David Call

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David Call
David Steven Call

(1982-08-14) August 14, 1982 (age 36)
OccupationActor, director, producer
Years active2005–present

David Steven Call (born August 14, 1982) is an American actor.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Call was born in Issaquah, Washington.[2] He is a graduate student of the Tisch School of the Arts and the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School.

Acting career[edit]

Call's first acting role was an uncredited role in the 2005 film The Notorious Bettie Page, followed by roles in the 2006 films The Architect and Beautiful Ohio. In 2007, he appeared in the romantic drama film Evening. He guest-starred in the television series Law & Order: Criminal Intent as Ricky Moss in the episode Neighborhood Watch, and he appeared on Army Wives. In 2009, he appeared in five episodes of the drama series Rescue Me as the adult Connor Gaven. He also joined the cast of NBC's medical drama Mercy. He got a supporting role in the 2009 film Did You Hear About the Morgans? starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Hugh Grant. He appeared in the 2010 independent films Tiny Furniture and Two Gates of Sleep.

In July 2010, Call joined the cast of The CW's young-adult teen drama series Gossip Girl as Ben Donovan, who is connected to two other then-new characters—Juliet Sharp (Katie Cassidy) and Colin Forrester (Samuel Page).

Call portrayed the recurring role of Nick Lane, on the Fox science-fiction series Fringe. The character made his first appearance in the first season episode "Bad Dreams", which was critically lauded.

In 2013, he appeared on the NBC drama series Smash as Adam, Jimmy Collins's older brother, and on the USA Network series White Collar.



Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Notorious Bettie Page Guy #1 at party Uncredited
2006 The Architect Kiff
2006 Beautiful Ohio Clive Messerman
2007 Evening Pip
2008 Clown Dad Sal Short film
2009 Once More with Feeling Kevin
2009 Breaking Upwards David
2009 Did You Hear About the Morgans? Doc D. Simmons
2010 B.U.S.T. N/A Short film; director, producer, and story writer
2010 Tiny Furniture Keith
2010 Two Gates of Sleep Louis
2011 The Disarticulation of Sarah Danner Damian Short film
2011 RearView Nathaniel Short film; also executive producer and writer
2011 Exhume Aidan Short film
2011 The Strange Ones Man Short film
2011 The Best Man for the Job James
2011 Northeast Will
2012 Nobody Walks Man
2012 Dead Man's Burden Heck Kirkland
2012 Nor'easter Erik Angstrom
2013 Mobile Homes Evan Short film
2014 The Heart Machine Dale
2014 Gabriel Matthew
2015 James White Elliot
2015 The Girl in the Book Emmett Grant
2016 Americana Avery Wells
2017 Wallflower Murderer
2018 Behold My Heart Jake
2019 Depraved Henry


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Canterbury's Law Martin 3 episodes
2008–2009 Army Wives Mac 6 episodes
2008 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Ricky Moss Episode: "Neighborhood Watch"
2009–2012 Fringe Nick Lane 3 episodes
2009–2010 Rescue Me Adult Connor Gavin 5 episodes
2009 Numbers Benjamin Polk Episode: "Hangman"
2010 Mercy Paul Kempton 6 episodes
2010–2011 Gossip Girl Ben Donovan 12 episodes
2013 Smash Adam 5 episodes
2013 White Collar Nate Griffith Episode: "Controlling Interest"
2014 The Following Lance Episode: "Unmasked"
2015–2016, 2019 The Magicians Pete 4 episodes
2016 The Breaks David Aaron Television film
2016 Quantico Jeremy Miller Episode: "KUDOVE"
2017 The Breaks David Aaron 4 episodes
2018 The Blacklist Brian Barrett Episode: "Mr. Raleigh Sinclair III (No. 51)"
2018 The Good Fight Drew Lovatto 2 episodes
2018 Shades of Blue Donnelly Episode: "The Reckoning"
2018 The Sinner Andy "Brick" Brickowski 7 episodes


  1. ^ David Call | Biography, Photos, Movies, TV, Credits | Hollywood.com
  2. ^ Alk, Nell (May 3, 2013). "Actor David Call Talks Shop, Sex & Hypnotizing Chickens". BlackBook. Archived from the original on May 7, 2013. Retrieved October 6, 2013.

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