David Cross

Emmy-winning American Comedian + Writer and Actor

David Cross is an American actor, writer and stand-up comedian known primarily for his standup work, the HBO sketch comedy series Mr. Show, and his role as Tobias Fünke in the Fox sitcom Arrested Development. Additionally Cross created, wrote, executive produced, and starred in The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, had a prominent role in the Comedy Central animated sitcom Freak Show, and has a recurring role in the ABC sitcom Modern Family.… Read More

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    David Cross Talks About What Projects He's Most Excited About
    Huffington Post - Jan 11, 2016
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    Tony Hale Teases A More Bluth Centric Season Of 'arrested Development'
    The Huffington Post - Jan 10, 2016
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    David Cross On How He Prepares For Standup
    Huffington Post - Jan 07, 2016
  • David Cross Announces 2 Chicago Shows
    Chicago Times - Jan 06, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of David Cross.


1964 Birth Cross was born in Atlanta, Georgia on April 4, 1964, the son of Barry and Susi, the former of whom emigrated from Leeds, England. … Read More


1993 29 Years Old …  Cross won an Emmy for his work on The Ben Stiller Show in 1993. … Read More


1994 30 Years Old In 1994 and again in 1999, Cross was a guest voice actor on Joe Frank's radio show, featured in the episodes "The Last Run", "A Hearing", "The O.J. Chronicles", and "Jam".


2004 40 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2004, Shut Up You Fucking Baby! was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album.
2005 41 Years Old In 2005, he contributed to the UNICEF benefit song "Do They Know It's Hallowe'en? … Read More
2008 44 Years Old He starred in a pilot for HBO titled David's Situation, which filmed in May 2008 and included many Mr. Show alumni at the taping. … Read More
2009 45 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, Cross released his first book I Drink for a Reason. … Read More
2010 46 Years Old On March 29, 2010, his first comedy special in 6 years Bigger and Blackerer was streamed on Epix HD. … Read More
2011 47 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2011, Cross said that making Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked, the third film, was, in contrast, "the most unpleasant experience I've ever had in my professional life." … Read More
2013 49 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, he returned, making an appearance in an episode of Frank's radio show, entitled "A Conversation."


2014 50 Years Old His directorial debut film Hits premiered at 2014 Sundance Film Festival. … Read More
2015 51 Years Old In April 2015, episodes were ordered for a new sketch comedy show starring Cross and Odenkirk called With Bob and David. … Read More
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