Early Life and Education
David was born in 1960 and attended the University of Miami.
David's big break came in 1993, when he began directing episodes of The X-Files. From there he would go on to direct the pilot, and help with the creation of, Space: Above and Beyond, Millennium, Sleepwalkers, Roswell, Dark Angel, Smallville, Tarzan, Without a Trace, Dr. Vegas, Jack & Bobby, Supernatural, Traveler, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, The Mentalist, and Shameless.
He also directed Replacements, the fourth part of the mini-series Band of Brothers, and shared in that series' Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing of a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special. Other directing highlights include Join the Club, an Emmy-nominated episode of The Sopranos, and the 1998 feature film Disturbing Behavior.
David directed episodes of the HBO series Entourage, including The Resurrection, The Prince's Bride, and the series finale, The End.
In 2008, LG used David's pilot expertise to create a campaign for its new Scarlet line of HDTVs, by creating a promotional clip in the style of a trailer for a TV pilot.
In 2011, David directed the pilot of Rina Mimoun's The Doctor, for CBS.
In 2012, David directed episodes six and seven of Game of Thrones season 2. In 2013, he directed the last two episodes of the third season.
David also directed The CW pilot Arrow, based on the comic-book character The Green Arrow, starring Stephen Amell.