On 13th of October 1990, David got married to love of his life Patricia Heaton who had love affairs since a long time. His wife, Patricia Heaton is also an actress and she is also the co founder of the production company, FourBoys Entertainment. Together they have welcomed four children.
David began acting since 1988 and he played his first role as Harlan Rook in the movie, The Dead Pool. The same year, he also played minor roles in the television series, Sonny Spoon. He also appeared in the drama The Black Velvet Gown who won some award in 1991. After being an actor for about one and half decade, he directed The Bituminous Coal Queens of Pennsylvania and he was honored with Crystal Heart Award for that work.