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Dave Annable on the set of Heartbeat in 2016
David Rodman Annable

(1979-09-15) September 15, 1979 (age 39)
Years active2002–present
Odette Annable (m. 2010)

David Rodman Annable (born September 15, 1979) is an American actor. His roles include Justin Walker on the ABC television drama Brothers & Sisters (2006–11), Henry Martin on the ABC supernatural drama 666 Park Avenue (2012–13), and Pierce Harrison on the NBC medical drama Heartbeat (2016).

Justin Walker (<i>Brothers & Sisters</i>) fictional character from the television series Brothers & Sisters

Justin Walker is a fictional character on the ABC television series Brothers & Sisters. He is played by actor Dave Annable. In a 2010 episode, actor Dylan Larsen portrayed Justin as a young child in flashback sequences set in 1986.

American Broadcasting Company American broadcast television network

The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Walt Disney Television, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company. The network is headquartered in Burbank, California on Riverside Drive, directly across the street from Walt Disney Studios and adjacent to the Roy E. Disney Animation Building.

<i>Brothers & Sisters</i> (2006 TV series) television series

Brothers & Sisters is an American television drama series that centers on the Walker family and their lives in Los Angeles and Pasadena, California. It aired for five seasons on ABC from September 24, 2006, to May 8, 2011. It aired, for its entire run, in a Sunday night timeslot after Desperate Housewives.


Early life

Annable was born in Suffern, New York. He grew up in Walden, a village in New York, where he played baseball, rugby and hockey. His father is Christian and his mother is Jewish, and he was "raised both". [1] [2]

Suffern, New York Village in New York, United States

Suffern is a village that was incorporated in 1796 in the town of Ramapo, Rockland County, New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, Suffern's population was 10,723.

Walden, New York Village of the Town of Montgomery, in Orange County, New York

Walden is the largest of three villages of the Town of Montgomery in Orange County, New York, United States. The population was 6,978 at the 2010 census. It has the ZIP Code 12586 and the 778 telephone exchange within the 845 area code. Walden is part of the Poughkeepsie−Newburgh−Middletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the larger New York−Newark−Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA Combined Statistical Area.

Annable attended Valley Central High School and graduated in 1997. He attended college at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh (SUNY Plattsburgh). There, he became involved with the student-run TV station, Plattsburgh State Television (PSTV), working both on production behind the scenes and on the air as well. He hosted many shows at PSTV, including Late Night with Dave Annable, Cardinal Sports, and The Roommate Game. Annable credits Plattsburgh State Television for preparing him for his successful career in television. Annable dropped out of college in 2003 to pursue his acting career. [3]

State University of New York at Plattsburgh public university in northern New York

The State University of New York College at Plattsburgh, also known as SUNY Plattsburgh or Plattsburgh State College is a four-year, public liberal arts college in Plattsburgh, New York, United States. The college was founded in 1889 and opened in 1890. The college is part of the State University of New York system and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The school is also a member of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. SUNY Plattsburgh has 5,704 students, of whom 5,297 are undergraduates.

After leaving SUNY Plattsburgh, Annable studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York with Richard Pinter.


In 2002, Annable made his acting debut in an episode of the NBC crime drama Third Watch . [4] Annable has appeared in numerous commercials for brands such as Mountain Dew, Starburst and Abercrombie and Fitch. [5] In 2004, Annable appeared in the films Little Black Book and Spellbound. [6] In September 2005, Annable began appearing as Aaron Lewis on the Fox drama series Reunion , which centers on six friends who attend their 20th high school reunion, where one of them is murdered and all of them are suspects. [7] In December, Fox cancelled the series due to low ratings shortly after the ninth episode aired. [8] The WB reportedly showed interest in picking up the series on their network, but these plans never materialized. [9]

NBC American television and radio network

The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English-language commercial terrestrial television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast. The network is headquartered at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, with additional major offices near Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia. The network is one of the Big Three television networks. NBC is sometimes referred to as the "Peacock Network", in reference to its stylized peacock logo, introduced in 1956 to promote the company's innovations in early color broadcasting. It became the network's official emblem in 1979.

<i>Third Watch</i> television series

Third Watch is an American crime drama television series created by John Wells and Edward Allen Bernero that aired on NBC from September 23, 1999, to May 6, 2005, with a total of 132 episodes spanning over six seasons. It was produced by John Wells Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television.

Mountain Dew carbonated caffeinated drink

Mountain Dew is a carbonated soft drink brand produced and owned by PepsiCo. The original formula was invented in 1940 by Tennessee beverage bottlers Barney and Ally Hartman. A revised formula was created by Bill Bridgforth in 1958. The rights to this formula were obtained by the Tip Corporation of Marion, Virginia. William H. "Bill" Jones of the Tip Corporation further refined the formula, launching that version of Mountain Dew in 1961. In August 1964, the Mountain Dew brand and production rights were acquired from Tip by the Pepsi-Cola company, and the distribution expanded across the United States and Canada.

