: Plays Sheriff Hughes, others in "Dessa Rose" musical by Lynn Ahrens
and Stephen Flaherty
(Lincoln Center Theater at the Mitzi E. Newhouse, New York City, New York).
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David A. Hess | David Alexander Hess
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
I've never personally played a character for audience sympathy. I've always tried to bring a slice of realism to the character that shows they're like everybody else, but just happen to kill people sometimes.
In the late '50s, Hess had a stab (no pun intended) at a pop-music career under the name David Hill. Two of his Kapp Records singles, "Two Brothers" and "Living Doll" (a cover of the Cliff Richard
hit) scraped into the Hot 100 in 1959.
Often portrays pyschotic homicidal maniacs