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David Anders

Biography

Most widely known for his Television roles while Julian Sark on Alias and Adam Monroe on Heroes, he later on earned functions on A long time ago, Necessary Roughness and iZombie. He was a higher school golf ball and tennis participant who starred as Philip the Apostle inside a local theater version of Jesus Christ Superstar. He’s the primary vocalist for the music group, Band from Television, consisting of additional Television stars like Bonnie Somerville. He offers three siblings: one natural and two used. He co-starred with Jennifer Garner on Alias from 2002-2006.

Quick Facts


Full Name David Anders
Date Of Birth March 11, 1981
Place Of Birth Grants Pass, OR
Height 1.83 m
Profession TV Actor
Nationality American
Parents Jeri Holt, Tony Holt
Siblings Arik Holt, Maili Holt, Jason Holt
Movies The Maiden and the Princess, The Revenant, Into the Blue 2: The Reef, Left in Darkness, Circadian Rhythm, The Source, The Unknown Son, ELI
TV Shows The Vampire Diaries, 24, Heroes, Alias, iZombie, Once Upon a Time
Star Sign Pisces

  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
  • Pictures

#Fact
1Son of Dr. Tony and Jeri Holt.
2Is not English, even though he frequently plays characters who have a English accent.
3Oldest brother is African-American; sister is Vietnamese.
4Named 83rd sexiest man in 100 Sexiest Men In The World [Sneak magazine, UK, 2004]
5Named 79th sexiest man in 100 Sexiest Men In The World [Sneak magazine, UK, 2005]
6Has two brothers, Jason (adopted) and Arik and one sister, Maili (adopted).
7To make ends meet while he pursued his dream, he worked in retail sales and taught tennis.
8Took the stage name of David Anders because there is already an actor named David Holt. He made the decision to go by his middle name, Anders.
9Appeared in The Source magazine in December 2001, in an ad for the rapper Canibus, in which David doubles as the Real Slim Shady himself, Eminem.
10Just before he landed Alias he played the part of a young Knute Rockne in Rockne: The Musical. The play written by Laurence O'Keefe, of Bat Boy fame, fittingly had its world premiere in South Bend, Indiana.
11Was accepted at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, California, but decided to head to Los Angeles instead.
12Played Philip the Apostle in a regional theater production of Jesus Christ Superstar when he was 17.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Vampire Diaries2010-2017TV SeriesJohn Gilbert
Comedy Bang! Bang!2016TV SeriesLoki
Once Upon a Time2011-2016TV SeriesDr. Whale Dr. Victor Frankenstein
iZombie2015-2016TV SeriesBlaine DeBeers
Stalker2015TV SeriesDarren Tyler
Criminal Minds2013TV SeriesAnton Harris
Necessary Roughness2013TV SeriesTroy Cutler
Arrow2013TV SeriesCyrus Vanch
Neighbors2012/IIShortTimothy Longshanks
House M.D.2012TV SeriesBill Koppelman
Archetype2011ShortRL7 (voice)
The Maiden and the Princess2011ShortHammond
Undercovers2010TV SeriesMatthew Hunt
Warehouse 132010TV SeriesJonah Raitt
242010TV SeriesJosef Bazhaev
Heroes2007-2010TV SeriesAdam Monroe Takezo Kensei
Children of the Corn2009TV MovieBurton Stanton
The Revenant2009/IBart Gregory
Into the Blue 2: The Reef2009VideoCarlton
Lie to Me2009TV SeriesStaff Sgt. Russell Scott
Grey's Anatomy2007TV SeriesJim
ELI2007ShortELI
Left in Darkness2006VideoDonovan
Deadwood2006TV SeriesInfantryman
Alias2002-2006TV SeriesJulian Sark
CSI: Miami2005TV SeriesBrian Miller
Circadian Rhythm2005Garrison
Charmed2005TV SeriesCount Roget
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2004TV SeriesTravis Watson
Alias2004Video GameMr. Sark (voice)
Player$2003TV SeriesMr. Sark
The Source2002Booji (as David Holt)
So Little Time2001TV SeriesSenior High School Student

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
iZombie2015-2016TV Series performer - 4 episodes

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
MTV Fandom Awards2016TV MovieHimself - Presenter
Young Hollywood2016TV SeriesHimself
IMDb: What to Watch2015TV Series documentaryHimself
The Playboy Morning Show2015TV SeriesHimself
One Question Interviews2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Hell's Kitchen2014TV SeriesHimself
AXS Live2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
TakePart Live2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Rough Cuts: Remaking 'Children of the Corn'2009Video documentaryHimself
Heroes Unmasked2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Heroes Report2008TV SeriesHimself
SoapTalk2004TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Heroes Unmasked2008TV Series documentaryAdam Monroe / Takezo Kensei

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012Special Jury AwardInternational Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration and EqualityThe Maiden and the Princess (2011)· Julian Sands
2009Best ActorNew York City Horror Film FestivalThe Revenant (2009)


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#Quote
1I love TV, don't get me wrong. But with film, you're just banging out this one product, and you're not waiting on another script. You have your script. It's great in that way. It's as close to theater as you can get.
2When you're with Chris Wylde, there's never not laughter.
3I did a 'Children of the Corn' remake for Sci Fi Channel. I play the Peter Horton role from the original, and Candace McClure from 'Battlestar Galactica' is my Linda Hamilton.
4I do these conventions sometimes. We've been doing a lot of 'The Vampire Diaries' conventions, but I do Comic-Con and stuff all over the world. They can be taxing, and they can take it out of you a little bit, but it's just great for the fans.
5Japanese is a very difficult language.
6I owe my career to J.J. Abrams. He fought for me.
7I love TV, don't get me wrong. But with film, you're just banging out this one product and you're not waiting on another script. You have your script. It's great, in that way.
8TV has been very good to me, and I hope I've been good to it, but I also love film.
9I've come to terms with the fact that I'm not convincing as an American.

#Trademark
1Frequently plays English men with a flawless English accent, even though he is not English.

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