David Berman (actor)

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David Berman
David Berman in London.jpg
Berman in 2006
OccupationTelevision actor, researcher

David Berman is an American actor and full-time researcher on the TV series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. In the show he plays the role of Assistant Medical Examiner David "Super Dave" Phillips.[1] The role was recurring at first, but, as of the tenth season, Berman has been promoted to a main character, appearing in the show's opening credits.

Behind the scenes he also acts as head researcher on the show maintaining a long list of contacts in order to verify facts, research procedures and technologies. His brother Josh Berman is a co-producer of the program.

In 2006 he appeared in seven episodes of the cancelled TV series Vanished as Agent Edward Dockery.

In the Heroes episode "Homecoming", his name was featured on the List, and he played Brian Davis in the next episode, "Six Months Ago". He also appears on the American comedy-drama/fantasy television series Drop Dead Diva seasons 1 and 2 as Hank, a bailiff whom the lead character has been dating.


Year Title Role Notes
2015 Bones Tim Diffley
2014 Midnight Sex Run Roland
2000-2015 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation David Phillips 287 Episodes
2009-2014 Drop Dead Diva Hank Spencer
2010 Desperate Housewives Larry episode: A Little Night Music (Season 6 Episode 21)
2008 Gemini Division Lead Scientist
2006 Heroes Brian Davis episode: Chapter Ten 'Six Months Ago'
2008 Vanished Agent Edward Dockery
2006 Outside Sales Herb Mulligan
2000 Profiler Computer Tech episode: Besieged


  1. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 179. ISBN 0-345-45542-8.

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