When he was 12 he starred in The Tin Drum, which caused much controversy because David was allegedly shown in sex scenes with an adult. Aged 19, he starred as Honeythorn Gump in the movie Legend, co-starring alongside Tom Cruise and Mia Sara.
Bennett has appeared in such plays as Peer Gynt (2004), Die Juden (2003), Michael Kramer (2003), and A Midsummer Night's Dream (2002).
Derrick – Season 12, Episode 5: "Wer erschoß Asmy?" (1985)