David Chrisman, actor, singer, Zurich
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  • Actor
  • singer

Basic data

LanguagesEnglish French German Spanish
Dialects(US) - New Jersey English, American (Standard) (Native dialect), American Southern-English, Boston-English, British (Standard), Brooklyn-English, California English (Native dialect), Cockney, Irish Accent, Mid-Atlantic dialects, New York Accent, Scottish-English, Texan
SingingJazz Musical
Instrumentspiano
Skills (dance)Jazzdance
Skills (sports)golf horseback riding skiing tennis
Immediate working areaZurich
2nd residence (if applicable)Lucerne
1st residence (federal state or country)Switzerland - Zurich
NationalitySwiss, U.S.-American
LicencesB (car) [eu]
Further referencesRepresented in the UK and Continental Europe by

HOME TALENT GROUP
Suite 226, 2nd Floor
Linen Hall
162-168 Regent Street
London W1B 5TD
ENGLAND

Tom Gribby and/or Rob Game, Head Agents
Telephone +44 207 509 6494
[email protected]

___________________________________________________

Represented in the USA by

BROAD TALENT AGENCY
Dallas, Texas
USA

Jill Blalock Lord, Head Agent
Telephone +1 469 209 9175
[email protected]

Agency

United Kingdom
Phone+44 20 75096494

Contact

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News

  • BRACK.CH Spot
    Completed filming on BRACK.CH Spots.

    Release expected 30 October 2023
  • Body Odyssey
    Completed filming on BODY ODYSSEY
    directed by Grazia Tricarico

    Release expected in 2023

    "An unprecedented and original investigation into the world of
    female body building, mixing cinematographic language
    with an aesthetic inspired by video art."
  • TATORT Zürich
    Completed filming on TATORT
    directed by Tobias Ineichen

    Release expected in 2023

About David Chrisman

David Chrisman is a dual citizen of both the USA and Switzerland. He resides in central Switzerland and works regularly in the UK (London), Europe and the USA.

In Switzerland, he is best known for his roles in the 'Space Dream' musical trilogy and in the feature film, 'Ernstfall In Havanna'. At the time of his performances, the former was the biggest cultural attraction in Swiss history while the latter was the highest grossing Swiss film ever produced.

David received the Hollywood Drama-Logue Award for his portrayal of 'Algernon' in the Los Angeles production of the musical, 'Ernest In Love'.

David is a proud member of Actors' Equity and SAG-AFTRA. He is represented in the UK and Europe by the Home Talent Group in London and in the USA by the Broad Talent Agency in Dallas.

Known for

Awards

YearAward
1986Hollywood Drama-Logue Award

Projects as actor

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YearTitleGenreDirectorRole
2022Body Odyssey (WT)
Mr. Muller [SR]
Feature FilmGrazia TricaricoMr. Muller [SR]
2021Tatort - Seilschaften (aka Tatort - Monster) (WT)
James McDermott [SR]
TV-Movie (Series), SRF [ch]Tobias IneichenJames McDermott [SR]
2021Sika - Bonding Excellence
Technical Expert [L]
Corporate FilmSimon HelblingTechnical Expert [L]
2021Swisscom - Bereit. Mit Mut, Herz und Leidenschaft.
Football Trainer [GS]
CommercialMultipleFootball Trainer [GS]
2020Suva - Lebenswichtige Regeln
Roland Drucker [L]
CommercialDennis LedergerberRoland Drucker [L]
2019Freeze Me
Colin [L]
Short FilmJoel Scott-HalkesColin [L]
2019The Alienist
Linares Butler [SR]
TV Series, TNT [us]David CaffreyLinares Butler [SR]
2018Bank Julius Bär - Bankers & Fraudsters
AML Expert [L]
Corporate FilmScott McNamaraAML Expert [L]
2018Blockchain Technology - Bank Heist
Security Guard [L]
Corporate FilmChris HanselmannSecurity Guard [L]
2017Singularity
News Anchor [SR]
Independent Feature FilmRobert Kouba jr.News Anchor [SR]
2006Punkt CH
Reece Twill [SR]
TV-Show, [Schweizer Fernsehen (SF)] [ch]Marc SchippertReece Twill [SR]
2006Nebenwirkungen
Wilson Smith [SR]
TV Movie, SRF [ch]Manuel SiebenmannWilson Smith [SR]
2006Benissimo
Featured Entertainer [GS]
TV-Show, [Schweizer Fernsehen (SF)] [ch]Max SieberFeatured Entertainer [GS]
2005General Hospital
Professor Cousin [SR]
TV Series, ABC [us]Matthew DiamondProfessor Cousin [SR]
2005Portovero
Maître d'Hôtel [SR]
Feature FilmDaniel SchmidMaître d'Hôtel [SR]
2001Ernstfall in Havanna
CNC Anchor [SR]
Feature FilmSabine BossCNC Anchor [SR]
2001McDonald's - Breaking News
News Reporter [L]
CommercialMartin A. FueterNews Reporter [L]
2000Gimota AG - Houston We Have a Problem
Astronaut [L]
Corporate FilmRoland KochAstronaut [L]
1998Double Talk
David [L]
Series PilotLawrence ZarianDavid [L]
1997Hard Copy
Dr. Medford [SR]
TV Series, CBS [us]Randy RobertsDr. Medford [SR]

