• Birth Name: David Bryan Woodside
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Got into acting when a high-school football injury sidelined him and he wandered into a rehearsal for the musical Brigadoon.
  • Passed on Buffy the Vampire Slayer twice before his agent talked him into reading for a role; did many of his own stunts in the series.
  • After Buffy ended, took a few wooden stakes from the set as a souvenir.


  • 2004, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee


  • Dakota Tao Brooks-Woodside — Daughter
  • Golden Brooks — Significant Other


  • University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York, United States (BA); Yale University, School of Drama, New Haven, Connecticut, United States (MFA)

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