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David Burtka

2008 Emmy Awards
Born May 29, 1975 (1975-05-29) (age 34)
Dearborn, Michigan, United States
Occupation Actor, Chef (as of 2009)
Years active 1999–present
Domestic partner(s) Neil Patrick Harris
(2004-present)
.David Burtka (born May 29, 1975) is an American actor.^ Information: Name: David Burtka Born: 1975-05-29 Height: 0 .
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^ David Burtka is an American actor.

^ Ironically, the actor (with boyfriend David Burtka at the 2008 Emmys) plays a womanizer on CBS' comedy "How I Met Your Mother."
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Background

.Burtka was born in Dearborn, Michigan, and grew up in Canton, Michigan, and graduated from Plymouth-Salem High School in 1993. He trained in acting at Interlochen Center for the Arts, obtained his Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of Michigan and had further training at the William Esper Studios.^ After that he got training from “Interlochen Center for Arts”, his bachelor degree from Michigan University and training of acting and arts from “William Esper Studios” .
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^ Burtka graduated from Plymouth Salem High School in 1993.
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^ Graduated from Plymouth Salem High School in 1993.
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Career

.His Broadway debut was as Tulsa in the 2003 production of Gypsy starring Bernadette Peters.^ "Tulsa" in 2003 Broadway revival of Gypsy (with Bernadette Peters) .
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^ His Broadway debut was as "Tulsa" in the 2003 production of "Gypsy" starring Bernadette Peters.
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^ Burtka had small parts on The West Wing and Crossing Jordan , but is more well known for his stage work including performing alongside Bernadette Peters in Gypsy .
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.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.^ He also won award “Clarence Derwant” on behalf of the play.
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^ He started his career in 2003 from “Broadway Theater” with a play “The Play about the Baby” in which he performed a role of an American boy.
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^ Burtka received a Clarence Derwent Award for promising performer in 2001.
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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.
.Burtka made his television debut in 2002 with a guest role on The West Wing; this was followed by guest appearances on Crossing Jordan.^ Burtka had small parts on The West Wing and Crossing Jordan , but is more well known for his stage work including performing alongside Bernadette Peters in Gypsy .
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^ Burtka is an experienced theatre actor (he played opposite Bernadette Peters in Gypsy on Broadway and starred in the touring company of Beauty and the Beast) but also had small parts on episodes of The West Wing and Crossing Jordan.” .

^ Even without Harris, he's nabbed numerous TV roles - some for made-for-television movies, one as a regular in Steven Spielberg's failed Fox show "On the Lot" and guest spots on shows like "Crossing Jordan" and "The West Wing."
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.In the second season episode of How I Met Your Mother, the actor reprised his role as "Scooter" (whose actual first name is Bill), the former high school boyfriend of Lily (Alyson Hannigan).^ But our team were big How I Met Your Mother fans.
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^ Broadway World ...David Burtka will return to CBS' 'How I Met Your Mother' to reprise the role of Lily's (played by Alyson Hannigan) high school boyfriend, turned stalker.
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^ The new season of “How I Met Your Mother” premieres tonight on CBS. .
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.According to his long-term partner, actor Neil Patrick Harris, Burtka has, as of 2009, quit acting in order to become a chef.^ Neil Patrick Harris nominated for Emmy .
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^ Actor Neil Patrick Harris (right) and David Burtka arrives at the...
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^ Oh dreamy Neil Patrick Harris.

.[1] He graduated from the Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Pasadena in summer 2009 and is currently running a catering company in Los Angeles.^ July 29, 2009 While New York is grittier, Los Angeles juicier, and Boston is wicked smahter, for some odd reason it is Montreal that, for two weeks every summer, becomes the epicenter of the comedy universe.
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^ Los Angeles, January 7-8, 2009 – Award overload!
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^ Gallery Link Appearances/Events > 2010 > January 28: 1st Annual Art Los Angeles Contemporary Art Fair .

[2]

Personal life

.Six months after Burtka's How I Met Your Mother appearance, there was a story published purporting that the actor received the part because of a romantic relationship with one of the series' stars, Neil Patrick Harris[3].^ Noted gay Neil Patrick Harris ( How I Met Your Plot Contrivance ) and his partner, actor David Burtka, are in the hunt for a surrogate mommy.
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^ Neil Patrick Harris nominated for Emmy .
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^ But our team were big How I Met Your Mother fans.
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.Speculation around this story eventually led Harris to publicly acknowledge that he is gay in a cover story in People magazine.^ Comments by: Markusisthedrug Filed in: cover story Tags: New York Magazine , cbs , gay , how i met your mother , Drag Queen , Markus Molinari , DAVID BURTKA , NEIL PATRICK HARRIS , doogie howser m.d.

^ As for Bass, his coming out landed him a People magazine cover last month and he talked to the magazine again over the weekend at an LA party he attended with Reichen.

^ At AfterElton.com, a gay news and entertainment site, Michael Jensen wrote that Harris' sexuality has been the subject of speculation for many years.
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[4] .Burtka made no public response to the story, though later Harris stated that he and Burtka were moving in together.^ Harris and Burtka have been together for five years.
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^ But Harris did show up with boyfriend, actor David Burtka but they did not pose for photos together unlike Lance and Reichen no doubt during their limelight-loving relationship.
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^ Harris and Burtka, 34, appeared on stage together for the first time in February 2008, singing a duet from Rent at a New York benefit.
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[5]
.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.^ In September 2007, Burtka and Harris were first appeared on screen as a couple in “Emmy Awards”.
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^ Neil and David attended the Emmy awards in September 2007 as an openly acknowledged gay couple for the first time.
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^ Harris hosted the Emmy Awards on September 20 , 2009 .
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[6]
.On February 4, 2008, 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.^ Harris and Burtka, 34, appeared on stage together for the first time in February 2008, singing a duet from Rent at a New York benefit.
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^ Harris and Burtka have been together for five years.
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^ The two are performing a duet on stage for the first time together (David met Neil on the set of "HIMYM," when he guest-starred on the sitcom).
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The two actors have been together since April 2004.[7] Harris refers to Burtka as "my better half" and "an amazing chef".[8]

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