...has been acting since 1989 when he crashed an audition and wound up in The Second City National Touring Company out of Toronto, Canada. It was the most fun he had ever had, so he decided to stick with it.
Appearing in over eighty film and television roles including Serendipity, Star Trek Voyager, Shall We Dance and 16 Blocks has given David the opportunity to visit places like New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Vancouver and to work with household names including Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Richard Gere, John Cusack and Tony Shalhoub. He has been able to watch closely directors like Peter Chelsom, Norman Jewison, Bruce MacDonald and Sidney Lumet and has learned much from the excellent crew professionals that he has had the pleasure to work with.
On stage, David has performed in productions from coast to coast with icons of the Canadian theatre including Walter Learning and Ted Follows. And, in 2001 he wrote, performed in and directed the comedy hit THE HONEY MURDERS at The Sacred Fools Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.
As a writer David has completed short films, two features, a TV pilot, over twenty hours of sketch comedy, a book for children and many short stories. His directing resume includes work for the stage, for corporate/industrial video projects, for voice and for his own short films. Recently David starred in the feature films Zombie Dearest, directed by David Kemker and teddy bear, directed by Yuval Daniel.
David also serves the industry as President of ACTRA Toronto, the largest local of the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists representing over 21,000 Performers from coast to coast to coast in Canada. He has lobbied on behalf of artists and the arts for over ten years on Parliament Hill and at Queen's Park (the Ontario Legislature).
Recognizing how tough this business can be, David says survives it with the adage...