About David Birney
It has been claimed that the current estimate of David Birney net worth reaches 5 million dollars. He has earned such a high wealth because of his career as an actor and director. He has worked on a lot of theatre plays, TV productions and films.
David Birney was born in 1939 in Washington, DC. His father was a special agent for the FBI. David Birney is a graduate of West High School in Cleveland. He excelled in sports and belonged to the school’s football, basketball and track teams. David Birney continued his education at Dartmouth College, from which he earned his BA degree in English Literature. Then, he enrolled to study at UCLA, from which he got his M. A. degree in Theatre Arts, acting and directing. David Birney got a Ph.D. in Humanities from Southern Utah University, as well.
In the period of 1974-1989, David Birney was married to actress Meredith Baxter, with who he appeared in the TV series called “Bridget Loves Bernie”. With her, David Birney is a parent of three kids, named Mollie Elizabeth, Peter David Edwin and Kathleen Jeanne.
David Birney started his career in theater, which has played a huge part when it comes to increasing the current amount of David Birney net worth.
He worked closely with the Barter Theatre, the State Theatre of Virginia. He appeared in fifteen plays and directed two others. David Birney appeared on the New York stage for the first time when he got the role of Antipholus of Syracuse in the play called “Comedy of Errors”. Later, David Birney was chosen to portray starring parts in such Broadway shows as “Benefactors”, “Man and Superman” and “Amadeus”. Also, he has appeared with such companies as New York’s Lincoln Center Repertory Theatre, Los Angeles’ Mark Taper Forum, Princeton’s McCarter Theatre and Washington, D.C.’s Shakespeare Theatre.
Some examples of the plays in which David Birney has appeared include “Romeo and Juliet”, “Merchant of Venice”, “Much Ado About Nothing”, “Twelfth Night”, “Summertree”, “To Kill a Mockingbird”, “Major Barbara”, “Man and Superman”, “The Zoo Story”, “The Playboy of the Western World”, “The Importance of Being Earnest”, “Talley’s Folly”, “Camelot”, “Social Security”, “My Fair Lady”, “Love Letters”, “Dear Liar”, “Moon for the Misbegotten”, “King John”, “As You Like It” and “The Price”. Thus, all of these theater plays have made him even more known as a performer and also increased the current size of David Birney net worth.
David Birney has recorded quite a lot of audiobooks, as well. He has recorded works written by Paul Theroux, Orson Scott Card, Dean Koontz, Annie Dillard and Thomas Kenneally. He recorded a book written by Julie Salomon called “The Christmas Tree” and received the Audie Award for it. In addition, David Birney has been awarded some AudioFile Magazine Earphone Awards, too. Also, David Birney has appeared in a lot of TV series and shows, including “St. Elsewhere”, “Fantasy Island”, “Murder She Wrote”, “The Adams Chronicles”, “Live Shot” and “McMillan and Wife”. Thus, all of these involvements have also added up to the current sum of David Birney net worth.