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David Needham (I)


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Was hired to be the assistant prop master on the 1976 TV show, The Quest (1976) (starring Kurt Russell and Tim Matheson), but had to pass because of a broken arm he received in an arm-wrestling contest the day before principal photography. See more trivia »

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 2015 The Half of It (TV Movie) (leadman) (pre-production)
 2010-2015 Mike & Molly (TV Series) (leadman - 108 episodes)
- The Bitter Man and the Sea (2015) ... (leadman)
- Near Death Do Us Part (2015) ... (leadman)
- Fight to the Finish (2015) ... (leadman)
- Mother from Another Mudlick (2015) ... (leadman)
- No Kay Morale (2015) ... (leadman)
 2011-2012 2 Broke Girls (TV Series) (leadman - 2 episodes)
- And the Big Buttercream Breakthrough (2012) ... (leadman)
- Pilot (2011) ... (leadman)
 2010-2011 Romantically Challenged (TV Series) (leadman - 6 episodes)
- Perry Dates His Assistant (2011) ... (leadman)
- Rebecca's One Night Stand (2010) ... (leadman)
- The Charade (2010) ... (leadman)
 2010 Open Books (TV Movie) (leadman)
 2010 Who Gets the Parents (TV Movie) (leadman)
 2008-2010 Gary Unmarried (TV Series) (leadman - 37 episodes)
- Gary Unmarried? (2010) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- Gary Tries to Find Something for Mitch (2010) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- Gary's Big Mouth (2010) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- Gary Lowers the Bar (2010) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- Gary Has to Choose (2010) ... (leadman - uncredited)
 2009 Canned (TV Movie) (leadman)
 2001-2009 According to Jim (TV Series) (leadman - 182 episodes)
- Heaven Opposed to Hell (2009) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- Diamonds Are a Ghoul's Best Friend (2009) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- King of the Nerds (2009) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- I Hate the High Road (2009) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- Happy Jim (2009) ... (leadman - uncredited)
 2009 Ab Fab (TV Movie) (leadman)
 2009 Ace in the Hole (TV Movie) (leadman)
 2008 David's Situation (TV Movie) (leadman)
 2007 Frangela (TV Movie) (leadman)
 2007 Making It Legal (TV Movie) (leadman)
 2006 Untitled Patricia Heaton Project (TV Movie) (leadman)
 2002-2006 Less Than Perfect (TV Series) (leadman - 81 episodes)
- Red Carpet Claude (2006) ... (leadman)
- Flirting with De-feet (2006) ... (leadman)
- Why Are You Hurting Claude? (2006) ... (leadman)
- A Crush Grows in Brooklyn (2006) ... (leadman)
- The Devil Wears Burberry: Part 2 (2006) ... (leadman)
 2005 Talk Show Diaries (TV Movie) (leadman)
 2004 In the Game (TV Movie) (leadman)
 2004 Untitled Phil Hendrie Project (TV Movie) (leadman)
 2003 Married to the Kellys (TV Series) (leadman - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2003) ... (leadman)
 2002 Imagine That (TV Series) (leadman - 1 episode)
- The Macho Therapist (2002) ... (leadman)
 2000-2001 The Geena Davis Show (TV Series) (leadman - 22 episodes)
- White Moms Can't Jump (2001) ... (leadman)
- Girls' Night Out (2001) ... (leadman)
- The Wedding (2001) ... (leadman)
- Spontaneous Combustion (2001) ... (leadman)
- The Prime Directive (2001) ... (leadman)
 2001 Mr. Life (TV Movie) (leadman)
 1999-2000 Shasta McNasty (TV Series) (leadman - 22 episodes)
- Behind the Band 2010 (2000) ... (leadman)
- Play Dead, Clown (2000) ... (leadman)
- Blue Flu (2000) ... (leadman)
- The Sugar Pill (2000) ... (leadman)
- Bachelorette Party (2000) ... (leadman)
 1992-1999 Mad About You (TV Series) (leadman - 161 episodes)
- The Final Frontier: Part 1 (1999) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- The Dirty Little Secret (1999) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- Paved with Good Intentions (1999) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- Stealing Burt's Car (1999) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- Separate Beds (1999) ... (leadman - uncredited)
 1998 Carson's Vertical Suburbia (TV Movie) (leadman)
 1989-1997 Coach (TV Series) (leadman - 198 episodes)
- Leaving Orlando: Part 3 (1997) ... (leadman)
- Leaving Orlando: Part 2 (1997) ... (leadman)
- Leaving Orlando: Part 1 (1997) ... (leadman)
- The Neighbor Hood (1997) ... (leadman)
- Upsized (1997) ... (leadman)
 1996 Lush Life (TV Series) (leadman - 1 episode)
- Lush Beginning (1996) ... (leadman)
 1996 Matilda (swing gang)
