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David Was was born on October 26, 1952 as David Weiss. See full bio »
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 2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Michael Jackson Week (2012) ... (writer: "Walk the Dinosaur")
 2012 Tosh.0 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bryan Adams Guy (2012) ... (writer: "Walk The Dinosaur" - uncredited)
 2012 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Prom-asaurus (2012) ... (writer: "Walk the Dinosaur" - uncredited)
 2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- TV's Funniest Neighbours (2011) ... (writer: "Walk the Dinosaur" - uncredited)
 2008 Witless Protection (producer: "Eye of the Tiger")
 1998 Life in the Fast Lane (writer: "Stranger in the House")
 1994 The Flintstones (writer: "WALK THE DINOSAUR")
 1993 Super Mario Bros. (writer: "WALK THE DINOSAUR")
 1990 Pump Up the Volume (writer: "Dad, I'm in Jail")
 1990 The Freshman (producer: "THERE SHE IS, MISS AMERICA", "MAGGIE'S FARM", "MONA LISA", "TEQUILA")
 1990 Vital Signs (writer: "Walk the Dinosaur")
 1989 See No Evil, Hear No Evil (performer: "ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN") / (producer: "ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN") / (writer: "ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN")
 1989 The Dream Team (writer: "WALK THE DINOSAUR")
 1989 Who's Harry Crumb? (writer: "Big Fun (Harry Crumb)")
 1988 Earth Girls Are Easy (writer: "THE APPLIANCE SYMPHONY")
 1987 Hiding Out (producer: "Crying")
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Was Not Was | Was [Not Was]

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With Don Was, the group Was (Not Was)

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