David James Elliott

David James Elliott

  • Born on
    • September 21st, 1960
David James Elliott is a Canadian film and television actor, best known for playing lead character Harmon Rabb Jr. on the television series "JAG". Subsequently moving to Los Angeles, he took the stage name David James Elliott, having found an actor was already named David Smith. He appeared in the film Police Academy 3: Back in Training in 1986, and subsequently in the television series Street Legal, Knots Landing as Bill Nolan, and in 1993's The Untouchables as Agent Paul Robbins. The following year, Elliott landed a recurring role on the hit series Melrose Place, playing Terry Parsons, and a guest appearance in an episode of Seinfeld as "Carl" the antiabortion furniture mover. In 1995, Elliott landed the role he would hold for 10 years, the role of naval aviator-turned JAG lawyer Harmon Rabb, Jr. in the NBC/CBS television drama JAG. His tenure on JAG ended in 2005 with the series finale. In 1996, Elliott starred in the made-for-cable movie Holiday Affair with Cynthia Gibb. This is a remake of the 1949 classic Holiday Affair which starred Robert Mitchum and Janet Leigh. In 2005, Elliott starred in a Canadian television movie The Man Who Lost Himself, which was based on the true story of Terry Evanshen, a Canadian football player who was in a car accident and lost his memory due to severe head injuries. Nanci Chambers also appeared in this movie as a doctor. In October 2006, Elliott joined the cast of legal drama Close to Home (2005–2007) as Chief Deputy Prosecutor James Conlon. During 2008, he had a recurring role in the Canadian series The Guard. He starred in Sci Fi Channel's four-hour miniseries, Knights of Bloodsteel (2009). Elliott was cast as an Internet millionaire in Terror Trap, directed by Dan Garcia. Elliott also starred in Dad's Home (2010), a widowed advertising executive who loses his job and becomes a stay-at-home dad for his two children. On March 19, 2010, Elliott replaced Neal McDonough as the male lead in the television series Scoundrels. In 2010, Elliott was cast as FBI Agent Russ Josephson on CSI: NY, a recurring role as Detective Jo Danville's (Sela Ward) ex-husband, a role which he first portrayed in January 2011. In 2012, Elliott also co-starred as Ripp Cockburn, the husband of Kristin Chenoweth's character Carlene, on ABC's comedy-drama series GCB. In 2014, Elliott appeared in Mad Men (season 7) as Dave Wooster. In 2015, Elliott guest starred in the TV drama Scorpion. In 2015, Elliott played actor John Wayne in the film Trumbo. On March 29, 2019, CBS announced Elliott would be reprising his JAG role of Harmon Rabb, Jr. for a multi-episode arc in the tenth season of NCIS: Los Angeles. Description above from the Wikipedia article David James Elliott, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Acting (25 Credits)

2021Lansky as Frank Rivers
2020Spinning Out as James Davis
2018Believe Me: The Abduction of Lisa McVey as Sgt. Larry Pinkerton
2018Affairs of State as Senator John Boland Baines
2017Camera Store as Karly Regan
2015Battle Scars as Frank Stephens
2015Trumbo as John Wayne
2014Dawn Patrol as Jim
2013Exploding Sun as Don Wincroft
2012Rufus as Hugh Wade
2012GCB as Ripp Cockburn
2010Terror Trap as Don
2010Confined as Michael Peyton
2010Scoundrels as Wolfgang 'Wolf' West
2009Gooby as Jack Dandridge
2009Impact as Alex Kittner
2009The Storm as General Wilson Braxton
2009Knights of Bloodsteel as John Serragoth
2008The Rainbow Tribe as Morgan Roberts
2005Close to Home as James Conlon
2001The Shrink Is In as Michael
1997Clockwatchers as Mr. MacNamee
1995JAG as Harmon Rabb
1987The Big Town as Cool Guy (as David Elliott)
1986Police Academy 3: Back in Training as Cadet Baxter #2


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