David Wurawa

David Wurawa

David Wurawa

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Biography
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Film
Television
Theatre
Awards
Production

Video presentation - English

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Personal information

  • Born in

    1971

  • Hair color

    Black

  • Eye color

    Brown

  • Height

    177cm (5'9")

  • Weight

    76kg ( 11st. 13lb. )

  • Active period

    1995-

  • Playing age

    30-50 years

  • Playing nationality

    African, Afro-american, French, German,

  • Appearance

    African

  • Languages

    English, German, Shona, Ndebele, Italian

  • Dialects

    American English, African, Caribbean, British English

  • Education

    Actors Centre (UK); London Academy of Media, Film & TV (UK)

  • Residence

    Vienna

  • Sports

    Karate (shotokan), Pilates, Yoga, Horse Riding, Soccer, Basketball, Skiing, Boxing, Thai Boxing, Kick Boxing, Swimming

  • Music & dance

    Singing (vocal range Baritone), Percussion

  • Special skills

    Boxing, Singing (vocal range Baritone), Writing, Stage and Film Combat,

  • Vehicle licences

    Car Driving Licence

  • Countries where he played

    Germany, Austria, USA, UK, Ireland , Belgium, Italy, Denmark, Switzerland, Poland, Turkey, Canada, Australia, Guadeloupe, Argentina, Japan

News

Known for

A Girl from Mogadishu

2019Health Minister

Usgrächnet Gähwilers

2017Ngundu Tombura

New Order

2012Thomas James

Frankfurt Coincidences

2011Aidu Ombele

Social Media Profiles

Biography

David Wurawa is a professional and award nominated actor. He began his professional acting training/ tutelage with tutors from Neighborhood School of Theater (USA), Act UP (UK), The Actors Centre (UK), London Academy of Media, Film & Television (UK). His ability to portray a spectrum of characters has gathered him rave reviews.

David is a consummate professional who strives for excellence and growth in his craft. He has been described as professional, positive, proactive, creative and disciplined. He starred and Co- produced New Order a Sci-fiction feature film Starring the legendary Franco Nero, Written and Director by Marco Rosson. David has an extensive and international body of work in Film, Television, Radio and Theatre.


David Wurawa is an Award Winning Actor with an extensive and international body of work in Film, Television, Radio and Theatre. He starred and co- produced “NEW ORDER”, a Sci-fi feature film starring the legendary Franco Nero. In 2011, he was nominated for BEST ACTOR at the Munich Film Festival, for his performance in “FRANKFURT COINCIDENCES” the Munich Film Festival AUDIENCE AWARD winning movie that year.
He starred in the multi-award winning film “AUSSTIEG RECHTS” which he also
executive produced, it has over 10 million views on Youtube. “VOID”, “LA PASADA”,the new made for TV series pilot “WIENERLAND”, “LOTTE JAEGER” crime series, “SOKO STUTTGART” (Hakuna Matata) in Germany, “TATORT” (Virus) in Austria, “CHOOSE YOUR OWN JOURNEY”, “JACK STRONG”, the multi award winning web-series “2020” in Poland, he also starred in the hit TV series “BRAUNSCHLAG”.

David also starred in “GOLIATH 96” opposite Katja Riemann, “REFUGE”, “FIRST
WORLD SOLUTIONS”, “THE FIELD OF MIRACLES”, “XGEN ENTERPRISE 2”.
“GARTEN AFRIKA/ USGRÄCHNET GÄHWILERS” (MEET THE GAEHWILERS)
premiered in January 2017, at the 52. Solothurner Filmtage 2017 (52.Solothurner Film Festival 2017) in Switzerland, nominated for the PRIX DU PUBLIC. Won the ZURICH FILM AWARD for Best Film 2017.


He played in more than 15 Countries such as :     Germany, Austria, USA, UK, Ireland , Belgium, Italy, Denmark, Switzerland, Poland, Turkey,  Canada, Australia, Guadeloupe, Argentina, Japan, etc.