 1995 Bless This House (TV Series) (leadman - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1995) ... (leadman)
 1994-1995 Ellen (TV Series) (leadman - 24 episodes)
- Thirty Kilo Man: Part 2 (1995) ... (leadman)
- Thirty Kilo Man: Part 1 (1995) ... (leadman)
- The Therapy Episode (1995) ... (leadman)
- Three Strikes (1995) ... (leadman)
- $5,000 (1995) ... (leadman)
 1994 Burke's Law (TV Series) (leadman - 13 episodes)
- Who Killed the Anchorman? (1994) ... (leadman)
- Who Killed Skippy's Master? (1994) ... (leadman)
- Who Killed the Romance? (1994) ... (leadman)
- Who Killed Good Time Charlie? (1994) ... (leadman)
- Who Killed the Legal Eagle? (1994) ... (leadman)
 1994 Muddling Through (TV Series) (leadman - 10 episodes)
- Take Any Job and Shove It (1994) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? (1994) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- Ooh, Maybe Baby (1994) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- Dog Duty (1994) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- Cabin Fever (1994) ... (leadman - uncredited)
 1993 Dave's World (TV Series) (leadman - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1993) ... (leadman)
 1989-1993 Major Dad (TV Series) (leadman - 91 episodes)
- General Disturbance (1993) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- Conduct Unbecoming (1993) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- Gunny Gets Robbed (1993) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- The Spell of Grease Paint (1993) ... (leadman - uncredited)
- From Russia with Like (1993) ... (leadman - uncredited)
 1992 Steel Justice (TV Movie) (leadman)
 1989-1991 Doctor Doctor (TV Series) (leadman - 39 episodes)
- Two Angry Men (1991) ... (leadman)
- Butterfield's Complaint (1991) ... (leadman)
- Butterfields Are Free (1991) ... (leadman)
- Anatomy of Love (1991) ... (leadman)
- Sleeping Sickness (1991) ... (leadman)
 1991 K-9 (TV Movie) (leadman - uncredited)
 1981-1989 Simon & Simon (TV Series) (leadman - 156 episodes)
- Simon Says 'Good-Bye' (1989) ... (leadman)
- Photo Finished (1989) ... (leadman)
- First, Let's Kill All the Lawyers (1988) ... (leadman)
- Play It Again, Simon (1988) ... (leadman)
 1988-1989 Coming of Age (TV Series) (leadman - 15 episodes)
- Fever (1989) ... (leadman)
- Dick's Back (1989) ... (leadman)
- Daddy's Girl (1989) ... (leadman)
- Christmas at the Dunes (1989) ... (leadman)
- Boy Meets Girl (1989) ... (leadman)
 1988 Life on the Flipside (TV Movie) (leadman)
 1987-1988 The Law and Harry McGraw (TV Series) (leadman - 16 episodes)
- Maginnis for the People (1988) ... (leadman)
- Harry Does the Hustle (1988) ... (leadman)
- Waiting Game (1988) ... (leadman)
- Beware the Ides of May (1988) ... (leadman)
- Gilhooey's Is History (1988) ... (leadman)
 1985 Streets of Justice (TV Movie) (leadman)
 1984 Hawaiian Heat (TV Series) (leadman - 10 episodes)
- Picture Imperfect (1984) ... (leadman)
- Andy's Mom (1984) ... (leadman)
- Old Dues (1984) ... (leadman)
- Ancient Fires (1984) ... (leadman)
- Yankees vs. the Cubs (1984) ... (leadman)
 1984 Cannonball Run II (leadman)
 1977-1981 Eight Is Enough (TV Series) (lead set decorator - 84 episodes)
- Father Knows Best? (1981) ... (lead set decorator)
- Goals (1981) ... (lead set decorator)
- Starting Over (1981) ... (lead set decorator)
- The Idolbreaker: Part 2 (1981) ... (lead set decorator)
- The Idolbreaker: Part 1 (1981) ... (lead set decorator)
 1977 Father Knows Best: Home for Christmas (TV Movie) (props)
 1977 The Father Knows Best Reunion (TV Movie) (props)
 1977 Roger & Harry: The Mitera Target (TV Movie) (props - uncredited)
 1976 The Bell Telephone Jubilee (TV Movie documentary) (props)
 1975-1976 Joe Forrester (TV Series) (props - 23 episodes)
- Girl on a String (1976) ... (props - uncredited)
- The Boy Next Door (1976) ... (props - uncredited)
- Pressure Point (1976) ... (props - uncredited)
- The Promised Land (1976) ... (props - uncredited)
- The Invaders (1976) ... (props - uncredited)
 1974 Three the Hard Way (props)
 1973 Villa Alegre (TV Series) (props - 1973) / (set decorator: present day sequences - 1973)
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Personal Details

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

If you know the dog bites... don't go near the dog! See more »

Trivia:

In 1975 became the youngest person to ever be hired as a Leadman in the industry. See more »

Trademark:

Cowboy Boots N' Buckles

Nickname:

Tightass

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