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David Suchet

Date of Birth: May 02, 1946 (77)

Birth Place: London, ENGLAND

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For over 25 years David Suchet captivated millions worldwide as Agatha Christie's elegant Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. Beyond Poirot, this Emmy winning actor, also nominated for multiple Olivier Awards, BAFTAs and a Tony Award, has been celebrated for his portrayal of iconic roles such as Lady Bracknell, Cardinal Benelli and Freud. David has also graced the world's stages bringing literary greats to life, including Shakespeare, Wilde and Albee.

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[West End]
West End Revival, 2019
Gregory Solomon

[West End]
London Tenth Anniversary Celebration, 2018

[West End]
West End, 2015
Lady Bracknell

[West End]
London Production, 2012
James Tyrone

[West End]
London Revival, 2010
Joe Keller

Broadway Revival, 1999
Antonio Salieri

David Suchet Movies

[1980]Schiele in Prison Gustav Klimt

[1982]The Missionary Corbett

[1983]Trenchcoat Inspector Stagnos

[1984]Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes Buller

[1984]The Little Drummer Girl Mesterbein

[1985]The Falcon and the Snowman Alex

[1986]Iron Eagle Minister of Defense

[1987]Harry and the Hendersons Jacques Lafleur

[1988]To Kill A Priest Bishop

[1988]A World Apart Muller

[1989]When the Whales Came Will

[1993]Der Fall Lucona Rudi Waltz

[1996]Executive Decision Nagi Hsan

[1997]Sunday Oliver, Matthew Delacorta

[1998]A Perfect Murder Mohamed Karaman

[1999]Wing Commander Captain Jon Sansky

[2000]Sabotage! Napoleon

[2002]Pinocchio Narrator, Geppetto, Judge

[2003]The In-Laws Jean-Pierre Thibodoux

[2003]Foolproof Leo Gillette

[2006]Arthur and the Invisibles Narrator

[2006]Flushed Away Rita's Dad

[2007]Flood DPM Campbell

[2008]The Bank Job Lew Vogel

[2009]Act of God Dr. Benjamin Cisco

[2011]All My Sons Joe Keller

[2014]Effie Gray Mr. Ruskin

[2014]Long Day's Journey Into Night James Tyrone

[2015]The Importance of Being Earnest on Stage Lady Bracknell

[2017]American Assassin Director Stansfield

David Suchet TV Shows

His Dark Materials Kaisa

Jackanory Storyteller

Poirot Hercule Poirot

David Suchet Videos

David Suchet News

FAKING BAD and HALLS Come to The Turbine Theatre This Summer

The Turbine Theatre, at Battersea Power Station will bring Halls, a new musical directed by Andy Fickman (Heathers) and written by Jennifer Harrison and George Stroud, to audiences from 07 July.

Cast & Creatives Set for Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Guthrie Theater

The Guthrie Theater has announced the cast and creative team for Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, adapted by Ken Ludwig, directed by Risa Brainin. 

BODY 115 Comes to The Hope Theatre in May

Body 115, an energetic blend of theatre and richly lyrical poetry, written and performed by Jan Noble opens at the Hope Theatre, London on 5 May (Press night 9 May).

PETER PAN GOES WRONG Returns to the West End This Christmas

Mischief, creators of the multi award-winning sell-out success The Play That Goes Wrong, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery and the BBC TV comedy series The Goes Wrong Show, announce the return of Peter Pan Goes Wrong to the West End for 7 ½ weeks only at the Lyric Theatre this Christmas.

The Ensemble Company To Present Explosive WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?

The Ensemble Company, now in their fifth year in residence at Penguin Point Productions located within the Oviedo Mall, continues its 2023 season with a production of Edward Albee's masterpiece, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, which celebrated 60 years in 2022.  Virginia Woolf is rescheduled from The Ensemble Company's 2022 season.


Mischief, the multi award-winning company responsible for the global comedy phenomenon, The Play That Goes Wrong, and the BBC One television series, The Goes Wrong Show, have announced a major UK tour of their West End hit show, Peter Pan Goes Wrong. 

Miracle Chance, Ellis Kirk & More to Join HEATHERS at The Other Palace This Month

Heathers the Musical, will be ushering in a new cast from 21st February at The Other Palace, with the show now booking until 3 September 2023.

David Suchet's POIROT AND MORE, A RETROSPECTIVE Will Come to Hampstead Theatre in March

David Suchet is to bring his show Poirot and More, a Retrospective to Hampstead Theatre in support of the London venue following its 100% Arts Council England funding cut.

