Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, David Sutcliffe attended the University of Toronto. There, he was bit by the acting bug, which he pursued professionally after graduation.
Shortly after moving to Los Angeles, Sutcliffe landed series regular roles on two television series: “Cold Feet” and “Grapevine.” Audiences may best recognize Sutcliffe from his role as Christopher on the Emmy® Award-winning series “Gilmore Girls,” on which he played father to Alexis Bledel’s character and ex-husband to Lauren Graham’s.
Sutcliffe was seen on “Private Practice,” playing Kate Walsh’s love interest. He also starred as an average-Joe schoolteacher who falls in love with a movie star in his own comedy series, “I’m With Her,” opposite Teri Polo and has had guest appearances in the CBS comedy, “Accidentally on Purpose,” starring Jenna Elfman, Lifetime’s “Drop Dead Diva” and FOX’s “Lie to Me.” Most recently, Sutcliffe played the lead role on CBC’s television series “Cracked.”
On the film front, Sutcliffe played opposite America Ferrara in the independent drama “Towards Darkness.” His film, “Happy Endings,” was the Opening Night Film at the Sundance Film Festival in 2005. Sutcliffe was part of an esteemed cast that included Lisa Kudrow, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Tom Arnold and Steve Coogan, and the film was directed by Don Roos.
Sutcliffe’s Additional credits include Disney's “Under the Tuscan Sun,” starring Diane Lane, the independent drama “Testosterone” and romantic comedy “Cake,” opposite Heather Graham.