed a passion for acting.
Fynn's Broadway debut was in the 2015 musical "School of Rock," where he played the lead role of Dewey Finn, a struggling musician who becomes a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. Fynn's performance was praised by critics and audiences alike, with The New York Times calling him "a force of nature" and Entertainment Weekly declaring him "a star in the making." Fynn received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance.
Prior to his Broadway debut, Fynn had a successful career in London's West End. He appeared in several productions, including "The 39 Steps," "The History Boys," and "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Fynn also appeared in the original London cast of "Legally Blonde: The Musical," where he played the role of Emmett Forrest.
In addition to his stage work, Fynn has also appeared on television and in film. He had a recurring role on the British comedy series "Undateable," where he played the character Brett. Fynn also appeared in the British series "Pete Versus Life" and "Game of Thrones," where he played the character of Rast. On the big screen, Fynn appeared in the films "Leap Year" and "Black Death."
Fynn's most recent work includes the role of Todd in the Amazon Prime series "Carnival Row," which premiered in 2019. The series is a fantasy drama set in a Victorian-inspired world filled with mythical creatures. Fynn's performance in the series was praised by critics, with Variety calling him "a standout" and The Hollywood Reporter declaring him "charismatic and engaging."
In addition to his acting work, Fynn is also a musician. He plays guitar and sings, and has performed in several bands. Fynn's musical talents were showcased in his performance in "School of Rock," where he played guitar and sang several songs.


[West End]
Original West End Production, 2016
Dewey Finn

[West End]
Donmar Warehouse Production, 2011
William Barfee

David Fynn Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 2017 - Best Actor in a Musical

David Fynn, School of Rock

David Fynn Videos

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Matthew Broderick & More to be Featured in Shakespeare Theatre Company 24/25 Season

Shakespeare Theatre Company has revealed the lineup of its upcoming 24/25 Season. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets.

Cast Announced For SAVING GRACE at the Riverside Studios

Casting has been announced as rehearsals begin for the previously announced intimate first run of the new musical Saving Grace.

Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, National Theatre

John Heffernan and Katherine Parkinson lead a superb cast in a brilliant realisation of director, Simon Goodwin's, conceptualisation of Shakespeare's comedy.

BWW Exclusive: Megan Hilty Voices Holly Darlin in TROLLSTOPIA 'Hairnasium' Clip

Smash and Annie Live! star Megan Hilty voices the character of Holly Darlin in the fifth season of TrollsTopia! The series also features the voices of Skylar Astin, Kenan Thompson, Michael Richardson, David Flynn, Jeanine Mason, Glozell Green, and more. Watch Hilty's character in action in an exclusive clip from the new season!

VIDEO: Kayleigh McKnight Performs 'He's So Different' From New Musical ON THE EDGE

The music video has been released for  ‘He’s So Different’ from the new musical ‘On The Edge’ by Sam Hall. The video features West End performer and Hugh Jackman World Tour vocalist, Kayleigh McKnight.


Pop TV, now fully owned by CBS Corporation, announced today that it has ordered the new comedy series BEST INTENTIONS, from A+E Studios, Propagate Content and Adam Herz (“American Pie”). Eight episodes have been ordered and will go into production in fall 2019.

SCHOOL OF ROCK Heads to New Zealand this Fall

According to the New Zealand Herald, Andrew Lloyd Webber's SCHOOL OF ROCK is set to rock it's way into Auckland's shores this September

BWW TV: SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids Return for One Final Jam on Closing Night!

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit School of Rock - The Musical played its final performance on Broadway on Sunday evening, January 20, 2019 by welcoming back dozens of former young cast members to the Winter Garden Theatre stage for one last epic jam session.

Kid Alumni from SCHOOL OF ROCK Return for Final Performance on Broadway

Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock - The Musical will end its final Broadway performance on Sunday evening by welcoming back dozens of former young cast members back to the Winter Garden Theatre stage for one last epic jam session.

SCHOOL OF ROCK Celebrates 3rd Anniversary With Fan Appreciation Event And Special Music Video

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit School of Rock - The Musical announces it is celebrating its third year on Broadway by kicking off its anniversary week with a special "Fan Appreciation Day" dinner party inside the Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway) on Sunday, December 2, 2018.

Mamie Parris Will Return to SCHOOL OF ROCK as Rosalie

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit School of Rock - The Musical will welcome back to the halls of Horace Green, Mamie Parris, as Principal Rosalie Mullins beginning on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. She will play the role through the show's final performance on January 20, 2019 and succeeds Katherine McLaughlin, who plays her last performance on Sunday, September 23, 2018.

Breaking: Class Dismissed! SCHOOL OF ROCK Will Conclude Broadway Run in January

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit School of Rock - The Musical, announced today that the show will play its final Broadway performance at the Winter Garden Theatre on January 20, 2019. By that date, the show will have run for more than 3 years, playing 1,307 performances and 31 previews. The production recouped its entire Broadway investment in May of 2017.

SCHOOL OF ROCK Welcomes New Cast Members Including Katherine McLaughlin, Matthew Jost, & More

School of Rock - The Musical will welcome a new class of eight young rockers to Horace Green beginning on Monday, July 30, 2018. In addition, the show is excited to welcome Katherine McLaughlin, who will make her Broadway debut as "Principal Rosalie Mullins".

Analisa Leaming to Play the Principal in Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK; New Stars Announced!

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit musical School of Rock - The Musical will welcome four new adult cast members to the show this November.

Two New Deweys to Shred in SCHOOL OF ROCK on Broadway

Hand-picked by producer and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, newcomers Justin Collette and Conner John Gillooly will join the cast of School of Rock - The Musical in the role of failed, wannabe rocker, Dewey Finn.

SCHOOL OF ROCK to Welcome New Class of Rockers This Summer

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit musical School of Rock - The Musical will welcome five new cast members to the class on Monday, July 31, 2017. Rocking their way to Broadway will be Zachary Zwelling as 'Zack' the guitarist, Levi Buksbazen as 'Freddy' the drummer, John Allyn as 'Billy' the stylist, Gabrielle Greene as 'Shonelle' the back-up singer, and Cory Leventhal as 'James.'

BWW Interview: Gary Trainor Talks Leading SCHOOL OF ROCK

Actor Gary Trainor, whose past work includes the West End productions of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, I Can't Sing and The Shawshank Redemption, has been playing the role of alternate Dewey in School of Rock since its London premiere. He's now leading the cast as Dewey.

Stick it to the Man! SCHOOL OF ROCK Recoups Its Entire Broadway Investment

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway smash hit School of Rock - The Musical has recouped its entire investment on Broadway, making the show an undisputed hit simultaneously on Broadway and the West End.

Olivier Awards 2017 - Full List Of Nominees and Winners!

Here's a full list of Olivier Award nominees and winners - updating LIVE

VIDEO: Mel C Joins Cast of West End SCHOOL OF ROCK for Performance of 'Wannabe'

Last night (16 March 2017) at the New London Theatre Mel C joined the West End cast of School of Rock the Musical, and surprised the audience with a performance of the Spice Girls hit 'Wannabe.'


How many Broadway shows has David Fynn been in?

David Fynn has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has David Fynn been in?

David Fynn has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was David Fynn's first West End show?

David Fynn's first West End show was The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee which opened in 2011

What awards has David Fynn been nominated for?

David Fynn has been nominated for Best Actor in a Musical at the Olivier Awards for his role in School of Rock.

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