David James Elliott

Biography

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David James Elliott (born September 21, 1960) is a Canadian-born actor who was the star of the series JAG, playing lead character Harmon Rabb Jr. from 1995 to 2005.

Career

Subsequently moving to Los Angeles he took the stage name of David James Elliott having found there was already an actor named David Smith. He appeared in the film Police Academy 3: Back in Training in 1986, and subsequently in the television series Street Legal, Knots Landing as Bill Nolan, and in 1993's The Untouchables as Agent Paul Robbins. The following year Elliott landed a recurring role on the hit series Melrose Place, playing Terry Parsons, and a guest appearance in an episode of Seinfeld as an anti-abortion furniture mover.

He married Canadian-born actress Nanci Chambers in 1992. She also appeared in JAG as the ambitious Lt. Loren Singer. They have a daughter, Stephanie (b. March 15, 1993 in Chicago) and a son, Wyatt (b. March 3, 2003 in Los Angeles). David and Nanci both became U.S. citizens.

In 1995, Elliott landed the role he would hold for ten years, the role of Naval Aviator-turned JAG lawyer Harmon Rabb Jr. in the NBC/CBS television drama JAG. His tenure on JAG ended in 2005 with the series finale, in which Rabb proposed to his partner Sarah MacKenzie (Catherine Bell).

In 1996, David Elliott starred in the made-for-cable movie Holiday Affair with Cynthia Gibb. This is a remake of the 1949 classic Holiday Affair which starred Robert Mitchum and Janet Leigh. In 2005, Elliott starred in a Canadian television movie The Man Who Lost Himself, which was based on the true story of Terry Evanshen, a Canadian football player who was in a car accident and lost his memory due to severe head injuries. Nanci Chambers also appeared in this movie as a doctor. In October 2006, Elliott joined the cast of legal drama Close to Home (2005–2007) as Chief Deputy Prosecutor James Conlon. During 2008, he had a recurring role in the Canadian series The Guard. He starred in Sci Fi Channel's four hour miniseries, Knights of Bloodsteel (2009). Elliott was cast as an Internet millionaire in Terror Trap, directed by Dan Garcia. Elliott also starred in Dad's Home (2010), a widowed advertising executive who loses his job and becomes a stay-at-home dad for his two children.On March 19, 2010, Elliott replaced Neal McDonough as the male lead in the television series Scoundrels. In 2010, Elliott was cast as FBI Agent Russ Josephson on CSI: NY, a recurring role as Detective Jo Danville's (Sela Ward) ex-husband, a role which he first portrayed in January, 2011.

He was an actor in Exploding Sun (2012).

Elliott also co-starred as Ripp Cockburn, the husband of Kristin Chenoweth's character Carlene, on ABC's comedy-drama series GCB.

In 2014, Elliott appeared in Mad Men (season 7) as Dave Wooster.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

David James Elliott (born September 21, 1960) is a Canadian-born actor who was the star of the series JAG, playing lead character Harmon Rabb Jr. from 1995 to 2005.

Career

Subsequently moving to Los Angeles he took the stage name of David James Elliott having found there was already an actor named David Smith. He appeared in the film Police Academy 3: Back in Training in 1986, and subsequently in the television series Street Legal, Knots Landing as Bill Nolan, and in 1993's The Untouchables as Agent Paul Robbins. The following year Elliott landed a recurring role on the hit series Melrose Place, playing Terry Parsons, and a guest appearance in an episode of Seinfeld as an anti-abortion furniture mover.

He married Canadian-born actress Nanci Chambers in 1992. She also appeared in JAG as the ambitious Lt. Loren Singer. They have a daughter, Stephanie (b. March 15, 1993 in Chicago) and a son, Wyatt (b. March 3, 2003 in Los Angeles). David and Nanci both became U.S. citizens.

In 1995, Elliott landed the role he would hold for ten years, the role of Naval Aviator-turned JAG lawyer Harmon Rabb Jr. in the NBC/CBS television drama JAG. His tenure on JAG ended in 2005 with the series finale, in which Rabb proposed to his partner Sarah MacKenzie (Catherine Bell).

