Actress Sarah Snook’s husband, Dave Lawson, is a multi-talented Australian actor, comedian, voice-over artist, and radio host, who’s perhaps most famous for appearing in the ABC science-fiction series “Utopia”, and the TV show “It’s a Date.”
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Dave Lawson was born under the Libra zodiac sign on 25 September 1978, in Melbourne, Victoria Australia, which makes him 43 years old as of 2022. He was raised in the neighborhood of Bayside, and grew up very interested in performing and humor. He was raised alongside his siblings Amy Lawson and Matty Lawson by their mother Olga Lawson, who was a businesswoman – information about Dave’s father is unavailable, but his mother is alleged to be in a relationship with Eugene Vajtaeur. Dave is the great-grandson of the acclaimed Australian author and poet Henry Lawson, who is considered the ‘greatest short story writer’ in Australia.
Dave went to Sandringham Primary school, and later joined Haileybury College from 1991-1996. He later attended RMIT, and graduated with a BA in Advertising, together with a diploma in Marketing Communication in 1999.
Lawson, who is also a businessman, has been described as a very talented puppeteer.
He likes traveling across the globe, accompanied by his friends and loved ones, and has toured many destinations.
Lawson made his first appearance in the music video entitled “Gerling: Dust Me Selecta” in 2001. He made his film debut in the year that followed, as Reese in the thriller “Lucky Day.” In 2003, he was selected to play a minor role in the TV series “Blue Heelers”, and has since appeared in several other projects, the most notable of which are “I Love You Too” in 2010, and “Never Tear Us Apart” and “The Time of Our Lives” both in 2014.
He’s appeared in many hit productions, such as “The Caravan” in 2016, as Garry in the film “Bruce” in the same year, and “St. Francis” in 2017. He was cast in the ABC TV show “Utopia” in 2019, before appearing as Chris in the film “Peter Rabbit,” which was critically acclaimed and scored a box office collection of approximately $351 million, and its sequel “Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway,” which collected around $154 million at the box office in 2021.
Here's an interview for the show that never happened. We had a lot of fun writing and rehearsing it. Stay safe everyone. Perhaps we can perform it on the other side. Lots of love. https://t.co/I1N7kjmJge
— Dave Lawson (@davewlawson) March 22, 2020
Before he began appearing in films and TV series, Dave served as a TV presenter from 2002 to 2007. He is credited with co-hosting Nickelodeon Australian Kids Choice Awards in 2006, together with Sophie Monk. He’s also hosted “Dave and Kerley Show”, and his TV comedy show “Dave’s Shed Show”, together with Stephen ‘Wormie’ Curry, Ryan Shelton, and Mark Wilson. Dave hosted then gardening show, “Guerilla Gardeners” from 2008 – 2014, before he began working at Tripple R Broadcasters He also worked for the Seven Network as a presenter.
Lawson, who is managed by the Liberty Artist Management Pty Ltd, is reported to have bagged
the Comedy Custodians Award – for the Best New Talent – for his comedy show, “Life as Henry Lawson’s Grandson.” He has an official website, ‘ryyyyyyyyyyyan.com,” on which he shares his comedy videos. He is also active on Instagram with over 1,800 followers, and goes by the username ‘@thedbag.’
Dave is a married man, who walked the aisle with his longtime friend, the starlet of the TV show “Succession,” Sarah Snook. The couple met in 2014 and have been friends since – Dave has revealed that he used to be roommates with Sarah, and that they enjoyed traveling together before they began dating. Their bond remained platonic, until they developed feelings for each other during the Covid-19 pandemic – though it was a difficult period for many, the duo used the time to cultivate a deeper relationship and Sarah revealed during a previous interview that she was very lucky to have found Dave during a time that was full of sadness and heartache.
Interestingly, Dave’s (now ex-) girlfriend is the one who proposed to him, as she previously revealed to Vogue Australia. The duo walked the aisle in February 2021 in Brooklyn, in a private wedding ceremony attended by her close friends such as Ashley Zukerman, whom she starred with in “Succession.” The couple kept their wedding a secret, and Sarah only made known their union several months later, during an interview with Vogue Australia in October 2021.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Lawson is of white ethnicity, and has brown hair and hazel eyes. He’s 5ft 10ins (1.77m) tall and weighs approximately 176lbs (80kgs).
Dave has made a name for himself as a skilled comedian, and has accumulated good fortune from his career. According to sources, his net worth is approximately $5 million as of 2022, but he prefers to maintain a modest lifestyle.
Who is Dave Lawson’s Wife, Sarah Snook?
The accomplished actress Sarah Snook, was born under the Leo zodiac sign on 1 December 1987, in Adelaide, South Australia, so is 35 years old as of 2022. She was brought up in a Christian household in the neighborhood of Eden Hills, by her father who sold swimming pools, and her mother who worked at a local retirement home as a caregiver. She was raised together with her two elder sisters, but her parents parted ways when she was still very young. The “Succession” star attended St. John’s Grammar School, in Belair, Adelaide, and was actively involved in drama as a student. She later went to Scotch College, Torrens Park, on a scholarship, before she joined the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) and graduated with a BFA degree in 2008. Sarah appeared in several theatrical projects such as “Macbeth” and “Gallipoli” while still studying at NIDA.
Snook began her full-time career when she appeared in an episode of the TV series “All Saints” in 2009. She made several other appearances, which saw her fame grow gradually. Sarah boasts of winning an AACTA Award – for best actress – for her praised performance in the 2014 science-fiction film “Predestination.” In addition to “Succession,” Snook has appeared in several other projects – her most recent appearance is in the Daina Reid-directed horror film “Run Rabbit Run” in 2022.
Sarah is of Caucasian ethnicity, and has brown eyes and long blonde hair. She is 5ft 6ins (1.68m) tall and weighs around 128lbs (58kgs). She is worth approximately $4 million as of 2022, and has amassed her wealth from her successful career in Hollywood.