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David Gere

David James Gere grew up in the small town of Cromwell, CT. His mother and sister were tragically killed in a mysterious drowning accident when he was very young. His father, James, an educator, later married Veronica Gere, who raised him. An outstanding student, Gere graduated from Providence College in Rhode Island (1997), receiving a BA in Political Science and a Minor in Film Studies. Early on, David began modeling and working on both sides of the camera in films and commercials. Despite a European print campaign for GUESS Jeans (1997), David was more inspired by acting and filmmaking. He soon began a run of short films, documentaries, and music videos (MTV2) that were critically well-received. He developed a relationship with the emerging Rhode Island directors, Michael Corrente and Peter Farrelly, and got his first acting break in Outside Providence (1999), a film which Peter and his brother Bobby Farrelly produced and Corrente directed. In 2006, David appeared in Rocky Balboa, which he cites as a significant turning point, having been directed by his childhood hero, Sylvester Stallone. In 2007, David appeared on the CW Network's hit show Gossip Girl as Frank Meltzer. David is also an experienced stuntman, having performed stunts in The Dark Knight (2008) as one of Bane's Mercenaries. After working closely with professional wrestling legend Tommy Dreamer on the horror movie set of Army Of The Damned (2013), David began a career in the squared circle. Under Dreamer's guidance, Gere began performing as the villainous heel manager, DG Haven. The character has a cult level following, and is established in major promotions throughout North America. David is currently continuing his acting career, and is a producing partner for several major production companies including Verdi Productions and Woodhaven Media. Gere launched his new production company, Shadow Vale Productions in 2018. David Gere resides in Connecticut, where he owns several nightlife venues. David is also an accomplished abstract painter, his pieces have appeared in various films, and his work has been commissioned by celebrity peers. David is very devoted to charitable causes for children, ranging from The United Way, to local organizations, including his own youth mentor program. He often credits his focus for helping young people, along with his drive and desire to create, to the difficult loss he experienced as a boy.

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Feb 15, 1975 In Cromwell, Connecticut, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Outside Providence 1999-09-01
Latest Project:
Movie Street Justice 2022
Known For
Poster of Ignition
Poster of The Opposite Sex
Poster of Revolutionary Road
Poster of War of the Worlds
Movie Site HA-48 Police Detective 2022
Movie The Getter Det. Morrison 2022
Movie Brush Louis 2022
Movie Ignition The Driver 2022
Movie Burial Ground Massacre: Reborn Mr. Greene 2022
Movie The Ultimate Bro Challenge Ross Bronson 2022
Movie Dead AfterLife Funeral Director 2022
Movie Burial Ground Massacre Mr. Greene 2022
Movie Day for Night James Vara 2022
Movie Street Justice Juror 2022
Movie My Adventures with Santa Customer with Christmas Tree 2019-11-05
Movie Black Wake Agent Johnson 2018-08-07
Movie Honor Amongst Men FBI Agent surveillance 2018-07-14
Movie Pitching Tents Mike The Cop 2017-03-31
Movie Pinwheel Detective Damian 2017-01-01
Movie After School Special Tyler Lavey 2017-05-30
Movie Love's a Killer: Rellik's Revenge Trent Dorfman 2017-08-16
Movie Blood Circus Stevie 2017-12-19
Movie Saving Christmas DG Haven 2017-11-06
Movie The Assault Declan 2017-07-03
Movie Wishing for a Dream Mika's Agent (voice) 2016-01-29
Movie Wired for Sound Pizza Guy 2016-04-22
Movie Bleed for This Scott Pryor (uncredited) 2016-11-04
Movie Arlo: The Burping Pig Dale the Jogger 2016-11-15
Movie Almost Mercy Mr. James 2015-01-01
Movie Buddy Hutchins Don 2015-01-01
Movie An Inappropriate Affect Dutch 2015-02-11
Movie Sensory Perception Ricky 2015-12-31
Movie Grandpa's Psycho Ted 2015-06-26
Movie Penance Priest 2014-08-23
Movie The Opposite Sex Gay Man #3 2014-11-08
Movie Self Storage Doc 2013-09-16
Movie Infected Survivor Dad 2013-04-09
Movie Army of the Damned Agent Colton 2013-11-07
Movie Loosies Victim in Subway (uncredited) 2012-02-01
Series Body of Proof Waiter (uncredited) 2011-03-29
Movie Remains Vitale 2011-12-06
Movie Burial Boys Anchor Trent Dorffman 2010-09-02
Movie Pistol Whipped Arresting officer (uncredited) 2008-03-04
Movie Revolutionary Road Passenger on Train (uncredited) 2008-12-19
Series Gossip Girl Frank Meltzer 2007-09-19
Series Ugly Betty Bartender (uncredited) 2006-09-28
Movie Rocky Balboa Patron at Adrian's (uncredited) 2006-12-20
Movie War of the Worlds Survivor (uncredited) 2005-06-28
Movie Outside Providence Student in Closet (uncredited) 1999-09-01