David Haydn-Jones may not be a household name in Hollywood yet but fans of the fantasy TV series, Supernatural, will definitely know who he is. On the show, he plays the mysterious and charming Mr. Ketch. His character has been described as a textbook psychopath; good one day and evil the next. This trait has left many fans frustrated but still yearning for more of him. Before making it to the big leagues of Hollywood, Haydn-Jones spent his formative years in a rural part of Canada. Find out more about him as you keep reading through.
David Haydn-Jones Biography (Age)
David Haydn-Jones was born on the 25th day of September. His exact year of birth is not known but we do know that he was born in the United Kingdom. Haydn-Jones is a very private actor and has not revealed his parents’ names. It is, however, known that his father is Welsh while his mother is American. His parents are both teachers and decided to move to Canada when they got teaching jobs there. David Haydn-Jones thus grew up in Kyle, a small rural town located in the province of Saskatchewan.
He completed his high school there before proceeding to the McGill University where he studied Architecture. Upon finishing school, he looked for architectural jobs but could not find any. It was then that he decided to turn to the field of acting. While growing up, he had fallen in love with acting due to the influence of his artistically inclined family. He took dance and music lessons as a youngster. He also participated in school plays, as well as local music and theater festivals. Even while in college, Haydn-Jones also studied literature and theater as electives.
Upon graduation and facing the prospects of no jobs, David Haydn-Jones formed a comedy duo with one of his closet pals. Together, they performed at various comedy clubs and eventually made it to the popular Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. It was while performing there that someone spotted Haydn-Jones’ talent and asked him to come over to Hollywood.
Movies And TV Shows
David Haydn-Jones landed his very first professional role in 1999 in the Fox sitcom, Melrose Place. The sitcom focused on a bunch of young adults living in a block of apartments known as Melrose Place. Since Melrose Place, Haydn-Jones has scored appearances in other TV series such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, NCIS and Criminal Minds: Suspect Behaviour, Mistresses, Modern Family as well as Supernatural.
The actor has also featured in some notable movies. His debut movie role came in the 2006 comedy/romance, The Last Kiss. From there, he has gone on to appear in White House Down, Time bomb, and The Crown and the Dragon. Haydn-Jones has also appeared in several Hallmark movies. The movies are mostly Christmas-themed romances. They include Dear Santa (2011) – he played a single dad who falls in love and gets married after his daughter makes it her Christmas wish. Another one is A Cookie Cutter for Christmas (2014) where he played a single dad who finds himself as the subject of a competition between two equally determined women. Others are My Christmas Dream (2016) and A Bramble Christmas House (2017). In the latter, he played a man who grows suspicious of a nurse after his father left her money upon his demise. He eventually falls in love with the nurse who also happens to be a single mom.
There is not much information about David Haydn-Jones’ body measurements. Details such as his height and weight are not yet available. However, it is not hard to see that the actor possesses a tall slim build, as well as swoon-worthy good looks.
Haydn-Jones’ net worth is still under review and not yet available. However, there is no doubt that he must have accumulated a small fortune. Apart from acting, he has appeared in several commercials for insurance giant, State Farms. The commercials also featured Green Bay Packers legend, Aaron Rodgers and there is no doubt that the company must have shelled out some good cash for it. Haydn-Jones also has a clothing line and he has been known to donate part of its proceeds to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. The cause must be close to his heart. In 2018, he released his first single digitally and revealed that some of the proceeds will equally go to the foundation.