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David Burtka

David Burtka was born on May 29, 1975 in Dearborn, Michigan, USA as David M. Burtka. He is an actor and writer, known for Celebrity Dish (2013), A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011) and 24 Nights (1999). He has been married to Neil Patrick Harris since September 6, 2014. They have two children. See full bio »
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Celebrity Dish
Celebrity Dish Himself - Host
24 Nights
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 2015 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Michael Beck
- Curtain Call (2015) ... Michael Beck
 2014 Dance-Off
 2006-2014 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
- Gary Blauman (2014) ... Scooter
- Natural History (2010) ... Scooter
- Hooked (2010) ... Scooter
- Sorry, Bro (2009) ... Scooter
 2013 The Gay Christian Mingle (Short)
 2012 Neil's Puppet Dreams (TV Series)
- Doctor's Office (2012) ... (credit only)
 2010 (Short)
 2007 CSI: NY (TV Series)
David King
 2007 Army Guy (TV Short)
 2007 Driving Under the Influence (TV Short)
 2007 Worldly Possession (TV Movie)
Andrew Bates
 2007 Open House (TV Short)
 2005 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Craig Heeley
- Total Recall (2005) ... Craig Heeley
 1999 24 Nights
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Won the Clarence Derwent Award as Best Male Newcomer to the New York Theatre for his performance as "Boy" in Edward Albee's "The Play About the Baby". Has also been seen on Broadway in Albee's "The Goat or Who Is Sylvia?", off-Broadway in "Beautiful Thing" and in the national tour of "Beauty and the Beast".

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Chef David Burtka


5' 10½" (1.79 m)

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I always thought that family was the most important thing in life, and no matter what I do, whether being a chef or an actor or a dancer, being a dad is what I do best. See more »


He is of entirely Polish descent. See more »

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