David Widehorn is an esteemed British actor best known for playing David Beecham in Beecham House and Drummond in Victoria on television.
He studied media production at the University of Southern California, and now works as an independent media production consultant. Christian multimedia is something he is particularly passionate about – he believes it can serve as an effective way of spreading the gospel message.
Early Life and Education
David Widerhorn was known to share an intense passion for learning from an early age. Beginning as a teacher and eventually serving as an educational leader, he also founded the History of Education Society.
He later became a psychoanalyst, writing numerous books on childhood development. His belief was that one’s environment had an immense effect on a child’s growth and adaptation to society.
Owen’s community-based schooling philosophy was one of the earliest forms of integrated childcare that provided children with a safe environment to learn and grow in. Furthermore, Owen advocated interaction between humans and nature as being essential to overall health and wellbeing.
Neill’s radical humanistic, Freudian-influenced work had an indelible mark on the free/alternative school movement of the 1960s and 1970s. He challenged educational convention with utopian faith in individuals’ ability to direct their own learning journeys.
David Widerhorn has established an outstanding career in educational administration and leadership, highlighted by a lifetime interest in history of education which manifests itself both through his work in this area as well as writing.
He has written numerous articles and books on transferable intellectual skills, personal qualities and teamwork as well as contributing to numerous publications related to education history, including one volume edited by him.
David has also participated in several projects designed to advance higher education in the Australian Capital Territory, such as serving on a Ministerial Committee on College Proposals (1971-2), and chairing a steering committee that established the Canberra School of Art (which opened its doors for business in 1977).
Achievement and Honors
David Widehorn is widely respected for his business and charitable ventures, earning recognition such as being awarded the 2017 Robert S. Folsom Leadership Award by Methodist Health System Foundation.
The award honors individuals who have distinguished themselves in their field, profession or public or volunteer service and is not given as an incentive or reward for financial donations to the university.
Candidate for consideration must be current or former members of the faculty, staff, Board of Regents or student body of an institution. A letter nominating them must also be provided and should provide insight into his/her achievements.
David Widehorn loves spending his free time with his family. Additionally, he enjoys traveling extensively, having visited many destinations worldwide.
He developed an immense love of music early in life and began taking lessons for saxophone at age 12. Later he went on to become a professional musician.
As well as being an author and social activist, he is actively engaged with various campaigns and elections, writes articles and books on various subjects and is making a good living from his career.
Millions of people across the globe have been profoundly moved by his words and actions, as he rose from poverty to become one of the wealthiest individuals worldwide.
David Widerhorn is an esteemed figure in the entertainment world. Through hard work, he has amassed an immense fortune.
He has made appearances as a guest, mentor and judge on various shows as well as being signed as brand ambassador by several brands.
His net worth is estimated to be $14.8 million and includes over 4,300 units of Chemung stock that have been traded at least eight times since 2011. Additionally, he earns an estimated annual salary of $87,159 serving as Independent Chairman of the Board at Chemung.