David James Elliott is a Canadian-born American actor who debuted in 1986. He gained mainstream recognition for his turn as the lead in the legal-drama series JAG.
Fast forward to 2020 and he landed a prominent role in the Netflix drama series, Spinning Out. Debuting on New Year's Day 2020, the series would be canceled after one season, but Elliott's performance is still talked about.
Here are seven facts about David James Elliott:
7. Part of the Main Cast of Netflix's Spinning Out
David James was part of the main cast of the Netflix drama series Spinning Out.
Elliott played James Davis, the father of Justin Davis (played by Evan Roderick).
In February 2020, Netflix announced that it had canceled the show after one season.
6. Married since 1992 to Nanci Chambers
Elliott has been married since 1992 to a fellow Canuck actress, Nanci Chambers. They married when they were relative unknowns and close to bankruptcy. The ceremony was conducted in City Hall.
A more lavish ceremony was conducted in Santa Barbara, California on June 26, 1999. By that time, they had already welcomed their daughter, Stephanie (born on March 15, 1993), who was the flower-girl.
They welcomed their second child: a son named Wyatt, on March 3, 2003.
They jointly applied for US citizenship and are currently listed as residing in California.
5. Lead Role alongside Catherine Bell in JAG
Elliott's big break came in 1995 when he bagged the lead role of Harmon Rabb, Jr., USN, in the legal-drama TV series, JAG.
During his ten-year stint as the lead, he turned heads for his fantastic portrayal and he shared the screens with other promising talents: the likes of Tracey Needham, Catherine Bell, Patrick Labyorteaux, and John M. Jackson, to name a few.
4. His Age and Height
David James Elliott was born David William Smith on September 21, 1960. A native of Milton, Ontario, David was born to an office-manager mother and a plumbing-wholesale-contractor father. A tall man, he stands at 6'4".
3. He Dreamed of Becoming a Rock Star
The middle child of three boys, Elliott dreamed of becoming a rock star.
While most of us have at one point or another dreamt of becoming a rock god, not all of us had the fortitude to pursue it: Elliott did! He dropped out of high school to perform in a band. When he realized that the unlikelihood of his dreams, he had the good sense to re-enroll and finish high school.
2. Appeared on TV Shows like Mad Men, NCIS: Los Angeles, and CSI: NY
Elliott has had a long and storied career on the television screens. He has appeared in such acclaimed TV dramas as Mad Men, NCIS: Los Angeles, and CSI: NY.
He is also extremely versatile and performed on sitcoms like Seinfeld, Scoundrels, Mom, and The Kominsky Method.
1. Has a Net Worth of $15 Million
David James Elliott is an acclaimed actor and one of the best Canadian exports to the USA. As of March 2020, his net worth stands at an impressive $15 million.
His 34-year career has yielded in many gems on the screens. On the small screens, he has made appearances in Mad Men, NCIS: Los Angeles, CSI: NY, Seinfeld, Scoundrels, Mom, and The Kominsky Method.
He has also had a successful movie career and was featured in such movies as The Big Town, Clockwatchers, Gooby, Terror Trap, and Trumbo, to name a few.
The married father of two resides in the US and still performs extensively. His most recent role came in the Netflix drama series, Spinning Out.
The show has since been canceled, but Elliott's stunning turn has left a lasting impression.