In 2006, Annable was cast as Justin Walker on the ABC drama series Brothers & Sisters alongside Calista Flockhart, Rachel Griffiths, and Sally Field, which was picked up for a full season by the network. [10] [11] In 2007, Annable was ranked as #7 on People magazine's annual list of Sexiest Men Alive. [12] In 2008, Annable won a Prism Award for Best Performance in a Drama Series Multi-Episode Storyline for his portrayal on Brothers & Sisters. [13] The series ran for five seasons until 2011. [14]

Calista Flockhart American actress

Calista Kay Flockhart is an American actress. She starred as the title character in the legal comedy-drama series Ally McBeal (1997–2002), Kitty Walker in the drama series Brothers & Sisters (2006–2011) and Cat Grant in the superhero drama series Supergirl (2015–2017). She has also been featured in a number of films, including the comedy film The Birdcage (1996), the romantic comedy film A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999), and the drama film Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000).

Rachel Griffiths Australian actress

Rachel Anne Griffiths is an Australian actress and director. Raised primarily in Melbourne, she began her acting career appearing on the Australian series Secrets before being cast in a supporting role in the comedy Muriel's Wedding (1994), which earned her an AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. She would garner further international recognition for her role opposite Julia Roberts in the American romantic comedy My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), followed by her role as Hilary du Pré in the biopic Hilary and Jackie (1998), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Sally Field American actress

Sally Margaret Field is an American actress and director. She is the recipient of various accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award and has been nominated for a Tony Award and two BAFTA Awards.

In January 2012, Annable was confirmed to star as the male protagonist on the ABC supernatural drama series 666 Park Avenue alongside Rachael Taylor, Vanessa Williams and Robert Buckley, which was picked up for a first season of 13 episodes in May. [15] [16] [17] The series debuted in September only to be cancelled by November and removed from the network's schedule in December. [18] [19] 666 Park Avenue returned to ABC in June 2013 to burn off its remaining episodes.

In 2014, Annable starred on the Fox series Red Band Society , where he played the role of pediatric oncologist and surgeon Dr. Adam McAndrew. [20] In 2016, he appeared as Pierce Harris on the NBC medical drama Heartbeat alongside Melissa George and Don Hany. [21] [22] Both series were also cancelled after one season.

In 2016, he landed recurring role as Teddy Grant on Fox's comedy series The Mick alongside Kaitlin Olson. [23] On April 5, 2016, it was announced that Annable joined the WWE Studio action film Armed Response alongside Wesley Snipes and Anne Heche. [24] The movie was released in theaters on August 4, 2017. He also starred as author Joe McGinniss in Jeffrey MacDonald true crime murder movie Final Vision on Investigation Discovery. [25]

On August 3, 2017, Annable was cast as Lee Dutton, a cowboy, who serves as his father’s (Kevin Costner) right-hand man in running the ranch, in the pilot episode of Paramount Network's period drama Yellowstone . [26] He starred as Billy opposite his real life wife Odette Annable in a Freeform holiday movie No Sleep ‘Til Christmas. [27]

Personal life

Annable had a relationship with his Brothers & Sisters co-star Emily VanCamp beginning in 2007, who later became his love interest on the series. He married Odette Yustman on October 10, 2010, who was also a love interest of Annable's character on the final season of Brothers & Sisters. [28] They have one child together, a daughter born in September 2015. [29]

Five years after dropping out of college, Annable earned his diploma from SUNY Plattsburgh on May 16, 2009. In addition to earning his degree, Annable was awarded the "Off To A Good Start" award and gave a commencement address to his fellow Class of 2009 graduates. Completing college was a promise he made to his mother. [3] [30]


2004 Little Black Book Bean
2011 You May Not Kiss the Bride Bryan Lighthouse
2011 What's Your Number? Jake Adams
2017 Armed Response Gabriel
2002 Third Watch Doug Maple, Jr.Episode: "Firestarter"
2005–06 Reunion Aaron LewisMain cast; 13 episodes
2006–11 Brothers & Sisters Justin Walker Main cast; 106 episodes
2012–13 666 Park Avenue Henry MartinMain cast; 13 episodes
2013 Ben and Kate Professor GregEpisode: "Ethics 101"
2014–15 Red Band Society Dr. Adam McAndrewMain cast; 13 episodes
2016 Heartbeat Pierson "Pierce" HarrisMain cast; 10 episodes
2017 The Mick Teddy GrantEpisode: "The Master"
2017Final Vision Joe McGinniss TV film (Investigation Discovery)
2018 Yellowstone Lee DuttonEpisode: "Daybreak"
2018No Sleep ‘Til ChristmasBillyTV film (Freeform)
2012FetchingBlake4 episodes

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