Funny, quick-witted, and highly talented, David Haydn-Jones is a Canadian actor who has been eulogized several times 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.
A Synopsis of David Haydn-Jones’ Movies & TV Shows
David Haydn-Jones made his acting debut on TV, in 1990, when he scored a minor role in the slasher-horror movie, I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle. In 1997, he played Dan Cullen in Wind at My Back, a TV Series. He 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. Later in 2006, the adept actor 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. He 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 people’s lips. As a result, 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 then landed the breakout role of his career when he starred as Arthur Ketch in Eric Kripke’s award-winning TV series, Supernatural in 2016. In the next year, he starred as Finn Conrad in C.J. Carmichael’s drama film, A Bramble House Christmas. However, 2019 was a busy year for the protean Canadian actor as he starred in three movies, portraying the character of Jack in Love Under the Rainbow, Zachary Rothschild in The Fiddling Horse, and the Drug Lord in Mama Bear, while still appearing in the TV series, Supernatural.
David Haydn-Jones also landed the role of the titular character in C.J. Wallis’ movie, Frank Flood starring opposite Andy Kindler, Johnny Territo, and Samantha Davon James. Additionally, the actor will be starring in an upcoming ensemble project called The Unemployment Line.
David Haydn-Jones’ Fantastic Career Milestones
Following David Haydn-Jones’ portrayal of Wally in a community theatre play titled Our Town at the age of six, the absolute joy he felt while performing on the stage inspired him into becoming an actor. However, it took him years of working odd jobs and performing as part of a comedic duo, Jokeboy, before he could actualize his dream.
When David Haydn-Jones was 15 years old, he relocated from Kyle in Saskatchewan 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.
While studying architecture at McGill University, a public university in Montreal, Canada, David’s love for the arts consumed him. Thus, he started taking electives within the arts, including literature and theatre. As a student, he 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, Adam Sternbergh and form a comedy duo called Jokeboy. 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.
Nowadays, when David Haydn-Jones is not featuring as an assassin, he is frequently found in the character of a Christmas Dad in Hallmark films. So far, he has scored over fifty comedic and dramatic roles in his career that has lasted for more than two decades. 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 that projected him to a wider audience around America and beyond.
Interesting Details To Know About His Family
David Haydn-Jones 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. David Haydn-Jones’ exact age has remained a mystery over the years, this is because the year in which he was born is not known. However, it is known that he celebrates his birthday every 24th of September. Moreso, It is not known if the actor has any siblings with whom he grew up in Canada.
With regards to his personal life, 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 rumors 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. Presently, the actor is solely focused on his career, consistently honing his skills as he gears towards the apex of his acting career.