David Hess (I) (1936–2011)


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David Alexander Hess was born in New York City in 1936. He began his professional career as a songwriter for Shalimar Music, in 1957, under the pseudonym of David Hill. His first recording was a quick hit, which was later performed by and credited to Elvis Presley, "All Shook Up." David went on to compose "Start Movin'" for Sal Mineo and "Rockin' ... See full bio »

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Known For

(1972)
The Hateful Eight Soundtrack
(2015)
Cabin Fever Soundtrack
(2002)
Body Count Robert Ritchie
(1986)

Filmography

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 2016 The House That Wept Blood
Detective Marsh
 2012 Debris Documentar (Video)
 2011 The Steppes
Oleg
 2009 Smash Cut
Able Whitman
 2007 Go Together
Aldo Modisco
 2007 Used
Aldo Modisco
 2006 Fallen Angels
Kajal
 2006 The Absence of Light
Whiplash
 2005 Ulli Lommel's Zodiac Killer (Video)
Mel Navokov
 2004 Zombie Nation
Aaron Singer III
 2001 Nutcracker
John Gard / Clyde Fairfax
 1997 We Are Angels (TV Series)
Manuel Delgado
- La fortuna piove dal cielo (1997) ... Manuel Delgado
- Due facce da galera (1997) ... Manuel Delgado
 1994 Jonathan degli orsi
Maddock
 1991 Buck ai confini del cielo
Dan (as David A. Hess)
 1991 Omicidio a luci blu
Sergeant Flanagan
 1991 Die Kaltenbach-Papiere (TV Mini-Series)
Ibi
- Eva (1991) ... Ibi
 1989 Ocean (TV Mini-Series)
Justo
- Episode #1.6 (1989) ... Justo (credit only)
- Episode #1.5 (1989) ... Justo (credit only)
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... Justo (credit only)
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Justo
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Justo
 1989 Sindrome veneziana
Walter
 1986 Let's Get Harry
Mercenary
 1986 Body Count
Robert Ritchie
 1986 The A-Team (TV Series)
Ben Al Fradeen
- Dishpan Man (1986) ... Ben Al Fradeen (as David A. Hess)
 1986 Armed and Dangerous
Gunman #4
 1985 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
- Reel Trouble (1985)
 1983 Sadat (TV Mini-Series)
Israeli Soldier
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Israeli Soldier
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... Israeli Soldier
 1983 White Star
Frank
 1983 Manimal (TV Series)
William
- Illusion (1983) ... William
 1983 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Donny
- Short Notice (1983) ... Donny
 1982 Swamp Thing
Ferret
 1981 Jacqueline Susann's Valley of the Dolls (TV Mini-Series)
Robaire (as David Alexander Hess)
 1980 House on the Edge of the Park
Alex (as David A. Hess)
 1979 Avalanche Express
Geiger
 1977 Baretta (TV Series)
Bosco
- All That Shatters (1977) ... Bosco
 1977 Hitch-Hike
Adam
 1976 21 Hours at Munich (TV Movie)
Berger
 1976 Montana Trap
Sleeve
 1976 The Swiss Conspiracy
Sando
 1975 Yung chun ta hsiung (voice)
 1972 The Last House on the Left
Krug Stillo (as David A. Hess)
 1970 Cold Sweat
Michel Constantin (voice, uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

: Plays Sheriff Hughes, others in "Dessa Rose" musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Lincoln Center Theater at the Mitzi E. Newhouse, New York City, New York). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

David A. Hess | David Alexander Hess

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on being a guest at horror conventions] I love doing them. Maybe other people don't. I just think if you're not in touch with your fans, why bother? I mean, it's a job but it's not a job. I can't do that many of them though. I try to limit my appearances to maybe four or five a year if that sounds right. When you're on screen and you're depicting something, you're influencing a lot of people. So... See more »

Trivia:

In the late '50s, Hess had a stab (no pun intended) at a pop-music career under the name David Hill. Two of his Kapp Records singles, "Two Brothers" and "Living Doll" (a cover of the Cliff Richard hit) scraped into the Hot 100 in 1959. See more »

Trademark:

Often portrays pyschotic homicidal maniacs

Star Sign:

Virgo

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