Projects as voice actor / speaker

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YearTitleGenreRoleActor
2016Bank Julius Bär - Interpreting the Human TouchIndustrial VideoNarrator [L]
2014The International School of BrusselsShort DocumentaryNarrator [L]

Theatre engagements

YearProduction nameRoleDirectorTheatre
2018ChessMolokovAndrew DunscombeAegerihalle
2016Avenue QDavid (in lieu of Gary)Silvio WeyMachArt Musicals
2015AssassinsJohn Wilkes BoothDavid SmithChollerhalle
2015Return to the Forbidden PlanetCaptain TempestGraham FraserElgin Theatre
2013I Love You, You're Perfect, Now ChangeMan 2Peter GilbertChollerhalle
2000Into the WoodsBakerDavid SmithCasino Theatre Zug
2000Regenbogen, Ein Musical TraumVariousPatrick BiagioliGuido Shilling Productons
1998CamelotMordredChuck LeeSan Diego Civic Theatre
1997CabaretEmceeJohn FerolaCurtain Call Dinner Theatre
1996The Cocktail HourJohnSandy SilverVanguard Theatre Ensemble
1994ScroogeJacob MarleyLara TeeterForum Theatre
1994South PacificLuther BillisGary GordonForum Theatre
1994CamelotMordredGary GordonLa Mirada Theatre
1983The MikadoKo-KoBill BuddLobero Theatre
2006 - 2008Space Dream SAGA IIIKhworHarry SchärerCity Halle
2004 - 2006Space Dream SAGA IIKhworHarry SchärerCity Halle
2000 - 2004Space DreamAquilonHarry SchärerCity Halle
19931940s Radio HourNeil TildenJohn VaughnCandlelight Pavilion
1993Aladdin's OasisHassanGreg AtkinsDisneyland
1992Stop the World, I Want To Get OffLittle ChapKent JohnsonHuntington Beach Playhouse

Basic data

Height173 cm
Weight70 kg - 154 lb.
Body typeaverage
Clothing size50S (suit)
Ethnic appearancesouth european, white central european
Hair colourbrown
Hair lengthmedium
Eye colourgreen
NationalitySwiss, U.S.-American
LanguagesEnglish French German Spanish
Dialects(US) - New Jersey English, American (Standard) (Native dialect), American Southern-English, Boston-English, British (Standard), Brooklyn-English, California English (Native dialect), Cockney, Irish Accent, Mid-Atlantic dialects, New York Accent, Scottish-English, Texan
Voice typebaritone
SingingJazz Musical
Instrumentspiano
Skills (dance)Jazzdance
Skills (sports)golf horseback riding skiing tennis
Special skillsMost European and American Dialects
Experience abroadCentral Europe: Hungary, Switzerland
North America: Canada, USA
Southern Europe: Italy
Western Europe: Belgium, France, Netherlands, United Kingdom
LicencesB (car) [eu]
Further referencesRepresented in the UK and Continental Europe by

HOME TALENT GROUP
Suite 226, 2nd Floor
Linen Hall
162-168 Regent Street
London W1B 5TD
ENGLAND

Tom Gribby and/or Rob Game, Head Agents
Telephone +44 207 509 6494
[email protected]

___________________________________________________

Represented in the USA by

BROAD TALENT AGENCY
Dallas, Texas
USA

Jill Blalock Lord, Head Agent
Telephone +1 469 209 9175
[email protected]
Preferred place of workSwitzerland
Immediate working areaZurich
2nd residence (if applicable)Lucerne
1st residence (federal state or country)Switzerland - Zurich
Accommodation possibilitiesLucerne, Zurich
Associations