Born: Brisbane, Australia
David Albertus Trelawney Knijnenburg (kəˈneɪnənbɜrx; born 3 April 1967) is an Australian stage, television and film actor, best known for playing Alfred Hitchcock in his stage production Hitchcock & Herrmann and in assorted roles in Twelfth Night Theatres numerous stage adaptations of classic BBC television series such as Dads Army and Allo Allo!. He is notable for his height – he is two metres (six-foot seven inches) tall.He was one of dozens of names mentioned during the media speculation over the casting of the eleventh Doctor Who after David Tennant announced his resignation.Born into a theatrical family of Dutch descent (his mother was actress and model Jann Freeman), Knijnenburg began his career at the World Exposition of 1988 as a television presenter hosting a live show for NHK Japan – Japanese Television. He has performed on stage alongside Lucky Grills, Gorden Kaye, Sue Hodge, Guy Siner, Katy Manning, Jason Gann, Chloe Dallimore, Steven Tandy, Jon English, Lewis Fiander and Tony Bonner.
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