Known from movies
|Fact||Went to a private boarding school near Pittsburgh called The Kiski School. He is a graduate of Brown University and Juilliard.|
Who is David Conrad and what is he doing now?
David Conrad was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, on August 17, 1967 – his zodiac sign is Leo and he is an American national. He’s an actor who is perhaps best known for starring in the fantasy drama series “Ghost Whisperer” created by John Grady and also starring Jennifer Love Hewitt and Camryn Manheim. The series follows various people who can communicate with the deceased; it aired from 2005 to 2010 and won five awards while being nominated for 25 others, including four Primetime Emmys.
David has not been active in the film industry since 2018 and some people think he may have retired from acting while others argue that he is just taking a break from his career.
Early life and education
David was raised in Pittsburgh alongside his two older brothers, by their mother Margaret Clement Conrad, who was a librarian, and their father James Watson Conrad, who was an engineer.
David attended Swissvale High School for a year, where he first became interested in acting, then switched to The Kiski School when he was awarded a scholarship.
He was interested in playing soccer, performing in school plays, and learning to play the guitar. After matriculation in 1985, David enrolled at Brown University to study history but dropped out before graduating – while making his way into the film industry, David worked multiple jobs to support himself financially, being a carpenter, house painter and barista. He saved up some money and enrolled in New York’s prestigious Juilliard School, but dropped out during his senior year so he could appear in the gothic fantasy horror film “Snow White: A Tale of Terror”.
Roles in movies
David made his screen debut in 1993 playing a vampire in the independent horror film “Darkness: The Vampire Version” which was both written and directed by Leif Jonker and starring Gary Miller, Michael Gisick and Randall Aviks – story follows a man who goes to fight the undead after his small town is attacked by vampires.
In 1996, David Simon starred in the drama “Under Heat”, and then gained recognition in 1998 after playing the supporting character Tony Croft in the thriller film “Return to Paradise”.
In 1999, he starred as Lyle in “The Weekend,” but the film failed to attract much attention. The following year, he was invited to appear as Captain Hanks in the critically acclaimed drama film “Men of Honor”starring Robert De Niro and follows the true story of Master Chief Petty Officer Carl Brashear, the first African American to become a master diver in the United States Navy.
In 2003, David appeared in the romantic comedy film “Anything Else”, directed by Woody Allen and starring Danny DeVito, Jimmy Fallon and Stockard Channing. Some of his next roles were in the romantic comedy “Wedding Crashers” and the comedy “Dumpster”, both in 2005, and the independent biographical musical “Crazy” in 2007.
Three of David’s most recent film roles were in “Follow the Prophet” in 2009, the drama “About Sunny” in 2011, and the documentary “Undaunted: The Forgotten Giants of the Allegheny Observatory,” which he narrated in 2012.
David prefers to act in plays over films and TV series, and has appeared in numerous performances since the start of his acting career – he even turned down invitations to audition for “Boogie Nights” and “Deep Impact” because he preferred to be on stage. popped up .
Roles in TV series
David made his TV series debut in 1996 when he was cast to play the lead character Leo Roth in the romantic comedy “Relativity”, which also starred Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Jane Adams and is about two Americans who meet in Italy and fall in love.
In 2000, David played the supporting character Daniel Pierce in five episodes of the sci-fi series “Roswell”, and two years later he starred in the pilot episode of the sci-fi series “The Time Tunnel”, but it was not picked up by any network – he played also in the pilot episode of the crime series “LA Confidential” in 2003, which was also not picked up by any network.
David played another supporting role in the drama “Boston Public”, and then was invited to play the main character Michael Mendelson in the comedy series “Miss Match”, which was created by Darren Star and Jeff Rake. In 2005, he guest-starred in the episode “DNR” of the medical drama “House” and then appeared in some episodes of various series such as the 2010 police drama “CSI: Miami”, the legal and political drama “The Good Wife” in 2011, and the one-hour Canadian-American legal thriller series “The Firm” in 2012.
Three of his most recent roles in TV series were in the “Internal Affairs” episode of the crime drama “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” in 2013, an unsold TV pilot of “The Curse of the Fuentes Women” in 2015, and also the episode “At Close Range” of the crime comedy series “Castle” in 2015.
Is he married?
Rumors have been circulating on the internet about how David allegedly got married in the mid 2010s but these have not been confirmed and the popular actor appears to be single at the moment, he is not married and has no children.
