David Blue

David Blue

Profession:
Actor, Ugly Betty

David Blue is an actor, writer, producer and director. He is best known for his portrayal of Cliff St. Paul on the ABC dramedy series Ugly Betty.

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, where he worked with many acclaimed artists, such as Jennifer Hubbard and Sullivan Canaday White. He was also later granted a scholarship to the British Academy of Dramatic Arts but his burgeoning 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. The musical co-starred such TV/Film/Theatre talent as Cleavant Derricks and Ellis Williams.

On Ugly Betty, Blue 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 busy making guest appearances elsewhere including; Veronica Mars, FX's series Dirt and Disney's hit comedy The Suite Life of Zack and Cody.

Recently, Blue has been on CBS's Moonlight as Logan Griffen, a technology-obsessed vampire recluse who often assists Mick St. John, played by Alex O'Loughlin.

Blue recently 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.

It was recently announced that David will be one of the leads on Sci-Fi Channel's new show Stargate Universe. Starring opposite Robert Carlyle, David will be playing the role of Eli Wallace.

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