|Born||March 6, 1939|
Weslaco, Texas, U.S.
|Died||June 1, 2016 (aged 77)|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Texas|
|Spouse(s)||Barbara Gladstone (1965-?) (1 child)|
Janie Glassman Tutelman (1989-2016) (his death)
David Spielberg (March 6, 1939 – June 1, 2016) was an American television and film actor.
Spielberg was born in Weslaco, Texas, and was a native of Mercedes, Texas. His father was a Romanian-Jewish immigrant, and his mother was a Mexican-American teacher. After serving in the Navy for two years, he enrolled in the University of Texas. Two summers' acting experience in New York City led him to drop out of the university and move to New York to pursue a career in acting.
Spielberg's screen debut was in The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972). He also appeared in Newman's Law (1974), Law and Disorder (1974), Hustle (1975), American Raspberry (1977), The Choirboys (1977), Real Life (1979), Winter Kills (1979), Christine (1983), The Stranger (1987), Alice (1990), and Red Ribbon Blues (1996).
Spielberg's roles in television programs included those shown in the table below.
|The American Girls||Francis X. Casey|
|Magnum P.I. Kiss of the Sabre||Dan Morgan/ Inspector Vittorio Mono|
|Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice||Ted Henderson|
|From Here to Eternity||Lieutenant David Ross|
|Jessica Novak||Max Kenyon|
|The Practice||David Bedford|
Source: Encyclopedia of American Radio, 1920-1960, 2nd Edition
Spielberg died of cancer in Los Angeles, California, on June 1, 2016. He was 77.
- Lentz, Harris III (September 2016). "David Spielberg, 77". Classic Images (495): 59–60.
- "David Spielberg taking unusual acting lessons". The Paris News. Texas, Paris. Associated Press. September 2, 1981. p. 41. Retrieved November 2, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
- Sies, Luther F. (2014). Encyclopedia of American Radio, 1920-1960, 2nd Edition. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-5149-4.
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