David Horovitch - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 29, 2022

David Horovitch
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Miss Marple (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : August 11, 1945 (age 78)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
David Clement John Horovitch
Birth Place: London, England, UK
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Morris Horovitch
Mother's Name: Alice Mary
Siblings: N/A
High School: St Christopher School
University: London Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
Ethnicity: Jewish
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced

Jane Elizabeth Gwynn Roberts (1967 - 1985)

Children: 2

Tom Horovitch (son)
Francis Horovitch (son)

Body Measurements

Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Bald
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
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Who is David Horovitch?

David Horovitch is an actor by profession and British by nationality. In his five-decade career, he is best known for starring in the TV series House of the Dragon as Grand Maester Mellos, Miss Marple as Inspector Slack, and the films The Creeping, The Nun, and Summerland.

Ilan Goodman, David Horovitch in Shiver at Watford Palace Theatre (Image: Hemel Today)

David Horovitch – Age, Parents, Siblings

David Horovitch was born on 11 August 1945 in London, England, UK as David Clement John Horovitch. His non-Jew mother Alice Mary worked as a teacher while his Jewish but atheist father Morris Horovitch worked as a childcare worker. There is no information if he is the only child of his parents or if he was raised with his siblings.

Education, Ethnicity

For education, David Horovitch attended the St Christopher School in Letchworth. He also enrolled at the London Royal Central School of Speech and Drama during his adolescent life.

His ethnicity is Jewish.

David Horovitch – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

David Horovitch married his girlfriend Jane Elizabeth Gwynn Roberts on 27 May 1967 after years of dating. He and his wife welcomed two children together- sons Tom Horovitch, and Francis Horovitch. The couple separated in 1985 and eventually divorced in 1985.

Currently, he is currently believed to be single.

David Horovitch, Alison Steadman (Image: Getty Images)

David Horovitch – Career

Early Days

After graduating from college, Horovitch made his screen debut in a 1970 episode of the TV series Manhunt

This was followed by minor appearances in the TV series New Scotland Yard (1972), Seven Faces of Woman (1974), Hadleigh  (1976), Emmerdale Farm (1977-1978), Bognor (1981-1982), Miss Marple: The Body in the Library (1984), Hold the Back Page (1985-1986), Piece of Cake (1988), Love Hurts (1992-1993), Westbeach (1993), Just William (1994-1995), Ivanhoe (1997), Heat of the Sun (1999), among others.

During this time David Horovitch also worked in stage plays including The Nerd (1982), A Doll's House (1987), What the Butler Saw (1994), and I Have Been Here Before (1996), to name a few.

Films, Series

Since 2000, Horovitch has portrayed characters in the episode of the TV series Peak Practice (1999-2001), Casualty (2003, 2013), Doctors (2013-2018), Holby City (2017-2020), House of the Dragon (2022) as Grand Maester Mellos, etc. 

Moreover, he has starred in the films Paper Marriage (1992), Solomon & Gaenor (1999), 102 Dalmatians (2000), Cassandra's Dream (2007), The Young Victoria (2009), The Man with the Iron Heart (2017), The Nun (2018), Summerland (2020), Rebecca (2020), The Creeping (2022), among others. 

He has also been credited for his work in the TV movies Agatha Christie's Miss Marple (1986, 1987), The Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission (1987), Great Expectations (1999), and Dirty War (2004), to name a few.

David Horovitch in House of the Dragon (Image: BT)


On the set of House of the Dragon, David Horovitch has worked with Julian Lewis Jones, John Macmillan, Wil Johnson, David Hounslow, and Luke Tittensor.

David Horovitch – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and annual salary of David Horovitch is under review.

David Horovitch – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Horovitch is absent from social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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