David Schifter

David Schifter

actor, casting director, producer

David Schifter was born on Aug 15, 1964 in USA. David Schifter's big-screen debut came with Takedown directed by Joe Chappelle in 2000, strarring Scott Michaels (unconfirmed). David Schifter is known for Flesher directed by John Johnson, Ron Riekki stars as Flesher and Kirsten Ray Johnson as Bunny. The upcoming new movie David Schifter plays is The Penthouse which will be released on Apr 03, 2021.

David Schifter is a versatile American actor seen in the semi-recurring role of Detective J.D. Walker on ID Discovery Channel's "Lt. Kenda: Homicide Hunter," and Tyler Perry's "The Have & Have Nots." He began life in front of the camera as a teenager as host of a New York cable TV show "Spotlight on Teens." He later spent a successful 14-years as a TV news investigative reporter at the local and national level, earning numerous awards including three Emmy nominations and the coveted Emmy itself. In 1999, David took the ultimate career risk by walking away from everything familiar to begin a career as an actor. In 2017 he won a LA IndieFest "Best Actor" award for the lead role in an African-produced film in Nigeria. In 2019 he co-starred with Michael Pare' and Nicholas Turturro in a thriller set at the beach titled "The Penthouse." A native New Yorker, David loves living a beach lifestyle in North Carolina and traveling worldwide for work. He is also a career firefighter and EMT, which he says gives him the true feeling of giving back to his community.

  • Birthday

    Aug 15, 1964
  • Place of Birth

    New York City, New York, USA

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