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David Blue

Born: 17 January 1982 (38 years old)
Gender: Male

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David Blue is an American actor, writer, producer and director best known for his role as Cliff St. Paul, the atypical boyfriend of Marc St. James (Michael Urie) on the television dramedy series Ugly Betty, from 2007-2008.

He is also known for his role as Logan Griffen, a technology-obsessed vampire recluse who often assists Mick St. John (Alex O'Loughlin), on the short-lived fantasy series Moonlight, from 2007-2008.

He also starred as Eli Wallace in the science fiction television series Stargate Universe, from 2009-2011.

The youngest of three sons, Blue was raised in both New York and Florida. He attended Countryside High School in Clearwater, Florida and went on to the acting conservatory at the University of Central Florida.

Career

His first starring role came in the film Winter Follies, directed by Darren Lynn Bousman who also helmed Saw II, Saw III and Saw IV.

David was one of the eight selected for the Apprentice program at the Actor's Theatre of Louisville and was also later granted a scholarship to the British Academy of Dramatic Arts but his career prevented him from accepting straight away.

He has training in many different acting styles including Method, Meisner, Viewpoints and Suzuki. David has also had extensive improvisation training and comedy experience.

Blue performed in the premiere workshop production of Ain't No Mountain High Enough at the Mark Taper Forum. The musical was based on the works of Motown creator Berry Gordy and directed by Kenny Leon who had previously directed Sean Combs in the Broadway production of A Raisin in the Sun.

On Ugly Betty, Blue guest stars as Cliff, a photographer at Mode magazine and love interest to Wilhelmina Slater's faithful assistant, Marc St. James, played by Michael Urie.

Before his breakthrough role on 'Betty', David was making guest appearances elsewhere including Veronica Mars, Dirt and The Suite Life of Zack and Cody.

In 2007 Blue appeared on the big screen in the feature film The Comebacks, a comedy spoof on inspirational sports movies starring David Koechner, Matthew Lawrence and Bradley Cooper.

Blue was part of the one-night celebrity performed staging of Howard Ashman's unproduced musical Dreamstuff. The musical was re-imagined by Howard's partners Marsha Malamet and Dennis Green and performed one night only at Los Angeles' Hayworth Theatre as part of the Bruno Kirby celebrity reading series, directed by his Ugly Betty co-star Michael Urie.

David starred in the show alongside Eden Espinosa, Fred Willard, Vicki Lewis and Luke MacFarlane.

David is also currently producing/writing multiple projects.

Awards

David was submitted by ABC for possible Emmy nomination for his work on Ugly Betty in the episode "A League of Their Own" (Season 2, Episode 5).

Filmography

2007 - Present: Ugly Betty as Cliff
2007 - 2008: Moonlight as Logan Griffen
2007: The Game as Waiter
2007: Dirt as Toby
2007: The Comebacks as LaCrosse Partygoer
2007: This Can't Be My Life as Stage Manager
2006: Veronica Mars as Beefy Resident
2005: The Suite Life of Zack & Cody as Dr. Chip
2004: Dark Reality as Boyfriend
2002: Scrubs as Medical Intern


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