Eisner, David

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(David S. Eisner)




Awards, Honors:

Gemini Award nominations, best performance by an actor in a continuing role in a comedy series, Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, 1986 and 1987, for Hangin' In.


Film Appearances:

Man in unemployment office, Running (also known as Le vainqueur), Universal, 1979.

Johnny Venuti, Phobia, Paramount, 1980.

Rudi, Happy Birthday to Me, Columbia, 1981.

Billy, A New Life, CIC Video, 1988.

Benjie, Family Reunion, 1988.

Oliver, This Is My Life, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1992.

Melman, TrialbyJury, Warner Bros., 1994.

Mr. Kellerman, Butterbox Babies (also known as Les nourrissons de la misere), World Movies, 1995.

Guy's lawyer, Extreme Measures, Columbia, 1996.

Executive #3, Good Will Hunting, Miramax, 1997.

William Kuntsler, Steal This Movie, Lions Gate Films, 2000.

Dr. Ben, Bless the Child (also known as Die Prophezeiung), Paramount, 2000.

Father, Passengers, Showcase, 2000.

Committee head, Taking Lives, Warner Bros., 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(As David S. Eisner) Arin, Samson and Delilah, ABC, 1984.

Washington floor manager, Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story (also known as Almost Golden), Lifetime, 1995.

Paul Bustany, Cagney & Lacey: The View through the Glass Ceiling, CBS, 1995.

Jake's dad, Shock Treatment, 1995.

Justis, Time to Say Goodbye?, Lifetime, 1997.

Let Me Call You Sweetheart (also known as Mary Higgins Clark's 'Let Me Call You Sweetheart'), The Family Channel, 1997.

Brecht, "Aart and Johtje Vos," Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Couples, Showtime, 1998.

Dan Cohen, Ricky Nelson: Original Teen Idol (also known as Ricky Nelson and The Ricky Nelson Story), VH1, 1999.

Inmate advocate, Judgment Day: The Ellie Nesler Story, USA Network, 1999.

Robert Becker, The Familiar Stranger (also known as My Husband's Double Life), Lifetime, 2001.

Peter, Spinning Out of Control, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Impatient passenger, The Jenifer Estess Story, CBS, 2001.

Robert Becker, The Familiar Stranger (also known as My Husband's Double Life), Lifetime, 2001.

Dr. Cooper, Two against Time, CBS, 2002.

Lew Wasserman, Martin and Lewis, CBS, 2002.

Mike Bradford, Jasper, Texas, Showtime, 2003.

Dr. Henry Morgentaler, Choice: The Henry Morgentaler Story (also known as Choice), CTV, 2003.

Television Appearances; Series:

Michael Difalco, Hangin' In, CBC and syndicated, 1981–87.

Dr. Brian Lukowich, a recurring role, Blue Murder, Global, 2001, 2003–2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Detective Terry Williams, To Catch a Killer, CTV and syndicated, 1992.

Ron Lester, Woman on the Run: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story (also known as Woman on Trial: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story), NBC, 1993.

Frankie's lawyer, The Last Don II (also known as Mario Puzo's The Last Don II), CBS, 1998.

Schiff, Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (also known as Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Kennedy Women), NBC, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Wally, "The Crush," King of Kensington, CBC, 1977.

"School Daze," King of Kensington, CBC, 1978.

Guido, "Words and Music," King of Kensington, CBC, 1978.

Todd Worton, "Sail Away," Highway to Heaven, NBC, 1986.

Gordon Blake, "Kandinsky's Vault," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, USA Network, 1988.

Barry Schreiber, "Strictly Business," Street Legal, CBC, 1993.

Stan Moore, "Betrayed," Counterstrike, 1993.

Dr. Howard, "Diefenbaker's Day Off," Due South, CBS and CTV, 1994.

Fred Berman, "The Fix," Forever Knight, syndicated, 1995.

Vereen, "Rough Whimper of Insanity," Total Recall 2070, Showtime, 1999.

Dr. Dan Brickner, "Healing Touch," Twice in a Lifetime, PAX and CTV, 1999.

Sidney Fineman, "Once upon a Time in the West," Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal, syndicated, 1999.

Norman Spicer, "Sex and Money," Soul Food, Showtime, 2001.

Dr. Hammond, "Follow the Leader," Odyssey 5, Showtime, 2002.

"No Pain, No Gain," Doc, PAX, 2004.

"Swimmers," The Eleventh Hour, CTV, 2004.