|David Faustino Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||March 3, 1974|
David Faustino is an American actor, rapper, and radio personality who is best-known known for playing the role of Bud Bundy on the popular sitcom Married… with Children (1987-1997). He has hosted the radio program titled Old Scratch Radio on the Dash Radio broadcasting platform. David has also rapped under the stage name “D’ Lil” and had released an album titled Balistyx in 1992. In July 2011, he co-founded the production company F.N.B. Entertainment.
David Anthony Faustino
D’ Lil, Dave, D-Faus
Los Angeles, California, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
David is a high school graduate.
Actor, Rapper, Radio Personality, Voice Artist
- Father – Roger Anthony Faustino (Costume Designer)
- Mother – Kay Faustino (nee Freeman)
- Siblings – Michael Faustino (Younger Brother) (Actor)
- Others – Jeff Leiber (Older Stepbrother) (Actor), Vincenzo Faustino (Paternal Grandfather), Raffaela Cassiba (Paternal Grandmother), Donald Dunbar Freeman (Maternal Grandfather), Louis Henry Freeman (Maternal Great Grandfather), Bertha J. Savage (Maternal Great Grandmother), James Freeman (Maternal Great Great Grandfather), Laney Davis (Maternal Great Great Grandmother), Benjamin Savage (Maternal Great Great Grandfather), Elizabeth Robinson (Maternal Great Great Grandmother), Hilda Marie Anders (Maternal Grandmother), Cyrus Anders (Maternal Great Grandfather), Lillie May Slonaker (Maternal Great Grandmother), George A. Anders (Maternal Great Great Grandfather), Matilda E. Barringer (Maternal Great Great Grandmother), Samuel Slonaker (Maternal Great Great Grandfather), Mary Hopkins (Maternal Great Great Grandmother)
He is represented by –
- Robbie Kass Management, Santa Monica, California, United States
- Abrams Artists Agency Los Angeles, California, United States
- Black & White Records
- Ode Records
- Old Scratch Records
5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
62 kg or 136.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
David has dated –
- Katey Sagal – Rumor
- Meadow Williams (1991)
- Jenny Lewis (1992-1995)
- Elaine Hendrix (1995-1997)
- Andrea Elmer (1999–2007) – David met Andrea Elmer at a spiritual center in Los Angeles in 1999 and the two dated for 5 years before getting married on January 24, 2004, in Las Vegas. They eventually got separated in May 2006 and David filed for divorce in February 2007.
- Sara Barrett (2012)
- Lindsay Bronson (2014-Present) – David and Lindsay have a daughter together named Ava Marie Grace Faustino (b. November 14, 2015).
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Italian (Sicilian) descent on his father’s side and of English, German, Dutch, and distant Scots-Irish/Northern Irish descent on his mother’s side.
- Short Stature
- Affable smile
- Short-cropped, spiked hair
- Sports a light stubble
- Has a tattoo on his right arm
David has appeared in the TV commercial for McDonald’s (2007).
David Faustino Favorite Things
- Novel – The Silence of the Lambs (1988)
- Food – Pasta with red sauce
- Hip Hop Groups – Boogie Down Productions, Public Enemy
- Fictional Superheroes – Spider-Man, He-Man
- Actors – Marlon Brando, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino
- Cuisine – Italian
Source – Chicago Tribune
David Faustino Facts
- He made his TV show debut when he was just 3 months old with an appearance on the Lily Tomlin Special in 1974. He started regularly acting from the age of 6 in 1980 when he was cast for a minor role in the drama TV series Little House on the Prairie.
- Throughout the 1980s, he made guest appearances on various TV shows including Family Ties (1983), St. Elsewhere (1984), and The Love Boat (1984); until landing a full-time role on Married… with Children (1987-1997), which became his breakthrough.
- He had co-founded, in 1991, and co-hosted a night club in Los Angeles called Balistyx, the same name as his rap album. However, it was closed after a New Year’s Eve party in 1993.
- In May 2007, he was arrested for illegal possession of marijuana but the disorderly intoxication charge on him was dropped after he voluntarily enrolled in a rehabilitation facility.
- He co-wrote and co-produced an independent electronica album in 2008 which was titled Hollowdreams.
- In 2009, he wrote, directed, and executive produced a web series titled Star-ving where he played an exaggerated version of himself.
- David has worked extensively as a voice artist and lent his voice to the character of Mako in the animated TV series The Legend of Korra (2012-2014).
- David has been actively involved with several charitable organizations such as Variety Children’s Charity, Athletes and Entertainers for Kids, Oxfam America, Make a Wish Foundation, and Comic Relief.
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