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David Garfield (IV)

American stage actor and teacher with sporadic film and television appearances. A native of Brooklyn, Garfield received a Ph.D. in Drama from New York University, and studied acting with master teachers Lee Strasberg, Sanford Meisner and Uta Hagen. He starred on Broadway as Motel the Tailor in "Fiddler on the Roof" and as Solomon Rothschild in "The... See full bio »

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Loving Dr. Seymour
The Rose
The Rose Reporter
Something for Joey
Something for Joey Dr. Klunick
Hot Tomorrows
Hot Tomorrows Dr. Stern


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 1983 Loving (TV Series)
Dr. Seymour
 1983 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Norman Stein
- Family Business (1983) ... Norman Stein
 1979 The Rose
 1977 Something for Joey (TV Movie)
Dr. Klunick
 1977 Hot Tomorrows
Dr. Stern
 1976 Kojak (TV Series)
- The Frame (1976) ... Bernheim
 1975 McCloud (TV Series)
Dr. Maynard
- Fire! (1975) ... Dr. Maynard
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 2001 Contender: Mastering the Method (Video documentary short)
Himself - Author, A Player's Place

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Book: The Actors Studio: A Player's Place. 1980, Macmillan Publishing.

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Although moving through the same theatrical circles as the late film star John Garfield and his children David Garfield and Julie Garfield, he is no relation to that family, despite the fact that his credits have frequently been confused with those of John Garfield's son David.

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