David Ramsey is an American actor best known for his role as Anton Briggs in the Showtime TV series Dexter. He is also famous for his role as Joseph in Mother and Child (2009), and as John Diggle in the CW TV show Arrow.
David Ramsey Early Life, Education
David was born in Detroit, Michigan on November 17, 1971, to mother Jeraldine Ramsey and father Nathaniel Ramsey. Ramsey holds an American nationality and belongs to Black ethnicity. He finished his studies at Wayne State University.
Ramsey was initially interested in martial arts and had also decided to pursue his career as a fighter. However, eventually, his interest shifted towards acting.
Professional Life: Movies & TV Appearances
Ramsey started his acting career in 1987 from a small role as George Masterson in the movie Sacred Stiff. In 1996, he appeared in The Nutty Professor as a student and in A Very Brady Sequel as Brent, a lifeguard.
He got recognition in 1998 after he participated in the UPN sitcom Good News as Pastor David Randolph. He was also featured in Ali: An American Hero as Muhammad Ali in 2000. He later appeared in a romantic drama Pay It Forward and also got a recurring role in the TV show For Your Love from 2000-01.
In 2001, he starred in the South African comedy film Mr. Bones as Vince Lee. He also starred in All of Us, The West Wing, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Ghost Whisperer, Hollywood Residential, and Wildfire.
Similarly, Ramsey appeared in 17 episodes of Dexter as Anton Briggs from 2008 to 2009. In 2010, Ramsey made an appearance in Grey’s Anatomy and also in NBC courtroom drama series Outlaw.
From 2012 to present, Ramsey is active in the CW’s superhero TV show Arrow as John Diggle, a military veteran alongside Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Willa Holland, Paul Blackthorne, Colton Haynes, Manu Bennett, John Barrowman.
Likewise, he also made her appearance in the TV series Blue Bloods as Mayor Carter Poole. Ramsey’s other noticeable works include Accidental Love, Mr. Bones, Mother and Child, The Flash, The Guardian, and many more.
What is David Ramsey height?
He stands 6 feet 2 inches (height). Ramsey is a black belt in Jeet Kune Do. He has also studied boxing, taekwondo, and kickboxing.
Is David Married? What about his Children?
David is married to his longtime love Briana Ramsey. The couple is living a happy and joyful married life. However, they do not have any children together.
Before his relationship with wife Briana, there was a rumor of Ramsey being gay. Besides this, there is not much information about his past affairs, divorce, children, girlfriend, and relationship.
Net Worth & Salary
David keeps his personal life very private. Although his salary is under review, his net worth is estimated at around $4 million. David is involved in several projects.