In 1996, David Elliott starred in the made-for-cable movie Holiday Affair with Cynthia Gibb. This is a remake of the 1949 classic Holiday Affair which starred Robert Mitchum and Janet Leigh. In 2005, Elliott starred in a Canadian television movie The Man Who Lost Himself, which was based on the true story of Terry Evanshen, a Canadian football player who was in a car accident and lost his memory due to severe head injuries. Nanci Chambers also appeared in this movie as a doctor. In October 2006, Elliott joined the cast of legal drama Close to Home (2005–2007) as Chief Deputy Prosecutor James Conlon. During 2008, he had a recurring role in the Canadian series The Guard. He starred in Sci Fi Channel's four hour miniseries, Knights of Bloodsteel (2009). Elliott was cast as an Internet millionaire in Terror Trap, directed by Dan Garcia. Elliott also starred in Dad's Home (2010), a widowed advertising executive who loses his job and becomes a stay-at-home dad for his two children.On March 19, 2010, Elliott replaced Neal McDonough as the male lead in the television series Scoundrels. In 2010, Elliott was cast as FBI Agent Russ Josephson on CSI: NY, a recurring role as Detective Jo Danville's (Sela Ward) ex-husband, a role which he first portrayed in January, 2011.

He was an actor in Exploding Sun (2012).

Elliott also co-starred as Ripp Cockburn, the husband of Kristin Chenoweth's character Carlene, on ABC's comedy-drama series GCB.

In 2014, Elliott appeared in Mad Men (season 7) as Dave Wooster.

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Gender -

Known Credits 49

Birthday 1960-09-21

Place of Birth Milton - Ontario - Canada

Adult Actor False

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • David James Elliot
  • David William Smith
  • David Elliott
  • David Elliot

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Battle Scars as Frank Stephens
2015 Trumbo as John Wayne
2015 Stranded as Jim
2014 Scorpion(1 episode) as Bruce
2013 Rufus as Hugh Wade
2013 Exploding Sun as Don Wincroft
2012 Dragon's Rage as Sarragoth
2012 GCB(10 episodes) as Ripp Cockburn
2011 Truth be Told as Mark Crane
2011 The Rainbow Tribe as Morgan Roberts
2010 Terror Trap as Don
2010 Confined as Michael Peyton
2010 Scoundrels(8 episodes) as Wolfgang 'Wolf' West
2010 Dad's Home as Ben Westman
2009 Knights of Bloodsteel as John Serragoth
2009 The Storm(2 episodes) as General Wilson Braxton
2009 The Storm as General Wilson Braxton
2009 Impact as Alex Kittner
2009 Impact(2 episodes) as Alex Kittner
2009 Gooby as Jack Dandridge
2006 The Megan Mullally Show(1 episode)
2005 The Man Who Lost Himself as Terry Evanshen
2005 Close to Home(44 episodes) as James Conlon
2003 Code 11-14 as Det. Kurt Novack
2001 The Shrink Is In as Michael
2001 Dodson's Journey
2000 Bette(1 episode)
1997 The View(2 episodes)
1997 Clockwatchers as Mr. MacNamee
1996 Holiday Affair as Steve Mason
1995 Degree of Guilt as Chris Paget
1995 MADtv(1 episode)
1995 JAG(230 episodes) as Cmdr. Harmon 'Harm' Rabb, Jr.
1995 JAG(1 episode)
1995 Big Dreams & Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story as Byron Metcalf
1993 The Untouchables(1 episode)
1992 Melrose Place(5 episodes)
1991 Dark Justice(1 episode)
1991 Fly by Night(13 episodes) as Mack Sheppard
1991 Her Wicked Ways as Andrew
1989 Doogie Howser, M.D.(1 episode)
1989 Termini Station as Delaney
1989 Seinfeld(1 episode)
1987 Street Legal(124 episodes) as Nick Del Gado
1986 The Climb as Otto Kempter
1983 The Hitchhiker(1 episode)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1979 Knots Landing(3 episodes)
1900 60 Minute Man(1 episode) as John Henderson
1900 La prophétie de l'Oracle(2 episodes) as John Serragoth

Directing

1995 JAG(3 episodes) … Director

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