Showreel

Video presentation - English

Title

(pre-production) Duke

Ireland

Blood Moon

(pre-production) Caine

Ireland

Vengeance at Yellow Creek

(pre-production) Crawford Reeves

Ireland

City of Spies

(filming) Role

Austria

Music, War and Love

2019 Doorman

USA

Thumbers

2019 Hitchhiker

Austria

Goliath96

2019 Jeffery Biko

Germany

A Girl from Mogadishu

2019 Health Minister Ireland, Belgium

First World Solutions

2018 Abasu

Germany

Refuge

2018 Yitzhak

Austria

The Field Of Miracles

2018 Fox

Italy

La Pasada: Die Überfahrt

2017 Cal

Austria

Good Life

2017 Reporter 1

Austria

Usgrächnet Gähwilers

2017 Ngundu Tombura

Switzerland

Regrets of the Past

2016 English Voice Sorutai Naro

Austria

Motel: A or How I Crashed My Plane on Isla Sorna and Fell in Love with Sandra

2015 Dean

Austria | USA | Australia | Guadeloupe | Italy

Einer von uns

2015 Augustin Man

Austria

Random 11

2015 Michael Harrison

UK

Spooks: The Greater Good

2015 Salvatella

UK

Ausstieg Rechts

2015 Role

Austria

Jack Strong

2014 Wiliams

Poland

Schneeglöckchen

2013 Yassir Mursal

Austria

Baa Baa Black Sheep

2013 John Brown

Austria

Baa Baa Black Sheep

2013 John Brown

Austria

The Indian

2012 Enemy of the State

Austria

New Order

2012 Thomas James

Italy

Void

2012 Kofi

Austria

Deine Schönheit ist nichts wert

2012 Mr / Herr Onwuachi

Austria, Turkey

Wie man leben soll

2011 MTV Moderator

Denmark, Austria

Frankfurt Coincidences

2011 Aidu Ombele

Germany

Better Dead Than Read

2011 Narrator

Austria

Uwe + Uwe

2011 Harun

Germany

Black Brown White

2011 Vender / Strandverkäufer

Austria

Down in Egyptland

2010 Raymond

Poland, Switzerland

Zombiefication

2010 Zombie 2

Austria

Wenn Bäume Puppen tragen

2010 Nabilas Father

Germany

Todespolka

2010 Michael

Austria

51 Euro

2009 Sefu Okpara

Germany

Alien Ecstasy

2009 Agent Davidson USA, Argentina

Cartoon Saints and Villains

2008 M / Mentor / John Doe

Austria

How Life Happens

2007 Baba-Dad

UK

Vodickova Street

2007 Role

USA

Flugzeug/Air Plane

2007 Lead Passenger

Austria

A Possible End

2007 Dave

Austria

Air Square

2003 Junior cabin attendant

Austria

Respect

Year 1998

UK

Aktenzeichen XY... ungelöst!

2018 Aisac Mensah

West Germany, Austria, Switzerland

Kebab extrascharf

2017 Taxi Driver / Taxifahrer

Austria

Tatort

2017 Dr.Kamil Daouda Maka

West Germany, Austria

SOKO Stuttgart

2016 Sammy Pendo

Germany

Lotte Jäger und das tote Mädchen

2016 Mozambique Minister

Germany

Wienerland

2014 Kramer

Austria

Fashion and the City

2014 /

Austria

Die Seelen im Feuer

2014 Casper

Germany

The Quest

2014 Father

USA

2020

2013 James Carrington

Poland

Willkommen im Club

2013 Adiel N'Diabanga

Germany

Tom Turbo

2012 König Malam

Austria

Braunschlag

2012 Pfarrer

Austria

Loving Berlin

2011 Tim

Japan

The Killers

2009 Agent Davidson

USA

Aliens Gone Wild

2007 Agent Davidson

USA, Argentina

The Affair

1995 US Soldier

USA

Candide

2019 Voltaire

Vienna Kammeroper

TALKSHOW 1933

2018 Zukunftspolitiker

ThiB/ROMA/OHO (AT)

WILLKOMMEN BEI DEN HARTMANNS

2018 Diallo Makabouri

Burgtheater (AT)

ART

2017 Marc

Vienna Theatre Project/US Embassy/Drachengasse Theatre (AT)

THE INVISIBLE HAND

2016 Imam Saleem

Vienna Theatre Project/US Embassy/Drachengasse Theatre (AT)

BRAUNSCHLAG

2016 Banyardi

Filmhof Theater (AT)

LA PASADA

2015 Cal

Salon 5 (AT)

TOPDOG/UNDERDOG

2014 Booth

Vienna Theatre Project/US Embassy/Drachengasse Theatre (AT)

DIE KINDER VON WIEN

2013 Reverend H W Smith

Salon 5 & Wiener Festwochen (AT)

