David Selby

Birthday: Feb 5, 1941
Birthplace: Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
Lead and supporting actor David Selby is best remembered for playing Richard Channing on the television nighttime serial Falcon Crest between 1982 and 1990. A native of Morgantown, WV, Selby obtained a master's degree from West Virginia University and a doctorate from Southern Illinois University before launching his acting career in regional theaters such as the Cleveland Playhouse (where he has been inducted into their Hall of Fame). He has also worked on and off-Broadway as well as in major theaters across the U.S. Selby made his feature-film debut in Up the Sandbox after playing Quentin Collins on the spooky daily serial Dark Shadows between 1968 and 1971. Throughout his subsequent career Selby has divided his time between stage, screen, and television. Notable film efforts include Raise the Titanic (1980) and Headless Body in Topless Bar (1995).


Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Back Fork Bill 2019
No Score Yet Master of Dark Shadows Actor 2019
35% Equals Leonard 2016
8% Are You Here Karl Stevens 2014
No Score Yet Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 Commissioner Gordon 2013
No Score Yet DCU: Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Deluxe Edition Actor 2013
36% Dark Shadows Guest $79.8M 2012
100% Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 Commissioner Gordon 2012
No Score Yet Deck the Halls Luke Reilly 2011
38% Inhale Henry White $3.5K 2010
95% The Social Network Gage $96.5M 2010
38% Unknown Police Captain Parker 2006
No Score Yet Black Hole General Ryker 2006
No Score Yet End Game Shakey 2006
No Score Yet Larva Fletcher Odermatt 2005
7% Surviving Christmas Horace Vanglider $11.2M 2004
No Score Yet Shadow of Fear Steve Palmer 2004
No Score Yet Alone Paul 1998
No Score Yet Soldier of Fortune Actor 1998
No Score Yet Horton Foote's Alone Actor 1997
20% D3: The Mighty Ducks Dean Buckley 1996
60% White Squall Francis Beaumont 1996
No Score Yet Headless Body in a Topless Bar Lumkin 1995
10% Intersection Richard Quarry 1994
No Score Yet Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive Shag Williams 1992
23% Dying Young Richard Geddes 1991
50% Rich and Famous Douglas 'Doug' Blake 1981
43% Raise the Titanic Dr. Gene Seagram 1980
No Score Yet Rich Kids Steve Sloan 1979
No Score Yet The Super Cops Robert Hantz 1974
No Score Yet Girl in Blue Scott Laitham 1973
60% Up the Sandbox Paul Reynolds 1972
No Score Yet Night of Dark Shadows Quentin/Charles Collins 1971


No Score Yet Cold Case
Dom Barron
  • 2007
62% Tell Me You Love Me
Arthur Foster
  • 2007
61% Ally McBeal
William Rohr
  • 2001
No Score Yet Thieves
  • 2001
No Score Yet Kojak
James O'Connor
  • 1976
No Score Yet The Waltons
  • 1974
  • 1972