David James Elliott

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David James Elliott’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

David James Elliott

Place Of Birth

Milton, Canada


61 years old

Birth Date

September 20, 1960

Star Sign


David James Elliott Facts

Child Star?




Education & Qualifications

Milton High School

Net Worth

$15 million

Current Partner

Nanci Chambers


Stephanie Smith, Wyatt Smith


Patricia Smith, Arnold Smith




1.9m (6'3"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Rat

About David James Elliott 

David James Elliott is a very well-known Canadian actor.

Apart from being an actor, David James Elliott is also a very well-known producer. David James Elliott is known for his works in different movies and television series.

David James Elliott is very popular for his work in 'Trumbo' released in 2015, 'JAG', released in 1995, and 'Exploding Sun', released in 2013. David James Elliott has been married to a very famous Canadian-American actress named Nanci Chambers.

David James Elliott's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is David James Elliott's net worth?

The net worth of David James Elliott is estimated to be around $15 million as of 2022. Most of David James Elliott's income comes from his career as an actor, and some of it is accumulated through the endorsements he does.

How much does David James Elliott earn per year?

The annual earnings of David James Elliott are not known to the public, but he surely earns a lot per annum as his net worth is high.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is David James Elliott?

David James Elliott is 6 ft 3 in (193 cm) tall.

How old is David James Elliott?

David James Elliott was born on September 21, 1960, in Milton, Canada. David James Elliott is 61 years old as of 2021.

Childhood And Education

David James Elliott was born on September 21, 1960, in Milton. Milton is located in Ontario, Canada. David James Elliott's original name was David William Smith. David James Elliott was born to Patricia Smith and Arnold Smith. David James Elliott's mother, Patricia Smith (née Farrow), was an office manager by profession. David James Elliott's father, Arnold Smith, was a plumbing and heating wholesale contractor by profession. David James Elliott was the second born of the three boys. The names of his siblings are not known in the public database.

In his younger years, David James Elliott wished to become a rock star, and he was also a part of a music band. David James Elliott attended Milton District High School until his senior year, when he dropped out to follow his dream of becoming a celebrity. David James Elliott was, however, quick to learn that his dream would not become a true story, so he returned to his school and finished high school at the age of 19.

After graduating from high school, David James Elliott attended Ryerson University. David James Elliott graduated from Ryerson University, which is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1982. As a member of a Young Company, David James Elliott joined the Stratford Shakespearean Festival. The Young Company was located in Ontario, Canada.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is David James Elliott's partner?

In 1992, David James Elliott married a Canadian-American actress named Nanci Chambers. David James Elliott and Nanci Chambers have two beautiful children together named Stephanie Smith, their daughter, and Wyatt Elliott Smith, their son. Stephanie Smith, also known as Stephanie Elliott, was born in 1993.

Nanci Chambers appeared along with David James Elliott in the series 'JAG', and she played the role of an ambitious Lt. Loren Singer.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

When he moved to Los Angeles, David Smith undertook the theatrical name of David James Elliott. The reason behind doing so was that there was already an actor who was of the name David Smith. In 1986, David James Elliott acted in a film named 'Police Academy 3'. Following that, he appeared in the TV shows 'Knots Landing' (an American prime time soap opera) and 'Streets Legal' (a Canadian Legal drama series). In 1993, David James Elliott worked in 'The Untouchables' as Agent Paul Robbins, which is an American crime drama series. In the following year, this Canadian actor bagged a recurring role in a very popular hit series named 'Melrose Place'. David James Elliott played the role of Terry Parsons in this hit series. David James Elliott gained a lot of fame from his role as Terry Parsons. David James Elliott also managed to grab a role in 'Seinfeld', which is a very popular show. In 'Seinfeld', David James Elliott played Carl, an anti-abortion furniture mover.

In 1995, David James Elliott grabbed a role of a naval aviator who became a JAG lawyer, which he would retain for almost 10 years. David James Elliott played the character of Harmon Rabb Jr., a naval aviator who became a JAG lawyer in the series 'JAG', which is a CBS/NBC television drama. With the television series finale, David James Elliott's tenure in the series 'JAG' also ended.

In 1996, David James Elliott starred alongside Cynthia Gibb in a made-for-cable movie named 'Holiday Affair'. This movie was a remake of the movie 'Holiday Affair', which is a 1949 classic where Robert Mitchum and Janet Leigh starred. In 2005, David James Elliott starred in the Canadian television movie 'The Man Who Lost Himself'. This movie was based on a true story of a Canadian football player named Terry Evanshen. Terry Evanshen met with a car accident, and he lost his memory due to major injuries to his head. Nanci Chambers appeared in this movie, and she played a role of a doctor in this particular movie.

David James Elliott, in October 2006, joined the cast of a legal drama named 'Close To Home', which aired from 2005-2007. David James Elliott played the role of James Conlon, who was a chief deputy prosecutor in this drama. In 2008, David James Elliott had a recurring role in the Canadian series named 'The Guard'. David James Elliott appeared in the four-hour miniseries named 'The Knights Of Bloodsteel', which aired in 2009 on the Sci-Fi channel. David James Elliott was also cast in 'Terror Trap' as an internet millionaire.

In 2010, David James Elliott appeared in 'Dad's Home' as a widowed advertisement executive who loses his job and then decides to become a stay-at-home dad for his two kids. David James Elliott replaced Neal McDonough as a lead character in a television series named 'Scoundrels' on March 19, 2010. In the same year, David James Elliott was given the role of Russ Josephson, who is an FBI agent on 'CSI: NY'. David James Elliott also played the ex-husband of Detective Jo Danville (Sela Ward) on several occasions. David James Elliott portrayed this role for the first time in 2011.

In 2012, David James Elliott co-starred as the husband of Kristin Chenoweth's character named, Ripp Cockburn, on the series 'GCB', which is an ABC comedy and drama series. In 2014, David James Elliott appeared as Dave Wooster in 'Mad Men'. David James Elliott appeared in 'Mad Men' season seven. In 2015, he guest-starred in the TV drama 'Scorpion'. In the same year, David James Elliott played the role of John Wayne in the movie named 'Trumbo'.

CBC announced that David James Elliott would appear again in 'JAG', reprising his character of Harmon Rabb, Jr., for a multiple-episode arc of 'NCIS: Los Angeles' 10th season. This was announced on March 29, 2019.

Charity Work

David James Elliott believes in giving back to society. David James Elliott often donates and speaks up about a lesson he learned at the age of 58 to be of service to others.

What awards has David James Elliott won?

David James Elliott received an award for Favorite Male Actor in a Drama from the TV Guide Awards in 2000.

Other Interesting David James Elliott Facts And Trivia

  • David James Elliott is famously known for his role in the series named 'Police Academy'.
  • David James Elliott was born on September 21, and hence his zodiac sign is Virgo.
  • David James Elliott also appeared as Frank Stephens in 'Battle Scars', which was released in 2015.

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