David Burtka Biography
(Actor and Professional Chef Known for His Role in the TV Show ‘How I Met Your Mother’)
Birthday: May 29, 1975 (Gemini)
Born In: Dearborn, Michigan, United States
David Burtka is an American actor known for his role in the TV series ‘How I Met Your Mother.’ He is also a professional chef. In the late 2000s, he earned much attention for dating Neil Patrick Harris, whom he eventually married. Burtka was born in Dearborn, Michigan, US. He studied at the Interlochen Center for the Arts and later at the University of Michigan, from where he obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts. He made his TV debut in the political drama series ‘The West Wing’ and went on to appear in guest roles in other TV shows, such as ‘Crossing Jordan’, ‘CSI: NY’ and ‘Neil’s Puppet Dreams’. He also played a recurring role in the TV show ‘How I met your Mother’. Primarily a TV actor, he has appeared in a few films such as ‘A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas’. Burtka eventually quit acting full-time to become a professional chef. He proceeded to graduate from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Pasadena, after which he began running a catering company.