Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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David Shiner Biography (1954-)
Born c. 1954, in Boston, MA; son of Francis Shiner (a computer programmer) and a homemaker; married Micaela Wengenroth (an equestrienne). Career: Actor. Worked as a street mime in Boulder, CO, c. 1978, then in Paris, France,and other French cities, then in Germany; appeared with the Cirque Du Soleil, German National Circus, and Swiss National Circus; appeared at Serious Fun!, Lincoln Center, New York City; guest director of the Wintergarden Theatre,Berlin, Germany, and the Apollo Theatre, Dusseldorf, Germany. Addresses: Home: Utting, Germany.; Contact: Broadhurst Theatre, 235 West 44th St., New York, NY 10036.
- Birth Details
- Boston, Massachusetts, United States
- Clown, Lorenzo's Oil, Universal, 1992
- Straight man, Silent Tongue, Alive Films, 1993
- Lloyd Small, Man of the House (also known as Man 2 Man andPals Forever), Buena Vista, 1995
Mit den Clowns kamen die Traenen, WDR, RAI, and France 3, 1990
Cirque Du Soleil II: A New Experience, HBO, 1991
- Roommate, Soul Man, ABC, 1997
- Appeared in The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, both NBC.
Cirque Du Soleil: Nouvelle Experience, Battery City Park, New YorkCity, 1991
Broadway Canteen Seventh Annual Easter Bonnet Competition, Broadway Theatre, New York City, 1993
Fool Moon, Richard Rogers Theatre, New York City, 1993then Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, 1998-99
Cirque Du Soleil: Nouvelle Experience, U.S. and Canadian cities, 1990-91
- Also toured Europe with Rene Bazinet in a two-man show.
Writings for the Stage
- (With Bill Irwin) Fool Moon, Richard Rogers Theatre, 1993then Ahmanson Theatre, 1998-99
People Weekly, April 5, 1993, p. 93.*