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David Birney

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Birth Name: David Birney
Born: 04/23/1939
Birth Place: Washington, Washington D.C., USA

After military service, Birney joined the Barter Theatre Company in Abingdon, VA, where he made both his professional acting (in Noel Coward's "Hay Fever") and directing ( with Edward Albee's "The Zoo Story") debuts. He went on to appear with various regional theaters, including the Hartford Stage Company, before making his New York debut with Joseph Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival in "A Comedy of Errors" in 1967. Birney appeared alongside Stacy Keach and Rue McClanahan in "MacBird" (1967) won praise for his turn in the off-Broadway show "Summertime" the following year. Numerous other stage roles followed, although his theater work became sporadic after 1975 when TV roles became more pl... Continue Bio >>

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