David Hyde Pierce

David Hyde Pierce is an American actor and a comedian better known for his role as Dr. Nile Cranes in the Frasier television series. Other popular films he has taken part in acting include; Little Man Late, Addams Family Values, Crossing Delancey, and Across Fives Aprils.

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Biography and Early Life

David Hyde Pierce was born on 3 April 1959 in Saratoga Springs, New York. He was born to Laura Marie Hughes and George Hyde Pierce. He has siblings namely; Nancy Pierce, Thomas Pierce and Barbara Pierce.

David Hyde Pierce’s father was an aspiring actor while his mother worked as an insurance agent. David Hyde Pierce had to adopt his middle name ‘Hyde’ to avoid confusion with another actor of the same name; David Pierce.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is David Hyde Pierce in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, David Hyde Pierce’s age is 62 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 3 April 1959. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 176 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 167 lbs in Pound and 76 kg in Kilograms.


David Hyde Pierce did his high school studies from a certain high school whose name is unknown. He later joined Yale University where he graduated with a bachelor’s arts degree. While at Yale, David Hyde Pierce appeared in productions like Saint Joan, Waiting for Godot and Who Is Afraid of Virginia Woolf. He used to play the organ AT Bethsaida Episcopal Church back then.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

He used to be an openly gay celebrity. However, in 2008, he married Brian Hargrove. Their marriage ceremony took place in California, days before the implementation of Proposition 8 law, which prohibits same-sex marriages in the state. He is the godfather of Finn, who has a son called Jane Leeves.

He has worked together with patients who have suffered from Alzheimer’s disease in the USA. His mellow voice is what people use to recognize him.

Is David Hyde Pierce gay?

Yes, David Hyde Pierce is gay. In 2008, he married Brian Hargrove.

Professional Career

David Hyde Pierce started his career life by doing small jobs. He later joined Michael Howard Studios where he pursued his career in acting. In 1987, he featured on Spenser: For Hire series. In 1992, he featured on the Powers that Be series.

David Hyde Pierce featured on Frasier as Dr. Niles. In 1996, his voice was used to act Mighty Ducks. He appeared as a guest actor on Crime Story television series, Dream On, the Outer Limits, The Good Wife, Julies Greenroom, and Saturday Night Vibes among many others.

David Hyde Pierce made his first appearances in 1988. In 1989, David Hyde Pierce featured on Vampire Kids. In the 1990s, David Hyde Pierce acted in various films such as Sleepless in Seattle, the Fisher King, Across Five Aprils, and the Little Man Tate.

In 2012s, David Hyde Pierce starred in films such as Wet Hot American Summer, Down with Love, and Full Frontal. As a voice actor, he featured in movies such as Forever Plaid: The Movie, Hellboy, A Bug’s Life, Stingray Sam, and Treasure Planet.

David Hyde Pierce has featured in television movies like On The Edge, the Amazing Screw On Head, and Jackie’s Back. Short movies he has featured include; the Appointments of Dennis Jennings, Laud Weiner, Ripple, and Happy Birthday. As a director, David Hyde Pierce directed films such as the Gilbert and Sullivan Society’s operatta, Princess Ida.


David Hyde Pierce’s great contribution in the entertainment industry has earned him five accolades for the Golden Globe Award. He was among the winners of the Primetime Emmy Awards, which he won four times during his professional life. He won the American Comedy Awards six times. He was among the winners of Cable ACE Awards in 1997 after featuring in the Outer Limits films. He won Gold Derby Awards twice. Other accolades include; TV Guide Awards, Television Association Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards and Online Film Awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of David Hyde Pierce in 2021

As of 2021, The estimated net worth of David Hyde Pierce currently stands at $50 million. David Hyde Pierce has worked effortlessly in the acting industry and that is why he has such fortune. He has been an actor for over thirty years. He has featured in stage plays besides his acting roles in films and television. Some of the theatre plays he has featured include; A Wonderful Life, Hello, It Shoulda Been You, Six Dance Lesson Six Weeks, Dolly, Curtains and Spamalot.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  1. David Hyde Pierce worked as a security guard and sold relations at Bloomingdale’s as a way of making a living.
  2. In 2002, David Hyde Pierce made his Broadway musical first appearance in Monty Python’s Spamalot.
  3. David Hyde Pierce is a national board associate of the Alzheimer’s Association. His father and grandfather succumbed to the disease. David Hyde Pierce was a stage legend Uta Hagen’s last leading person. He was among the guest-starring actors in a 2001 Los Angeles production of Six Dance Lessons Six Weeks. Hagen insisted on waiting for Pierce to get done with his season of Frasier reason being to appear together on Broadway. However, she died of stroke during the waiting time.
  4. David Hyde planned to be a concert pianist, and he had studied music initially at Yala before changing his carer to acting.

David Hyde Pierce is among the renowned actors in the world who have done exceptional work in the entertainment industry. His efforts in acting films have enabled him to win many accolades as well gaining fame across the world. His unique skills in acting have made him remain active in his profession. He is also among the best voice actors in the acting field.


Facts of David Hyde Pierce

  • Gender Male
  • full nameDavid Hyde Pierce
  • birthplaceSaratoga Springs, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth April 03, 1959
  • Age 65 years 1 months
  • Horoscope Aries
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Diamond
  • Lucky Color Red
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$50 million
  • professionAmerican actor and director
  • weightIn Kilograms – 76Kg, In Pounds – 167 lbs.
  • heightIn Centimetres – 176 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
  • hair colorLight Brown
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolN/A

Written by Joel S. Elkins

James  Franco

Helen Elizabeth Hunt