David Cross

David Cross

Age
50
Birthday
Apr. 4th, 1964
Born in
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Height
5' 9

David Cross' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Arrested Development TV Show
Arrested Development
Mr. Show with Bob and David TV Show
Mr. Show with Bob and David
Dinner for Five TV Show
Dinner for Five
Oliver Beene TV Show
Oliver Beene
Soul Quest Overdrive TV Show
Soul Quest Overdrive
Freak Show TV Show
Freak Show
 

Main Movie Roles

2014 - Obvious Child
2010 - Megamind
2009 - Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
2009 - Year One
2008 - Kung Fu Panda
2007 - The Grand
2007 - Alvin and the Chipmunks
2007 - Heckler
2007 - Crashing
2007 - Fired!
2006 - She's the Man
2006 - Curious George
2006 - School for Scoundrels
2004 - Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
2003 - Melvin Goes to Dinner
2002 - Martin & Orloff
2002 - Life Without Dick
2002 - Men In Black II
2001 - Scary Movie 2
2001 - Pootie Tang
2001 - Dr. Dolittle 2
2001 - Ghost World
2000 - Chain of Fools
1998 - Small Soldiers
1997 - Men in Black
1996 - The Cable Guy
1996 - The Truth About Cats & Dogs
1996 - Waiting For Guffman

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Andy Weeks
9
Russ Lieber
7
Duane Bailey
4
Pussy Doodles Artist
3
Donnie
3
Noah (Voiced)
3
Storytime Hostage
3
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

David Cross (born April 4, 1964) is an American actor, writer and stand-up comedian perhaps best known for his work on HBO's sketch comedy series Mr. Showand for his role as Tobias Fünke in the Fox sitcom Arrested Development.


Cross was born in Atlanta, Georgia to a Jewish family[citation needed]; the son of Susi[1] and a father who immigrated from Leeds, England.[2] Six months after his birth, Cross's family moved to Florida. After additional moves to New York and Connecticut, the family settled back in Roswell, Georgia, where Cross remained for nearly a decade. His father was often absent, and his family was poor. Cross and his family were evicted from their home while living in Georgia. He spent some time living in motels and at friends' homes while growing up.[3] Cross has been estranged from his father since age 19, although they both currently reside in New York City.[3] He has two sisters, and once bailed his youngest sibling out of jail.[4] He attended Northside High School of the Performing Arts (now North Atlanta High School), graduating in 1982. Cross was elected treasurer of his senior class and was voted "Most Humorous" by his classmates.
Beginnings in comedyCross began performing stand-up comedy at 17. The day after he graduated from high school, Cross went to New York. Lacking a plan, he drifted around, working briefly for a lawn care company in Long Island, and later enrolled at Emerson College in Boston. He would drop out after only a semester, but during his time there he discovered his new favourite things: partying and sketch comedy. Cross joined This is Pathetic, a college sketch group, where he met John Ennis. In the summer of 1985, the two aspiring actors took a road trip to Los Angeles, although this did not significantly further their acting careers. In Boston, Cross began to perform stand-up more regularly. From the mid-1980s to the early 1990s, Boston had a booming comedy scene, although Cross did not fit the types of acts being booked most of the time. He recalls that it was "a loud-, dumb-, pandering-, racist-, homophobic-type scene".[5]
In 1990, a new comedy scene began to emerge at the famous comedy club chain called Catch a Rising Star (where many of the comedians of the 1970s and 1980s got their start). Cross—along with Janeane Garofalo, Louis C.K., and other comics—appeared regularly several nights a week. Cross formed the sketch comedy group "Cross Comedy" with twelve other performers, and they put on a new show every week. They were known for playing tricks on the audience, such as introducing fake comics or planting fake hecklers. Cross became increasingly focused on his comedy work.[5] Cross performed at thealternative comedy club Un-Cabaret in Los Angeles.








TRIVIA:
  • In long-term relationship with 'Amber Tamblyn' (qv) (2009).
  • Once lived with comedian/actor/writer 'Greg Behrendt' (qv). Both comedians have at one point told jokes involving their former landlord, Shumul.
  • Auditioned for the 'Hugh Laurie' (qv) role on _"House M.D." (2004)_ (qv).
  • Brother of 'Juli Cross' (qv) and 'Wendy Cross (II)' (qv).
  • Stand-up comedian and actor.
  • Attended Emerson College in Boston.
  • The Rock Against Bush Vol. 1 bonus DVD includes footage of his standup comedy.


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