Funny, quick-witted and highly talented, David Haydn-Jones is a Canadian actor who has been severally eulogized for his hard-working ethics and incredible versatility. He has been described as ‘master of all roles’ in many quarters and many fans feel he is one of the most flexible stars from Canada. He has starred in many TV shows and films, winning over many admirers to himself and establishing himself as one of the highly interesting actors to watch.
David Haydn-Jones is now best known for his portrayal of Arthur Ketch in Supernatural, an American TV Series, which became famous around the world and projected him to a wider audience. He is also known for his work on Debra, a Canadian TV series in which he played Officer Lunford.
David Haydn-Jones’ Bio & Age
The exact age of David Haydn-Jones has remained a mystery over the years. This is because the year in which he was born is not known. However, we know that he celebrates his birthday every 24th of September. The actor was born in Kyle, a town in Saskatchewan, a province of Canada.
The identities of his parents have not been revealed. However, according to reports, his father is Welsh and his mother is an American. It is not known if the actor has any siblings with whom he grew up in Canada.
When he was 15 years old, David Haydn-Jones relocated from Kyle to Calgary, a cosmopolitan town in Alberta, another province in Canada. It was while he was in Calgary that he took his first paying entertainment job as a singer and dancer and developed dreams of making it very big in the Canadian entertainment arena.
Details about where David had his elementary or high school education remains vague, however, we know that he attended the McGill University, a public university in Montreal, Canada to pursue a degree in architecture. While studying architecture, his love for the arts consumed him as well and he started taking electives within the arts, including literature and theatre.
As a student, David also loved sketch comedy. This passion for comedy led him to start performing at local clubs regularly. At the same time, he was acting in plays written by great literary figures like Shakespeare, Moliere, and Gilbert and Sullivan.
When David Haydn-Jones finally graduated from university with his B.Sc in Architecture, he found it hard to get jobs because of an economic recession in Canada at the time. He did not relent; instead of wallowing in dejection, he decided to join forces with a friend and form a comedy duo. They started performing around their city before they eventually moved to Toronto to ply their trade.
David and his friend performed at a world-renowned comedy festival called Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. It was during one of their performances that David was discovered after some acting scouts spotted him. This was the beginning of great things for him as he soon kick-started acting on a big scale and got an invitation to work in Hollywood.
Movies And TV Shows
David Haydn-Jones made his acting debut on TV in 1990 when he scored a minor role in I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle, a Slasher/Horror movie. In 1997, he played Dan Cullen in Wind at My Back, a TV Series, then appeared in Melrose Place, another TV Series, in 1998. The same year in 1998, he wrote and starred in different episodes of SketchCom, another TV show.
In 2000, he starred in The Invisible Man, a TV series, as Louis Price. Nearly two years later in 2002, he had roles in two TV shows namely, Petite Princess Yucie and Judging Amy. By this time, David was already making some buzz as an actor and gaining some fans for himself.
In 2006, David starred in Ambrose Bierce: Civil War Stories, a TV Movie in which he played the role of David Jones. The same year, he starred as Dr. Mark Lucas in another TV movie called Fatal Trust then scored the role of Ben Devlin in Rumours, a TV series. His work across movies and TV shows in 2006 got his name on many peoples lips. At this time, he had become the toast of many directors and producers.
David continued his journey as an actor in 2011 with a special appearance in Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story, a TV Movie. It was the same year that he joined the cast of Debra, a TV Series which helped to establish his relevance as an actor of repute. The next year, in 2013, he starred as Detective Ray Santana in The Toyman Killer, another TV Movie.
David scored one of his biggest roles so far in his acting career in 2016 when he was cast as Arthur Ketch in Supernatural, a TV series which projected him to a wider audience around America and beyond. In 2017, he starred as Finn Conrad in A Bramble House Christmas then scored the role of Jack in Love Under the Rainbow in 2019.
David Haydn-Jones’ Spouse or Wife
Many fans have wondered if David Haydn-Jones has a wife or girlfriend, but David is a very private person and rarely talks about his personal life. It is interesting that even though the actor has never disclosed that he is married, he has also never shut down the rumours he is a married man. This leaves his fans very confused.
There have been some reports that the actor has a wife but is keeping her identity a secret. However, this claim has never been confirmed. It is believed that his real relationship status will be revealed when he is ready.