Vancouver Native David Amito’s Journey Into The Spotlight

In 2014, he was nominated for a "Best Actor" Leo Award, British Columbia's premier acting award

Key Takeaways

  • Amito was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Amito has appeared on various television shows, films, and theatrical productions.
  • He won the Best Supporting Actor award at the 2013 Las Vegas Film Festival.

David Amito, from Vancouver, British Columbia, is a Canadian-American actor known for his offbeat performances in dark comedies.

He is a dual citizen of the United States and Canada and works as a local hire in both Los Angeles and Vancouver.

His Early Life & Education

He attended Prince of Wales Secondary School before studying Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Simon Fraser University.

He later pursued acting, training at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in New York for two years, the Methodica Acting Studio for one year, and Carter Thor Studio in Toronto for a year.

He also trained in Improv for two years with “The Outsiders” troupe and at Second City in Toronto.

David Amito’s Credits From Stage To Big Screen

Amito has appeared in various television shows, including “The Chosen” (series regular), “Wizards” (series regular), “Who is Mr.Tom?” (series regular), “Breakout” (guest star), “Nikita” (guest star), “Warehouse13” (co-star), “The L.A. Complex” (co-star), “24HR Rental” (co-star), and “Urban Legends II” (co-star).

His film credits include “Maps to the Stars” (supporting role), “Stress Position” (lead), “Beware Pickpocket” (lead), “Waiting for Summer” (supporting), “Detective Mark Waters” (lead), “The Thirty Thing” (lead), and “Repeat” (lead).

Amito has also appeared in several theatrical productions, including “The Last Swartz” (lead), “Every Woman I Slept With Before I Met You” (lead), “Love’s Bite” (lead), “Eveningland” (lead), “Love & Lamb” (lead), “86th Street” (supporting), “Endgame” (lead), and “Harry & Sam” (lead).

He Turns His Hard Work Into Trophies

Amito is a five-time award-winning actor known for his offbeat performances in dark comedies.

He won the Best Supporting Actor award at the 2013 Las Vegas Film Festival for his leading role in A.J. Bond’s feature film “Stress Position.”

In 2014, he was nominated for a “Best Actor” Leo Award, British Columbia’s premier acting award.

In Case You Didn’t Know

  • David Amito is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 135 lbs (61 kg).
  • He has dark brown hair and beautiful hazel eyes.


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