Purdham, David 1951–

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PURDHAM, David 1951–


Born June 3, 1951, in San Antonio, TX.

Addresses: Agent—Michael Thomas Agency, 22 East 60th St., New York, NY 10022.

Career: Actor.


Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Michael Ciminella, Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge (also known as Love Can Build a Bridge), NBC, 1995.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Doctor, Murder in Black and White, CBS, 1990.

Davis, The Switch, CBS, 1993.

Gene Syfert, Judgement Day: The John List Story, CBS, 1993.

Hal Bartlett, Hart to Hart: Hart to Hart Returns, NBC, 1993.

Jim Davis, For Their Own Good, ABC, 1993.

FBI agent, The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A., CBS, 1994.

Marc Guerin, Alien Nation: Dark Horizon, Fox, 1994.

In the Line of Duty: Kidnapped, NBC, 1995.

Professor, She Cried No, NBC, 1996.

Wiseguy, ABC, 1996.

Dr. Miller, All Lies End in Murder (also known as Behind Every Good Man), ABC, 1997.

Reverend Bogart, Santa and Pete, CBS, 1999.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Paul, Piaf, 1982.

Mr. Dunphy, Flour Babies, CBS, 1990.

Jimmy's father, The Writing on the Wall, CBS, 1994.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Father Emmerich, Ryan's Hope, ABC, multiple episodes in 1981.

Dennis, "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?," Kate & Allie, CBS, 1987.

Dennis, "Kate and the Cab Driver," Kate & Allie, CBS, 1987.

Dennis, "The Triangle Has Four Sides," Kate & Allie, CBS, 1987.

Marc Guerin, "Green Eyes," Alien Nation, Fox, 1990.

Pete, "On the Road Again," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1990.

"Adamant Eve," Mancuso F.B.I., NBC, 1990.

"Viruses," Island Son, CBS, 1990.

Clay Hardin, Crossroads, ABC, 1992.

"The Green Bay Chopper," Picket Fences, CBS, 1992.

"F.O.B.," L.A. Law, NBC, 1993.

Blind man, "George Goes Too Far," The George Carlin Show, Fox, 1994.

Bruce Parmelee, "The Scandal," Matlock, ABC, 1994.

Dr. Aaron, "Brain Salad," Dead at 21, MTV, 1994.

Dr. Kallis, "House of Cards," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1995.

Tom Cullen, "Brother's Keeper," Party of Five, Fox, 1995.

Bob Jackson, "Now You See Me," 7th Heaven (also known as 7th Heaven: Beginnings), The WB, 1996.

Dr. Barkley, "Auntie Maimed," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1996.

Dr. Joe Burgo, "A Sudden Change of Heart," Sisters, NBC, 1996.

Dr. Resnick, "The Package," Seinfeld, NBC, 1996.

"Jobbed," Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1997.

Captain James, "Between the Darkness and the Light," Babylon 5 (also known as B5), syndicated, 1997.

Captain James, "Endgame," Babylon 5 (also known as B5), syndicated, 1997.

Captain James, "The Face of the Enemy," Babylon 5 (also known as B5), syndicated, 1997.

Captain Ray Hubbard, "Against All Enemies," JAG, CBS, 1997.

Dr. Bolivar, "Murder Most Foul," Sliders, Fox, 1997.

Dr. Greg Nordoff, "A History of Murder," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1997.

John Stabler, "The Last Five Pounds are the Hardest," The Burning Zone, UPN, 1997.

Lex Combs, "www.murder," Mike Hammer, Private Eye, syndicated, 1997.

Ardell Huchenson, "Rebound," Air America, syndicated, 1998.

Dr. Rudman, "Nate Expectations," L.A. Doctors (also known as L.A. Docs), CBS, 1998.

Leo Previn, "Total Eclipse," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1998.

"Victims of Victims," Profiler, NBC, 1998.

Bayard Eldon Whitaker, "Kill Switch," Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges), CBS, 1999.

