David Beatty was born in Huntington Beach California. He initially aspired to be a teacher, however, his growing interest in acting led him into the theater department of Adams State University.  After graduation, he immediately  began his professional acting career at the Creede Repertory Theater and since then his work has taken him all over the country and around the world.

David has appeared in several television shows including Criminal MindsLien On MeLois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and Beverly Hills 90210. In addition,  the recent feature film adaptation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde starring along side Mickey Rooney and Margaret O’Brien.

David has performed in many stage productions including the US Premiere of Mark Ravenhill’s The Cut and the US Premiere of Love and Money. Other recent productions include Streetcar Named DesireBig LoveSmall Domestic ActsThe Lower Depths and Simpatico which earned him a Backstage Garland Award nomination.

In 2005 David launched Double Yellow Line Films, a film production company that inspires, challenges and entertains audiences around the globe. The production team has produced over 20 short films, two television shows (Lien On MeThe BS CLUB) and one feature film (Surviving New Year’s)

David continued his education at the University of California Davis where he received his MFA. He also became an instructor for several courses including acting, directing and screen writing.

Today, David is a working actor and film maker living in Los Angeles.