David Faustino
American actor
David Faustino
David Anthony Faustino is an American actor and rap artist primarily known for his role as Bud Bundy on the sitcom Married... with Children and voicing Mako in The Legend of Korra.
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'Married... With Children' Star Opens Up About Show's 'Shocking' Cancellation
Huffington Post - 5 months
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"Bachelors" Is a Profanity Laden RomCom
Huffington Post - 6 months
Movie Review - Jackie K Cooper "Bachelors" (Freestyle) Every week there are movies released which go directly to video on demand (VOD), to DVD release or some other outlet rather than actual movie theaters. Such a film is "Bachelors", a movie being released on VOD and DVD. If you like movies that are romantic comedies you might want to look this one up. Just as long as you realize this one is unrated and has a long barrage of profanities that starts at the beginning of the movie and does not let up until the movie is over. Colin Egglesfield and Drew Fuller are the main stars of this film. Both of these men are fringe actors. Their careers have hovered around stardom but the big break and/or star making role have evaded them. Egglesfield came close with the movie "Something Borrowed" and Fuller almost made it with his role in the TV series "Army Wives". Close, but no cigar! In "Bachelors" they play two men who have been best friends since grammar school. They ha ...
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Ed O'Neill Shoots Down 'Married With Children' Reunion Rumors
Huffington Post - 8 months
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‘Legend of Korra’ creators, star talk about show’s Eastern morality
LATimes - over 3 years
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'Modern Family': David Faustino Guests, No Scenes With Ed O'Neill
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
It was the "Married ... With Children" reunion that wasn't on "Modern Family" as Bud Bundy appeared on the same show as his TV father, Al Bundy, but neither of them shared any screen time. Instead, David Faustino played an old college classmate of Claire's nicknamed "Tater." Phil mistakenly took Tater as the one person to have ever break up with Claire -- making Phil her rebound guy -- when it was really the dashing professor at the party. Jay was too busy being a better parent to Manny than Ed O'Neill had ever been to Kelly and Bud on "Married." Stil, it would have been nice to see them share at least one scene. Maybe now that Faustino's Tater is in the show's world, he can run into Claire again, and this time she could be with her father. Even without the "Married" reunion, Screencrush enjoyed all the cameo appearances in this week's episode. TV Equals was less impressed, using words like "flimsy" and "floppy" to describe the juggling plotlines of the week, but overall ...
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Mike Ryan: Chitauri Warrior Talks 'Iron Man 3'
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Earlier this week, the much-anticipated trailer for Iron Man 3 debuted. Unfortunately, our requests to discuss the trailer with the star Robert Downey Jr. were denied. (This is a lie, we never asked.) But, the good news is that we may have the next best thing: our old friend The Chitauri Warrior from The Avengers. So, let's find out what he's been doing since our last visit and maybe just get a scoop or two about Iron Man 3. (Also, you're welcome, nobody.) Thanks for joining me, Chitauri Warrior. You're welcome. And, please, call me Steven. I thought you went by Steve. My agent felt that Steven the Chitauri Warrior sounded classier than Steve the Chitauri Warrior. Also, apparently there's already a "Steve the Chitauri Warrior" in SAG. So, Steven, what did you think of the Iron Man 3 trailer? I think there's a misunderstanding, I was not under the impression we'd be talking about Iron Man 3. But that's why we wanted to talk to you today. You know, we were ...
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First Look: Love Triangle on Nickelodeon's The Legend of Korra
Seattle Pi - almost 5 years
First Look: Love Triangle on Nickelodeon's The Legend of Korra Seattle Post-Intelligencer Copyright 2012 Seattle Post-Intelligencer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 07:22 a.m., Thursday, May 3, 2012 Things are heating up on Nickelodeon's new hit animated series The Legend of Korra, as this week the love triangle between Korra (voiced by Janet Varney), Mako (David Faustino) and Bolin (P.J. Byrne) is revealed. In "The Spirit of the Competition," which airs Saturday, Korra asks one of her mentor's children how to get the attention of Mako, who has started spending more time with a new girl. The show's April 14 premiere was Nick's most-watched animated series premiere in three years.