He started dating American actress Amanda Tosch in 2006 after they met at a party hosted by their mutual friend. Amanda is perhaps best known today for her roles in “Guess Who,” “Get Smart’s Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control,” and “Prison Break.” They dated for about a year before breaking up for unknown reasons, and two years later, David started dating Storm Large, an American singer, author and actress who is perhaps best known today for her participation in the reality TV show “Rock Star: Supernova “. The two spent several months together before breaking up, again for unknown reasons.
Hobbies and other interests
David loves to travel and has been to almost all US states, while he has also been to many European countries such as Italy, England (his favorite) and Sweden – he has also been to Asia and Africa several times.
He enjoys listening to Sting and has been to several of his concerts, his favorite song being “Desert Rose”.
David is interested in photography and some of the pictures he has taken can be uploaded on his Instagram account.
He is an animal lover but doesn’t have a pet because he travels often and wouldn’t want to take his dog (or cat) with him everywhere.
David has his own favorite actors and actresses, including Tom Hanks, Robert De Niro, and Anne Hathaway, and some of his favorite movies include “The Terminal,” “Taxi Driver,” and “One Day.”
David is 53 years old. He has medium length brown hair and blue eyes, is 1.85 m tall and weighs about 77 kg.
As of September 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $3 million.
|First and last name||David Conrad|
|Profession||Actor, carpenter, barista, house painter and decorator|
|Education||Juilliard School, Brown University, the Kiski School, Woodland Hills High School|
|Parents||Jim Conrad, Margaret Conrad|
|Movies||Snow White: A Tale of Terror, Return to Paradise, The Weekend, A Season for Miracles, Men of Honor, Anything Else, Wedding Crashers, Crazy, Follow the Prophet, Think of Me, Roggue Doggz|
|TV shows||Ghost Whisperer, Miss Match, Relativity|
|1||He loves theater and turned down movie auditions for Deep Impact and Boogie Nights to pursue stage opportunities instead.|
|2||Although his wish was never granted, he petitioned the producers of Buffy the Vampire Slayer several times, hoping to appear on the show as Buffy’s nemesis. He was finally set to appear in a Joss Whedon-produced series, when he was cast in Agents of SHIELD (2013).|
|3||Went to a private boarding school near Pittsburgh called The Kiski School. He is a graduate of Brown University and Juilliard.|
|The curse of the Fuentes women||2015||TV movie||max|
|Castle||2015||TV serials||Frank Kelly|
|Agents of SHIELD||2013-2014||TV serials||Ian Quinn|
|Law & Order: special unit for victims||2013||TV serials||Officer West|
|The firm||2012||TV serials||Ben Wilson|
|Beautiful people||2012||TV movie||Jerry|
|Dauntless: The Forgotten Giants of the Allegheny Observatory||2012||Documentary||Narrator|
|The good woman||2011||TV serials||Judge Clark Willard|
|CSI: Miami||2010||TV serials||Garry Chapman|
|Ghost Whisperer||2005-2010||TV serials||Jim Clancy Sam Lucas|
|Follow the Prophet||2009||Roger Coldon|
|The time tunnel||2006||TV movie||Doug Phillips|
|Waste container||2005||Francis Kramer|
|House MD||2005||TV serials||Martin Hamilton|
|Beck and bubbles||2004||TV short||Matthew|
|LA Confidential||2003||TV movie||Det. Ed Exley|
|Something else||2003||Dr Phil Reed|
|Boston public||2003||TV serials||Dave Fields|
|Miss Contest||2003||TV serials||Michael Mendelson|
|Roswell||2000||TV serials||Daniel Pierce / Deputy Fisher|
|Men of honor||2000||Lieutenant Cmdr. Captain Hanks|
|A season for miracles||1999||TV movie||Police Captain Nathan Blair|
|Return to paradise||1998||Tony Kroft|
|Snow White: A Tale of Terror||1997||Peter Gutenberg|
|Relativity||1996-1997||TV serials||Leo Roth|
|The hobby: collecting America’s pastimes||2016||Documentary|
|CBS takes care||2009-2010||TV serials||Himself|
|Ghost Whisperer: Welcome to the Underworld||2008||Video short||Himself|
|The Megan Mullally Show||2006||TV serials||Himself|
|Cowboys, Indians and Lawyers||2006||Documentary about TV movies|
|2000||New American Cinema Award||Seattle International Film Festival||Citation of Excellence for Ensemble Cast Performance||The Weekend (1999)|