Credited as David Pierce, he played Kruger, the banjo-playing reporter, in Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's "The Front Page" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts, with Christopher Reeve, Edward Herrmann, Celeste Holm, Kate Burton, and Zeljko Ivanek in the cast. Robert Allan Ackerman was the director.
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David Hyde-Pierce | David Pierce
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[Speaking on "The View" on May 28, 2009, about his activism for same-sex marriage] I've been going [to marriage-equality rallies] because I had the experience of...having this private thing [marriage] suddenly dragged out into the public and having people I don't know take a vote--I mean, can you imagine? If you're married, the people in your state getting together and saying, "well, you know ...
He received his initial interview with the creators of Frasier
(1993) due to his close resemblance to Kelsey Grammer
. After the interview, the part of Niles Crane was written for him.
Deadpan comic delivery