David Haig Collum Ward, MBE (born 20 September 1955) is an Olivier Award-winning English actor and FIPA Award-winning writer. He is known for playing dramatic, serio-comic and comedic roles and playing characters of varied social classes. He has appeared in stage productions in the West End and performed numerous TV and film roles over the past 25 years.
He wrote the play My Boy Jack, which premièred at the Hampstead Theatre on 13 October 1997. On Remembrance Day ten years later, ITV broadcast a television drama based on the play, in which Haig played Rudyard Kipling and Daniel Radcliffe played Kipling's son, John. Haig went on to star as the Player in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead alongside Radcliffe in 2017. Haig's second play The Good Samaritan was also first staged at the Hampstead Theatre, opening on 6 July 2000.