David Kaufman

Mostly Credited As: David Kaufman
Sometimes Credited As: David R. Kaufman

Date Of Birth: July 23, 1961 (Age 54)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri

David Kaufman

DAVID KAUFMAN began acting at a young age in his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri, when his kindergarten teacher handed him the plum lead role of Santa Claus in the class Christmas play. He is the oldest of two brothers, a sister, a step-brother and a step-sister.

At 18, he set out from St. Louis to attend UCLA's Department of Theatre Arts. Since that time, he has studied and worked extensively as a professional actor in films and television, including regular roles on such television series as DOWN TO EARTH(TBS), DWEEBS (CBS) and most recently PRESIDIO MED (CBS); guest-starring roles on such series as BOSTON LEGAL, ER, STARGATE: SG-1, THE WEST WING and CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION; and feature films including PEARL HARBOR, ENCHANTED, ROLE OF A LIFETIME and the upcoming musical RED RIDING HOOD (directed by Randal Kleiser). Other film work includes the HBO's FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON (produced by Tom Hanks), THE LAST PROSTITUTE (starring with Sonia Braga), and KIDS LIKE THESE (starring with Tyne Daly and the late Richard Crenna).

He has done dozens of national commercials, including memorable campaigns for AT&T (starring with the late Ray Walston), Pepsi (starring with Cindy Crawford), Blockbuster (starring with Magic Johnson), as well as spots for Honda, Maxwell House, Dentyne, Chili's, Midas, Wendy's, Twiglets and British Petroleum, among others.

David has lent his voice to several well-known animated series, including SUPERMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES and STEVEN SPIELBERG PRESENTS FREAKAZOID!, as well as filling in for Michael J. Fox in both the roles of Marty McFly on BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE ANIMATED SERIES and Stuart Little in HBO's STUART LITTLE: THE ANIMATED SERIES. Currently, he is starring as animation's newest superhero in Nickelodeon's hit series DANNY PHANTOM, as well as egomaniacal Aldrin Pesky on Disney's THE BUZZ ON MAGGIE.

David has an extensive list of stage credits and has been a member of the West Coast Ensemble in Los Angeles for over ten years, performing such varied roles as Prosecutor Gilmer in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, George Lewis in Kaufman and Hart's ONCE IN A LIFETIME, Orestes in ELECTRA, Tyler in Sondheim and Furth's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, Ronnie Shaughnessy in THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, Callimaco in Machiavelli's THE MANDRAKE and Eugene Jerome in Neil Simon's BILOXI BLUES, as well as Paul Palmer in James Duff's A QUARREL OF SPARROWS at The Court Theatre in Los Angeles and Stewie in the premiere of Richard Greenberg's NIGHT AND HER STARS at South Coast Repertory. His stage work has earned him several Los Angeles area critics' awards and nominations.

In his leisure time he loves to travel, read and play games - he is an avid poker player. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, actress Lisa Picotte, and their daughter Gracie.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
The Buzz on Maggie (2005)As: Aldrin -- [Voice]
Danny Phantom (2004)As: Danny Fenton/Phantom -- [Voice]
Stuart Little (2003)As: Stuart Little -- [Voice]
Superman (1996) (1996)As: James 'Jimmy' Olsen -- [Voice]
Dweebs (1995)As: Morley
Freakazoid! (1995)As: Dexter Douglas -- [Voice]
Back to the Future (1991)As: Martin Seamus 'Marty' McFly -- [Voice]
Down to Earth (US) (1984)As: Duane Preston
Episode Cast Credits 

Rizzoli & Isles (2010) 
  A New Day 05x01: (Jun/17/2014) As Dave Robbins 

Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes (2010) 
  Avengers Assemble! 02x25: (Nov/11/2012) Voiced  Johnny Storm a.k.a The Human Torch 
  Secret Invasion 02x12: (Jul/15/2012) Voiced  Johnny Storm a.k.a The Human Torch 
  The Private War of Doctor Doom 02x01: (Apr/01/2012) Voiced  Johnny Storm a.k.a The Human Torch 

