David Mitchell Bio - Biography

Name David Mitchell
Naionality American
Date of Birth 08-Nov-1965
Place of Birth America
Famous for
Born in Moseley, Birmingham, England, and a life-long Birmingham City Football Club fan (known as 'The Blues', the working class team of the area). The son of a builder (deceased) and a homemaker (deceased), David (Dave) Mitchell began as an actor in theatre, performing at the 1989 Covent Garden International Street Artists Festival. His debut play 'ZooZooZoo' which he wrote, acted and directed was performed at the 1990 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. David studied film at Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland, where he was awarded a Master of Science Degree, before landing his first professional job with writing for the award-winning feature 'Darklands' (1997), directed by Julian Richards (I). Dave produced and acted in the British horror 'Only Darkness', then wrote the story for the British feature 'Jack of Diamonds' (2001). With Adam Kreutner, Dave wrote Dead Fish (2004) and 'Open Water 2' (aka 'Adrift' UK) (2006). In 2009, his short film "Fleabird" was shot in London, directed by Dan Hartley. Dave wrote the play "Zero-Sum" about the occupation by Morocco of Western Sahara after visiting and working in the Saharawi refugee camps in SW Algeria.

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