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Monday’s Highlights: 'Hart Of Dixie' on KTLA
LATimes - almost 5 years
Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 22 - 28 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 22 - 28 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies “HART OF DIXIE’S” Rachel Bilson and Scott Porter star in a new episode of this fish-out-of-water drama set in the South, at 9 p.m. on KTLA. SERIES How I Met Your Mother: The friends start to notice resemblances between their significant others and their parents. Wayne Brady guest stars in this repeat (8 p.m. CBS). The Voice:  Adam and CeeLo perform with their teams in this new episode (8 p.m. NBC). Gossip Girl: Blair (Leighton Meester) comes up with a plan to keep her status on the Upper East Side from slipping while Lily (Kelly Rutherford) has concerns about her family unity and throws a gathering for William, Carol and Lola (Billy Baldwin, Sheila Kelly, Ella Rae Peck) in this new episode (8 p.m. KTLA). 2 Broke Girls:  Earl (Garrett Morris) suffers a heart attack when he sees Sophie (Jennifer C ...
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Married With Children Cast Reunites After 15 Years - See How They've Grown!
US Magazine - almost 5 years
The Bundys are back! Fifteen years after Married With Children ended its 10-year run, the series' main stars -- Christina Applegate, 40, Ed O'Neill, 66, Katey Sagal, 58, and David Faustino, 38 -- reunited March 16 on behalf of Fox's 25th Anniversary Special. To celebrate, the pilot episode of Married With Children will air April 22 at 7 p.m. EST, followed by the 500th episode of The Simpsons. PHOTOS: '90s TV stars, then and now Applegate recently revealed a fun fact about her final episodes of the series to Us Weekly: "During the last season of Married With Children, I wore a wig because I had dyed my hair purple and red. What a rebel." PHOTOS: The hottest shows on TV FOX's Anniversary Special airs from 8:00-10:00 p.m. EST and will pay tribute to some of the network's most memorable shows, including Married With Children, In Living Color and That '70s Show. Get more Us! Follow us on Twitter, Friend us on Facebook, Subscribe to Us Weekly
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Fox to re-air 'Married ... With Children's' pilot episode
LATimes - almost 5 years
It's been 25 years since Bud Bundy crawled up behind his sister, Kelly, and pretended to slit her throat in the first episode of Fox's first hit sitcom, "Married... With Children." Back then, Fox was the just-launched fourth-place network. Today it's the top-rated network, but it's feeling nostalgic for its low-rent early days. On Sunday, it is airing "Fox's 25th Anniversary Special," reuniting the casts of many of its past hits, including "Married ... With Children." To kick off the evening, the network is re-airing the "Married ... With Children" pilot. In the first episode, which aired on April 5, 1987, Al Bundy (Ed O'Neill) wasn't as pathetic as he eventually became, Peg Bundy's (Katey Sagal) hair wasn't as big and Kelly Bundy (Christina Applegate) still had a couple of brain cells left. The series ranked 142nd in the ratings during its first season. It eventually climbed into the top 50 shows on TV before ending its run on June 9, 1997. It aired 259 episodes over 11 season ...
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'Al Bundy' krijgt ster omringd door zijn tv-echtgenotes - Het Laatste Nieuws
Google News - over 5 years
In de serie hadden Al en Peggy twee kinderen: de mooie, domme, blonde en vaak kortgerokte dochter Kelly (Christina Applegate) en de slimme, maar niet met looks gezegende zoon Bud (David Faustino). Geen van beide was bij de uitreiking aanwezig
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Better With You: Happy Birthday Jennifer Finnigan - serienjunkies.de
Google News - over 5 years
2006 folgte ihr Leinwanddebüt in einer Nebenrolle der Krimi-Komödie „Nice Guys“ an der Seite von Corin Nemec und David Faustino sowie 2008 eine Nebenrolle in dem Thriller „The Coverup“ und die Hauptrolle an der Seite ihres Ehemanns in dem Familienfilm
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Ciudades de serie (III): Chicago - Quinta Temporada (El País) (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
... mujer Peggy ( Katey Sagal, ahora matriarca del clan motero de Hijos de la Anarquía) y sus dos hijos adolescentes: el criminal en potencia Bud (David Faustino) y la descerebrada Kelly (Christina Applegate, que volvió a Chicago en Samantha Who)
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Eine schrecklich nette Familie - Kleine Zeitung
Google News - over 5 years
Mit: Ed O'Neill (Al Bundy), Katey Sagal (Peggy Bundy), Christina Applegate (Kelly Bundy), David Faustino (Bud Bundy), Amanda Bearse (Marcy D'Arcy), Ted McGinley (Jefferson D'Arcy), Juliet Tablak (Amber) • Regie: Gerry Cohen • Drehbuch: Katherine Green
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Metro's LGUs rank poorly in access to info audit - Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The video story above was produced with the assistance of PCIJ interns Anne Jeanette O. Priela, Krystal Kay S. Jimena, David Faustino T. de Castro, Essen Mei M. Miguel, Henor G. Gotis, Eric H. Rivera, and Stephanie Directo
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of David Faustino
  • 2015
    Age 40
    On November 14, 2015, Faustino and his girlfriend Lindsay Bronson welcomed a daughter, Ava Marie Grace Faustino.
