Most widely known for his “David Sleaze, the Punk Magician” humor and magic work, this entertainer also appeared in a large number of feature movies, including Paper Military and Starship Troopers. Also a screenwriter, he penned scripts for HBO, Paramount, and Disney. He started his stand-up humor career being a performer at Los Angeles’ well-known Comedy Shop. He continued to produce humor shorts for Sunday Evening Live. He portrayed Phil Newkirk in the 1995 cult traditional film Showgirls. A indigenous of Dallas, Tx, he was raised with one sister, film celebrity Stacey Travis. His David Sleaze work was highlighted in Rodney Dangerfield’s HBO humor program.