David Sturzaker

David Sturzaker is an English actor born in Hammersmith in London,[1] who played Dr. Simon Bond in the BBC soap, Doctors from 2009 to 2011.

David Sturzaker
EducationDulwich College, London
(Independent boarding and day school)
Alma materLondon Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), London
Years active2009 - present

Early lifeEdit

Sturzaker was born in Hammersmith in west London and grew up in Dulwich. He has an older brother named Matt.[2]


Sturzaker was educated at Rosendale Primary School in West Dulwich, followed by Dulwich College in West Dulwich, a boarding and day independent school for boys, which he attended for five years. He then went to Christ the King Sixth Form College in south London, followed by the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), where he studied Drama.[2]


Sturzaker graduated from LAMDA and starred as Stanhope in Journey's End at the Playhouse Theatre in London. He has also appeared in several plays[3] at Shakespeare's Globe, including Nell Gwynn. In early 2011, after leaving Doctors, he toured as Orlando in a production of Shakespeare's As You Like It.[4]


He joined Doctors in May 2009 as trainee doctor, Simon Bond. On 6 May 2010 Sturzaker, alongside Doctors colleagues of Jan Pearson, Elisabeth Dermot Walsh & Chris Walker, appeared on ITV's This Morning. The four took part in a quiz with rival soap, Hollyoaks & held an interview with Phillip Schofield & Holly Willoughby. It was because that Saturday were the British Soap Awards 2010. Sturzaker was nominated for Sexiest Male. His final appearances in Doctors aired in April 2011.


  1. ^ "An interview with David Sturzaker". dulwichonview.org.uk. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  2. ^ a b Shapa Begum (4 October 2011). "An interview with David Sturzaker". Dulwich on View. Retrieved 18 February 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 11 January 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ 'Interview: David Sturzaker Archived 6 April 2011 at the Wayback Machine River Online 6/02/11.

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