David Cross

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Place: Atlanta, GA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/04/1964, Aries
  • Profession: Actor; comedian; writer
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David Cross Fast Facts:
  • Voted most humorous in high school.
  • At 18, got $30 for his first stand-up gig, at a transvestite bar in Georgia.
  • Dropped out of Emerson College for a stab at stand-up in Boston clubs, working alongside Janeane Garofalo and Marc Maron.
  • First TV job was as a replacement writer on the short-lived Ben Stiller Show, where he met future comedy collaborator Bob Odenkirk; won an Emmy for his writing.
  • In 1995 created, with Odenkirk, the sketch-comedy series Mr. Show with Bob and David.
  • Was cast as a recurring character on Arrested Development in 2003 but was quickly made a regular due to his popularity.
  • Received a Grammy nomination for Best Comedy Album in 2004 for Shut Up, You F**king Baby!
  • Was a finalist in the second season of Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown.
  • David Cross Relationships:
  • Amber Tamblyn - Wife
  • Susi - Mother
  • David Cross Awards:
  • 1998 Emmy: Outstanding Music and Lyrics - Nominee
  • 1993 Emmy: Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program - Winner
  • 1998 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1999 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Emerson College, Boston, MA

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