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David Eisner

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B: March 3, 1958 in Toronto, Ontario

David Eisner has more than three decades of experience working in television, film and theatre. One of his first roles was as the neighbourhood hooligan Guido Lefkowitz in the iconic CBC series King of Kensington. He was also a fixture as Michael Difalco in 110 episodes of the CBC teen series Hangin’ In between 1981 and 1987. In 2004, he received critical acclaim for his starring role in the biopic TV movie Choice: The Henry Morgentaler Story, playing the controversial abortion doctor. As well as acting in over 600 episodes of Rumours and Boarders on CBC Radio, Eisner has directed and produced over a dozen radio plays. On stage in Toronto in 2015 at the Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company, he costarred in the Pulitzer Prize winning drama, Driving Miss Daisy playing the role of Daisy’s son Boolie Werthan, a role captured on camera in the movie version by Dan Aykroyd. Other credits from the Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company include productions of Lost in Yonkers and New Jerusalem.

Features & TV Movies:
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Running (1979)

Phobia: A Descent into Terror (1980)
Yesterday (1981)
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Samson and Delilah (TV-1984)
A New Life (1988)
Family Reunion (1988)

This Is My Life (1992)
Woman on the Run: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story (TV-1993)
Trial by Jury (1994)
Butterbox Babies (1995)
Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story (TV-1995)
Cagney & Lacey: The View Through the Glass Ceiling (TV-1995)
Shock Treatment (TV-1995)
Extreme Measures (1996)
Time to Say Goodbye? (1997)
Let Me Call You Sweetheart (TV-1997)
Good Will Hunting (1997)
Kandinsky’s Vault (TV-1988, Alfred Hitchcock Presents)
Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Couples (TV-1988)
Judgment Day: The Ellie Nesler Story (1999)
The Ricky Nelson Story (1999)

Steal this Movie (2000)
Bless the Child (2000)
Passengers (2000, short)
Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (TV-2001)
The Familiar Stranger (TV-2001)
Chasing Cain (TV-2001)
Jenifer (TV-2001)
Two Against Time (TV-2002)
Martin and Lewis (TV-2002)
Jasper, Texas (TV-2003)
Taking Lives (2004)
Choice: The Henry Morgentaler Story (TV-2005)
Do No Harm (2005, short)
Confessions of an American Bride (TV-2005)
Left Behind III: World at War (2005)
Swarmed (TV-2005)
Will You Merry Me? (TV-2008)

Three Inches (TV-2011)
Run this Town (2019)

TV Series – Cast:
Hangin’ In (1981-1987)

To Catch a Killer (1992, mini-series)
The Last Don II (1998, mini-series)

Blue Murder (2001-2004)
Covert One: The Hades Factor (2006, mini-series)
The State Within (2006, mini-series)

Titanic (2012, mini-series)

Mrs. America (2020, mini-series)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
King of Kensington (1977, 1978, 1979)
The Littlest Hobo (1979)

Highway to Heaven (1985)
The Paper Chase (1986)
T and T (1988)

Street Legal (1991, 1993)
Counterstrike (1993)
Due South (1994)
Forever Knight (1995)
My Hometown (1997)
Total Recall 2070 (1999)
Traders (1999)
Twice in a Lifetime (1999)
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1999)

Soul Food (2001)
The 5th Quadrant (2002)
Earth Final Conflict (2002)
Odyssey 5 (2003)
Doc (2005)
The Eleventh Hour (2004)
1-800-Missing (2006)
This is Wonderland (2006)
The Line (2009)

Living in Your Car (2010)
Flashpoint (2011)
King (2012)
Remedy (2015)
Saving Hope (2016)

Run This Town, move, poster,