David Garrison, best known as Steve Rhoades on television's "Married With Children," began his career as a member of the resident company at Tony Award-winning Arena Stage in Washington, D.C.
His Broadway credits include Serge B. Samovar in A Day in Hollywood/A Night in The Ukraine, for which he received a Tony Award nomination and a Drama-Logue Award; J. Bruce Ismay in the Tony-winning Titanic; The Wizard of Oz in Wicked; Sandor in the Faith Prince revival of Bells Are Ringing; C. Edgar Sloan in Strike Up the Band (City Center Encores!); Arnold Beckoff in Torch Song Trilogy; The Police Sergeant in The Pirates of Penzance; and David in Christopher Durang's A History of the American Film.
His Off-Broadway credits include the 30th Anniversary revival of I Do! I Do!, for which he received a Drama Desk Award nomination, By the Way Meet Vera Stark, Geniuses, Middletown, New Jerusalem, The Torch-Bearers, The Family of Mann, Terrence McNally's It's Only a Play , Charles Busch's Olive and the Bitter Herbs, and Silence! the Musical.
David won a Helen Hayes Award for his work as Charlie in Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along at Arena Stage, and has been featured in prestigious regional productions of Die Fledermaus (Santa Fe Opera), Tom Stoppard's Travesties (Williamstown Theatre Festival), and as the Devil in the world premiere of Randy Newman's Faust (La Jolla/Goodman). He played Nathan Detroit and the Wizard of Oz, respectively, in the first national tours of Guys and Dolls and Wicked, receiving a Carbonell Award for the latter.
David's other television credits include Norman on "It's Your Move" and Stan on "Working It Out," as well as guest appearances on "The Good Wife," "30 Rock," "Law and Order," "The West Wing," "The Practice," "NYPD Blue," "Without a Trace," "Everybody Loves Raymond," "Judging Amy," "Murphy Brown," "Murder She Wrote," "Ed," "L.A. Law," Tom Clancy's "Op Center" and the PBS Great Performances presentations of "On the Town" with the London Symphony and "Ira Gershwin at 100: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall."
In addition to the cast albums of Hollywood/Ukraine, Titanic, Bells Are Ringing, I Do! I Do!, and On the Town, David's many recordings include Songs of New York, Show Boat, Kiss Me Kate, Annie Get Your Gun, Of Thee I Sing/Let Em Eat Cake, Girl Crazy, You Never Know, Tell Me More, Oh! Lady! Lady!!, George and Ira: Standards and Gems, and Dawn Upshaw Sings Rodgers and Hart (guest artist). He is a summa cum laude graduate of Boston University's School of Theater Arts, and is the recipient of its Distinguished Alumni Award.