David Oakes is an English actor. He started his acting career in the late 2000s. During his beginnings, he appeared on the shows Bonekickers, Walter’s War, Henry VIII: The Mind of a Tyrant, and Trinity. He next appeared on the miniseries The Pillars of the Earth. His career became more prolific in the 2010s. During this time, he appeared as Juan Borgia on The Borgias. This was followed by his roles on World Without End and Ripper Street. He next portrayed the role of George, Duke of Clarence on the British series The White Queen. His most recent role was as Prince Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha on Victoria.