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David Soul - Biography, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Filmography
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Born August 28, 1943 in Chicago - American-British actor and musician.
Mother - June Jonann (Nelson) was a singer, originally from Norway; father - Dr. Richard Solberg (1917-2006) was a professor of history and political science, and director of the department of higher education in the American Lutheran Church. He was also the Chief Commissioner for the Liberation of the Lutheran World from 1949 to 1956, so as a child, David often flew with his parents from the United States to Germany and back. Both of David's parents and both of his grandfathers were active Lutheran evangelicals.
After graduating from high school, David attended the Augustana College (now the University of Augustana), located in Mexico City, and then at the University of Minnesota. In his youth, Soul was actively involved in baseball and even signed a contract with the Chicago White Sox club. While in Mexico, Soul became interested in music, classmates taught him to play the guitar, and he decided to give up sports and become a musician. After graduating from his studies, David returned to the United States and performed as a musician in clubs in Minneapolis.
In 1967, the aspiring musician signed a contract with the Columbia Pictures film studio and first appeared on television: he played a small role in one episode of the series "Flipper". In 1971, Soule made her big screen debut in Johnny Got the Gun. In the mid-1970s, David returned to the forgotten music, and in 1976 the world recognized his single Don't Give Up on Us. The song reached # 1 on both the US and UK charts and was featured in several notable films including Dickie Roberts: Star Child, The Hitcher, Rabbit Hole, Agent Johnny English: Reboot, and The Conjuring 2 ". In 1977, Soul released another single of his - Silver Lady, which also hit the top of the UK charts and was the soundtrack for the films The Stallion and The Dirt;
From 1976 to 1982, David toured extensively in the United States, Europe, Asia and South America.
From 1977 to 1990, Soul tried himself as a director, but this work did not inspire him: in 13 years, he directed only nine episodes of six TV series.
In the mid-1990s, Soul bought a house in London. In Britain, he played in theaters, actively participated in the 1997 election campaign in support of his friend Martin Bell, who eventually became a deputy from Tatton (1997-2001). Soul also actively helped Bell in the next election, but here he was in for a failure. Since 2003, David has been filming for British film and television.
In 2004, Soul became a British citizen, leaving a second US citizenship.