David was nominated for two SAG awards for his work in the movie Waking Ned Devine. The categories were Outstanding Performance by a Cast and Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role.
David played Grandpa Joe in the 2005 film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
David is married to Laurie Morton. They have been married to her since 1961.
David is 5'10" (1.78 m).