Tour Announced For The Premiere of WODEHOUSE IN WONDERLAND

Cahoots Theatre Company Ltd in association with Jamie Clark Theatre presents the UK premiere of William Humble's play Wodehouse in Wonderland, starring Robert Daws and directed by Robin Herford, on a UK Tour which opens at Malvern Theatres on 26 January 2023.  

A PLACE FOR WE Goes Digital for Five Years

Talawa Theatre Company and Park Theatre’s Olivier Award-nominated A Place for We is being made available on Digital Theatre for five years in the UK.  This acclaimed production explores London’s communities over three very different generations.  Following its successful, limited-run premiere on Windrush Day, will be available for more audiences across the country than ever before. 

BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER Returns To The Turbine in October

Back by popular demand, But I'm A Cheerleader: The Musical, which won audiences over with its charm and heart-warming story during its first run in February is back! Casting is yet to be announced, but expect catchy songs, lots of cheers and undeniable fun.

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Comes to Way Off Broadway Next Month

One of Agatha Christie's most intriguing and acclaimed who dunnits comes to The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre this fall in a brand new stage adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express from Tony Award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig. The show will open on September 9th and run through the fall.

The Ensemble Company celebrates 60 years of Edward Albee's VIRGINIA WOOL

The Ensemble Company, the theatre company in residence at Penguin Point Productions located in the Oviedo Mall, continues its 2022 season—their fourth--with Edward Albee’s acclaimed masterwork, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, opening September 9th.

A PLACE FOR WE to Have Digital Premiere on Windrush Day

Talawa Theatre Company and Park Theatre’s Olivier Award-nominated A Place for We will have its digital premiere on Windrush Day, making this moving production available for audiences across the country and around the world.

50th Anniversary Gala Raises £23k For Birmingham Rep

Birmingham Rep have announced that their 50th Anniversary Gala event held on Saturday 2 April has raised £23,000 towards supporting the venue, the only producing theatre in Birmingham. 

BWW Review: MIMMA, Cadogan Hall

When it comes to a topic as over-saturated in theatre as the Second World War, there is something to be said for productions that take a new approach. New musical Mimma puts Italian resistance members who came to London before the war front and centre in its depiction of people caught between allegiances to their family, country, and ideology.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo & More Among Audie Awards Finalists

The Audio Publishers Association (APA) have announced finalists for the 2022 Audie Awards. Finalists include Cynthia Erivo for Best Female Narrator and Lin-Manuel Miranda for Best Male Narrator. Leslie Odom Jr., Annie Golden, Telly Leung, and Jason Tam are also featured on audiobooks that made the list. Check out the full list of nominations now!

BWW Interview: Celinde Schoenmaker Talks MIMMA at Cadogan Hall

Mimma, a new musical telling the stories of Italians living in London during World War Two, will debut in a one-night-only concert performance at Cadogan Hall later this month. We talk to Celinde Schoenmaker, the Dutch star best known for her West End roles in Les Miserables and The Phantom Of The Opera, about her eponymous role in Mimma and the musical’s universal themes.

John Owen-Jones, Ashley Riches, Elena Xanthoudakis Join The Cast Of MIMMA Gala Concert At Cadogan Hall

Joining the previously announced Sir David Suchet (Poirot, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, All My Sons), Louise Dearman (Wicked, Evita) and Celinde Schoenmaker (Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera) is John Owen-Jones, the youngest actor to play the role of Jean Valjean in Les Misérables and a record holder for the number of performances as Phantom in Phantom of the Opera. He will take on the role of Lorenzo.

Casting Announced For ALL MY SONS at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch will open its Spring 2022 season with a stunning revival from Director Douglas Rintoul of Arthur Miller's moving and powerful landmark drama All My Sons 10 February – 5 March, before playing at the New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich 8 – 12 March.


David Suchet has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

David Suchet has appeared on London's West End in 5 shows.

David Suchet's first West End show was All My Sons which opened in 2010

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for The Importance Of Being Earnest , Best Actor (Olivier Awards) for All My Sons , Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Amadeus , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Amadeus , Best Actor (Olivier Awards) for Amadeus , Best Actor (Olivier Awards) for Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? , Best Actor (Olivier Awards) for Oleanna , Actor of the Year in a New Play (Olivier Awards) for Separation Actor of the Year in a Revival (Olivier Awards) for The Merchant Of Venice and Actor of the Year in a Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for Once In A Lifetime .

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