David J. Garfield filmography and biography
Date of birth: 11 May 1969, Brooklyn, New York, USA
David J. Garfield biography
Son of actor Kurt Garfield, brother of Jason Garfield David was born in Brooklyn, New York and as a 3rd generation actor David started acting at age seven, started making films at thirteen, and at fifteen performed live on television as a juggler ("Kids on Stage '87"). He has attended the California Institute of the Arts for both acting and directing. SAG/AFTRA after joining the pilot for ABC's My So-Called Life and WGA with several screenplays, he has been acknowledged for his work in television and film as an actor, director, writer and producer. Founder of the east coast production company: "Open Heart Cinema" he now directs 35mm feature films and is attached to several other film and television projects. His successful software company gives him the freedom to finance and develop his own independent projects and he will always passionately continue to do more for his families namesake.
David J. Garfield trivia
- Was friends with Christian Slater at eleven years old.
- Impersonated 'Garth' from _"Wayne's World" (1992)_ for Dana Carvey on the set, and he said it was "frighteningly accurate and impressive".
- First appearance on television was as a juggler on Baywatch.
- Creates non-violent video games and helps children's charities with his software company.
- Can be seen in the opening credits of every episode of My So-Called Life during its first season.
- Is the brother of Jason Garfield and original tutor of his juggling.
- Played bass guitar with Keanu Reeves during production breaks of Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey.
- Is engaged to Susan Garibotto.
David J. Garfield quotes
- "It's my 'what can I do' attitude to help others, that I consider the secret of my success."
David J. Garfield filmography
|What's Your Number?||2011|
|The Rude, the Mad, and the Funny||2011|
|The Maiden Heist||2009|
|Paul Blart: Mall Cop||2009|
|Book of the Dead: Necromancer||2008|
|What Doesn't Kill You||2008|
|The Benvenuti Family||2007|
|Why I Hate the Last Day of School||2007|
|Detour Into Madness Vol 2.||2006|
|Virtual Juggler 3D||2004|
|My So-Called Life||1994|
|Trial by Jury||1987|
|1st & Ten||1984|