He first hit the stage in 3rd grade in Mexico City. He is classically trained with a BFA in Theatre/Film from Arizona State University (Magna Cum Laude). David is Brazilian / Italian and fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese.
With over 90 IMDB credits from studio and independent films he can be seen in major films and indies like Elizabethtown, Priest, Filly Brown as well as numerous TV appearances on hit shows like HBO's Westworld, Unsolved, Animal Kingdom, Shooter, The Last Ship, Southland, Pretty Little Liars, Days of Our Lives and others.
His work in front of the camera has earned him membership into the very prestigious Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. David is also a globally knows Spoken Word poet with TV appearances on two seasons of the NAACP Award nominated show Verses and Flow. David produces spoken word films most recently along side Emmy Nominated, Grammy Award Winning actor/poet Malcolm Jamal Warner.
“He steps onto a stage like energy itself taking human form. He performs with such a restrained wildness; a concentrated explosion of emotion only held together by skin and bone.” – PUSH Magazine
David is a modern day Renaissance man that truly believes in the power of art and the importance of craft.
David has 18 IMDB producer credits, 16 screenwriter credits and is the founder of Exertion Films. His name carries the prestigious producers mark (p.g.a.) an honor bestowed by the Producers Guild of America for his work as a producer/writer/star in ALL OUT DYSFUNKTION! (Directed by Ryan LeMasters now on HULU and Amazon Prime). The film co-stars Rene Rosado, Emmy Winner Vincent DePaul, Gerry Bednob, Isaac Singleton Jr.
The film is slickly shot. The performances are exemplary! A tremendous script, which crackles with wit and profanity.” - RougeCinema.com
He is currently in production on CATALYST (directed by Christopher Folkens). David stars with legendary Patrick Kilpatrick, Michael Roark, and Noel Gugliemi. This is his 5th feature film as a producer.
David is a long standing member of the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP). He was nominated for the prestigious Imagen Award (considered the Latin Golden Globe).