David Fumero Bio

(Cristian, OLTL)

Steven Bergman

the 411

BIRTHDATE: Dec. 29
BIRTHPLACE: Havana, Cuba
MARITAL STATUS: Married Melissa Fumero (ex-Adriana, OLTL) on Dec. 9, 2007
YEARS ON SHOW: 1998-2003; 2004-2005; 2005-present

David Fumero was born in Havana, Cuba and raised in Miami until he was eight, when his family again relocated to New Jersey. After high school Fumero joined the Marines, but due to two ankle injuries, he decided to leave active duty to study engineering at a Miami college. While there, a former girlfriend suggested he give modeling a try to earn extra cash for school. Eventually, balancing his studies and modeling became too much and Fumero moved to New York City. Shortly after, he headed to Paris for two years. While he was there, he decided to take some acting classes.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Appeared in Mariah Carey's 1997 music video for her song "Honey."
  2. His hobbies include painting, motorcycles and fishing.
  3. He has a 115-pound French Mastiff named Bella.
  4. Co-star Mark Lawson (Brody) is his workout buddy.
  5. He appeared as a detective on OLTL 10 months before the role of Cristian came up.
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Other Roles

TV Roles
LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT (Chef, 2008)

Film Roles
Trio (Sam, 2010)
Manhattanites (Juan, 2008)
Greetings From The Shore (Benicio, 2007)
Carrie's Choice (Ted, 2005)

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