|David Corenswet Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||July 8, 1993|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
David Corenswet is an American actor, writer, producer, director, and editor who is known for his role as River Barkley in the comedy-drama series, The Politician. He has also appeared in many other shows and films such as Elementary, Affairs of State, Hollywood, House of Cards, Michael and Clyde, and Instinct.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
David Corenswet studied at Juilliard School located in New York City and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Drama in 2016.
Actor, Writer, Producer, Director, Editor
- Father – John Corenswet (Stage Actor)
- Sibling – Amy Corenswet (Sister)
- Others – Sam J. Corenswet, Jr. (Paternal Grandfather), Ann/Anne R. Schornstein (Paternal Grandmother), Edward Packard (Maternal Grandfather) (Author, Lawyer, Essayist, Poet), Rosa Barret Covington (Maternal Grandmother)
David Corenswet is represented by Untitled Entertainment, Talent Management Company, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, United States.
6 ft 4 in or 193 cm
80 kg or 176.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
David Corenswet has Ashkenazi Jewish roots on his paternal side and is of English and Irish descent on his maternal side.
- Dimpled smile
- Well-toned physique
David Corenswet Facts
- He was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- In 2018, David Corenswet co-starred as Michael Lawson, a character described as “an ambitious but cash-strapped politico” by the Los Angeles Times, in the suspense thriller film, Affairs of State, alongside the likes of Thora Birch, Adrien Grenier, Mimi Rogers, and David James Elliott.
- He also appeared as Reed in an episode of the political thriller web television series, House of Cards, in 2018.
- David Corenswet started playing the role of River Barkley, Payton’s opponent for Student Body President and ex-boyfriend, in the web drama series, The Politician, in 2019. He co-starred on the show alongside actors like Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch, and Lucy Boynton.
- He has also earned a decent social media fan base with more than 250k followers on Instagram and more than 10k followers on Twitter.
Featured Image by David Corenswet / Instagram