David Wood O.B.E.
(born 21 February
, Surrey, England) is an English-born actor and writer, called "the National Children's Dramatist" by The Times
Wood has been actor, composer, producer, director, lyric writer, magician, author and playwright. He has a gift for writing musicals aimed at children.
Among his film roles are Johnny in Lindsay Anderson's If.... (1968) and Thompson in Aces High (1976).