David DeLuise

David DeLuise

Age
49
Birthday
Nov. 11th, 1971
Born in
Los Angeles, California, USA
Height
5' 10

David DeLuise's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Wizards of Waverly Place TV Show
Wizards of Waverly Place
Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles TV Show
Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles
Megas XLR TV Show
Megas XLR
Jesse TV Show
Jesse
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:

David Dominick DeLuise (born November 11, 1971) is an American actor and television director.

DeLuise was born in Los Angeles, California. He is the youngest son of actor and comedian Dom DeLuise and actress Carol Arthur (née Arata), and the brother of actor, writer, director Peter DeLuise and actor Michael DeLuise.

He married Brigitte De-Luise in September 1994. They were divorced in May 2003. They have two daughters, Riley De Luise, who appeared in Hairshirt with him, and Dylan DeLuise.

His godmother was the late Anne Bancroft and his sister-in-law (married to Peter) is Anne Marie DeLuise.

His first leading role came in 2003, in BachelorMan. He had a recurring role in 3rd Rock from the Sun as Bug Pollone and was a regular performer on Jesse during its first season, playing Jesse's brother Darren. He also played a recurring role in Stargate SG-1 as Pete Shanahan. Also he was seen in a Purina commercial for Beneful dog food.

DeLuise is also known for voicing Coop on the short-lived action animated Megas XLR (later reprising his role for the Cartoon Network game FusionFall) and Sergeant Brutto in Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles. In 2005, he starred opposite 'Maggie Wheeler' on the NBC pilot The Sperm Donor. In 2012, he had a guest role on Rizzoli & Isles as Dominic.

He portrayed the character of Jerry Russo, the family patriarch and former wizard on Disney Channel's Wizards of Waverly Place and Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie from 2007 to 2012. DeLuise also directed numerous episodes of the series, beginning with the episode "My Tutor, Tutor" (2009). In 2012, he directed two episodes of the Nickelodeon series How to Rock.

In August 2012 he appeared in a commercial for KFC's Original Recipe Bites.


TRIVIA:
  • Godmother was 'Anne Bancroft (I)' (qv).
  • He and brother 'Michael DeLuise' (qv) both appeared in episodes of _"CSI: NY" (2004)_ (qv). They also appeared in two episodes of _"Gilmore Girls" (2000)_ (qv) in which they played brothers.
  • Daughters, Riley and Dylan
  • Son of actress 'Carol Arthur' (qv)
  • Father of actress 'Riley DeLuise' (qv).
  • Son of 'Dom DeLuise' (qv)
  • David, brother Michael, brother Peter, and father Dom have all appeared as guests on Stargate SG-1. Brother Peter is a regular director and creative consultant for the series.
  • Has guest starred in all three incarnations of the CSI franchise, playing different characters in all three shows.


Related sites for this celeb
» IMDB
» BuddyTV
» TVGuide
» AceShowbiz
» Celebrity-Mania
» Zap2it.com
You are successfully logged out.
login
[close]

ShareTV Login

Username
Password
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out
[close]

Create Account

Username
Password
Verify Password
EMAIL

Verification code (check your email for the verification code)

Verification code has been sent to the following email address:
If you didn't receive the verification code:

1. Check your bulk/spam folder.

2. Try to whitelist our email address (noreply@sharetv.org)

3. Resend verification email

If you mistyped your email address change it here
Create a free ShareTV account to make a personalized schedule of your favorite TV shows, keep track of what you've watched, earn points and more.
Verify your username and email to complete your Registration
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out
[close]

Forgot Your Password?

EMAIL
Enter the email address you used to create the account and your password will be emailed to you.