David Burtka

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David Burtka

American actor and chef add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1975.

Countries: United States (36%), New York (27%), (18%)

Main connections: Neil Patrick Harris, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The West Wing

Linked to: Twitter

 

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David Burtka was born in 1975 add something


2001

He played The Boy in the American premiere of Edward Albee's "The Play About the Baby", for which he won the 2001 Clarence Derwent Award for most promising male performer add something


2002

Burtka made his television debut in 2002 with a guest role on "The West Wing"; this was followed by guest appearances on "Crossing Jordan" add something


2004

In 2004, Burtka originated the role of Matt in the musical "The Opposite of Sex", and reprised the role in the work's East Coast premiere in the summer of 2006 add something

 

The two actors have been together since April 2004 add something


2007

Burtka and Harris attended the Emmy awards in September 2007 as an openly acknowledged couple for the first time, an appearance which Harris discussed on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" add something

 

Neil Patrick Harris - Harris attended the Emmy *awards in September 2007 with his partner David Burtka, later confirming the relationship, which he said began in 2004, in an interview on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show"


2009

According to his longtime partner, actor Neil Patrick Harris, Burtka has, as of 2009, quit acting in order to become a professional chef add something

 

He graduated from "Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts" Pasadena in summer 2009 and afterward began running a Los Angeles catering company, Gourmet M.D. add something

 

On February 4, 2009, Burtka and Harris appeared for the first time on stage together singing a duet from "Rent" at a benefit for The LGBT Community Center in New York add something


2010

On August 14, 2010, Harris announced that he and Burtka were expecting twins via a surrogate mother add something


2011

Following the passage of the Marriage Equality Act in New York on June 24, 2011, Burtka and Harris announced their engagement via Twitter, stating that they had proposed to each other five years earlier but had kept the engagement secret until same-sex marriage became legal add something


2013

Burtka will star in Osiris Entertainment's 2013 film "Annie and the Gypsy" add something


2014

News sources reported that the two were married in September 2014 in Italy add something

 

Neil Patrick Harris - On September 8, 2014, Harris announced on his Twitter page that David Burtka and he were married over the weekend in Italy


2015

Burtka is set to return to a Broadway in the David Hyde Pierce-directed "It Shoulda Been You" in April 2015 add something