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David Harris (actor)

David Harris (actor)
Harris at the Big Apple Summer Sizzler in Manhattan, June 13, 2009.
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Birth date23 May 1959(age 57)
Place of birthNew York City, New York, U.S.

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David Harris (born May 23, 1959), also known as David D. Harris, is an American television and film actor, most notable for his portrayal of Cochise, a young gang member, in the 1979 film The Warriors. He has appeared as a supporting actor in a number of films and television series, and commonly plays police officers and military personnel.

His first role came in the 1976 television film Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys, in which he co-starred as Haywood Patterson. He followed this up with a number of supporting roles until 1979, when he appeared as Cochise in The Warriors, the role for which he is best remembered. He also appeared in the Robert Redford film Brubaker the following year. Throughout the 1980s, he appeared in a number of fairly high-profile films, and in the 1990s, he did mostly television work. His last film and television roles were both in 2001, but he lent his voice to The Warriors video game in 2005, reprising his role as Cochise.

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