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David Schifter

As a teenager, David Schifter hosted a cable television show in New York City called "Spotlight on Teens", and later spent a successful 14 years as a TV news investigative reporter at the local and national level. He earned numerous awards including three Emmy nominations and the coveted Emmy itself. In 1999, David took the ultimate career risk by... See full bio »
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"The Grand Tour: The Fall Guys"

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May try to find the fastest way from the Big Apple to Niagara Falls in Season 2, Episode 2 of "The Grand Tour." Episode 2 is available Friday, Dec. 15.

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Containment Bob - News Anchor
Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda
Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda Detective J.D. Walker / Detective JD Walker
The Haves and the Have Nots
The Haves and the Have Nots Radio Reporter / TV Reporter
Check Point
Check Point Gunnery Sergeant Rush


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 2018 Natalia (post-production)
Sean / Marcus
 2018 Nation's Fire (post-production)
Earl Hendersen
 2018 Knight's End (TV Series) (pre-production)
- Volontà (2018) ... (rumored)
 2017 8th Round Pick (completed)
Jack Diamond
 2017 Of a Grateful Nation (Short) (completed)
Capt. James Dixon
 2017/I The Lost (Short) (completed)
 2016 Project ISISX (TV Movie) (post-production)
News Reporter
  Five Rounds (filming)
  The Body Sculptor (post-production)
Agent Terrence Marshall
  Twinge (announced)
 2016-2018 Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda (TV Series documentary)
Detective J.D. Walker / Detective JD Walker
- Episode #7.14 (2018) ... Detective J.D. Walker
- Written in Blood (2017) ... Detective J.D. Walker
- The Line Goes Dead (2016) ... Detective JD Walker
 2018 Murder Calls (TV Series documentary)
Detective Winkler
- Episode #2.3 (2018) ... Detective Winkler
 2017 The Blueprint Saints (TV Series) (announced)
Gary Greenway
- A Can of Worms ... Gary Greenway
 2017 The Rack Pack
Mr. Rackley
 2017 Three Feet of Seafood (Short)
 2017 Idahosa Trails
Thomas Book
 2017 The Substitute (Short)
Sgt. Bill Burke
 2017 Grave Mysteries (TV Mini-Series)
Detective Stephens
- Killer Chemistry (2017) ... Detective Stephens
 2017 Street Justice: The Bronx (TV Series)
SVU SGT. Curtis
- Williamsbridge Rapist (2017) ... SVU SGT. Curtis
 2017 Vaughan (TV Series)
Jim Surname'
- Bait and Switch (2017) ... Jim Surname'
- Nothing's Gonna Stop Me Now (2017) ... Jim Surname'
- A Bright Future (2017) ... Jim Surname'
- Roommate Auditions (2017) ... Jim Surname'
 2017 Harker: The Awakening
Mr. Nichols
 2017 Raleigh, I Kinda Like You (Short)
 2017 Six Degrees of Murder (TV Series)
Detective Brian Kendall
- Going Places (2017) ... Detective Brian Kendall
 2017 The Hollow Oak (Video)
Rick Coleman
 2017 Fantasma
Chet Lowrey, News Anchor
 2017 Check Point
Gunnery Sergeant Rush
 2017 The Haves and the Have Nots (TV Series)
Radio Reporter / TV Reporter
- Out of Time (2017) ... TV Reporter
- The Black Dress (2017) ... Radio Reporter
- A Father's Regret ... Radio Reporter
 2016 Believe
 2016 One Church
 2016 The Brothers Statue
Detective Alan Summers
 2016 The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead (TV Series)
Detective George Lokitis
- Call the Coroner (2016) ... Detective George Lokitis
 2016 Fallen Redemption (Short)
Officer Brody
 2016 Containment (TV Series)
Bob - News Anchor
- A Time to Be Born (2016) ... Bob - News Anchor
- Like a Sheep Among Wolves (2016) ... Bob - News Anchor
 2016/I Partners
Detective Sergeant Thomas St. John
 2016 River Guard
 2015 Two-Eleven
Chris Kaufman
 2015 The Wrath of Calvin Michaels (Short)
 2015 Swamp Murders (TV Series)
Detective Dan Knight
