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David Suchet Biography & Wiki 2017

David Suchet was born on the 2nd May 1946, in London, England, and is a BAFTA-nominated film, television, and stage actor, best known for his role as Hercule Poirot in the TV series “Agatha Christie’s Poirot” which he played from 1989 to 2013. Suchet has also played in such movies as “Executive Decision” (1996), “A Perfect Murder” (1998), and “Flushed Away” (2006), among other differing roles. His career started in 1966.

Have you ever wondered how rich David Suchet is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Suchet’s net worth is as high as $5 million, an amount earned through his successful acting career. In addition to playing in both television and film, Suchet also works in theatre, which has improved his wealth.

David Suchet Net Worth $5 Million

David Suchet was a son of Joan Patricia, an actress, and South African Jack Suchet – actually of Lithuanian-Jewish descent – who worked as an obstetrician and gynecologist, and grew up in England with his two brothers. David went to the Grenham House boarding school in Birchington-on-Sea, Kent, and later to the Wellington School in Somerset. After that, he decided to join the National Youth Theatre when he was 18, and trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

He began acting at the Watermill Theatre, Bagnor, Berkshire and later joined the Royal Shakespeare Company, while in 1966, David appeared in two episodes of the children’s TV series “Jackanory”. After spending most of the ‘70s in theatre, Suchet played in the Golden Globe Award-nominated TV movie “A Tale of Two Cities” (1980) starring Chris Sarandon, Peter Cushing, and Kenneth More. Also in 1980, David played in six episodes of the Golden Globe Award-nominated mini-series “Oppenheimer”, and then appeared in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” (1982) starring Anthony Hopkins.

In 1984, Suchet played in Hugh Hudson’s Oscar Award-nominated “Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes” starring Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell and Ralph Richardson, and then portrayed Dr. Sigmund Freud in the mini-series “Freud” (1984). In the mid-‘80s, David appeared in such movies as “The Falcon and the Snowman” (1985) starring Timothy Hutton and Sean Penn, “A Crime of Honour” (1985), and “Thirteen at Dinner” (1985) with Peter Ustinov and Faye Dunaway. He also played in the series “Mussolini: The Untold Story” (1985), and the films “Iron Eagle” (1986) alongside Louis Gossett Jr. and “The Last Innocent Man” (1987) starring Ed Harris. Suchet ended the ‘80s with roles in “Harry and the Hendersons” (1987) alongside John Lithgow, “To Kill a Priest” (1988) starring Christopher Lambert and Ed Harris, and in Chris Menges’s BAFTA-winning movie “A World Apart” (1988) alongside Barbara Hershey, which increased his net worth to a large degree.

In1989, David began portraying Hercule Poirot in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated series “Agatha Christie’s Poirot”, eventually in 70 episodes until 2013. That role brought him a lot of popularity and also increased his net worth significantly. In the meantime, he worked in a Primetime Emmy Award-nominated “Moses” (1995) starring Ben Kingsley, Frank Langella and Christopher Lee, and in “Executive Decision” (1996) with Kurt Russell, Halle Berry, and Steven Seagal. In 1997, David was in “Sunday”, and then in “Solomon” alongside Ben Cross, Vivica A. Fox, and Max von Sydow. He continued with the TV mini-series “Seesaw” (1998), and the movies “A Perfect Murder” (1999) starring Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow and Viggo Mortensen, and the Golden Globe Award-winning “RKO 281” (1999) with Liev Schreiber, James Cromwell and Melanie Griffith.

In 2001, Suchet was cast as Augustus Melmotte in the mini-series “The Way We Live Now” and then appeared alongside Michael Keaton and Helena Bonham Carter in the Golden Globe Award-nominated movie “Live from Baghdad” (2002). David also worked in the TV movie “Henry VIII” (2003) with Ray Winstone, Charles Dance and Mark Strong, while he ended the decade with appearances in “Maxwell” (2007) and “The Bank Job” (2008) starring Jason Statham.

In 2011, Suchet was in the Primetime Emmy Award-winning TV mini-series “Great Expectations”, while most recently, he worked in “The Importance of Being Earnest” (2015), and “Shakespeare Live! From the RSC” (2016). Currently, Suchet is filming “American Assassin” and the movie will be released later in 2017.

Regarding his personal life, David Suchet married Sheila Ferris in 1976 and has two children with her. He enjoys music, photography and boating, and resides in London, England.

