David Dean Bottrell

David Dean Bottrell

David Dean Bottrell's first book, WORKING ACTOR is being published in February 2019 by Ten Speed Press/Random House. He has played many guest star and recurring roles on such shows as “Modern Family,” “The Blacklist,” “Law and Order: SVU,” “NCIS,” “Mad Men,” “Justified,” “True Blood,” “Longmire,” “Rectify,” “CSI,” “Bones,” “Castle,” “Criminal Minds,” “Days of Our Lives,” “iCarly,” and “Boston Legal” to name just a few.  His many theatre credits include shows at the Public Theatre, Second Stage, the Long Wharf Theatre and Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Humana Festival. He co-wrote the off-Broadway play, “Dearly Departed,” (published by Dramatist Play Service) as well the hit film adaptation, “Kingdom Come.”  Additionally, he’s written screenplays for many major studios including Disney Feature Animation, Paramount, MTV Films, and Fox Searchlight, etc.  He’s taught camera acting for the UCLA Professional School, Temple University and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts (both the New York and Los Angeles campuses).  Originally from Kentucky, he currently divides his time between New York and Los Angeles.  For more info or to see video clips of his work, visit www.DavidDeanBottrell.net.