Aug. 17th, 1967
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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David Conrad, the youngest of three boys, is the son of Jim Conrad, an engineer, and Margaret Conrad, a librarian. He is a native of Swissvale, Pennsylvania, and grew up on the border of Edgewood, both suburbs of Pittsburgh. In the early 1980s, he transferred as a sophomore from Woodland Hills High School to The Kiski School, an all-boys preparatory school in Saltsburg, Pennsylvania, on a scholarship.
Conrad graduated from The Kiski School in 1985. He studied history at Brown University, and began acting while he was there. He left Brown in 1990 and worked as a carpenter, a barista, a housepainter, and interviewed former steelworkers for a historical society in Pittsburgh.
He then went on to study theatre at New York’s prestigious Juilliard School as a member of the Drama Division's Group 25 (1992–1996). While at Juilliard, Conrad appeared in a stage adaptation of John Irving's novel The Cider House Rules, written by Peter Parnell and co-directed by actor Tom Hulce. In 1995 he left Juilliard prior to completing his final year, in order to accept a role in the film Snow White in the Black Forest starring 'Sigourney Weaver' (released in 1997 on Showtime as Snow White: A Tale of Terror).
- He is a graduate of Brown University.
- He loves doing theater and turned down film auditions for Deep Impact and Boogie Nights to pursue stage opportunities instead.
- (1995) Graduated from Juilliard.
- Attended a private boarding school near Pittsburgh called The Kiski School.
- Though his wish was never granted, he petitioned the producers of Buffy the Vampire Slayer several times, hoping to appear as Buffy's nemesis on the show.