From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. David Haig (born 20 September 1955 in Aldershot in Hampshire) is an Olivier Award-winning English actor and FIPA Award-winning writer. He is known for his versatility, having played dramatic, serio-comic and comedic roles, playing characters of varied social classes. He has appeared in top roles in stage productions all over the West End and has done numerous TV and film roles over the past 20 years. Description above from the Wikipedia article David Haig, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.