David Sullivan (actor)
David Wade Sullivan
April 29, 1977
Tyler, Texas, U.S.
David Wade Sullivan was born in Tyler, Texas on April 29, 1977. He grew up in Longview, Texas, and attended Spring Hill Schools, where he graduated in 1996. He went on to attend Baylor University and majored in marketing and corporate communications, graduating in 2000. During college, he was a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, and played one year of football and two years of soccer.
Sullivan starred as Abe in the 2004 independent film Primer, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. Sullivan was nominated for the Film Independent Spirit Award for Best Debut Performance at the 2004 Film Independent Spirit Awards ceremony. The movie was filmed in Dallas in 2001, but spent two years in editing and post-production. Since the debut of Primer, Sullivan moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career as an actor. In August 2010, he filmed the independent comedy-drama, Ben Banks. Sullivan also had a small part in the 2012 film Argo as Jon Titterton.
He has appeared in several television shows including Joey, Justified, Big Love, Boston Legal and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. In 2015, Sullivan joined the cast of ABC's crime drama series Wicked City as Detective Arnold "Arnie" Bukowski, a crass, loudmouth detective in charge of heading up the ongoing investigation of a Sunset Strip serial killer. He also appeared as Dennis in the Netflix original series Flaked, opposite Will Arnett, which premiered in 2016.
|2006||The Astronaut Farmer||Young Man|
|2008||Copley: An American Fairytale||Alex|
|2009||The Lodger||LAPD Officer|
|2012||Ben Banks||Glenn Ambers|
|2014||Bigfoot Wars||Deputy Walton|
|2016||In Dubious Battle||Simmons|
|2017||Deidra & Laney Rob a Train||Chet||Netflix movie|
|2005||Joey||Guy||Episode: "Joey and the Spanking"|
|2006||Big Love||Junior Accountant||Episode: "Viagra Blue"|
|2008||Boston Legal||Jason Canfield||Episode: "The Bad Seed"|
|2009||Criminal Minds||Patrick Cavanaugh||Episode: "Demonology"|
|2009||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Hotel Manager||Episode: "Family Affair"|
|2009||CSI: NY||James Manning||Episode: "Second Chances"|
|2010||NCIS||Special Agent Larry Krone||Episode: "Short Fuse"|
|2011||Justified||Jess Timmons||Episode: "The Life Inside"|
|2011||Love's Christmas Journey||Homesteader||TV movie|
|2013||The Fosters||David Fressola||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2013||The Glades||Red Morton||Episode: "Tin Cup"|
|2014||NCIS: Los Angeles||ATF Agent Kevin Clark||Episode: "Between the Lines"|
|2015||Preface to Being Jaded||Nicholas||Episode: "Executives"|
|2015||New Girl||Duffy||Episode: "The Right Thing"|
|2015||Wicked City||Detective Arnold Bukowski||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2016-||Flaked||Dennis||Main cast, 14 episodes|
|2016||The 5th Quarter||Garry Shinehart||Episode: "Fifth of Screams"|
|2018||Lewis and Clark||Joseph Field||TV mini-series|
- "'Primer': From a Suburban Garage, a New Take on Time Travel". The New York Times. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
- "The New York Times > Movies > Mad Math: Bending Time With 'Primer' Director". The New York Times. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
- Birnbaum, Debra (March 20, 2015). "David Sullivan Cast in ABC Pilot 'L.A. Crime'". Variety. Retrieved March 21, 2015.