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David James Elliott

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. David James Elliott (born September 21, 1960) is a Canadian-born actor who was the star of the series JAG, playing lead character Harmon Rabb Jr. from 1995 to 2005. Career Subsequently moving to Los Angeles he took the stage name of David James Elliott having found there was already an actor named David Smith. He appeared in the film Police Academy 3: Back in Training in 1986, and subsequently in the television series Street Legal, Knots Landing as Bill Nolan, and in 1993's The Untouchables as Agent Paul Robbins. The following year Elliott landed a recurring role on the hit series Melrose Place, playing Terry Parsons, and a guest appearance in an episode of Seinfeld as an anti-abortion furniture mover. He married Canadian-born actress Nanci Chambers in 1992. She also appeared in JAG as the ambitious Lt. Loren Singer. They have a daughter, Stephanie (b. March 15, 1993 in Chicago) and a son, Wyatt (b. March 3, 2003 in Los Angeles). David and Nanci both became U.S. citizens. In 1995, Elliott landed the role he would hold for ten years, the role of Naval Aviator-turned JAG lawyer Harmon Rabb Jr. in the NBC/CBS television drama JAG. His tenure on JAG ended in 2005 with the series finale, in which Rabb proposed to his partner Sarah MacKenzie (Catherine Bell). In 1996, David Elliott starred in the made-for-cable movie Holiday Affair with Cynthia Gibb. This is a remake of the 1949 classic Holiday Affair which starred Robert Mitchum and Janet Leigh. In 2005, Elliott starred in a Canadian television movie The Man Who Lost Himself, which was based on the true story of Terry Evanshen, a Canadian football player who was in a car accident and lost his memory due to severe head injuries. Nanci Chambers also appeared in this movie as a doctor. In October 2006, Elliott joined the cast of legal drama Close to Home (2005–2007) as Chief Deputy Prosecutor James Conlon. During 2008, he had a recurring role in the Canadian series The Guard. He starred in Sci Fi Channel's four hour miniseries, Knights of Bloodsteel (2009). Elliott was cast as an Internet millionaire in Terror Trap, directed by Dan Garcia. Elliott also starred in Dad's Home (2010), a widowed advertising executive who loses his job and becomes a stay-at-home dad for his two children.On March 19, 2010, Elliott replaced Neal McDonough as the male lead in the television series Scoundrels. In 2010, Elliott was cast as FBI Agent Russ Josephson on CSI: NY, a recurring role as Detective Jo Danville's (Sela Ward) ex-husband, a role which he first portrayed in January, 2011. He was an actor in Exploding Sun (2012). Elliott also co-starred as Ripp Cockburn, the husband of Kristin Chenoweth's character Carlene, on ABC's comedy-drama series GCB. In 2014, Elliott appeared in Mad Men (season 7) as Dave Wooster.


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Born:
Sep 21, 1960 In Milton - Ontario - Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
49
First Appeared:
In the series Knots Landing 1979-12-27
Latest Project:
Series La prophétie de l'Oracle 2018
Known For
Poster of Close to Home
Poster of The View
Poster of Melrose Place
Poster of Fly by Night
Filmography
Series La prophétie de l'Oracle John Serragoth 2018
Series 60 Minute Man John Henderson 2017
Movie Battle Scars Frank Stephens 2017-07-14
Movie Stranded Jim 2015-06-05
Movie Trumbo John Wayne 2015-10-27
Series Scorpion Bruce 2014-09-22
Movie Exploding Sun Don Wincroft 2013-02-09
Movie Rufus Hugh Wade 2013-07-26
Series GCB Ripp Cockburn 2012-03-04
Movie Dragon's Rage Sarragoth 2012-08-06
Movie The Rainbow Tribe Morgan Roberts 2011-02-01
Movie Truth be Told Mark Crane 2011-04-16
Movie Dad's Home Ben Westman 2010-01-01
Movie Confined Michael Peyton 2010-06-20
Series Scoundrels Wolfgang 'Wolf' West 2010-06-20
Movie Terror Trap Don 2010-09-22
Series Impact Alex Kittner 2009-06-21
Movie Gooby Jack Dandridge 2009-04-17
Movie Impact Alex Kittner 2009-06-21
Movie Knights of Bloodsteel John Serragoth 2009-09-07
Movie The Storm General Wilson Braxton 2009-07-25
Series The Storm General Wilson Braxton 2009-07-26
Series The Megan Mullally Show Unknown 2006-09-18
Series Close to Home James Conlon 2005-09-20
Movie The Man Who Lost Himself Terry Evanshen 2005-11-15
Movie Code 11-14 Det. Kurt Novack 2003-01-01
Movie Dodson's Journey 2001-01-10
Movie The Shrink Is In Michael 2001-08-01
Series Bette Unknown 2000-10-11
Movie Clockwatchers Mr. MacNamee 1997-01-01
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Holiday Affair Steve Mason 1996-12-15
Movie Big Dreams & Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story Byron Metcalf 1995-01-22
Series JAG Cmdr. Harmon 'Harm' Rabb, Jr. 1995-09-23
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Movie Degree of Guilt Chris Paget 1995-10-29
Series The Untouchables Unknown 1993-01-11
Series Melrose Place Unknown 1992-07-08
Movie Her Wicked Ways Andrew 1991-01-01
Series Fly by Night Mack Sheppard 1991-04-04
Series Dark Justice Unknown 1991-04-05
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Movie Termini Station Delaney 1989-08-21
Series Doogie Howser, M.D. Unknown 1989-09-19
Series Street Legal Nick Del Gado 1987-01-06
Movie The Climb Otto Kempter 1986-01-01
Series The Hitchhiker Unknown 1983-11-01
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Knots Landing Unknown 1979-12-27