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David Suchet

 
Birth Place:
London, ENGLAND
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: May 02, 1946 (76)

Birth Place: London, ENGLAND

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Revival, 2019
Gregory Solomon
  [West End]
London Tenth Anniversary Celebration, 2018
Performer
  [West End]
West End, 2015
Lady Bracknell
  [West End]
London Production, 2012
James Tyrone
  [West End]
London Revival, 2010
Joe Keller
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Antonio Salieri

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
West End Revival, 2019
Gregory Solomon

  [West End]
London Tenth Anniversary Celebration, 2018
Performer

  [West End]
West End, 2015
Lady Bracknell

  [West End]
London Production, 2012
James Tyrone

  [West End]
London Revival, 2010
Joe Keller

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Antonio Salieri

David Suchet Biography

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.

David Suchet Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2016 - Best Actor in a Supporting Role
David SuchetThe Importance Of Being Earnest
 
Olivier Awards - 2011 - Best Actor
David Suchet, All My Sons
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
David Suchet, Amadeus
 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
David Suchet, Amadeus
 
Olivier Awards - 1999 - Best Actor
David SuchetAmadeus
 
Olivier Awards - 1997 - Best Actor
David SuchetWho's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
 
Olivier Awards - 1994 - Best Actor
David SuchetOleanna
 
Olivier Awards - 1988 - Actor of the Year in a New Play
David SuchetSeparation
 
Olivier Awards - 1981 - Actor of the Year in a Revival
David SuchetThe Merchant Of Venice
 
Olivier Awards - 1979 - Actor of the Year in a Supporting Role
David SuchetOnce In A Lifetime

David Suchet News

50th Anniversary Gala Raises £23k For Birmingham Rep Photo 50th Anniversary Gala Raises £23k For Birmingham Rep
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022

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 Photo BWW Review: MIMMA, Cadogan Hall
by Clementine Scott - Mar 1, 2022

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 Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo & More Among Audie Awards Finalists
by Michael Major - Feb 3, 2022

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 Photo BWW Interview: Celinde Schoenmaker Talks MIMMA at Cadogan Hall
by Clementine Scott - Feb 2, 2022

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 Concer Photo John Owen-Jones, Ashley Riches, Elena Xanthoudakis Join The Cast Of MIMMA Gala Concert At Cadogan Hall
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2022

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 Photo Casting Announced For ALL MY SONS at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2022

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 ‚Äď 5 March, before playing at the New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich 8 ‚Äď 12 March.

BWW Review: POIROT AND MORE, A RETROSPECTIVE, Harold Pinter Theatre Photo BWW Review: POIROT AND MORE, A RETROSPECTIVE, Harold Pinter Theatre
by Debbie Gilpin - Jan 7, 2022

Another theatrical knight has been making his way around the country’s theatres over the past few weeks, in a bid to encourage audiences out of their homes for an evening’s entertainment; Sir David Suchet follows in Sir Ian McKellen’s footsteps with this show, which now enjoys a run in the West End, celebrating his own acting career as well as the art itself.

New Musical MIMMA Will Be Presented as a Gala Concert at Cadogan Hall Photo New Musical MIMMA Will Be Presented as a Gala Concert at Cadogan Hall
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2021

Mimma, a new musical of war and friendship, will be performed with the BBC Concert Orchestra for one special semi-staged gala concert performance only, at Cadogan Hall, on 28 February 2022.

The London Climate Change Festival Will Stream SONG FOR NATURE Photo The London Climate Change Festival Will Stream SONG FOR NATURE
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2021

Launched by Janie Dee in 2020, the London Climate Change Festival announces today specially curated concert with an all-star line up Song for Nature will be available on Stream.Theatre for a limited run ahead of the COP26 Climate Change Conference. Directed by Dominic Dromgoole, Song for Nature was conceived to to raise awareness of climate change featuring a spectacular line-up of performances.

