David A.R. White has been a working actor, director and producer in Los Angeles for over twenty years. He was raised in a small Mennonite farming community outside of Dodge City, Kansas.
At the age of 19, David moved to LA, and only six months after moving, landed a recurring role on the hit top 10, TV CBS sitcom, Evening Shade for close to four years. He played the best friend of Burt Reynolds’s son. David then went on to guest appearances on such shows as: Coach, Saved by the Bell, Sisters, Melrose Place, Martial Law and many others.
In 1999, produced and starred in his first feature length film, The Moment After. The following year, he produced and starred in the groundbreaking faith based theatrical film, Mercy Streets opposite Eric Roberts, Stacy Keach and Cynthia Watros. David was nominated for a movie guide’s “best actor” award for his dual roles in the film. Sony picked up both films for distribution. David kept producing and starring in films throughout the next several years.
In late 2005, David became a founding partner in the film distribution/production entity Pure Flix.
Today, Pure Flix maintains its position as the number one Faith based studio, producing and distributing more films in this genre than any other studio. David also maintains his position as one of the most prolific actors/filmmakers in the faith based arena, as he writes, directs, produces and stars in many of the films.
David has starred in over 20 films. Some of his film credits include: SIX…the Mark Unleashed, The Moment After 1,2, In the Blink of an Eye, Hidden Secrets, Holyman Undercover, Run On, Marriage Retreat, Me Again, Jerusalem Countdown (based on the best selling book that sold over 2 million units and the Revelation Road movies.
In 2012, David created, produced and starred in the UP original film, Brother White. He co-starred with Reginald Vel Johnson, Jackee, Victoria Jackson, academy award nominee Bruce Davison, Ray Wise and his lovely real life wife, Andrea Logan White. At the TCA’s that year, David got rave reviews and became a darling, charming the critics with his real life Mennonite stories.
For his performance in Brother White, David was named a finalist in 5th Annual Cable FAX Program Awards in the category of Best Actor/Actress – Family Friendly
In 2014, David produced and Co Starred in the #1 live action independent movie of the year, God’s Not Dead. He starred with Kevin Sorbo and Dean Cain in God’s Not Dead. God’s Not Dead maintains it’s position as the 6th most profitable movie in cinema history based on it’s ROI.
Also in 2014, David helped produced a new Sony Film, which he helped create with his wife, Mom’s Night Out. This movie starred Patricia Heaton, Trace Atkins, Sean Astin and his wife, Andrea Logan White.
In 2015, David starred in the new action/comedy dog movie Dancer and the Dame. He starred opposite Billy Gardell. (Mike on Mike & Molly). He continues to be at the helm of Pure Flix shooting and releasing 4 theatricals films a year, and building and creating content for Pureflix.com