David Schifter
David Schifter
Portrays News Reporter
Occupation Actor
Born August 15, 1964
New York City, New York, USA
Years Active 2001–present
Gender Male
Hair Brown
Ethnicity Caucasian-American
David Schifter Gallery

David Schifter is an American actor who portrays an unnamed news reporter and a resident in seasons 1 and 2 of CBS' Under the Dome.


As a teenager, David Schifter hosted a cable television show in New York City called "Spotlight on Teens", and later spent a successful 14 years as a TV news investigative reporter, reporting for stations in West Virginia, Virginia, California, New York and Cleveland. He also was a correspondent for CNN and CNBC. He earned numerous awards including three Emmy nominations and the coveted Emmy itself.

In 1999, David took the ultimate career risk by walking away from everything familiar to begin a career as an actor and later, a casting director. In 2001 he founded Hollywood East Casting, a principals and extras casting company based in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA.

While continuing to act in national film and television productions, David and a staff cast commercials, television and feature films. Notable clients include NBC, Warner Brothers, The History Channel, Discovery Channel, Woman's Entertainment, TRU TV, ION Network and others. He also worked as a Development Producer conceptualizing programming ideas for television and video series. Today, David focuses solely on acting.

Selected FilmographyEdit

  • Whittaker Bay as Marty Visted
  • The Strange and Unusual as Lenny
  • Virtuous as Ian Fisher
  • Eyeborgs as Jack Romero
  • Partners as Detective Sergeant Thomas St. John
  • Four the Roses as Michael
  • Realm as William Hennessey
  • El Camino as Gregor


Season 1 appearances
"Pilot" "The Fire" "Manhunt" "Outbreak" "Blue on Blue"
"The Endless Thirst" "Imperfect Circles" "Thicker Than Water" "The Fourth Hand" "Let the Games Begin"
"Speak of the Devil" "Exigent Circumstances" "Curtains"
Season 2 appearances
"Heads Will Roll" "Infestation" "Force Majeure" "Revelation" "Reconciliation"
"In the Dark" "Going Home" "Awakening" "The Red Door" "The Fall"
"Black Ice" "Turn" "Go Now"
  • News Reporter in "Blue on Blue" & "Awakening"
  • Townsperson in "Exigent Circumstances"

Character ImagesEdit

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