|David Rees Snell|
|Date of Birth||August 20, 1966|
|Origin||Wichita, Kansas, USA|
Rees Snell was born in Wichita, Kansas. He debuted in the 1995 TV film Truman where he played a reporter. After that, he had some small roles in films until he was cast as Ronnie Gardocki in 2002. He has also worked as a voice actor for several video games.
After finishing The Shield, David has reunited with his past crew and fellow co-stars for several shows. From 2008 to 2009, he worked in The Unit which was also created by Shawn Ryan. In 2011, he appeared in Sons of Anarchy, which was created by Kurt Sutter. There he reunited with Benito Martinez and Kenneth Johnson. In 2012, he teamed again with Ryan for the show Last Resort, which also featured Matt Gerald.
David is married to Melanie Myers.
Role on The ShieldEdit
Initially, David Rees Snell character on The Shield was supposed to be a background character. However, the writers later decided to make the whole Strike Team an integral part of the plot, and his character became more important as the series progressed. This is also evidenced on his credits when he was uncredited in the "Pilot", but by the sixth season had become a member of the main cast.
Selected filmography Edit
- Exit Speed (2008)
- Ride with the Devil (1999)
- Truman (1995)
Television appearances Edit
- Last Resort (2012)
- Sons of Anarchy (2011)
- Leverage (2011)
- Hawthorne (2009)
- The Unit (2008-2009)
- The Shield (2002-2008)
- Rees Snell provided DVD audio commentary for the following episodes:
- Season 3: "Slipknot" (with Michael Chiklis, Walton Goggins and Kenneth Johnson)
- Season 4: "Grave" (with Kenneth Johnson, Benito Martinez, Katey Sagal and Kurt Sutter)
- Season 4: "A Thousand Deaths" (with Adam E. Fierro, Jay Karnes, David Marciano and Cathy Cahlin Ryan)
- Season 5: "Extraction" (with D.J. Caruso, Michael Chiklis, Walton Goggins, Kenneth Johnson and Kurt Sutter)
- Season 5: "Jailbait" (with Michael Chiklis, Walton Goggins, Kenneth Johnson and Scott Rosenbaum)
- Season 5: "Man Inside" (with Michael Chiklis, Walton Goggins, Kenneth Johnson and Scott Rosenbaum)
- Season 5: "Smoked" (with David Marciano, Glen Mazzara and Cathy Cahlin Ryan)