|David Howard Thornton Quick Info
|6 ft 2 in
|Date of Birth
|November 30, 1979
David Howard Thornton is an American actor and voice artist who is best known for having been cast as Art the Clown in the Terrifier film series. In addition to that, his film credits also include Miss Hokusai, The Exigency, The Dark Offerings, The Mean One, Stream, and Night of the Living Dead 2. Moreover, David Howard Thornton has also been a part of a variety of other projects which include the likes of Nightwing: Escalation, The Bravest Knight, Gotham, Mistress Peace Theatre, Alma’s Way, and Bupkis.
David Howard Thornton
Huntsville, Alabama, United States
David Howard Thornton attended the University of Montevallo, a public university located in Montevallo, Alabama.
Actor, Voice Artist
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, he has a net worth of $8 Million as of 2024.
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
David Howard Thornton is of English descent.
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David Howard Thornton Facts
- It was his mother who encouraged him to pursue acting.
- David Howard Thornton provided Additional Voices to the English version of the biographical animated drama film Miss Hokusai in 2015.
- Between 2016 and 2017, he appeared as The Joker in the action series Nightwing: Escalation.
- He made his first film appearance by playing the role of Art the Clown (a mysterious serial killer) in the slasher film Terrifier in 2016. He co-starred in the film alongside Jenna Kanell, Samantha Scaffidi, and Catherine Corcoran.
- For his performance in Terrifier, David Howard Thornton was nominated for a Fangoria Chainsaw Award in the “Best Supporting Actor” category in 2019. He also reprised the role of Art the Clown in Terrifier 2 and Terrifier 3.
- In October 2017, he was cast as Orderly in an episode titled A Dark Knight: The Blade’s Path of the superhero crime drama television series Gotham.
- David Howard Thornton provided vocals to the character of Bumbo in the animated science fiction-action film The Exigency in 2019.
- He voiced Billy Goats/Newt in the 2D-animated magical adventure fantasy series The Bravest Knight.
- He did voiceover work for SFX Box in an episode titled No-Go Mofongo/Alma vs. Eddie of the animated children’s television series Alma’s Way in 2021.
- Along with Krystle Martin, Chase Mullins, John Bigham, Erik Baker, Flip Kobler, and Amy Schumacher, David Howard Thornton co-starred as the Mean One in the Christmas horror film The Mean One in 2022. The film is a horror retelling of the 1957 children’s book How the Grinch Stole Christmas! by Dr. Seuss.
- He has done voiceover work for video games such as Two Worlds II: Pirates of the Flying Fortress, Invizimals: The Lost Kingdom, and Ride to Hell: Retribution.
- Alongside Jeffrey Combs, Danielle Harris, Dee Wallace, Tim Reid, Mark Holton, Felissa Rose, Tony Todd, Daniel Roebuck, Dave Sheridan, Terry Alexander, Damian Maffei, and Bobby C. King, David Howard Thornton co-starred as Player 2 in the 2024 horror film Stream.
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