Dave is perhaps best known as “Joey” from the hit ABC television series, Full House, which aired for eight seasons (1987-1995, with 192 episodes produced) and can now be seen on the Nickelodeon and ABC Family network lineups. Additionally, the show is currently in worldwide syndication in over 100 countries. Dave followed this success by hosting his second prime-time hit series, America's Funniest People, which ran on ABC for four seasons.
Dave also hosted ABC's World's Funniest Videos and his own series, Out of Control for Nickelodeon. Dave hosted Animal Kidding on the Animal Planet Network. Recently, Dave guest starred on How I Met Your Mother on CBS and was a guest on The Ricki Lake Show.
Dave appeared on VH1’s #1 rated series The Surreal Life. Dave hosted two seasons of America’s Most Talented Kids for the i Network. Dave partnered with Nancy Kerrigan on Skating With Celebrities series on the Fox Network. Dave starred in two movies; Shredderman for Nickelodeon and The Family Holiday, which aired on Lifetime. And co-starred in The Disney Channel’s highest rated movie, The 13th Year.
Highly regarded for his voice-over talent, Dave's additional credits include many Saturday morning cartoon favorites. He began by doing voices on Hanna-Barbera's Scooby Doo and the re-syndicated version of The Jetson's. Dave then went on to lend his versatile voice to Jim Henson's multiple Emmy Award-winning animated series, The Muppet Babies , where he portrayed Animal and Dr.Bunsen Honeydew for the run of the series, and then became the voice of three additional characters; Waldorf and Statler (the two old guys in the balcony on the original Muppet Show) and Bean Bunny. Dave voiced Peter Venkman for The Real Ghostbusters cartoon, and the Cartoon Networks' Robot Chicken. Dave is also teamed-up with Dave Thomas on The Bob and Doug (McKenzie) animated series. Dave has just started his second season on China, IL for Cartoon Networks' Adult Swim lineup. Dave can also be heard nationwide as the voice of Kellogg’s Raisin Bran.
Dave's performed his clean stand-up on The Tonight Show, HBO's Detroit Comedy Jam and HBO's Comic Relief at Radio City Music Hall. Dave continues to sell out shows at colleges, corporate events, casinos, nightclubs and theaters.
Now partnered with National Cinemedia/Fathom, Dave’s Clean Guys Of Comedy are available only at Redbox.
Dave currently resides in Los Angeles. In his free time, Dave enjoys flying airplanes, playing ice hockey and golf.