David Hyde Pierce | Biography

Posted On: 30 Mar, 2015


David Hyde Pierce | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth April 03, 1959
Age 58 Years 5 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Boyfriend Brian Hargrove
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Partner Brian Hargrove
Divorced? No
Married Yes
Net Worth $30 Million Dollars
Height 5 feet 9 inches
Weight N/A
Children/Kids N/A

Obsessive- compulsive psychiatrist Dr. Niles Crane of the ABC’s psychological clash Fraiser, American actor/comedian David Hyde Pierce is an identified homosexual. He identified himself as a gay in the year 2007.

Prior 2007, he didn’t deny the gay rumors nor did he accept them. Then, some people even used to believe that he has a secret girlfriend or wife.

Now, he is married to television, writer and producer Brian Hargrove. David married boyfriend turned husband in the year 2008 after dating about 26 years. They have been very supportive to each other, and it seems like they will never get a divorce.

Although David has no children or kids, he is a godparent of Finn Leeves- son of his Frasier co-star Jane Leeves. 

At the age of 55 now, he is regarded as one of the established actors in the country, thanks to his roles in reputed movies like Sleepless in Seattle, Nixon, Down With Love and Hellboy, and in celebrated TV shows such as The Powers That Be, Fraisers and The Good Wife. Moreover, he has accumulated some memorable Broadway moments as well in his long career. In fact, he started his official acting career from a Broadway debut in Christopher Durang's Beyond Therapy. 

Neatly, he pulled off the difficult role of Niles in Fraiser. Many people who have watched the show Frasier find the role of Niles endearing. Nevertheless, David has amazed everyone with his massive acting talents. Time and again, he has proved that he is a master of expressions and emotions.

In Fraiser, he mastered the difficult role of Niles and people loved him. Matter of fact, Niles wasn’t a perfect human being that one expected him to be nor was David as an actor. But, David knew to choose right roles for him. Impressively, Daivid has acted in diverse roles in his career. Throughout his career, he has showcased different sides of human psychology to audience. Not surprisingly, he has a high net worth of around 30 million US dollars.

Now moving on to his body orientation, he is a tall man with the height of 5 feet and 9.5 inches. Moreover, he always has had slender body. 

One can view his Fraiser shirtless pictures via Google Picture Search online. 

Born to a family comprising of actor father and insurance agent mother, David wanted to act since his childhood. After completing his graduation from Yale, he decided to move to New York City. At this point of time, he has already gained experience of acting in university productions.

After moving to New York City, he took diverse range of jobs from selling ties to security guard. He did so to keep his acting dreams alive as well as to support his education at Micheal Howards Studio. Now, as of 2015, he is an established movie, and award-winning theatre and television actor. For Friaser, he has won several awards including Emmy, Screen Actors Guild, Television Critics Association, and Viewers for Quality Television, and plenty of nominations.  

Nevertheless, he also knows to play piano, his university born interest, and organ, his childhood hobby.

And, about the Family Guy rumors, he has never voiced Stewie or appeared on Family Guy. 

Other wiki on his professional and personal life can be access via Wikipedia and IMDB’s biography on him.

Plus, his fans can connect him via social networking sites like Twitter, and Facebook. However, he has no Instagram account.