David Wilson (actor)

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David Patrick Wilson (born February 26, 1949) is an American actor and director, probably best known for playing Superman in the 1975 TV musical special It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman an adaptation of the 1966 Broadway musical.[1]

A working actor for four decades, Wilson has appeared in many movies and TV series, including the 1983 cult film Eddie and the Cruisers and the role of Jason Ewing in Dallas: The Early Years in 1986. He stepped behind the camera in 2009 to write and produce the film Collar, where he also plays a police detective. The film, released in 2011, also stars Tom Sizemore, Rebecca De Mornay and Richard Roundtree.[2]

Wilson attended Columbia University.


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