- Mississippi Black Widow (2015) ... Detective Dan Knight
 2015 Virtuous
Ian Fisher
 2015 FBI Takedowns (TV Series documentary)
FBI Special Agent Bryce
- Sadistic Mastermind (2015) ... FBI Special Agent Bryce
 2015 Secrets and Lies (TV Series)
Channel 7 Reporter
- The Sister (2015) ... Channel 7 Reporter (uncredited)
- The Father (2015) ... Channel 7 Reporter (uncredited)
 2015 Accept Not (Short)
 2014 Mule-Tide Christmas
Wicked Goblin (voice)
 2014/I The Remaining
Featured Panicked Survivor (uncredited)
 2014 Tammy
Drunk Single Guy (uncredited)
 2014 A Short History of Decay
Law Firm Attorney
 2014 Scorned: Love Kills (TV Series documentary)
Detective Harris
- Slave for Love (2014) ... Detective Harris
 2014 It's Supernatural (TV Series)
Mr. Clark
- Randy Clark (2014) ... Mr. Clark
 2013 Shifter (Short)
Glenn / Shifter
 2013 Crush (Video)
Senator Andrews
 2013 Simply Fine Necessities (Short)
Oliver Nickleby
 2013 Sleepy Hollow (TV Series)
Colonial Nobleman
- John Doe (2013) ... Colonial Nobleman (uncredited)
 2013 Southern Iron (Short)
Agent Martin
 2013 Under the Dome (TV Series)
TV News Reporter
- Blue on Blue (2013) ... TV News Reporter (uncredited)
 2013/IV Blackout
James T. Haag
 2012-2013 Revolution (TV Series)
Monroe Militia / DOD Security / Militia / ...
- The Dark Tower (2013) ... Monroe Militia (uncredited)
- Home (2013) ... Monroe Militia (uncredited)
- The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (2013) ... DOD Security (uncredited)
- Ghosts (2013) ... DOD Security (uncredited)
- The Stand (2013) ... Militia (uncredited)
 2012 Piranha 3DD
Bite Victim's Father (uncredited)
 2011/I The Artifact
 2011 Pendulum Swings
Tom Blair
 2010 Butchered (Video)
Peter Reynard
 2009 Half Empty
 2009 Port City
 2009 Port City P.D. (TV Series)
Cocky Businessman
- Closed Mouths (2009) ... Cocky Businessman
 2009 The Jailhouse
Calvin Simpkins
 2009 Eyeborgs
Jack Romero
 2008 April Fool's Day (Video)
Press Conference Lawyer
 2008/III El camino
 2008 Whittaker Bay (TV Series)
Marty Visted
- Love Is a Losing Game (2008) ... Marty Visted
- You Say Goodbye and I Say Hello (2008) ... Marty Visted
- Good Night Lucky (2008) ... Marty Visted
- California Waiting (2008) ... Marty Visted
- The Party (2008) ... Marty Visted
 2008 IQ-145 (TV Series)
Hotel Manager
- Quest for Knowledge (2008) ... Hotel Manager
 2007 Tattered Angel
Live TV Reporter
 2007 Simple Things
Dr. Olson Edwards
 2006 Four the Roses
 2006 Nuestro barrio (TV Series)
Dr. Frank Hayden
 2005 Inside America's Executive Mansions (TV Short) (voice)
 2004 Days That Shook the World (TV Series documentary)
Bar Patron / Captain Matthews
- Attack on Pearl Harbor (2004) ... Captain Matthews
 2004 The Last Summer
Mr. Riley
 2004 Sins of the Jedi (Short)
Captain Rysard
 2003 Combat Jump (TV Movie)
Col. James Gavin
 2003 Fearsome
Judge Chandler
 2003 Ball of Wax
Mysterious Reporter
 2001 Black Knight
Archer (uncredited)
 2001 Domestic Disturbance
Sam Turner (uncredited)
 2001 Ding-a-ling-Less
Reporter Robert Bishop
 2000 Darktales (TV Movie)
Mr. Thomas
 2000 Students vs. School Violence (TV Movie)
Movie Studio Executive
 2000 Freedom Song (TV Movie)
 2000 Takedown
Scott Michaels (unconfirmed)
 1991 Steals and Deals (TV Series)
Correspondant (1991-1993)
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Pesky Reporter
  Extreme the Movie
Secretary of Defense
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There is nothing more satisfying than doing what you love and coming home to the one you love." "It's nice to be important but more important to be nice.


Partnered with Jacquiline Davis, noted British bodyguard of Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling and Dutchess of York Sarah Ferguson to produce and direct "Stay Safe," a personal safety video for woman in 2003. See more »

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