David Spielberg Biography (1939-)

Born March 6, 1939, in Mercedes, TX; son of George (a merchant) and Manuela (an artist; maiden name, Benitez) Spielberg; married Barbara Gladstone (a quilter) June 13, 1965; children: Daniel. Addresses: Agent: Artists Agency, 10000 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90067.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
March 6, 1939
Mercedes, Texas, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Dr. Widdicomb, Night of Terror, ABC, 1972
  • Norman Ellsworth, Force Five, CBS, 1975
  • David Wilentz, The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case, NBC, 1975
  • Dr. Mason, In the Matter of Karen Ann Quinlan, NBC, 1977
  • Louis Kellogg, The Storyteller, NBC, 1977
  • Frank Oberon, The 3,000 Mile Chase, NBC, 1977
  • David Addlestone, Sergeant Matlovich vs. the U.S. Air Force, NBC,1978
  • Victor Burton, Act of Love, NBC, 1980
  • Mayor Frank Bellona, The Henderson Monster, CBS, 1980
  • Dr. Garrett, The Best Little Girl in the World, 1981
  • Alan Porter, Games Mother Never Taught You, CBS, 1982
  • Harold Klumper, Maid in America, CBS, 1982
  • Steve Jones, Policewoman Centerfold, NBC, 1983
  • Sammler, Obsessed with a Married Woman, ABC, 1985
  • Aaron Goodman, Sworn to Silence, 1987
  • Steven Levin, The Preppie Murder, 1989
  • The Last to Go, 1991
  • Paul Kramer, Us, 1991
  • Gary Pillersdorf, A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story (also known as The Lovers of Deceit: The Carolyn Warmus Story), 1992
  • George, The Corpse Had a Familiar Face, 1994
  • Dr. Palmer, A Place for Annie, 1994
  • Luskin, Where Are My Children?, 1994
  • George, Deadline for Murder: From the Files of Edna Buchanan, 1995
  • George, Mother Knows Best, 1997
  • Mayor Parker, Silent Predators, TBS, 1999
  • Series
  • Where the Heart Is, 1969
  • Ted Henderson, Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice, ABC, 1973-74
  • Dr. David Bedford, The Practice, NBC, 1976
  • Francis X. Casey, The American Girls, CBS, 1978-79
  • David Ross, From Here to Eternity, NBC, 1979-80
  • Max Kenyon, Jessica Novak, CBS, 1981
  • Herb Ketcher, Wiseguy, 1988
  • Ambrose Wyman, One Life to Live, 1989
  • Miniseries
  • David Beamer, King, NBC, 1978
  • Dr. Patterson, Arthur Hailey's "Wheels" (also known as Wheels), NBC, 1978
  • Lieutenant Ross, From Here to Eternity, NBC, 1979
  • Skip Morgan, James A. Michener's "Space" (also known as Space), CBS, 1985
  • Weissman, Guts and Glory: The Rise and Fall of Oliver North, 1989
  • Bloodlines: Murder in the Family, 1993
  • Homeowner, Dean Koontz's "Mr. Murder," ABC, 1999
  • Irving Ravel, The Beach Boys: An American Family, ABC, 2000
  • Episodic
  • District Attorney Walberg, The Bold Ones, NBC, 1971
  • Tom Ryan, "Down Two Roads," Ironside, 1972
  • Wendell Church, "To Steal a King," Banacek, 1972
  • Wendell Church, "The Greatest Collection of Them All," Banacek, 1973
  • Sergeant Tom Garvey, "Charlie Harris at Large," The Rockford Files, 1975
  • Sergeant Tom Garvey, "Just by Accident," The Rockford Files, 1975
  • "Jesse Who?," Barbary Coast, 1975
  • "King Solomon's Kid," Westside Medical, 1977
  • "The Framing of Perfect Sydney," Richie Brockelman, Private Eye, 1978
  • Herb, "Rainy Day," CHiPs, 1978
  • "Missionary's Downfall," Trapper John, M.D., 1979
  • Peter Pan, "Mork in Never-Never Land," Mork and Mindy, ABC, 1980
  • Ted Stern, "Wheels of Justice," CHiPs, 1980
  • Arthur Cantrell, "Give Your Uncle a Kiss," Family Ties, 1982
  • "Revenge in the Sky," Blue Thunder, 1984
  • Judge Lucas Fitzroy, "Ewe and Me, Babe," Hill Street Blues, 1984
  • Bob Milhaus, "The Smile in the Third Row," Highway to Heaven, 1985
  • Lieutenant Travis, "Menace, Anyone?," Murder, She Wrote, 1986
  • "The Probe," Starman, 1987
  • "Baby Talk," Hooperman, 1987
  • Pete Nelson, "Whose Trash Is It Anyway?," Highway to Heaven,1988
  • Liggett, "Heir of Neglect," Hunter, 1988
  • Judge Reeves, "The Princess and the Pee," L.A. Law, 1988
  • "Talk Nice to Me," Monsters, 1990
  • Douglas Hopkins, "The Ghost of a Chance Mystery," Father Dowling Mysteries, 1990
