Who is David Denman?
David Denmon was born on 25 July 1973, in Newport Beach, California, USA, and is an actor, best known from appearing in various films such as “The Replacements, “Big Fish”, “After Earth”, “The Gift”, and “13 Hours”. He is also the star of the critically acclaimed “Traffic Light”, in which he played the character Mike.
The Wealth of David Denman
How rich is David Denmon? As of early-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is at $3 million, earned through a successful career in acting. He’s worked on several high profile shows throughout his career, and as he continues his endeavors, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life, Education, and Career Beginnings
David grew up in various parts of Southern California, and during this period attended eight schools. When he was nine years old, his family moved to Sequim, Washington where he lived on a farm for the next two years, before returning to Orange County, California where he attended Fountain Valley High School. During his time there, he became classmates with future actor Omar Metwally, and director Craig Brewer.
He also attended a summer training program at San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theatre, and after matriculating from high school, enrolled at Orange Coast College where he performed in over 20 productions during the next two years. He continued his education at Juilliard School’s Drama Division as a part of Group 26, alongside Alan Tudyk and Sara Ramirez. He completed his degree in Fine Arts in 1997, and quickly pursued professional work to kick start his acting career, and began by appearing as a guest in various popular television shows, such as “ER”, “Chicago Hope”, and “The X-Files”.
Rise to Fame
In 2000, Denman made his film debut playing a deaf tight-end in the football comedy entitled “The Replacements”, which starred Keanu Reeves and Gene Hackman, and as his reputation increased he started gaining more roles both on television and in film. In 2007, he appeared in the film “The Nines” which is a psychological thriller starring Ryan Reynolds and Elle Fanning. The following year he worked on the horror film “Shutter”, a remake of the 2004 Thai horror film of the same name which was a box office success, and during the same year appeared in the film “Smart People” which starred Dennis Quaid and Sarah Jessica Parker.
In 2009 he worked on “Fanboys” alongside Sam Huntington and Chris Marquette, and the following year appeared in the biographical film “Fair Game” which is based on the memoirs of Valerie Plame and of Joseph C. Wilson, and which won a Freedom of Expression Award from the National Board of Review. In 2013, he worked on the film “After Earth” which starred Will Smith and Jaden Smith – the film was panned by film critics, though it was successful in the box office. He also appeared in the Steve Jobs biographical film entitled “Jobs”.
Television Work and Recent Projects
Aside from his film work, David starred in the comedy show “Traffic Light”, based on the Israeli show entitled “Ramzor”, which gained a lot of critical acclaim despite being short lived. He also appeared in the short lived television show “Outcast”, a horror show developed by Robert Kirkman featuring people involved in demonic possession, and had a recurring role in “Parenthood” which is based on the 1989 film of the same name, winning numerous awards throughout its run.
Other roles he had had include in “Drop Dead Diva” playing the character Tony, and “Angel” in which he was Skip the Demon, and is a spin-off from the series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”. He’s also made guest appearances in award winning and popular television series, including “True Detective”, “Mad Men”, “ER”, and “The X-Files”, and featured in the US version of the show “The Office” appearing as Roy Anderson, the ex-fiancé of Pam Beesly. He won an SAG Award thanks to his performance in the show which follows the everyday lives of office employees in the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company, simulating a documentary style setup.
— David Denman (@David_Denman) January 14, 2016
For his personal life, it is known that Denman married actress Mercedes Mason in 2014, who is best known from gaining popularity through the television show “Chuck” as the character Isabel Zambada. Other programs she’s worked on include “Quarantine 2: Terminal”, “NCIS: Los Angeles”, and “Fear the Walking Dead” which she was a part of from 2015 to 2017. They have a child together.
Similar to numerous actors, he is highly active online through accounts on major social media websites, including on Twitter which he uses to promote and report on some of his recent and upcoming projects. He also keeps fans up to date, and posts about his daily endeavors. Most of his Twitter posts refer back to some of his Instagram posts in which gives a little more detail to his day to day life. He is often seen travelling, working on acting projects and posting pictures of himself or fellow actors. He also posts pictures alongside his wife and his child. During his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and watching films.