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Birth 3 june 1951 (73 years)

David Purdham (born June 3, 1951) is an American character actor who stars in films and on television.

Purdham was born in San Antonio, Texas. His first role was in the 1984 film Lily in Love, later on, he appeared in the 1991 film Defending Your Life, some of his other films include My Girl 2 (1994), Coronado (2003, and Fracture (2007).

He has appeared on many television shows, his first TV role was in the soap opera Ryan's Hope as Father Emmerich. Purdham played the role of Fred Porter in the soap opera One Life to Live from 1991-1992. His most recent soap opera appearance is in The Young and the Restless as Dr. Campbell. He had a small recurring role in the 1990s hit science fiction series Babylon 5 as Captain James, the captain of the EAS Agamemnon, and appeared in the cult science fiction series Alien Nation as Marc Guerin in the final episode of the series. Purdham reprised the role of Marc Guerin in the 1994 TV movie Alien Nation: Dark Horizon. He also had a small recurring roll in JAG as Capt. Ray Hubbard.

David has made many guest appearances on television shows, including Matlock, Diagnosis Murder, ER, NYPD Blue, Seinfeld, 7th Heaven, Sliders, and The X-Files.

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Filmography of David Purdham (9 films)

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Fracture (2007)
, 1h52
Directed by Gregory Hoblit
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Crime
Actors Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike, Embeth Davidtz, Billy Burke
Roles Burt Wooton
Rating72% 3.6007953.6007953.6007953.6007953.600795
Theodore "Ted" Crawford (Anthony Hopkins), a wealthy and talented Irish aeronautical engineer in Los Angeles, discovers that his wife Jennifer (Embeth Davidtz) is having an affair with police detective Robert Nunally (Billy Burke). After confronting his wife, Crawford shoots her, seriously wounding her, and immediately confesses the crime to Nunally at the scene.
The Aviator, 2h50
Directed by Martin Scorsese
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about films, Transport films, Aviation films
Actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Alan Alda, Alec Baldwin, Kate Beckinsale, John C. Reilly
Roles Emcee
Rating74% 3.74823.74823.74823.74823.7482
In Houston, 1913, nine-year-old Howard Hughes is warned by his mother of the diseases to which she is afraid he will succumb. Fourteen years later, he begins to direct the movie Hell’s Angels. However, after the release of The Jazz Singer, the first partially talking film, Hughes becomes obsessed with shooting his film realistically, and decides to convert the movie to a sound film. Despite the film being a hit, Hughes remains unsatisfied with the end result and orders the film to be re-cut after its Hollywood premiere. He becomes romantically involved with actress Katharine Hepburn, who helps to ease the symptoms of his worsening obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
Coronado (2003)
, 1h28
Directed by Claudio Fäh
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure
Actors John Rhys-Davies, Kristin Dattilo, Clayton Rohner, Daniel Zacapa, David Purdham
Roles Ambassador Hurrie
Rating44% 2.2084352.2084352.2084352.2084352.208435
Leaving Beverly Hills, Claire Winslow goes to Switzerland to deliver some forgotten papers to her business man fiance (planning to surprise him). Once there, she is told he has gone to politically unstable El Coronado in Central America. She goes El Coronado and discovers he may have been abducted by rebels. To find him, she gets involved with persons supplying arms to the rebels and heads into the jungle.
Shade (2003)
, 1h41
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Jeu, Films about magic and magicians, Poker, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Stuart Townsend, Sylvester Stallone, Melanie Griffith, Jamie Foxx, Paul Walker, Thandie Newton
Roles Detective
Rating62% 3.1490353.1490353.1490353.1490353.149035
Many years ago, a young Dean is playing in a mob-run illegal underground poker game. The game is raided by robbers who order everyone to put up their hands. The Dean reluctantly does so, revealing the card he's concealed. Incensed, a fellow player grabs a gun and starts shooting, setting off a firefight that kills everyone in the club except the Dean and one of the mobsters. The two men point their guns at each other's heads.
Ali (2001)
, 2h37
Directed by Michael Mann
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about racism, Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films, Le boxe anglaise
Actors Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles, Ron Silver, Jeffrey Wright
Roles Madison Square Garden Announcer
Rating67% 3.350433.350433.350433.350433.35043
The film begins with Cassius Clay, Jr. (Will Smith) before his championship debut against then heavyweight champion Sonny Liston. In the pre-fight weigh-in Clay heavily taunts Liston (such as calling Liston a "big ugly bear"). In the fight Clay is able to dominate the early rounds of the match, but halfway through the fight Clay complains of a burning feeling in his eyes (implying that Liston has tried to cheat) and says he is unable to continue. However, his trainer/manager Angelo Dundee (Ron Silver) gets him to keep fighting. Once Clay is able to see again he easily dominates the fight and right before round seven Liston quits, therefore making Cassius Clay the second youngest heavyweight champion at the time after Floyd Patterson. Clay spends valued time with Malcolm X (Peebles) and the two decide to take a trip to Africa.
My Girl 2
My Girl 2 (1994)
, 1h39
Directed by Howard Zieff
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Pregnancy films, Films about sexuality
Actors Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Anna Chlumsky, Austin O'Brien, Richard Masur, Christine Ebersole
Roles Mr. Owett
Rating53% 2.656952.656952.656952.656952.65695
Set two years after the first film, in the Spring of 1974, Vada Sultenfuss (Anna Chlumsky) goes on a quest to learn more about her deceased biological mother. She has matured over the past year and a half (since the first movie), going from the spunky, eleven-year-old hypochondriac to a lively, yet more serious teenager seeking independence. Her father, Harry (Dan Aykroyd), has married Shelly DeVoto (Jamie Lee Curtis), and they are expecting a baby. They still live in the Sultenfuss' funeral home in Madison, Pennsylvania, while her Uncle Phil (Richard Masur) has moved to Los Angeles where he works as a mechanic. Vada's grandmother has also died and Vada still wears the mood ring that reminds her of her late friend Thomas J.
Alien Nation: Dark Horizon, 1h30
Directed by Kenneth Johnson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction
Themes Films about extraterrestrial life, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Jenny Gago, Michele Scarabelli, Lauren Woodland, Patience Cleveland
Roles Marc Guerin
Rating64% 3.242353.242353.242353.242353.24235
In a recapitulation of the series cliffhanger, Alien Nation: Dark Horizon begins with Susan Francisco and her daughter Emily falling victim to a newly developed bacterial infection that was created by a group of human Purists to exterminate the Newcomer species. There is also a new sub-plot running parallel to this one, the story of Ahpossno, a Tenctonese Overseer who lands on Earth to find any surviving Tenctonese and bring them back into slavery. The idea of a signal sent into space by the surviving Overseers was explored in the Alien Nation episode Contact.
Defending Your Life, 1h52
Directed by Albert Brooks
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Films about religion
Actors Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Lee Grant, Michael Durrell, Buck Henry, Albert Brooks
Roles Peter
Rating71% 3.5983653.5983653.5983653.5983653.598365
Daniel Miller (Albert Brooks), a 40-year-old Los Angeles advertising executive, dies in a car accident on his birthday and is sent to the afterlife. He arrives in Judgment City, a Heaven-like waiting area populated by the recently deceased of the western half of the United States, where he is to undergo the process of having his life on earth judged. Daniel and the rest of the recently deceased are offered many Earth-like amenities and activities in the city while they undergo their judgment processes—from all-you-can-eat restaurants (which cause no weight gain and serve the best food), to bowling alleys and comedy clubs.