David Birney Net Worth 2018, Biography/Wiki, Married/Wedding
David Birney was born on April 23, 1939 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as David Edward Birney. He is an actor and writer, known for Bridget Loves Bernie (1972), St. Elsewhere (1982) and Someone's Watching Me! (1978).
Performing at the Miniature Theatre of Chester in Arthur Miller's "The Price". [October 2005]
Played Anakin Skywalker in the NPR radio dramatization of "Return of the Jedi" (1996).
Ex-stepfather of Eva Bush.
Although one of his earliest TV roles was that of Bernie Steinberg, a Jewish man who falls in love with an Irish woman, he is Irish himself and was once the Grand Marshal of the parade for the Irish Faire held in Burbank, California in the late 1980s.
Once married to Meredith Baxter (Elyse Keaton on Family Ties (1982)), whom he met while filming their television series Bridget Loves Bernie (1972) in 1972. They have three children: a daughter, Kate, and twins named Mollie and Peter (b. 1984).
A long time spokesperson for childrens' and educational issues.
Serves on the Board of the Foundation for Bio-Medical Research and the Advisory Panel for the Council for Children's Rights
Served on the Dartmouth College Board of Overseers for the Hopkins Center for the Perforning Arts
Has twice been a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts.
For five years, he chaired the American Diabetes Association.
He holds a B.A. in English from Dartmouth College and an M.A. in Theatre from UCLA.