David Hunt landed in show business after previous careers as a school teacher and coach and has amassed a long list of credits in the area of film, television and theater.
Hunt's television career began with a starring role in the Channel 4 project Closing Ranks in England. He went on to be a series regular on several television shows in the UK including The Chief (ITV), Beck (BBC) and The Dream Team. His television movies include The Bombmaker and Murder on the Orient Express (CBS) and The Grid for TNT. He has also appeared on many US television series including Monk, Num3ers, The Client, Nasty Boys, Falcon Crest and Everybody Loves Raymond and was in the movie The Engagement Ring for TNT, for which he also served as executive producer. He is currently appearing in the TV series 24.
A graduate of the Juilliard School in New York City, Hunt's theatrical roles include such stage productions as Progress, The Memory of Water at the Manhattan Theater Club, Therese Raquin, Hamlet and Triumph of Love. He is on the board of The Play Company in New York City and The Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica.
Hunt has also had prominent roles in such films as Eyes Wide Shut, The Dead Pool, Jade, Trip to Tunis, Bobby Jones, Amazing Grace and The Black Velvet Gown.
In 2001, Hunt founded FourBoys Films, a production company which he runs with his wife, actress Patricia Heaton. FourBoys recently produced the film The Engagement Ring for TNT and the documentary feature film The Bituminous Coal Queens of Pennsylvania, which served as Hunt's directing debut. FourBoys Films also produced Amazing Grace, directed by Michael Apted, in conjunction with Walden Media.
Hunt lives in Los Angeles with his wife and four sons.