Dave Courtney, a Former English Gangster and Media Star Died Of Suicide

Last Updated on October 22, 2023, 12:17 pm

Dave Courtney, an English former self-proclaimed gangster, passed away unexpectedly. Dave reportedly committed suicide by shooting himself with a gun. He died at the age of 64.

Dave Courtney (Image via Facebook)

His death has been the focus of much discussion and media coverage, with much confusion and mystery. Dave was renowned for his criminal past; his life took an unexpected turn when he became a celebrity and author, which increased his notoriety even more.

Dave’s death news was released on social media today, October 22, 2033. Dave was well-known as a celebrity in the UK. Although he had a violent history and a renowned past, being a media star was a big change in his life.

Manny Clark confirmed his death news through the Facebook post stated that:

“I am gutted to get the news that my old friend Dave Courtney shot himself to death this morning at 4 a.m. breaks my heart. If only he had given me a call, I would have known why he did it. Dave Courtney, RIP. My thoughts are with his family, especially his poor mother, who is in her nineties and for whom Davey Boy was everything. Hopefully, his daughter Courtney D. Courtney will give me a call as well; I checked and I don’t have her number.”

Social media have been flooded with tributes and prayers from his friends and loved ones. His sudden demise left the community in shock and disbelief. Thoughts and Condolences to his family, friends, and close companions in this tragic time.

About Dave Courtney

According to reports, David Courtney was born in Bermondsey, London. He attended Adamsrill Primary School in Sydenham, South East London, throughout his formative years. Courtney was a former London gangster with a lengthy history of involvement in the criminal underworld, and he developed close relationships with infamous people such as Roy Shaw, the Krays, and Lenny McLean.

Throughout his turbulent existence, Courtney experienced multiple near-death experiences, gunshot wounds, stabbings, and even a horrific nose loss, which was thankfully restored through surgery. Dave’s deep knowledge of the criminal underworld earned him the nickname “the Yellow Pages of the Underworld.” The media frequently called him “the most feared man in Britain.”

The stories about his involvement in organized crime further cemented his reputation and increased his notoriety. But in his later years, Courtney made a different decision and became a well-known writer and media figure who shared his life’s lessons with the globe.

He was a published author. Courtney has published six books including: Raving Lunacy, Stop The Ride I Want to Get Off, The Ride’s Back On, F**k the Ride, and Heroes & Villains. In addition to playing the major part of Mad Dave alongside Manish Patel in the low-budget British movies Triads, Yardies, and Onion Bhajees, he also produced and starred in his own movie, Hell To Pay.

In addition to working on movies like Clubbing To Death and Six Bend Trap with Craig Charles and Nick Moran, Courtney maintained his own website and participated in charitable activities. Courtney appeared in the Mexico-shot 2008 motion picture The Dead Sleep Easy.

He collaborated with director Liam Galvin on two DVDs that Gangster Videos released: Dave Courtney’s Dodgy DVD and Dave Courtney Even Dodgier. He once more worked with Liam Galvin on the movies Mob Handed (2016) and Killer Bitch (2010).

Alongside Alex Reid, Swaylee Loughnane, and Lee Westwick, he portrayed club owner Mr. Townsend in the 2020 motion picture Mother’s Child. Blu-ray, DVD, and Amazon Prime were released globally. However, he was cherished by his loved ones and will be dearly missed. Dave’s legacy will always endure. His funeral and memorial services have not been announced publicly. Prayers for his afterlife; Rest in Peace, Dave Courtney.

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