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David Selby (I)


Actor David Selby, highly regarded for his villainous work on both daytime and nighttime soap classics, was born in Morgantown, West Virginia. He attended West Virginia University and graduated with both B.S. and M.A. degrees from West Virginia University, then earned a Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Following many years on... See full bio »
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 2014 Mic Whore (Short)
Satan
 2013 Are You Here
 2013 Rizzoli & Isles (TV Series)
Senator Malcolm Humphrey
- We Are Family (2013) ... Senator Malcolm Humphrey
 2012 Encryption (Short)
Henchmen #2
 2012 Dark Shadows
Guest
 2011 Deck the Halls (TV Movie)
Luke Reilly
 2010 Inhale
Henry White
 2009 Mad Men (TV Series)
Horace Cook, Sr.
 2008 Raising the Bar (TV Series)
Richard Patrick Woolsey III
- Richie Richer (2008) ... Richard Patrick Woolsey III
 2007 Cold Case (TV Series)
Dom Barron '07
- Boy Crazy (2007) ... Dom Barron '07
 2007/I Spin
Rob Polan
 2006 Unknown
Police Captain Parker
 2006 The Black Hole (TV Movie)
General Ryker
 2006 End Game
Shakey Fuller
 2005 MorphMan (TV Movie)
Fletcher Odermatt
 2004 The Affair
Vincent
 2004 Surviving Christmas
Horace Vanglider
 2004 Shadow of Fear
Mr. Steve Palmer
 2002 The Griffin and the Minor Canon (TV Movie)
The Griffin (voice)
 2001 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Mr. Rohr
- I Want Love (2001) ... Mr. Rohr
 2001 Thieves (TV Series)
Donovan
- The Green and the Black ... Donovan
 1998 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Lincoln
- Beautiful Dreamer (1998) ... Lincoln
 1997 Alone (TV Movie)
Paul
 1997 Promised Land (TV Series)
Rowdy Sullivan
- Cowboy Blues (1997) ... Rowdy Sullivan
 1997 Soldier of Fortune (TV Movie)
Xavier Trout
 1996 White Squall
Francis Beaumont
 1995 Headless Body in Topless Bar
Bradford Lumpkin
 1994 Intersection
Richard Quarry
 1993 The Shot
Gordon Sunshine
 1992 Lady Boss (TV Movie)
Martin Swanson
 1981 Rich and Famous
Douglas 'Doug' Blake
 1980 Raise the Titanic
Dr. Gene Seagram
 1980 Doctor Franken (TV Movie)
Dr. Mike Foster
 1979 Love for Rent (TV Movie)
Phil
 1979 Rich Kids
Steve Sloan
 1979 The Night Rider (TV Movie)
Lord Thomas Earl
 1978 Family (TV Series)
Michael Kagan
- More Than Friends (1978) ... Michael Kagan
 1977 Telethon (TV Movie)
Roy Hansen
 1977 Washington: Behind Closed Doors (TV Mini-Series)
Roger Castle
- Part 6 (1977) ... Roger Castle
- Part 5 (1977) ... Roger Castle
- Part 4 (1977) ... Roger Castle
- Part 3 (1977) ... Roger Castle
- Part 2 (1977) ... Roger Castle
 1976 Kojak (TV Series)
Sgt. Jimmy O'Connor
- An Unfair Trade (1976) ... Sgt. Jimmy O'Connor
 1975 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Jack 243
- The Norming of Jack 243 (1975) ... Jack 243
 1975 Police Woman (TV Series)
Nate Fesler
- No Place to Hide (1975) ... Nate Fesler
 1974 The Waltons (TV Series)
Joshua Williams
- The Romance (1974) ... Joshua Williams
 1974 The Super Cops
Robert Hantz
 1973 The Girl in Blue
Scott Laithem
 1972 Up the Sandbox
Paul Reynolds
 1971 Night of Dark Shadows
Quentin Collins / Charles Collins
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Appeared on stage with former "Dark Shadows" castmates in September 2003 at the Brooklyn Marriott to perform "Return to Collinwood," a radio-style drama exploring what became of the characters from the popular gothic soap. Written by his son Jamison Selby. See more »

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5 Interviews | 9 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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[Of his on- and off-screen chemistry with the Falcon Crest (1981) stars]: My memories of that, you know, I loved Jane Wyman, Susan Sullivan, Margaret Ladd. I talked to Lorenzo Lamas about three months ago on the phone; he was getting ready to do another series, as I recall. See more »

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He is among the 2007 inductees into the West Virginia Broadcasting Hall of Fame, located in the Museum of Radio and Technology in Huntington, West Virginia. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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