David Denman

David Denman

David Denman, 2007
Born (1973-07-25) July 25, 1973
Newport Beach, California, U.S.
Education Juilliard (BFA 1997)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1997–present
Spouse(s) Mercedes Mason

David Denman (born July 25, 1973) is an American film and television actor, best known for his work as Roy Anderson in the U.S. version of The Office.

Early life

Denman was born in Newport Beach, California and attended Fountain Valley High School. He later attended the summer training congress at American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, California.[1] He then attended the Juilliard School's Drama Division (1993-1997, Group 26)[2] with classmates Sara Ramirez and Alan Tudyk. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.[3]


He made his film debut with Keanu Reeves and Gene Hackman as the deaf tight-end in the Warner Bros. football comedy The Replacements. His other feature credits include Fair Game, Fanboys, The Nines, Shutter, Smart People, Let Go, Out Cold, and Big Fish. His 2013 films include After Earth, Jobs, and Blue Potato. In 2016, Denman starred as "Boon" in the Michael Bay film 13 Hours about the 2012 Benghazi Attack.

On television, Denman starred as "Mike" on the critically acclaimed, but short-lived FOX comedy Traffic Light. He has recurred as "Ed Brooks" on Parenthood, as "Tony" on Drop Dead Diva and as Skip the Demon on Angel. He has appeared on Vegas, Person of Interest, Brothers & Sisters, In Plain Sight, Gary Unmarried, Grey’s Anatomy, K-Ville, Without a Trace, Bones, Crossing Jordan, CSI: Miami, The X-Files, ER, Arliss, Second Time Around. He is perhaps best known for his role as Roy Anderson, the ex-fiancé of Pam Beesly on the US version of The Office.

Personal life

Denman is married to actress Mercedes Mason.


Year Title Role Notes
1997 ER Angel TV series
Chicago Hope Ethan TV series
1998 The Pretender Daniel TV series
1999 A Vow to Cherish Kyle Brighton TV movie
The '60s SDS Radical TV movie
The X-Files Wallace Schiff TV series
2000 Arli$$ Woody TV series
The Replacements Brian Murphy
2001 Out Cold Lance
2002 CSI: Miami Tyler Hamilton Episode "Just One Kiss"
Crossing Jordan Cole Tanner TV series
2003 The Singing Detective Soldier with Betty Dark
2001–2003 Angel Skip TV series
2003 Big Fish Don Price - Age 18-22
2004 Without a Trace Mike Clemmens TV series
Second Time Around Kent TV series
The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story Tommy Vignatti TV movie
2005 Night Stalker Henry Gale TV series
2005–2012 The Office Roy Anderson TV series
32 Episodes
2006 When a Stranger Calls Officer Burroughs
Bones Phil Garfield TV series
2007 The Nines Agitated Man/Parole Officer
Grey's Anatomy Rick Jacobs TV series, 4x06
2008 Shutter Bruno
Smart People William
2009 Gary Unmarried Mitch/Ronnie TV series, guest appearance
Fanboys Chaz
In Plain Sight Ed Fogerty/Ed Flint TV series, guest appearance
Drop Dead DivaTony Nicastro TV series, guest appearance
2010 Brothers & Sisters Brad Lewinsky TV series, guest appearance
Fair Game Dave
2011 Traffic Light Mike Reilly TV series, starring role
Let Go Walter Dishman
2013 After Earth McQuarrie
Jobs Al Alcorn
Beneath the Harvest Sky (Previously known as Blue Potato) George
Parenthood Ed TV series
2014 Men, Women & Children Jim Vance
How to Get Away with Murder Kevin Murphy TV series
2015 Mad Men Jerry Fanning TV series, 1 episode
The Gift Greg
True Detective Malkin TV series, 1 episode
2016 Angel from Hell Evan TV series, 3 episodes
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi Boon
Outcast Mark Holter TV series, season 1 only
2017 Power Rangers Sam Scott
Logan Lucky Moody In post-production


  1. "Conversations with Ross: Featuring David Denman". Rosscarey.com. 2011-02-18. Retrieved 2012-07-30.
  2. "Alumni News". The Juilliard School. September 2007. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11.
  3. "David Denman profile at". All Movie Guide. The New York Times. Retrieved April 3, 2012.

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