David Ramsey

 

Date Of Birth

November 17, 1971
 

Biography

David Ramsey decided to pursue acting after appearing in a church play. After graduating from Wayne State University, he made his acting debut in the 1987 flick Scared Stiff, but slowly rose to prominence only in the mid-1990s. Early films include The Nutty Professor, Con Air and A Very Brady Sequel. He later appeared in Pay It Forward, The Death and Life of Bobby Z, and Mother and Child.

Ramsey's first regular television role was in the UPN sitcom The Good News. He held recurring roles in shows such as Huff, Ghost Whisperer and Wildfire. In 2008 he joined the cast of Showtime's Dexter as police informant Anton Briggs. He was also part of the short-lived NBC series Outlaw.

In 2012, Ramsey joined the cast of the CW series Arrow as John Diggle.
 

Place of Birth

Detroit, MI
 

Birth Name

David Ramsey
 

Gender

Male
 

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Filmography

FILM:
- Scared Stiff (1987)
- The Nutty Professor (1996)
- A Very Brady Sequel (1996)
- Con Air (1997)
- A Short Wait Between Trains (1998)
- Three to Tango (1999)
- Pay It Forward (2000)
- Mr. Bones (2001)
- Hair Show (2004)
- Central Booking (2005)
- Resurrection: The J.R. Richard Story (2005)
- Bathsheba (2005)
- The Death and Life of Bobby Z (2007)
- The Coverup (2008)
- The Rub (2009)
- Mother and Child (2009)

TELEVISION:
- The Good News (regular, 1997-1998)
- For Your Love (recurring, 2000-2001)
- Huff (recurring, 2005)
- All Of Us (recurring, 2005)
- Ghost Whisperer (recurring, 2005-2008)
- Hollywood Residential (recurring, 2008)
- Wildfire (recurring, 2008)
- Dexter (regular, 2008-2009)
- Outlaw (regular, 2010)
- The Defenders (2010-2011)
- Arrow (2012)
 

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