David Iacono is an NYC-based actor who is well known for starring in the web series Grand Army (2020), The Flight Attendant (2020), and Hot Pink (2021).
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Family & Ethnicity
David Iacono was born into an Italian-Puerto Rican family. Amazon Prime His father works as a union carpenter. Her mother’s name is Kim Iacono. She is a mammography technologist. His sister’s name is Kayla Iacono.
David Iacono began his career as a model when his mother procured him numerous modeling consignments at a very young age. In an interview, while talking about the onset of his career he said,
My mom thought I was a cute kid as a baby. She threw me into modeling at a very young age, and I was down for that. I enjoyed it. Eventually, I eased into acting.”
Thereafter, he modeled for the kids’ wear collection ‘Levi’s Little.’ During his childhood, David was featured on several clothing websites like J.Crew, Junior Magazine, and Century 21.
David Iacono made his film debut in 2011 when he played a brief role of Jake in ‘Choose.’ The crime horror film centers around a journalism student named Fiona Wagner who tracks a killer with the help of her detective father and a therapist.
In 2016, he appeared in the film ‘The Pastor’ as Miguel. The film is about a former gang leader who discovers his faith in God during his time in solitary confinement. As the story unfolds, he must decide between maintaining his newfound faith or returning to the cold-blooded killer he once was.
Other films under his belt include St. Vincent (2014), The Slap (2015), and Joker (2019).
In 2014, he appeared in the 1975 American sketch comedy show ‘Saturday Night Live,’ hosted by Melissa McCarthy, a popular American actress and comedian. In the show, David carried out a sketch titled “Art Exhibit,” which was set in an art museum that hired actors to portray famous paintings. David was one of the actors who stood still portraying a famous painting in the art exhibit.
He made multiple appearances as a sneaker store bully/mean teen/mean kid on ‘What Would You Do? from 2016 to 2018. The American program featured actors who put up fake conflicts and pursue illegal activities in public settings with a hidden camera to observe the reactions of the bystanders.
In 2020, he played the role of Ryan in the episode titled “Mutations” of the 2017 American medical drama ‘The Good Doctor.’ The storyline of the episode revolves around the teenage couple Ryan and Angie, 16-year-old cancer patients for whom Dr. Claire (protagonist) arranges a mini-prom in the hospital.
Thereafter, he appeared in various television series like Hightown (2020), Blue Bloods (2020), and City on a Hill (2021).
He made his digital debut with the Netflix series ‘Grand Army’ (2020) in which he played the role of Bo Orlov, a Russian American in the swimming team of Grand Army High School. In the series, Bo belongs to Brighton Beach, an area that is not as politically correct or socially aware as other neighborhoods in Manhattan; hence, he battles with issues that stem from his background.
In 2020, he played the role of Eli Briscoe in the American comedy-drama ‘The Flight Attendant.’ The series follows Cassie Bowden, a reckless alcoholic and a flight attendant, whose life turns upside down when she wakes up alongside the dead body of a man from her last flight. The teenage son of Cassie’s coworker Megan Briscoe, Eli impresses her mother by showing her a video of Cassie out dancing at a bar.
In 2021, he was cast in a lead role in the Amazon Prime series ‘Hot Pink.’ The series is about a heartbroken 16-year-old girl named Nina Faye who tries to understand the conditions of love after a bad breakup.
In 2020, he appeared in Katie Cappiello’s play ‘Now That We’re Men,’ which centers around the close friendships of five high school boys. The storyline of the play revolves around the close friendships of five high school guys and their unfiltered stories of sex, power, consent, porn, manning up, and getting girls or maybe boys, in the process of growing to manhood.
- Actor(s): Jim Carrey, Adam Sandler, Russell Crowe, Donald Glover
- Film(s): Bruce Almighty (2003), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), A Beautiful Mind (2001), Grown Ups (2010)
- Television Series: Jersey Shore
- Book: The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan
- Playwright: Katie Cappiello
- Rock Band: The Rolling Stones
- Comedian: Bo Burnham
- During his childhood days, David wanted to pursue a career in the comedy business. In an interview, while describing his desire to become a comedian, he said,
When I was a kid, all I ever wanted to do was make people laugh, and not to toot my own 5-year-old horn or anything, but my knock-knock jokes killed every time. The very first job i ever wanted as a kid was a comedian…”
- He is signed with Take 3 Talent Agency based in New York City.
- In 2015, he actively attended the Ghetto Film School Table Read Spring, New York, America, which aimed at educating and inspiring the next generation of storytellers. The event featured the American actress and filmmaker Olivia Wilde and the Australian director Baz Luhrmann.
- In 2020, he was one of the finalists of the National YoungArts Foundation in the category of theater. Thereafter, he was invited to take part in the YoungArts Week held in Miami, Florida.