David Lynn Selby (born February 5, 1941) is an American film, television and stage actor. He is best known for playing Quentin Collins in the daytime soap opera Dark Shadows (1968–71), and Richard Channing in the prime-time soap opera Falcon Crest (1982–90).
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Selby was born in Morgantown, West Virginia, the son of Sarah E. (née McIntyre) and Clyde Ira Selby, a carpenter. He attended West Virginia University in his hometown, earning Bachelor of Science and Master's degrees in theater, followed by a Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University. Midway through his career at WVU, Selby joined the cast of Honey in the Rock, a new civil war drama at Grandview State Park near Beckley, West Virginia, where he portrayed the Rev. Gordon Battelle, a Methodist minister who advocated for separation from Virginia.
Early TV and film roles
In 1968, Selby joined the cast of the TV series Dark Shadows as ghost Quentin Collins. After the series' cancellation in 1971, Selby played "Quentin Collins" in the second feature film based on the show, Night of Dark Shadows, released later the same year. (He would again reprise the role from the series for a new series of Dark Shadows audio dramas from Big Finish Productions, beginning in 2006). In 1972, Selby co-starred with Barbra Streisand in the movie Up the Sandbox....
Selby was nominated for a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor for his role in the 1980 film Raise the Titanic, which despite its established cast — including Jason Robards and Alec Guinness— was met with a negative reception from critics and audiences along with poor box-office takings. In 1981, Selby played the villainous Michael Tyrone in the final season of the NBC prime-time serial Flamingo Road. Immediately after its cancellation in 1982, h...
Selby continued in numerous film and TV roles during the 1990s and 2000s including Dying Young (1991), White Squall (1996) and Surviving Christmas (2004), and episodes of series such as Cold Case (2007) and Mad Men (2009).To mark the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birthday in 2009, Selby appeared onstage with Barack Obama and portrayed Lincoln in a scene from the play The Heavens are Hung in Black at the historic reopening of Ford's Theatre. (Selby had also pl...
Selby is also an accomplished writer. His work includes the plays Lincoln and James and Final Assault, as well as the poetry collections My Mother's Autumn and Happenstance. Novels he has written include Lincoln's Better Angel and The Blue Door. A Better Place combines memoir and social commentary to discuss Selby's West Virginia upbringing. In 2010, he published My Shadowed Past, chronicling what it was like to work on Dark Shadows.
In 1998, West Virginia University awarded Selby its first "Life Achievement Award" from the College of Creative Arts. He received an honorary doctoratein 2004.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia David Thomas Selby, OAM (born 29 May 1969) is an Australian wheelchair basketball player. He was born in Sydney, New South Wales. He was part of the gold medal winning Australia men's national wheelchair basketball team at the 1996 Summer Paralympics, for which he received a Medal of the Order of Australia.
David Lynn Selby (born February 5, 1941 in Morgantown, West Virginia) is an American actor, mostly in movies, soap operas and on television.
David Selby. David Lynn Selby (* 5. Februar 1941 in Morgantown, West Virginia) ist ein US-amerikanischer Schauspieler .
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Diplômé du second degré, option théâtre de la West Virginia University et d'un doctorat en philosophie de la Southern Illinois University, David Selby commence à connaitre la notoriété au cinéma dans le rôle de l'homme loup Quentin Collins pendant plus de 300 épisodes de la série gothique "Dark Shadows" (1968-1971). Il tourne par la suite dans le film adapté pour le cinéma, Night of Dark Shadows - il figure même dans le "remake" de Tim Burton en 2012 - puis tourne au côté de Barbra Streisand dans Up the Sandbox (1972) d'Irvin Kershner. Il apparait alors occasionnellement dans quelques séries ou téléfilms télévisés comme Kojak. Après avoir tenu l'un des rôles principaux dans les films La Guerre des abîmes, consacré au renflouement du paquebot Titanic (adaptation d'un livre de Clive Cussler), et Riches et Célèbres de George Cukor avec Jacqueline Bisset, il est appelé en 1981 dans la série Flamingo Road où il tient le rôle de "Michael Tyrone", un homme d'affaires peu scrupuleux animé d...
1. 1971 : Night of Dark Shadows de Dan Curtis : Quentin Collins 2. 1972 : Up the Sandbox de Irvin Kershner : Paul Reynolds 3. 1974 : Les Superflics (en) (The Super Cops) de Gordon Parks : Robert Hantz 4. 1980 : La Guerre des abîmes (Raise the Titanic) de Jerry Jameson : Dr. Gene Seagram 5. 1981 : Riches et Célèbres (Rich and Famous) de George Cukor : Douglas Blake 6. 1996 : Lame de fonds (White Squall) de Ridley Scott : Francis Beaumont 7. 2004 : Famille à louer (Surviving Christmas) de Mike...
1. 1968-1971 : Dark Shadows, 305 épisodes : Quentin Collins 2. 1975 : Sergent Anderson1 épisode 3. 1976 : Kojak, saison 4, épisode 6: Sgt James O'Connor 4. 1977 : Intrigues à la Maison Blanche (Washington: Behind Closed Doors) mini-série : Roger Castle 5. 1981-1982 : Flamingo Road, 22 épisodes : Michael Tyrone 6. 1982-1990 : Falcon Crest, 209 épisodes : Richard Channing 7. 1997-1999 : Spécial OPS Force, 7 épisodes : Xavier Trout 8. 1998 : Les Anges du bonheur (Touched by an Angel), saison 5 é...
1. 1963 : Roméo et Juliette: Mercutio 2. 1964 : Œdipe roi: rôle-titre 3. 1965 : Les Derniers Jours d'Abraham Lincoln: rôle-titre 4. 1966 : Marat/Sade 5. 1967 : La Tempête: Alonso 6. 1970 : Gandhi 7. 1974 : Henri IV 8. 1975 : La Chatte sur un toit brûlant: Brick 9. 1976 : L'Héritière 10. 1990 : Love Letters 11. 1991 : La Nuit de l'iguane: Révérend Shannon 12. 1998-1999 : A Lond Day's Journey into Night 13. 2001 et 2003 : Love Letters(en) David Selby[archive] sur l’Internet Movie DatabaseSite officiel de David Selby[archive]Dark Shadows avec David Selby[archive]
David Thomas Selby, OAM (born 29 May 1969) is an Australian wheelchair basketball player. He was born in Sydney, New South Wales. He was part of the gold medal winning Australia men’s national wheelchair basketball team at the 1996 Summer Paralympics, for which he received a Medal of the Order of Australia.
The Super Cops is a 1974 action adventure film directed by Gordon Parks and starring Ron Leibman and David Selby. The film is based on the book The Super Cops: The True Story of the Cops Called Batman and Robin by L. H. Whittemore. The film was released a few months after the successful cop movie Serpico (also based on a true story).