  • Eric Van Alden, "Nightmare Bay" Parts 1 and 2, Baywatch, 1991
  • Lieutenant Henry Girard, "Unauthorized Obituary," Murder, She Wrote, 1991
  • Reasonable Doubts, 1991
  • Peter Angelli, "The Big Payoff," Matlock, 1992
  • Isaac Shore, "The Fertile Fields," Law and Order, 1992
  • Frank Richmond, "Showdown at Malibu Beach High," Baywatch, 1992
  • Robert Stolbach, "Split Ends," Civil Wars, 1993
  • Commander Calvin Hutchinson, "Starship Mine," Star Trek: The Next Generation, 1993
  • Inspector Donnegan, SeaQuest DSV, 1994
  • Dr. Neil Bernstein, "Welcome Back, Carter," ER, 1995
  • Dr. Neil Bernstein, "Do One, Teach One, Kill One," ER, 1995
  • Dr. Neil Bernstein, "Days Like This," ER, 1995
  • Dr. Neil Bernstein, "The Secret Sharer," ER, 1995
  • Dr. Walter Garber, "A Virus among Us," The Pretender, 1996
  • Judge Ryan Cransill, Moloney, 1996
  • Isaac Gold, "Intolerance," Promised Land, 1997
  • TV station executive Colkod, "The Kiss," Ally McBeal, 1997
  • Judge Alvin Hoyt, "Carrier," Law and Order, 1998
  • Howard Thomas, "The Fourth Trimester," Family Law, CBS, 1999
  • The West Wing, NBC, 2000
  • Also appeared as Matt Glossy in "So Long Studio," an episode of PunkyBrewster; as Jordan in an episode of Hearts Afire; and in episodesof Hart to Hart and Two Brothers.
  • Other Television Appearances
  • Marlowe, Toma (pilot), ABC, 1973
  • Lieutenant Carey Roth, Stone (pilot), ABC, 1979
  • Dr. Jim Lawrence, Operating Room (special), 1979
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Director, The Twilight Zone, 1985
  • Film Appearances
  • Mr. Goodman, The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1972
  • The Trial of the Catonsville Nine, 1972
  • Bobby, Law and Disorder, Columbia, 1974
  • Hinney, Newman's Law, 1974
  • Bellamy, Hustle, Paramount, 1975
  • Lieutenant Finque, The Choirboys (also known as Aenglarna),Universal, 1977
  • Mr. Dorset, American Raspberry (also known as Prime Time),1977
  • Dr. Jeremy Nolan, Real Life, Paramount, 1978
  • Miles Garner, Winter Kills, AVCO-Embassy, 1979
  • The Hunter, Paramount, 1980
  • Mr. Casey, Christine, Columbia, 1983
  • Aaron, War and Love (also known as The Children's War),Paramount, 1985
  • Hobby, The Stranger (also known as Cudzoziemka), Columbia,1987
  • Ken, Alice, 1990
  • Mr. Reynolds, Nervous Ticks, 1992
  • Yorkin, Red Ribbon Blues, 1995
  • Baywatch: White Thunder at Glacier Bay, Trimark, 1998
  • Film Work
  • ADR voice, That Old Feeling, Universal, 1997
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) King, Ondine, Hogg Auditorium, Austin TX, 1959
  • Mortimer, Henry IV, Part I, American Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, CT, 1962
  • Polly, A Man's a Man, Maidman Theatre, 1963
  • Funnyhouse of a Negro, East End Theatre, New York City, 1964
  • Macbird!, Village Gate Theatre, New York City, 1969
  • Gordon, Thieves, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1971
  • The Trial of the Catonsville Nine, Lyceum Theatre, New York City,1971
  • Larry Parks, Are You Now or Have You Ever Been?, CAST Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, 1974
  • Mary Barnes, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1979
  • Jack, The Lady and the Clarinet, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, CA, 1981
  • Danforth, I'm Not Rappaport, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, WA, 1985
  • Father, Six Characters in Search of an Author, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL, 1985
  • Kruk, Ghetto, Mark Taper Forum, 1986
  • Ben, The Normal Heart, Las Palmas Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, 1986
  • Ned's father, The Destiny of Me, Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City, 1992
  • Also appeared in Sleep, American Place Theatre, New York City; Story Theatre, Chicago, IL, then Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT; and appeared at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA, and the Stockbridge Festival Theatre, Stockbridge, MA.
  • Major Tours
  • Mickey, After the Fall, U.S. cities, 1964-65

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