Ali Hillis Biography

Height: 6' 3" (1.91 m)
Wiki Biography: D. David Morin was born and raised in Hollywood, California. His father, Volney Morin, a Harvard law school grad with a pre-med major, took a job as legal counsel for Technicolor Corp., dealing with chemical patents. His mother, Marty Morin, was an actress. His aunt, Patricia Ellis, was a movie star signed to Warner Bros. in the 1930s. David graduated from Hollywood High, received his B.S. Degree in Marketing & Advertising from Colorado University in Boulder, and got his Juris Doctorate in San Diego at Cal Western School of Law. He served as a White House Intern in college and did famine relief in West Africa with Sudan Interior Missions. After serving as Editor-in-Chief of "Skateboarder's Action Now" Magazine, he returned to school, earning an Associated Arts Degree from Saddleback College in Television Production, where he wrote, produced, directed, edited and co-hosted segments for the TV magazine show "Lifestyles". Acting in a few student films whetted his appetite, and he returned to Los Angeles to study acting for six more years. An acting career shortly followed including roles in major movies, movie-of-the-weeks, 40 guest-star appearances, some 200 national commercials, and two network television series, including a role as Jennifer Aniston's dad in CBS' sitcom "Muddling Through" (1994). He has acted opposite Dustin Hoffman, Donald Sutherland, Jennifer Aniston, Ossie Davis, Bradley Whitford, Brad Garrett, Patricia Heaton, David Caruso, Josh Duhamel, Cheryl Ladd, Simon Baker, and many others. He was the Artistic Director for the Malibu Vineyard church for ten years, where he wrote, produced and directed specials and musicals for live theater and video recordings, as well as produced the weekly video clip of the Malibu Vineyard Announcements. His short film Father (2001), which he co-wrote, produced and directed, won The Gold Crown Award-the Damah Film Festival; The Adam Award-Saboath Int'l Film Festival in Milan for Best Short, and was an Official Selection to the Long Beach International Film Festival. His other nominated short, "Well With My Soul" has had over seven thousand hits on YouTube and is posted on lifeisagoodthing.com. His sitcom experience led him to "trailing" sitcom directors such as James Burrows, Andy Ackerman, Pamela Fryman and Tom Cherones on episodes of "Seinfeld" (1990), "Caroline in the City" (1995), "NewsRadio" (1995), "3rd Rock from the Sun" (1996) and "Friends" (1994). His first feature, "Cold Play", a whodunnit thriller starring Carlo Rota, won the Fairhope Film Festival and was an Official Selection into the Kansas Int'l Film Festival. Morin co-wrote, co-starred, co-produced and co-directed the film. Visit coldplaythemovie.com. His second feature, "Johnny", starring Lee Majors and Musetta Vander, is a faith-based family drama. Morin directed, edited, and re-wrote the script. It has won over 7 film festival awards including Best Feature, Most Inspiring, Best Dramatic Film, Audience Favorite, and more. D. David resides in the historic core district in downtown Los Angeles, California.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
X-Men (2011) Emma Frost 2011
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
All the Wrong Places Marisa Baron 2000 Comedy, Romance
The Month of August August 2002 Comedy, Romance
Hung Up on Elena Elena 2002
Must Love Dogs Christine 2005 Biography
The Ultimate Gift 2006
Who's Your Monkey? Lisa 2007 Comedy
Over Her Dead Body Karen 2008 Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Beverly Hills Chihuahua Angela 2008 Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Nesting Sarah 2012 Comedy, Romance
The Ultimate Life Alexia 2013 Drama
A Friend for Maddie Lori Spencer 2013 Drama
The Road Within Monica 2014 Comedy, Drama