Warner’s career lasted six decades, beginning with his breakout performance in 1965 as Hamlet, when he was only 24 years old, and continuing with a variety of nasty characters that he played with remarkable flair. The 1982 “Tron” movie, which pioneered the use of computer animation, featured him as the evil genius in and outside of a computer. In 1981’s “Time Bandits,” he portrayed an evil genius. In the 1997 film “Titanic,” he assists Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in their pursuit of fugitives.
In 1976, he appeared in the horror film “The Omen,” and then a year later, he appeared in “Cross of Iron.” In addition to Twin Peaks, Warner was famous among Star Trek fans for starring in two films and a TV series during a three-year period in which he played three distinct species.
His birth date is 1941 and he was born in Manchester, England. David’s parents were unmarried, and he moved from residing with one to the other as he grew older. In an interview, Warner described his boyhood as “wading through glue and treacle.” Warner was forced to attend eight different schools since his father often moved professions.
He was a devoted husband and father to his family. “A kind-hearted, generous and compassionate man, partner and father whose legacy of extraordinary work has touched the lives of so many over the years,” read a statement from his family to the Associated Press.
“We are heartbroken,” the family said in a statement. He has left behind his companion Lisa Bowerman; his son Luke; his daughter in law Sarah,“his good friend Jane Spencer Prior, his first wife Harriet Evans and his many gold dust friends.”