David Selby Biography (1941-)

Full name, David Lynn Selby; born Febuary 5, 1941, in Morgantown, WV; son ofClyde (a carpenter) and Sarah Selby; married Claudine Newby (a teacher), August 10, 1963; children: Jamison Todd, Brooke, Amanda. Addresses: Agent:ICM, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211; Intergrated Management and Films, 1041 North Formosa, Santa Monica Bldg. West, Suite 17, Los Angeles,CA 90046.; Contact: c/o 15152 Encanto Dr., Sherman Oaks, CA 91403.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, playwright
Birth Details
1941
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • The Tempest, Cleveland Playhouse, 1967
  • The Hostage, Cleveland Playhouse, 1967
  • Sticks and Bones, Public Theatre, New York City, 1971
  • (Broadway debut) Morris Townsend, The Heiress, 1974
  • John Buchanan, Jr., The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, Morosco Theatre, New York City, 1976
  • Dom, I Won't Dance, Studio Arena Theatre, Buffalo, NY, then at theHelen Hayes Theatre, New York City, 1981
  • Hedda Gabler, Hartman Theatre, Stamford, CT, 1981-1982
  • Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, D.C., 1992
  • Money and Friends, Doolittle Theatre, Los Angeles, 1993
  • Long Day's Journey Into Night, Houston, TX, 1998, then Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, 1999
  • St. Nicholas, Hartford Stage, 2000
  • Beauregard, Mame, Cabrillo Music Theatre, Thousand Oaks, CA, 2002
  • Major Tours
  • Appeared in The Impossible Years, U.S. cities.
  • Film Appearances
  • Quentin Collins/Charles Collins, Night of Dark Shadows (also knownas Curse of the Dark Shadows), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1971
  • Paul Reynolds, Up the Sandbox, National General, 1972
  • Scott Laithem, U-Turn (also known as La fille en bleu and The Girl in Blue), 1973
  • Robert Hantz, The Super Cops, United Artists, 1974
  • Lady in Blue, 1975
  • Steve Sloan, Rich Kids, United Artists, 1979
  • Dr. Gene Seagram, Raise the Titanic, Associated Film Distribution,1980
  • Doug Blake, Rich and Famous, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1981
  • Richard Geddes, Dying Young, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991
  • Richard Quarry, Intersection, Paramount, 1994
  • Bradford Lumkin, Headless Body in Topless Bar, Northern Arts Entertainment, 1995
  • Francis Beaumont, White Squall, Buena Vista, 1996
  • Dean Buckley, D3: The Mighty Ducks, Buena Vista, 1996
  • Quentin Collins/himself, Dark Shadows 30th Anniversay Tribute, 1996
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Quentin Collins/Grant Douglas, Dark Shadows, ABC, 1968-1971
  • Michael Tyrone, Flamingo Road, NBC, 1981-1982
  • Richard Channing, Falcon Crest, CBS, 1982-1990
  • Xavier Trout, Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (also known as S.O.F. Special Ops Force, S.O.F., Inc., and SOF, Inc.), syndicated,1997-1999
  • Miniseries
  • Roger Castle, Washington Behind Closed Doors, ABC, 1977
  • Avery Brundage, King of the Olympics: The Lives and Loves of Avery Brundage (also known as King of the Olympics), syndicated, 1988
  • Martin Swanson, Lady Boss (also known as Jackie Collins' "LadyBoss"), NBC, 1992
  • Movies
  • Jack 243, The Norming of Jack 243, 1975
  • Roy Hansen, Telethon, ABC, 1977
  • Lord Thomas Earl, The Night Rider, ABC, 1979
  • Phil, Love for Rent, ABC, 1979
  • Dr. Mike Foster, Doctor Franken (also known as Dr. Franken), NBC, 1980
  • Shag Williams, Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive (also known as Grave Secrets), CBS, 1992
  • Paul, Alone (also known as Horton Foote's Alone), Showtime,1997
  • Xavier Trout, Soldier of Fortune, 1997
  • Voice of Griffin, The Griffin and the Minor Canon, 2002
  • Specials
  • (Archive footage) Paul Reynolds, Funny Girl to Funny Lady, 1975
  • Episodic
  • Joshua Williams, "The Romance," The Waltons, CBS, 1974
  • Nate Fesler, "No Place to Hide," Police Woman, NBC, 1975
  • Sgt. James "Jimmy" O'Connor, "An Unfair Trade," Kojak, CBS, 1976
  • Michael Kagan, "More Than Friends," Family, ABC, 1978
  • "Point of Departure," Shortstories, 1988
  • Rowdy Sullivan, "Cowboy Blues," Promised Land, CBS, 1997
  • Lincoln, "Beautiful Dreamer," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1998
  • Mr. Rohr, "I Want to Love," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2001
  • Donovan, "The Green and the Black," Thieves, ABC, 2002
  • WRITINGS
  • Stage Plays
  • Lincoln & James, 1998
  • Poetry Collections
  • (With photos) In and Out of the Shadows, 1999
  • My Mother's Autumn, 1999
  • Happenstance, 2001

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