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David Proval Biography

Birth Name:
David Aaron Proval
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Actor, voice-overs

Fast Facts

  • Is of Jewish Romanian descendent
  • Started acting in theaters when he was a teenager
  • Late renowned actress Uta Hagen was his acting teacher at the beginning of his career
  • First professional gig was in 1973 in the movie Mean Streets, directed by Martin Scorsese
  • Taught and coached actors Eddie Murphy, Patrick Swayze, and Andy Garcia, among others


  • 2000Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated


  • Clara Katz -- Mother
  • Brett Proval -- Son
  • Marc Proval -- Son
  • Harriet Cohen -- Wife