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David Julian Hirsh Biography

Birth Place:
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Actor, screenwriter, producer

Fast Facts

  • Majored in criminology in college and had aspirations of a career in law
  • Made TV debut as an extra in an episode of the 1993 FOX drama series Class of '96
  • Took classes at the Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute in New York, NY
  • Worked as a personal bartender for fashion designer Calvin Klein
  • Was an original cast member in the 2000 Off-Broadway production of Love In A Thirsty Land
  • Had the starring role in the Canadian comedy-drama series Naked Josh, which first aired in 2003
  • Coproduced, cowrote and costarred in Camp Hollywood, a 2004 made-for-TV documentary that won a Gemini Award, Canada's highest honor for excellence on the small screen
  • Appeared on CBS' drama CSI: NY in 2005 in a regular series role, but that same year decided to leave show to concentrate on the third season of the Naked Josh
  • Instrumental in forming an advanced-training acting program for Canadian thespians through the Canadian Film Centre