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David Landsberg (sometimes credited as Dave Landsburg) is an American actor, writer, producer and director who was born in Brooklyn, New York. Landsberg graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in business and marketing and soon found himself working at a large advertising firm, but he was not happy with it and quickly decided he wanted to follow his dream of acting and doing voiceover.
He both acted and co-wrote several comedies throughout the 1980s and in 2010, he wrote the screenplay for Sex Tax: Based on a True Story. He co-starred and co-wrote the 1986 action-comedy Detective School Dropouts with Lorin Dreyfuss, brother of Richard Dreyfuss. In 1987 they teamed up again for Dutch Treat. Both films were box office flops and remain out of print, but they have since gained a cult following. He also acted in the films Shoot the Moon with Albert Finney and Diane Keaton, Loose Shoes with Bill Murray, Love at First Bite with George Hamilton and Arte Johnson and Skatetown, U.S.A. with Patrick Swayze and Dorothy Stratten. Some of his television credits include a regular role on NBC's C.P.O. Sharkey and the voice of Woody on Hanna-Barbera's animated series The Buford Files, as well as guest-starring roles on The Love Boat, Fantasy Island, Eight Is Enough and Hart to Hart. He wrote the play An Act of Love in 2008. He also served as executive producer and writer on such series as Blossom, Herman's Head, Daddy's Girls, The Cosby Show and The Love Boat: The Next Wave.