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David Suchet Quick Facts

Birth date: May 2, 1946
Birth place: London, England
Height:5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)
Education:Wellington School, Somerset National Youth Theatre, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
Spouse:Sheila Ferris (m. 1976)
Children:Robert Suchet, Katherine Suchet
Parents:Joan Patricia Jarché Suchet, Jack Suchet
Siblings:John Suchet, Peter Suchet

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David Suchet Filmography



Decline and Fall2017TV Mini-Series post-productionDr. Fagan
Doctor Who2017TV SeriesThe Landlord
Peter Pan Goes Wrong2016TV MovieNarrator
Shakespeare Live! From the RSC2016TV MovieOberon
The Importance of Being Earnest2015Lady Bracknell
Effie Gray2014Mr. Ruskin
Agatha Christie's Poirot1989-2013TV SeriesHercule Poirot
The Book of John2013ShortNarrator (voice)
The Hollow Crown2012TV SeriesDuke of York
Great Expectations2011TV Mini-SeriesJaggers
Hidden2011TV Mini-SeriesSir Nigel Fountain
Ten Glorious Seconds2010ShortAlbert (voice)
Going Postal2010TV Mini-SeriesReacher Gilt
Diverted2009TV MovieSamuel Stearn
Act of God2009/IIDr. Benjamin Cisco
The Bank Job2008Lew Vogel
Maxwell2007TV MovieRobert Maxwell
Flood2007Deputy Prime Minister Campbell
Dracula2006TV MovieAbraham Van Helsing
Arthur and the Invisibles2006Narrator (English version, voice)
Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express2006Video GameHercule Poirot (voice)
Flushed Away2006Rita's Dad (voice)
A Bear Named Winnie2004TV MovieGeneral Hallholland
Henry VIII2003TV MovieCardinal Thomas Wolsey
Foolproof2003Leo Gillette
The In-Laws2003/IJean-Pierre Thibodoux
Live from Baghdad2002TV MovieNaji Al-Hadithi
Pinocchio2002Narrator / Geppetto / Judge (English version, voice)
Get Carman: The Trials of George Carman QC2002TV MovieGeorge Carman QC
NCS Manhunt2002TV SeriesDI John Borne
The Way We Live Now2001TV Mini-SeriesAugustus Melmotte
Victoria & Albert2001TV MovieBaron Christian Friedrich von Stockmar, M.D.
Murder in Mind2001TV SeriesEdward Palmer
NCS: Manhunt2001TV MovieDI John Borne
RKO 2811999TV MovieLouis B. Mayer
Wing Commander1999Capt. Jason Sansky
A Perfect Murder1998Mohamed Karaman
Seesaw1998TV Mini-SeriesMorris Price
The Phoenix and the Carpet1997TV Mini-SeriesThe Phoenix
Solomon1997TV MovieJoab
Sunday1997Oliver / Matthew Delacorta
Screen Two1996TV SeriesVlachos
Executive Decision1996Nagi Hassan
Cruel Train1995TV MovieRuben Roberts
Moses1995TV MovieAaron
The Curious1994ShortOptician
Der Fall Lucona1993Rudi Waltz
The Secret Agent1992TV SeriesAlfred Verloc
Science Fiction1992TV SeriesRoger Altounyan
Long Ago and Far Away1991TV SeriesNarrator
The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship1990TV MovieNarrator (voice)
Theatre Night1990TV SeriesWilliam Shakespeare
The Play on One1990TV SeriesJoe
4 Play1989TV SeriesCarver (segment "More Than a Touch of Zen")
When the Whales Came1989Will
Cause célèbre1989TV MovieT.J. O'Connor K.C.
Once in a Life Time1988TV MovieHerman Glogauer
To Kill a Priest1988Bishop
Tales of the Unexpected1988TV SeriesYves Drouard
A World Apart1988Muller
Ten Great Writers of the Modern World1988TV Mini-Series documentaryLeopold Bloom
Harry and the Hendersons1987Jacques Lafleur
The Last Innocent Man1987TV MovieJonathan Gault
King & Castle1986TV SeriesDevas
Murrow1986TV MovieWilliam L. Shirer
Iron Eagle1986Minister of Defense Col. Akir Nakesh
Stress1986TV Movie
Mussolini: The Untold Story1985TV Mini-SeriesDino Grandi
Thirteen at Dinner1985TV MovieInspector Japp
A Song for Europe1985TV MovieSteve Dyer
Blott on the Landscape1985TV Mini-SeriesBlott
The Falcon and the Snowman1985Alex
Gulag1985TV MovieMatvei
Oxbridge Blues1984TV SeriesColin
Freud1984TV Mini-SeriesDr. Sigmund Freud
The Little Drummer Girl1984Mesterbein
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes1984Buller
Master of the Game1984TV Mini-SeriesAndré d'Usseau
Reilly: Ace of Spies1983TV Mini-SeriesInspector Tsientsin
Being Normal1983TV MovieBill
Red Monarch1983TV MovieBeria
The Last Day1983TV MovieHoward
Trenchcoat1983Inspector Stagnos
The Missionary1982Corbett
The Hunchback of Notre Dame1982TV MovieClopin Trouillefou
Play for Today1981TV SeriesReger
Schiele in Prison1980Gustav Klimt
Oppenheimer1980TV Mini-SeriesEdward Teller
A Tale of Two Cities1980TV MovieJohn Barsad
Wings of Ash: A Dramatization of the Life of Antonin Artaud1978Short
The Professionals1978TV SeriesKrivas
The Quality Connection1977ShortGeorge
The Protectors1973TV SeriesDet. at End / Leo
Public Eye1971TV SeriesMartin Kulman
Henry IV, Part 1: An Introduction1971Short
Henry IV, Part 2: An Introduction1971
The Merchant of Venice: An Introduction1971Short
The Taming of the Shrew: An Introduction1971
The Mating Machine1970TV SeriesHenry
Hamlet: An Introduction1970Short
Jackanory1966TV Series



