While studying acting at New York's Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, Montreal native David Julian Hirsh had a peculiar part-time job. “I was literally bringing coffee to Calvin Klein,” laughs the 29-year-old who also bartended for the designer. “Calvin drinks about eight cups a day so it could get pretty intense-one week Starbucks, the next Timothy’s.”
In 1997, Hirsh left acting school and ditched the gofer duties, hoping to find work in television and films. He moved to Toronto and is now working in both mediums. On the big screen, he has a small role as 1960s pop star Freddy Cannon in George Clooney’s upcoming directorial debut
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.
Meanwhile, on the smaller screen, Hirsh costarred in Leap Years, a dramatic series which aired last year on Showtime in the U.S. and is currently playing on Bravo in Canada. While that show about sexy singles wasn’t renewed for a second season, Hirsh has already sold a TV series he produced to a Canadian network to air next fall.
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