Father of SAG actor Jaime Michaels of Los Angeles, CA.
Father of actor Christopher Kalman of Baltimore, MD.
Attributes his songwriting and acting interests to an attraction to Hayley Mills when he was 13 years old. He originally saw her in the movie, "The Parent Trap".
Received his undergraduate degree from Towson State College, now Towson University and is enrolled in a Masters program in Psychology with California Coast University.
His first movie role was as Sheriff Jeff Lynch in the movie, "Harvester", in which his daughter Jaime was one of the lead actors.
Was a professional singer/songwriter (BMI) for many years and released two CDs as Three Down Dave: "Legacy" and "Heroes on a Hostile Planet". He wrote all of the songs on his CDs.
Composed the Alma Mater of Catonsville Community College, now Community College of Baltimore County.
Brian trained for five weeks of Cowboy Bootcamp in order to ride horseback well enough to perform his principal role as Colonel John Cussons in the movie, "One-Eyed Horse". He has continued riding ever since.
Brian survived open heart, double bypass, surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital on October 4, 1999. Though physically challenging, Brian credits this as the moment that changed his life and delivered him to the public as both a singer/songwriter and as an actor. He credits Meryl Streep and Albert Brooks' movie, "Defending Your Life" as the catharsis for his change.
Just prior to flying to Burbank, CA, to shoot two national commercials as Thomas Edison for Chick-fil-a, in Jun 2016, Brian joined some acting and medical friends for a trip to AL Ain in the United Arab Emirates in order to assist in the training of actors in the Middle East.