David Rintoul is a Scottish stage and television actor. Rintoul has worked with the Royal National Theatre in Remembrance of Things Past, a play that was put on in both...Read More
David Rintoul is a Scottish stage and television actor. After studying at Edinburgh University he won a scholarship to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
Rintoul has worked with the Royal National Theatre in Remembrance of Things Past, a play that was put on in both the Cottesloe and Olivier Theatres in 2000 and 2001. He has also worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare Company, his appearances including Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Henry IV, As You Like It, and the title role in Macbeth. Other stage appearances include George Bernard Shaw's Candida and Funny Girl. He has also performed in Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum Theatre in The Speculator and Gaslight, and had the part of Dr Jake Houseman in Dirty Dancing the musical at Aldwych Theatre in its London show. In 2010 he played Charles Dickens in Andersen's English, the new play by Sebastian Barry, produced by Out of Joint and Hampstead Theatre.
Rintoul’s television career started with the role of Mr Darcy in a BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice (by Fay Weldon). Other television appearances include Taggart, Hornblower and the Agatha Christie's Poirot film, The Mysterious Affair at Styles. David also voices three characters in the popular children's series Peppa Pig, Granddad Dog, Mr. Bull and Dr. Brown Bear. He also voiced the knight 'Sir Boris' in the 1999 animation The Big Knights and the arch villain Cut Throat Jake in the newer version of Captain Pugwash. In 2010, David starred in the film The Ghost Writer with Pierce Brosnan and Ewan Mcgregor.
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