David Suchet Comes To The Belgrade For One Evening Only Photo David Suchet Comes To The Belgrade For One Evening Only
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2021

The Belgrade Theatre will welcome Sir David Suchet to its Main Stage on Sun 17 Oct, as he appears in conversation for one night only with Poirot and More, A Retrospective.

David Suchet Videos

VIDEO: BBC America Shares New DOCTOR WHO Companion Trailer
by - Feb 27, 2017

BBC AMERICA has shared a DOCTOR WHO New Companion Trailer in the build up to the all-new season premiering Saturday, April 15 at 9/8c

STAGE TUBE: David Tennant, Ian McKellen, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tim Minchin, and More Dissect HAMLET's Most Iconic Line
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2016

David Tennant, who just hosted the two-hour TV special Shakespeare Live! At The RSC, was joined by a 'line of Hamlets,' including Paapa Essiedu, Tim Minchin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Harriet Walter, Rory Kinnear, Ian McKellen, and Judi Dench to debate how to perfectly deliver one of the most iconic lines in Shakespeare: 'To be, or not to be.' Watch the full skit below!

BWW TV: First Look at David Suchet, John O'May, George Spartels and More in Highlights of THE LAST CONFESSION
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 6, 2014

Internationally acclaimed British actor David Suchet will reprise his role on stage in the conspiracy thriller, 'THE LAST CONFESSION', in Australia in 2014. The international production will play in Toronto and Los Angeles before arriving in Australia in August. Seasons in Perth and Brisbane were announced late last year and now dates have been confirmed for seasons at Adelaide's Her Majesty's Theatre from August 27 and Melbourne's Comedy Theatre from September 3. Tickets on sale from Friday February 7. Check out a first look at highlights below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - PBS's THE HOLLOW CROWN, Premiering Tonight
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

The second of Shakespeare's four history chronicle plays comprising 'The Hollow Crown' airs tonight, September 27 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN's 'Great Performances' on PBS stations (check local listings). Watch a preview below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - PBS's THE HOLLOW CROWN, Premiering 9/27
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 24, 2013

The second of Shakespeare's four history chronicle plays comprising 'The Hollow Crown' airs September 27 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN's 'Great Performances' on PBS stations (check local listings). Watch a preview below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - GREAT PERFORMANCES' Richard II, Premiering Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

The Hollow Crown, the lavish new series featuring four of Shakespeare's most compelling history plays will air as the season premiere of Great Performances beginning Today, September 20 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS. Below, get a sneak peek at RICHARD II!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - GREAT PERFORMANCES' Richard II, Premiering 9/20
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 22, 2013

The Hollow Crown, the lavish new series featuring four of Shakespeare's most compelling history plays will air as the season premiere of Great Performances beginning Friday, September 20 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS. Below, get a sneak peek at RICHARD II!

STAGE TUBE: From The Archive - Patti LuPone, Colm Wilkinson and More in LES MISERABLES Medley from 1985 Olivier Awards
by Stage Tube - Apr 6, 2013

Click below to watch a medley featuring 'I Dreamed a Dream', 'Bring Him Home' and 'One Day More' from LES MISERABLES, performed at the Laurence Olivier Awards in December 1985!

STAGE TUBE: Oliviers 2013 - From The Archive, Gillian Lynne And PHANTOM
by Stage Tube - Apr 5, 2013

Dancer, choreographer and director Gillian Lynne will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at this month's Oliviers. In recognition of her work, we've got access to archive clips that show her in action throughout her career.

STAGE TUBE: Exclusive Look at Kyle Soller and Trevor White in LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by Stage Tube - Apr 4, 2013

Digital Theatre announceS its next release - the Olivier Award-nominated revival of Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece Long Day's Journey into Night starring David Suchet and Laurie Metcalf. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive clip from the production featuring Olivier nominee Kyle Soller with Trevor White. Check it out below!


David Suchet Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has David Suchet been in?
David Suchet has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has David Suchet been in?
David Suchet has appeared on London's West End in 5 shows.

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

What awards has David Suchet been nominated for?
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 .