|Born:||David Allen Shapiro|
March 5, 1959
New York City, New York, USA
Biography and career
David Fury was born in New York City as David Allen Shapiro. His mother was a model. Fury worked as a stand-up comic for some time, and even founded a comedy troupe called Brain Trust. He also wrote for The Jackie Thomas Show, House of Buggin, and Pinky and the Brain.
However, Fury is best known as a writer and producer of some of television's most popular series, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and The Inside, all three of which were also co-produced/co-written with Howard Gordon. He also had a brief but influential stint on Lost, writing two highly-regarded episodes, "Walkabout" and "Numbers," in the show's first season. Fury also played a news anchor in Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, written and directed by frequent collaborator Joss Whedon.
In 2011, Fury worked as a writer on the show Terra Nova, with producers Jon Cassar and Brannon Braga and actor Mido Hamada. He later worked as writer on the fourth season of the Fox series Fringe, and in Hannibal. In 2015, he wrote episodes for Homeland and Tyrant, both developed by Howard Gordon.
Role on 24
Fury joined 24 on Season 5 as a Co-Executive Producer. He remained as such through all the season. He returned for Season 6 in the same capacity. From Season 7 to Season 8, he was credited as an Executive Producer. During all those seasons, he wrote a total of 21 episodes. In Season 7, he had a brief appearance as Arthur Carr, a man meeting with Olivia Taylor.
- Season 5
- Season 6
- Season 7
- Season 8
- Live Another Day
Actor (Arthur Carr)
- Fury recorded DVD audio commentary for the following episodes:
- Scenemakers, Episode 6 | 17
- "24-7: The Untold Story," Season 7 DVD