David Palffy is a Canadian-born actor, father, and husband to fellow star actress Erica Durance. The pair got married in 2005 and have been together for over a decade.
Against the naysayers of Hollywood’s short-lived marriages, David and Erica have held unto their love through the glitz and glamour of the paparazzi.
Brief Biography of David Palffy
It was on the 5th day of March 1969 that David Palffy was born to his parents in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It was also there that he was raised alongside his brother Jeff Palffy. While there is limited information concerning his parents, it is known that they are of Welsh and Hungarian ancestry.
After his preparatory education, he proceeded to the University of Calgary where he studied law. However, he started developing a passion for acting and decided to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. Following this, David got enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London to pursue the course he would later make a career from.
He is Happily Married to Erica Durance
One marriage that has survived the proverbial test of time in the entertainment industry is that of the power couple and they deserve some accolades. The pair have been married for over a decade and nothing suggests that’s about to change as they have been feeding fans with couple goal pictures.
As the story goes, David and Erica first met sometime in 2001 and the connection between them happened almost immediately. After being friends for a while and dating for over 3 years, the pair walked down the aisle on January 8, 2005, and pledged to a life of marital bliss in the presence of their family, friends, and well-wishers.
David Palffy’s wife is also an actress who was born on June 21, 1978. She is well known for portraying the character of Louis Lane – a DC comic character in the TV show Small Ville. She appeared in the series for 7 seasons before taking up other roles.
More than being a supportive wife, Erica is a great mother to their two children.
The Pair were Previously in Other Relationships
Before, David and Erica came to be an item. They had other people in their lives. According to research, David was previously in a relationship with a lady who bore him his first child. What is yet to be ascertained is if they got married or not. Nonetheless, they broke up sometimes in the 90s.
Similarly, his wife Erica Durance was previously married to a man identified as Wesley Parker from 1996 to 1999. Information about how they met and the cause of their split is still a hidden fact from the media.
Other Details About David Palffy
1. What is He Known For?
David is recognized as an actor. He was active as a theatre artist and participated in several stage plays and dramas including Richard III, David Mamet’s Speed, and The Plow, among many others.
Following his consistency, in 1987, when he was only 18 years old, he made his professional TV debut as Mass Grave Soldier in the film, Full Metal Jacket (1987). Moving on, he made appearances on small screens in the series Friday the 13: The series in1989 and then on big screens as Castillo Serrano in House of the Dead and Caleb Reece in the Need for Speed: Underground 2.
At present, he is recognized for his role as Goa’uld villains Sokar and Anubis in Stargate SG-1. The skilled actor has a total of 57 acting credits and numerous awards to show for his versatility on the screen.
2. The 54-year old Shares Two Children with His Wife
As stated earlier, David’s union with Erica is blessed with two beautiful children. Their first child, Lochlan Williams Palffy was born in their home in Vancouver on February 10, 2015. The couple didn’t let the grass grow under his feet before providing him with a brother, Liam Jeffery Palffy who was born on December 7, 2016.
Also, as previously established, David has a child from his previous relationship named Laszlo David Palffy who was born on March 29, 1999.
As a way of protecting his children from the spotlight, information about them has remained elusive from the media. What is known however is that the
3. Is He Related to Jeff Palffy
Yes, as mentioned earlier, David’s only known sibling is Jeff. The brothers don’t only share the same surname but also the same looks and passion.
Jeff according to IMBD is a talent developer, model, manager, and producer. As a talent developer, he has nudged several models to begin their careers thanks to the Ford Models establishment which is now known as the PMG Management in Vancouver.
4. David Palffy Net Worth?
Known for his career as an actor, he has built a substantial net worth throughout his career and is estimated to be worth $800,000 according to his stipulated annual salary of $22,718. His debut movie Full Metal Jacket was said to gross $120 million against a budget of $30 million and his notable movies have followed suit.
David Palffy is also known to be a producer of the documentary film Open Schools which educates many viewers about the number of reputable open schools located within South Africa.
Additionally, David is a known interior designer in Vancouver Canada. He is an expert in refurbishing, redesigning, and renovating homes.
5. How Tall Is He?
David’s height of 6 feet (182 cm) has made him one of the tallest men in the Canadian entertainment industry standing with the likes of Ryan Reynolds, Jim Carrey, Mattew Perry, Kris Wu, and other renowned Canadian actors.