Doctor, "Memories of Me," It's Like, You Know ... , ABC, 1999.

Dr. Jules Forman, "Letting Go," Chicago Hope, CBS, 2000.

Matthew Stone (Barrett's attorney), "Appeal and Denial," The Practice, ABC, 2000.

Matthew Stone (Barrett's attorney), "Germ Warfare," The Practice, ABC, 2000.

Matthew Stone (Barrett's attorney), "We Hold These Truths ... ," The Practice, ABC, 2000.

Penny's father, "BRCA2," Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2000.

Robert Tanner, "Torn between Two Mothers," Titans, NBC, 2000.

"Lovers and Other Strangers," Jack & Jill, The WB, 2000.

Captain Ray Hubbard, "Dog Robber: Parts 1 & 2," JAG, CBS, 2001.

Doctor, "Drew and the Baby," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 2001.

Doctor, "Drew's in a Coma," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 2001.

Dr. Lev, "Essence," The X–Files, Fox, 2001.

Dr. Lev, "Per Manum," The X–Files, Fox, 2001.

Dr. Sowinski, "Separation," Family Law, CBS, 2001.

Lionel Carson, "The Stepford Cheerleaders," The Chronicle, Sci–Fi Channel, 2002.

Ray–Ray Varney's lawyer, "The Accused Is Entitled," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as CSI), CBS, 2002.

"Family," The Guardian, CBS, 2002.

"Handle with Care," For the People (also known as Para la gente), Lifetime, 2002.

"New Frontier," American Dreams (also known as Bandstand, Miss American Pie, and Our Generation), NBC, 2002.

Girls Club, Fox, 2002.

"Cruel & Unusual," Crossing Jordan, NBC, 2003.

"Well Endowed," Dragnet (also known as L.A. Dragnet), ABC, 2003.

Doctor at vending machine, "Jump," Joan of Arcadia, CBS, 2004.

Father Rick, "God Needles George," George Lopez, ABC, 2004.

Dr. Battles, "Running Scared," Jack & Bobby, The WB, 2005.

Judge William Connolly, "It Girls and Beyond," Boston Legal, ABC, 2005.

Lyle Peck, "Mr. Monk and the Red Herring," Monk, USA Network, 2005.

Appeared as an Indian narrator, Light in the West.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

My Family, NBC, 1992.

Appeared in Nurse.

Film Appearances:

Young actor, Lily in Love (also known as Playing for Keeps and Jatszani kell), New Line Cinema, 1985.

Peter, Defending Your Life, Warner Bros., 1991.

Mr. Owett, My Girl 2, Columbia, 1994.

Perry Monahan, Looking for Lola, Nu Image, 1998.

Madison Square Garden announcer, Ali, Columbia, 2001.

Ambassador Hurrie, Coronado, Uncharted Territory, 2003.

Detective, Shade, Dimension Films, 2003.

Emcee, The Aviator, Miramax, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Pompey, Antony and Cleopatra, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, OR, 1976.

Stanhope, Journey's End, 1980.

Paul, Theo Sarapo, American sailor, and understudy for different roles, Piaf, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1981.

Georges and Fennec, The Little Prince and the Aviator (musical), Alvin Theatre, New York City, previews produced 1981–82, show never officially opened.

Title role, Tartuffe, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA, 1982.

Henry, Henry V, and Nicholas, Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (also known as Nicholas Nickleby), Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival, 1983.

Petruchio, Taming of the Shrew, Huntington Theatre Company, 1983.

Hamlet, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Roundabout Theatre Company, Union Square Theatre, New York City, 1987.

Lucius, Titus Andronicus, Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1989.

Paul, Absent Friends, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I, New York City, 1991.

Major Tours:

Nicholas, Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (also known as Nicholas Nickleby), Chicago, IL, 1982–83.



Voice of Lestat (narrator), Queen of the Damned, Vampire Chronicles #3, Random House Audio, 1988.

Video Games:

The Dark Eye, 1995.

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