David Verne (David Gary Verne)
David Verne is one of Britain's leading young talents. Discovered by the National Youth Theatre at age 16, Verne gained a great deal of experience on the London stage. His roles in London's West End ranging from Tom Wingfield in Tennessee Williams The Glass Menagerie to Khlestakov in Nikolai Gogol's The Government Inspector. Although, previously type-cast as a characteristic "pretty boy", Verne has proven to possess the depth and skill of a character method actor. Born David Gary Verne in Cape Town, South Africa. Read more... UK. Verne's first experience of acting came from youth theatre companies, notably The Playbox Theatre Company and The Loft Theatre Group enabling the young actor to learn his craft and develop his abilities. David continued his training through the Actors Centre in London and under acting coach Bobbie Chance in Hollywood. Verne's transition from theatre to film developed through roles in various short films, commercials and music videos before being cast in the highly anticipated independent film, African Gothic where David played troubled rebelious teen Young Frikkie. This was very soon followed by Verne's portrayel of the Shadow Knight in Snow White and the Huntsman.