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Garrison, David 1952- (David Earl Garrison)

Garrison, David 1952- (David Earl Garrison)


Full name, David Earl Garrison; born June 30, 1952, in Long Branch, NJ; son of Earl B. (a school administrator) and Maude B. (a teacher) Garrison. Education: Boston University, B.F.A. (summa cum laude), 1974.


Agent—Cornerstone Talent Agency, 37 West 20th St., Suite 1108, New York, NY 10011; Silver, Massetti, and Szatmary, 8730 West Sunset Blvd., Suite 440, West Hollywood, CA 90069.


Actor. Also a licensed white-water river guide.


Actors' Equity Association, American Federation of Radio and Television Artists, Screen Actors Guild, American Guild of Musical Artists, Actors Fund (life member), Sierra Club (life member).

Awards, Honors:

DramaLogue Award and Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best featured actor in a musical, both 1980, for A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine; Drama Desk Award nomination, outstanding actor in a musical, 1996, for I Do! I Do!; Helen Hayes Award, outstanding lead actor in a resident musical, Washington Theatre Awards Society, 1991, for Merrily We Roll Along; DramaLogue Award and Los Angeles Drama Critics Association Award nomination, both for You Never Know.


Stage Appearances:

Deputy, The Front Page, Arena Stage, Washington, DC, 1974.

David, A History of the American Film (musical), American National Theatre and Academy Playhouse, New York City, 1978.

Living at Home, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1978.

Serge B. Samovar, A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine (musical), John Golden Theatre, New York City, 1980-81.

Police sergeant, The Pirates of Penzance (musical), Minskoff Theatre, New York City, 1981.

Milo McGee McGarr, Geniuses, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, 1982-83.

Title role, Snoopy, Lamb's Theatre, New York City, 1982-83.

Arnold Beckoff, Torch Song Trilogy, Little Theatre, New York City, 1982-83.

Frank Finger, It's Only a Play, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I, New York City, 1985.

Froissart, The King Goes Forth to France, Santa Fe Opera, Santa Fe, NM, 1986.

Frosch, Die Fledermaus, Santa Fe Opera, 1986.

Charlie, Merrily We Roll Along, Arena Stage, 1991.

Ed and Dave, The Family of Mann, Second Stage Theatre Company, McGinn-Cazale Theatre, New York City, 1994.

Satan, Faust (musical), La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, CA, 1995.

Michael, I Do! I Do! (musical), Lamb's Theatre, 1996.

J. Bruce Ismay, Titanic (musical), Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 1997-99.

C. Edgar Sloane, Strike Up the Band (concert performance), City Center Theatre, New York City, 1998.

George Antrobus, Over and Over (musical), Signature Theatre, Arlington, VA, 1999.

Sigmond Rosenblatt, Merton of the Movies, Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, 1999.

Frederick Ritter, The Torch-Bearers, Greenwich House Theatre, New York City, 2000.

Sandor, Bells Are Ringing (musical), Palace Theatre, Stamford, CT, then Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 2001.

Weinstein and Izzy, Eight Days (Backwards), Vineyard Theatre, New York City, 2003.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Wicked (musical), George Gershwin Theatre, New York City, 2006-2007.

New Jerusalem: The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation, Amsterdam, July 27, 1656, Classic Stage Company, East Thirteenth Street Theatre, New York City, 2008.

Appeared as Henry Carr, Travesties, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA; and in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, regional production, and You Never Know, Los Angeles production.

Major Tours:

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Wicked (musical), U.S. cities, 2005.

Toured as Nathan Detroit, Guys and Dolls, U.S. cities.

Television Appearances; Series:

Norman Lamb, It's Your Move, NBC, 1984-85.

Steve Rhoades, Marriedwith Children, Fox, 1987-95.

Stan, Working It Out, NBC, 1990.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

OP Center (also known as Tom Clancy's "OP Center"), ABC, 1995.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Dick Eisenback, Ernie Kovacs: Between the Laughter, ABC, 1984.

Ted, A Letter to Three Wives, NBC, 1985.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Ozzie, "On the Town in Concert," Great Performances, PBS, 1992.

"Ira Gershwin at 100: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall," Great Performances, PBS, 1997.

Marriedwith Children: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Marriedwith Children Reunion, Fox, 2003.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Norman Lamb, It's Your Move, NBC, 1984.

Steve Rhoades, Marriedwith Children, Fox, 1987.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Philip Marlowe, "Elementary Steele," Remington Steele, NBC, 1984.

John Parks, "Silence of the Lambskins," L.A. Law, NBC, 1992.

Dr. Wyler, "A Rat's Tale," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1995.

Dan Morgan, "Murder a la Mode," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1995.

Gerald Fox, "Trophy," Law & Order, NBC, 1996.

The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1997.

"Randy Newman," 60 Minutes (also known as TV Land Legends: The 60 Minutes Interviews), CBS, 1997.

Richard Billings, "Scrambled," Law & Order, NBC, 1998.

Richard Billings, "Under the Influence," Law & Order, NBC, 1998.

Dr. Axelrod, "Some of My Best Friends Are Half-Mortal," Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (also known as Sabrina and Sabrina Goes to College), The WB, 2000.

Harold "Hal" Neal, "The Party," Welcome to New York, CBS, c. 2000.

Gary Statler, "Telling Lies, Conclusion," Family Law, CBS, 2000.

Richard Billings, "Surrender Dorothy," Law & Order, NBC, 2000.

Mr. Gary Marilla, "The Claw Is Our Master," Judging Amy, CBS, 2001.

Steve, "Technical Knockup," Nikki, 2001.

Ron Leveritt, "A Job Well Done," Ed, NBC, 2001.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Theodore McNally, "Inter Arma Silent Leges," The Practice, ABC, 2001.

Jake, "All about Lydia," That's Life, CBS, 2002.

Tad Culver, "In with the New," Arli$$, HBO, 2002.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Theodore McNally, "Capitol Crimes," The Practice, ABC, 2003.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Theodore McNally, "Victims' Rights," The Practice, ABC, 2003.

Dennis, "The Model," Everybody Loves Raymond (also known as Raymond), CBS, 2004.

Jack Sherwood, "Phatheadz," One on One, UPN, 2004.

Peter's attorney, "Trials," Without a Trace (also known as W.A.T.), CBS, 2004.

Dr. Russell Fain, "Bale Out," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2004.

(Uncredited) Mike Diacovo, "The Wedding," The West Wing, NBC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 34th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1980.

The 51st Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1997.

Television Appearances; Other:

Lewis, A Day with Conrad Green, 1980.

Film Appearances:

Photographer, The Midnight Man, Universal, 1974.

(Uncredited) College party host, "The Crate" segment, Creepshow (also known as Stephen King's "Creepshow" and Cuentos de ultratumba), 1982.

Roger, Whirlygirl, Screen Media Films, 2006.



Ozzie, On the Town, 1994.

Audio Books; Reader:

Overseer, Random Audio, 1998.

The Cottage, by Danielle Steel, Random House Audio, 2002.

Sunset in St. Tropez, by Danielle Steel, Random House Audio, 2002.

Impossible, by Danielle Steel, Books on Tape, 2005.

Coming Out, by Danielle Steel, Random House Audio, 2006.

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