    More Details Hide Details Faustino was arrested for misdemeanor possession of marijuana in May 2007. A disorderly intoxication charge was later dropped after Faustino agreed to enroll in a drug rehabilitation facility. Faustino co-founded and co-hosted a night club in Los Angeles named Balistyx, which is the same name as his rap album. The club was "the first hip-hop/funk club on the Sunset Strip", and was originally held on Thursday nights at the Whisky a Go Go in 1991. The club "capped off" with a final New Year’s Eve party at The Roxy to ring in 1993. Aside from his acting, Faustino has been in the music industry in the rap genre under the name D' Lil. In 1992, D' Lil released the album Balistyx, which spawned one single entitled "I Told Ya." He co-wrote a 2008 independent electronica album with Austin-based musician Jon Dishon titled Hollowdreams which he also produced alongside close friend Corin Nemec.
  • 2012
    Age 37
    By 2012, Faustino was cast in The Legend of Korra as the voice of firebender Mako, a central character named after the late Mako Iwamatsu (the voice of Iroh in the original series).
    More Details Hide Details He also played Dagur the Deranged as a secondary villain on season one and main villain in season two of DreamWorks Dragons.
  • 2010
    Age 35
    In October 2010, he traveled to Auckland, New Zealand, to take part in the Armageddon 'pulp culture' Expo.
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  • 2009
    Age 34
    Faustino appeared with the cast of Married... with Children again at the 7th Annual TV Land Awards in 2009, presented by Dr. Phil.
    More Details Hide Details He also had cameo appearances in two episodes of the HBO series Entourage and co-starred in the feature Not Another B Movie which was distributed by Troma Entertainment in 2011.
  • 2007
    Age 32
    In April 2007, he was featured in an American McDonald’s commercial introducing the "Dollar Menunaires".
    More Details Hide Details He developed and starred in Star-ving, a weekly Internet comedy series on Crackle, an online video network backed by Sony Pictures Entertainment. A total of 12 episodes of Star-ving were produced. Faustino played an exaggerated version of himself in the series, which he wrote and developed with several friends as an “anti-Entourage.” "This is a very twisted take on what I’ve been through all these years," Faustino said. He has also signed a deal with National Lampoon to be involved with three low-budget films.
    On February 6, 2007, Faustino officially filed for divorce in Los Angeles County Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences.
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  • 2005
    Age 30
    In 2005, Faustino guest-starred on two episodes of One on One with one of the roles was as Flex Washington's agent.
    More Details Hide Details Faustino also starred as Jason Dockery in the 2008 movie RoboDoc.
  • 2004
    Age 29
    After meeting at a spiritual center in Los Angeles and dating for five years, he married Andrea Elmer on January 24, 2004, at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    More Details Hide Details They separated in May 2006. Faustino sought not to pay spousal support, according to the papers filed in Los Angeles.
  • 2001
    Age 26
    In 2001, he appeared in the low-budget film Killer Bud produced by Aglet Productions.
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  • 1987
    Age 12
    Fox's Married... with Children was Faustino's big break, as he played Bud, the younger of the two Bundy children. He played the character from its debut on April 5, 1987, until its final episode broadcast on June 9, 1997.
    More Details Hide Details Faustino appeared in 259 episodes. While filming the sitcom Married with Children throughout the 1990s, Faustino continued to make guest appearances in many sitcoms and dramas. He reprised the role of Bud Bundy in such shows as Parker Lewis Can't Lose and Top of the Heap. Faustino also appeared in Burke's Law, MADtv, and The New Addams Family. In 2002, he appeared in the reality television special Celebrity Boot Camp (a shortened version of the Boot Camp series for celebrities).
    He also guest-starred in many not-so-well-known TV shows, but in 1987, he landed a full-time gig on Married... with Children.
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  • 1980
    Age 5
    Faustino made his television debut at the age of three months when he appeared on the Lily Tomlin Special. Faustino did not start regularly acting until 1980 after a smaller part on Little House on the Prairie.
    More Details Hide Details Throughout the early to mid-1980s, Faustino guest-starred on many well-known TV shows such as Family Ties, St. Elsewhere, and The Love Boat.
  • 1974
    Faustino was born in Los Angeles, California, on March 3, 1974, to Kay (née Freeman) and Roger Faustino, a costumer.
    More Details Hide Details His older stepbrother Jeff Leiber is also an actor, and his younger brother Michael made many guest appearances on Married... with Children, including the episode David wrote, "T*R*A*S*H".
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