A seasoned American actor, producer and director, David Hyde Pierce was notable for playing the role of psychiatrist Dr. Niles Crane on the NBC sitcom Frasier, which aired from 1993 to 2004, and where he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for eleven consecutive years — winning in 1995,1998, 1999 and 2004.
David started his love for music and acting when he was young. He studied classical piano at Yale University but later shifted to studying acting. He graduated with a double major in English and Theatre Arts in 1981.
During the late 80s and early 90s, he moved to New York to pursue his acting career. He took up acting at Michael Howard Studios while juggling menial jobs that included working as a security guard and selling ties at Bloomingdale’s. He bagged his first acting career, playing the role of ‘Laertes’ in a popular off-Broadway production of Shakespearean tragedy ‘Hamlet.’
In the early 1990s, David was given his first big television break, playing the role of Theodore in a political drama, The Powers That Be. Later on, he starred in other movies such as Nixon (1995), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), and Down With Love (2003). In 2015, David directed ‘It Shoulda Been You’, a Broadway musical production and ‘Ripcord’, an off-Broadway production.
What is David Hyde Pierce doing now?
He still performs in theaters and is part of the new musical The Visitor which was set to officially open at The Public Theater on April 15, 2020 but was halted when theatres were shut down in March.
When did Davis Hyde Pierce come out?
David Hyde Pierce revealed his sexuality in 2007. After years of media speculation, he finally admitted that he is gay.
Is David Hyde Pierce married?
Yes, David Hyde Pierce has been married to Brian Hargrove, a television writer, director, and producer for almost 12 years, and have been together since the early 80s. They were married in California on October 24, 2008, 2 weeks before the state banned gay marriage under Proposition 8.
Does David Hyde Pierce have any children?
No, David Hyde Pierce doesn’t have any children.
What is the nationality of David Hyde Pierce?
Born in New York, David Hyde Pierce is an American.
How old is David Hyde Pierce?
David Hyde Pierce turned 62 years old.
What is David Hyde Pierce’s height and weight?
David Hyde Pierce stands at a height of 5ft10 or 178 cm, and weighs about 168lbs or 75kgs.
How much is David Hyde Pierce worth?
As an American actor, producer, and director, David Hyde Pierce has a net worth of $40 million.