David Ian Lee
David Ian Lee is a playwright whose works have been produced in New York, Los Angeles, and regional theatres in-between. His full length plays include The Curing Room (available from Indie Theater Now), The Latchkey Pool, A Preserving Suite, The Delaware Codicil, The Dog Show, Liberty & Joe DiMaggio (with L. Jay Meyer), and Sleeper (available from Indie Theater Now; also anthologized by New York Theatre Review, with a preface by Mac Rogers), as well as adaptations of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Julius Caesar. Short plays produced and/or published include R25, Cupcake, Grace, Pinecone, And Now The Ruthless Truth, and Book of Memory. Screenplays include Doll’s House: An Adaptation, Immoral Immortals, and Android Insurrection (with Nat Cassidy).
As a New York-based actor, David has originated roles in plays written by some of his favorite playwrights, including fellow Indie Theater Now contributors Nat Cassidy, James Comtois, Daniel Kelly, Emily Plumb, and Mac Rogers. He has performed in London and Mexico, and with renowned regional theatres including The Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Utah Shakespeare Festival, and The Milwaukee Rep. Film and television credits include Crutch, Battle: New York, Save the Forest, Clone Hunters, and recurring roles on "As The World Turns" and "One Life to Live." David also stars as Greg on Up On The Roof’s acclaimed web series "Scenes From The Movies."
A proud graduate of the William Esper Studio, David received his BFA in Acting & Directing from the University of Arizona; he has also studied with the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
David lives in New York with his partner Karen and their beautiful son, Beckett Harrison Lee, who loves fire trucks, birds, and Cheerios.
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