GPS

2012 Tile

ORF Radio (AT)

UNFUN

2011 Taiwo Yolayemi

Garage X (AT)

HASS

2010 David

New Space Company & Wiener Festwochen (AT)

JÄGERSTRASSE

2010 Henry/ John

Kabarett Simpl (AT)

THE MOST UNSATISFIED TOWN

2009 Julius/ John

ICI Berlin (DE)

PURIMSPIL

2009 Mordechai

Kulturhauptstadt Organisation Linz09 (AT)

REDITION MONOLOGUES

2008 Binyam

Actors For Human Rights/Ice and Fire, European Hospitality Tribunal, Stavanger Norway (NO)

ASYLUM MONOLOGUES

2008 Patrick

Actors For Human Rights/Ice and Fire, European Hospitality Tribunal, Stavanger Norway (NO)

ASYLUM DIALOGUES

2008 Patrice

Actors For Human Rights/ Ice and Fire (UK)

LÖCHER (HOLES)

2008 Sam/Clyde Livingstone

Theater der Jugend (AT)

NACH DER GRENZE

2007 Barman/Clyde Livingstone

TiyatroBrücke (AT)

DER FAMILIENTISCH – WIEDERSEHEN MACHT FREUDE

2007 Various/Clyde Livingstone

Schauspielhaus/Wiener Festwochen 2007 (AT)

UBU COMPLEX

2007 Dr Faustroll

Schauspielhaus Vienna (A)

ASYLUM MONOLOGS

2006 Innocence/Actor 1

Actors For Human Rights/Ice and Fire (UK)

DER FAMILIENTISCH

2006 Various

Schauspielhaus/Wiener Festwochen 2006 (A)

AUSHEIMISCH

2005 K

MaDiCu (A)

FAMILY TABLE

2005 Various

Schauspielhaus/ Wiener Festwochen 2005 (AT)

PASSION

2004 Soldat, Lazarus, Barabas

Die Rainbacher Evangelienspiele (A)

DIRTY DISHES

2003 Valerio

Scala Theater (A)

EIN SOMMERNACHTS- TRAUM

2003 Elfe

Bad Kissinger Theater (DE)

MY CHILDREN MY AFRICA

2003 Thami

Vienna Theatre Project (AT)

FREMDE MONOLOGE

2002 African Immigrant

TiyatroBrücke (AT)

DIE NIBELUNGEN

2002 Siegfried

Theater der Jugend (AT)

BITTERE TRÄNEN

2001 Philosoph

Gruppe Sinnpause (AT)

BLUE GIRL

2001 Charlie& Garvin Bechet

Vienna ́s English Theatre (AT)

CONSECRATED GROUND

1999 Jimmy “doublespeak” Willis

Finborough Theatre, Steamy Industry Theatre (UK)

PIANO LESSONS

1998 Willyboy

AfricaCentre (UK)

ROMEO & JULIET

1997 Mecutio

Fringe Festival Scotland (UK)

TWELFT NIGHT

1995 Valentine Antonio

UK Tour Company (UK)

SHADES OF BROWN

1994 Jannie Veldsman

UK Tour Company (UK)

ONCE WE WERE FOUR

1989 Mr Durdon

Bulawayo National Theatre (ZIM)

  • Zimbabwe National Theatre Organisation: Best Supporting Actor

    Winner

  • BEST ACTOR at the Munich Film Festival

    Nominated

  • Best Actor: 17th Film Festival Turkey/ Deutschland

    Nominated

  • Most Promising Male Actor: Munich Film Festival

    Nominated

  • Пусанский международный фестиваль короткометражных фильмов

  • Busho, Budapest International Short Film Festival

    Winner

  • Jaipur International Film Festival

    Winner

  • Fantafestival

    Nominated

  • Palm Springs International ShortFest

    Nominated

  • Arouca Film Festival, Portugal

    Nominated

  • Backup festival - new media in film

    Nominated

City of Spies

(filming) producer

Austria

Thumbers

2019 Hitchhiker

executive producer

Austria

The Field Of Miracles

2018 Fox

executive producer

Italy

The League of the Rhino

2017

executive producer

United States

Ausstieg Rechts

2015

executive producer

Austria

New Order

2012 Thomas James

co-producer

Italy

Inside the Wine

2014 Documentary

producer

Italy

Cartoon Saints and Villains

2008 M / Mentor / John Doe

Writing, Producing, Directing

Austria

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