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David Naughton
Born David Walsh Naughton
February 13, 1951 (1951-02-13) (age 58)
Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
Occupation Actor/Singer
Years active 1974 – present
Spouse(s) Seann Sara Sella (2007-2009)
Deborah Dutton (1985 - ?)
Denise Stephens (1977 - ?)

David Walsh Naughton (born February 13, 1951) is an American actor and singer, perhaps best known for starring in the 1981 horror film An American Werewolf in London as David Kessler.

Naughton was born in West Hartford, Connecticut the son of Rosemary (née Walsh) and Joseph Naughton, both of whom were teachers [1]and have Irish heritage. Naughton attended the University of Pennsylvania.[2]

Naughton first became widely known as a result of his singing and dancing appearances in Dr Pepper TV commercials. He starred in the sitcom Makin' It and hit the Billboard Top Ten in 1979 with the show's theme song, also titled "Makin' It". He also appeared in the television series My Sister Sam and also in episodes of MacGyver, Melrose Place, Murder, She Wrote, JAG and Seinfeld (see episode: The Red Dot). He is the brother of accomplished theater and film actor James Naughton and uncle of Keira Naughton and Greg Naughton.


  1. Psych: "Let's Get Hairy" (2009) (TV) (Guest Star)
  2. Astepro: Nasal spray commercial (2009)
  3. Brutal Massacre: A Comedy (2007)
  4. Mystery Woman: Sing Me a Murder (2005) (TV)
  5. Wonderful Days (2003) (voice)
  6. Flying Virus (2001)
  7. Out of the Wilderness (2001) (TV)
  8. A Crack in the Floor (2000)
  9. Little Insects (2000) (voice)
  10. Chance of a Lifetime (1998) (TV)
  11. Urban Safari (1996)
  12. Ice Cream Man (1995)
  13. Mirror, Mirror III: The Voyeur (1995)
  14. Beanstalk (1994)
  15. Caribbean Kill (1994)
  16. Amityville: A New Generation (1993) (TV)
  17. Basic Values: Sex, Shock & Censorship in the 90's (1993) (TV)
  18. Body Bags (1993) (TV)
  19. Wild Cactus (1993)
  20. Steel and Lace (1991)
  21. Overexposed (1990)
  22. The Sleeping Car (1990)
  23. Desert Steel (1989)
  24. Goddess of Love (1988) (TV)
  25. Ti presento un'amica (1987)
  26. Separate Vacations (1986)
  27. "My Sister Sam" (1986) TV series
  28. The Boy in Blue (1986)
  29. Kidnapped (1986/I)
  30. Terror in the Aisles (1984)
  31. Getting Physical (1984) (TV)
  32. Hot Dog... The Movie (1984)
  33. Not for Publication (1984)
  34. "At Ease" (1983) TV Series
  35. Desire, the Vampire (1982) (TV)
  36. An American Werewolf in London (1981)
  37. Separate Ways (1981)
  38. Midnight Madness (1980)
  39. "Makin' It" (1979) TV series
  40. The Other Side of Victory (1976) (TV)


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