Agatha Christie's Poirot2003-2013TV Series associate producer - 21 episodes



Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story2017completedHimself
This Changed Everything2016Video documentaryNarrator
Little Stars2015DocumentaryHimself
David Suchet: In the Footsteps of Saint Peter2015TV Mini-Series documentary
Loose Women2008-2015TV SeriesHimself
Q&A2014TV SeriesHimself - Panellist
David Suchet: In the Footsteps of St. Paul2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - Host
Being Poirot2013DocumentaryHimself - Presenter / Narrator
This Morning2004-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Perspectives2012-2013TV Series documentaryHimself - Presenter / Narrator
Starring Sigmund Freud2012Documentary short
Crime Connections2012TV Series documentaryHimself / Hercule Poirot
The One Show2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Life Before Death2012DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
David Suchet on Sid Field: Last of the Music Hall Heroes2011TV Movie documentaryHimself - Presenter / Narrator
The A to Z of Crime2011TV Series documentaryHimself / Hercule Poirot
Masterpiece Mystery2010-2011TV SeriesHimself / Hercule Poirot
The Story of Jesus2011TV Series documentaryNarrator
Breakfast2005-2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Jesus Storybook Bible2011TV MovieHimself - Narrator
The People's Detective2010TV Series documentaryHimself / Hercule Poirot
David Suchet on the Orient Express2010TV Movie documentaryHimself / Hercule Poirot
The Variety Club Showbiz Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself - Award Presenter
China's Capitalist Revolution2009Documentary voice
Top of the Cops2009TV Movie documentaryHimself / Hercule Poirot
36th International Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Generation RX2008DocumentaryHimself - Narrator
Who Do You Think You Are?2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Variety Club Showbiz Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
News 24 Sunday2007TV SeriesHimself
The British Academy Television Awards2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Sunday AM2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Extinct2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Super Sleuths2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Behind the Scenes: Agatha Christie's Poirot2006TV Movie documentaryHimself / Hercule Poirot
The Agatha Christie Code2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Empire Movie Awards 20052005TV SpecialHimself
The Evening Standard British Film Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
Richard & Judy2002-2005TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Space Odyssey: The Robot Pioneers2004TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
Space Odyssey: Voyage to the Planets2004TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
GMTV2004TV SeriesHimself
The Laurence Olivier Awards 20032003TV SpecialPresenter
Maggie: The First Lady2003TV Series documentaryHimself - Narrator (voice)
The BAFTA TV Awards 20022002TV SpecialHimself
The BAFTA TV Awards 20012001TV Special documentaryHimself
80 Years: A Royal Celebration2001TV MovieHimself
The Missing Links2001TV Movie documentaryPresenter / Narrator
The 54th Annual Tony Awards2000TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Leading Actor in a Play
The Great Detectives1999TV Series documentaryHimself
The South Bank Show1979-1997TV Series documentaryHimself - Guest
The Laurence Olivier Awards 19971997TV SpecialHimself
Big City1994TV Series documentaryHimself
Children in Need1993TV SeriesHimself
Light the Darkness1991TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Trouble with Agatha Christie1991TV Movie documentaryHimself
Agatha Christie: Crime Does Pay1990TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 21st BAFTA Awards1990TV SpecialHimself
Aspel & Company1990TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Dame Edna Experience1989TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Playing Shakespeare1982TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Out of the Past1980TV SeriesHimself - Presenter

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

Effie Gray: Interview with Dakota Fanning2014Video documentary shortMr. Ruskin (uncredited)
Effie Gray: Interview with Emma Thompson2014Video documentary shortMr. Ruskin (uncredited)

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