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David Chokachi

David Chokachi

David Chokachi is recognized internationally for his role as lifeguard Cody Madison on the popular television series Baywatch. Chokachi's first starring film role was in Showtime's The Unspeakable, which was shot on location in Ireland for director Howard McCain. In the film, he played a psychotic killer who falls in love with the cop sent to investigate him. His other television credits include CBS's A Crime of Passion and ABC's Bad to the Bone; guest appearances on Suddenly Susan and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch; and several made for television movies. He starred in the feature film 12 Bucks and the campy beach thriller Psycho Beach Party, which premiered at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival.

Chokachi returns to play Jake McCartey, the rookie NYPD detective. Prior to his job on the force, he was a former big wave surfing champ who got in a bad accident and retired from the sport. In his new line of work, McCartey eagerly tries to prove himself to the department. Despite he and Pezzini working closely together, he is unaware of the Witchblade and its powers.

Originally from Plymouth, Mass., David Chokachi was a political science major at Bates College in Maine before he turned to acting. When he's not in Toronto shooting WITCHBLADE, he resides in Los Angeles. An avid outdoor sports enthusiast, his hobbies include windsurfing, surfing, sailing, water skiing, snowboarding and fly fishing.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

David Chokachi Facts

Birth NameDavid Al-Chokhachy
OccupationActor
BirthdayJanuary 16, 1968 (49)
SignCapricorn
BirthplacePlymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Height5' 11" (1m80)  How tall is David Chokachi compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Atlantic Rim
Soul Surfer
Abner the Invisible Dog
10.0 Earthquake
Witchblade: The Complete Series
Online Abduction
Baywatch Season 9
Baywatch
Baywatch Season 6
Baywatch Season 8
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