David Banks is an American film and television actor and musician.
He has appeared in more than 200 television commercials
in roles of leading man, boyfriend, son, husband, father,
“the regular guy/common man”, “poor sap”, “the dorky guy”,
“complaining idiot” and more.
In 2004, David Banks made his film debut in the drama Doing Hard Time
with Steven Bauer, Boris Kodjoe, Michael Kenneth Williams, and Giancarlo Esposito.
David studied and performed at The Groundlings in Los Angeles;
its alumni include John Lovitz, Will Farrell, Chris Katan, and Lisa Kudrow.
David has appeared in commercials for Coors Light, Samsung, Eastwood, Reebok,
Motorola, Best Buy, Hoover, Elephant Insurance, Little Caesar’s, Comcast, Red Robin,
Mitsubishi, EA Games, Ditech, Milk, and Citibank to name a few.
Banks was selected to join Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo, and Fred Willard
in the new cartoon Lovesick Fool, directed by Dominic Polcino
(The Simpsons, Family Guy, and King of the Hill).
David Banks is also a writer and co-wrote the film CUT! in 2014,
about an ex-con and an aspiring filmmaker who set out to make a film;
however, when it goes too far –– someone actually dies –– the pair decide
that “killing for real on film” is the way to make a truly terrifying movie.
David just finished shooting alongside Jaleel White, Brent Briscoe and Gary Anthony Williams in the new comedy 5th of july.
In addition to being an actor, Banks also teaches at LA Acting Studios