The Mentalist (2008) 
  Red Rover, Red Rover 04x23: (May/10/2012) As Gary Wineman 
  The Red Mile 03x18: (Mar/31/2011) As Gary Wineman 

The Class (2006) 
  The Class Has a Snow Day 01x16: (Feb/12/2007) As Gene 

Boston Legal (2004) 
  Change of Course 01x04: (Oct/24/2004) As Dr. Sam Karp 

Danny Phantom (2004) 
  Shades of Gray 01x10: (Sep/24/2004) Voiced  Computer Voice 
  Bitter Reunions 01x07: (May/07/2004) Voiced  Sports Announcer 
  Splitting Images 01x05: (Apr/23/2004) Voiced  Greaser 
  Attack of the Killer Garage Sale 01x04: (Apr/16/2004) Voiced  Nate 

Stargate SG-1 (1997) 
  Zero Hour 08x04: (Jul/30/2004) As Mark Gilmour 

ER (1994) 
  Abby Normal 10x20: (Apr/29/2004) As Nick Dunn 
  Just a Touch 10x19: (Apr/22/2004) As Nick Dunn 

Justice League Unlimited (2001) 
  Only a Dream (2) 02x06: (Oct/11/2003) Voiced  Jimmy Olsen 

Citizen Baines (2001) 
  A Day Like No Other 01x01: (Sep/29/2001) As Charles Newton 

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) 
  Unfriendly Skies 01x09: (Dec/08/2000) As Halo Metz 

The West Wing (1999) 
  The Lame Duck Congress 02x06: (Nov/08/2000) As Bob Fowler 

Superman (1996) (1996) 
  Legacy, Part II 04x03: (Feb/12/2000) Voiced  Jimmy Olsen 
  A Fish Story 03x09: (May/08/1999) Voiced  Jimmy Olsen 
  Superman's Pal 03x08: (Feb/20/1999) Voiced  Jimmy Olsen 
  In Brightest Day... 03x07: (Feb/06/1999) Voiced  Jimmy Olsen 

Touched by an Angel (1994) 
  The Last Day of the Rest of Your Life 06x03: (Oct/19/1999) As Corey 

Rocket Power (1999) 
  Blader Bowl / Total Luger 01x08: (Sep/08/1999) As Camera Man 

Step by Step (1991) 
  The Facts of Life 06x19: (Jul/11/1997) As Devon 

Matlock (1986) 
  The Target 09x13: (Feb/09/1995) As Mark Randall 
  The Class 07x06: (Jan/21/1993) As Mark Randall 

Wings (US) (1990) 
  Let's Call the Whole Thing Off 06x15: (Feb/07/1995) As Rick 

The Hogan Family (1986) 
  From Russia with Fries 06x05: (Oct/27/1990) Voiced  DiFranco Brother 

Freddy's Nightmares (1988) 
  Dream Come True 02x01: (Oct/08/1989) As Randy Jennings 

Highway to Heaven (1984) 
  Goodbye, Mr. Zelinka 05x08: (Jun/23/1989) As Howie 
  The Torch 02x21: (Mar/12/1986) As Joseph Soloman 

Night Court (1984) 
  Here's to You, Mrs. Robinson 04x20: (Mar/25/1987) As Spiros 

Simon & Simon (1981) 
  Bail Out 03x04: (Oct/20/1983) As Steve Bannon 

Remington Steele (1982) 
  Steele Belted 01x06: (Nov/12/1982) As Clerk, [Co-Guest Stars]

Little House on the Prairie (1974) (1974) 
  A Promise to Keep 08x19: (Mar/01/1982) As Carl Edwards (as David R. Kaufman) 

Night Stand with Dick Dietrick (1995) 
  Love on the Internet 01x34: (Unknown/Unaired) As Reed 
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