British actor David Harewood has enjoyed success on stage, television and in film.
A graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, Harewood has been a fixture on the London stage for many years, earning praise for his work in such plays as Sam Mendes' Othello at the National Theatre, which later went to Broadway.
Harewood appeared in Separate Lies, written and directed by Julian Fellowes; the 2004 screen version of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, starring Al Pacino and Jeremy Irons; and Blood Diamond, alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Connelly.
On British television, Harewood was a regular on such series as The Vice, Robin Hood and Babyfather. He was also seen as Mandela in the television movie Mrs. Mandela. Harewood also guest stars in a number of series including Doctor Who, Strikeback and Criminal Justice.
David Harewood plays David Estes in Homeland. Learn more about his character:
A rising star in the CIA, Carrie's boss David Estes is the youngest director of the Counterterrorist Center in the Agency's history. He makes no effort to hide his dislike for Carrie, and he thwarts her attempts to do her job at every turn. But is Estes' antagonism based on Carrie's professional conduct, or other, more personal reasons?
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