David Dalton

David Dalton

MockSides Studios

Actor, director and screenwriter in Denver, Colorado

About David

David has 30 years of Improv, acting and coaching experience. He has worked in the Chicago, Denver, and Los Angeles markets, landing roles in over 70 plays, 50 commercials and several TV episodes, such as Friends, Diagnosis Murder, The Journey of Allen Strange, and Easy Money. He has worked with Dennis Hopper and Nathan Lane as “Larry” in the feature film Swing Vote and just finished his recent supporting role as Howard in the The Inner Room (2011).
David is also co-owner and writer for one of the largest online scene resources in the world for actors (www.mocksides.com) and (www.mocksidesstudios.com) where he produces about 30 short film projects for his students every year.

Name: David Dalton

Lives in: Denver, Colorado

Company: MockSides Studios

Occupation: Actor, Director and Screenwriter


  • Give Me the Gun

    Give Me the Gun (2016)
    Film (Short, Action, Crime and Mystery) Writer Nate is a mentally challenged adult and victim of criminal circumstances when Joanne finds him hiding in an alley holding a gun. She eventually coaxes the gun away from Nate, but not for what you think.

  • A Small Window of Time

    A Small Window of Time (2015)
    Video (Short and Comedy) Writer Gary just wants to relax with his wife, Christy, at his favorite coffee shop, but Christy has a very urgent mission to accomplish instead.

  • A Little Power

    A Little Power (2015)
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  • Drunk Custody

    Drunk Custody (2015)
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  • An American Terror

    An American Terror (2014)
    Film Casting director A group of friends hatch a plan to get revenge on the bullies who have been tormenting them. In doing so, they stumble upon an underground torture chamber filled with unspeakable horrors. Trapped by a madman, they are used to fulfill his demented, bloody fantasies one at a time. Their only hope for survival is to fight back and find a way to escape the killer's bloody grip. Written by DrAzIc ThE wItCh

  • The Date Night

    The Date Night (2013)
    Video (Comedy) Writer A lovely couple, Scott and Mary, visit a sex therapist hoping to put some romance and spark back into their marriage but the "date" goes a little too far.

  • No Intent

    No Intent (2013)
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  • Travs Heartache

    Travs Heartache (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Writer A young couple's "alone time" is interrupted by Trav, an annoying best friend to Davis. Trav was recently dumped and feeling horrible about himself. He turns his attention to Irene hoping she'll cheer him up. Irene finds an unusual way to lift his spirits with the use of peanut butter and a glimpse of what every guy wants to sneak a peak at. Written by Anonymous

  • Drug Mule

    Drug Mule (2013)
    Video (Comedy) Writer Mark does the unthinkable to win back Wendy, his ex-girlfriend. He travels to Mexico and agrees to bring back several surprises that end up getting stuck in an embarrassing place. Was it 6 or 7 white powder bags of joy? Mark calls Wendy hoping she'll assist with the passing of the bags. Written by Anonymous

  • Best Buds

    Best Buds (2013)
    Television (Romance) Writer Best friends Darius and Ashley have known each other since the 1st grade. After a few drinks, Ashley crosses the line between friends and something more.

  • Conspirator

    Conspirator (2013)
    Video (Crime) Writer Mack, CIA Supervising Agent, sets up an old friend, John Stevens, CIA Field Agent to take the fall for a planned assassination on the President of a 3rd world country in the hopes of saving his daughter who's been kidnapped.

  • DNA the Forensic Division

    DNA the Forensic Division (2013)
    Television (Crime) Writer Natalia, a rape victim, visits Assistant District Attorney Samantha Burns to discuss her testimony, a horrible reality is exposed about her rapist.

  • Wit Sex

    Wit Sex (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Writer Bartlow & Mark - FBI agents hired to watch a witness that holds the key to bringing down a deadly crime organization. Bartlow, the young hot rookie agent is duped and seduced by a sexy witness. His partner Mark, may also fall trap to the sexual weapon that their witness posses. Comedy pilot. Written by Anonymous

  • Sugar

    Sugar (2013)
    Film (Short and Romance) Writer A young woman comes up with a lame excuse to knock on her soon to be boyfriends apartment.

  • Dueling Honey Trappers

    Dueling Honey Trappers (2013)
    Television (Crime) Writer Anthony and Corrine are seduction artists hired by spouses to trap their partners into cheating, so they can make a divorce case against them. After discovering they are working for the same couple that has secretly hired the other for their spouses, Corrine tries to convince Anthony to drop his client. Unfortunately, Corrine's feelings for Anthony give him the upper hand. Written by Anonymous

  • I Can Be a Good Cop

    I Can Be a Good Cop (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Writer The two detectives are watching their subject through the observation window of the interrogation room discussing their "good cop, bad cop" roles.

  • Disdain

    Disdain (2013)
    Television (Drama) Writer Gavin works up the courage to face his reckless and abusive wife, Hannah.

  • Earrings

    Earrings (2013)
    Television (Drama) Writer Detective Harris tries to interview Maddy, a child whose mother was found slashed to death in their home. He discovers that Maddy may be the killer.

  • Repossesion

    Repossesion (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Writer Craig agrees to meet with Carrie, his new girlfriend's sister. Carrie tries to convince Craig that he's not right for her sister ...and that backfires.

  • Werewolf Interview

    Werewolf Interview (2013)
    Television (Horror) Writer Paranormal Investigators, Helen and Jordan, interview Jack, an old fighter who they suspect is a werewolf.

  • Nowhere Safe

    Nowhere Safe (2013)
    Television (Drama) Writer Mack is assigned to protect a very uncooperative witness, Sarah, who knows how to push his buttons. Mack's anger issues almost get the best of him when he throws her into a closet.

  • Boxes

    Boxes (2013)
    Television (Drama) Writer Maya comes home to an angry and jealous boyfriend, Ben who apparently is spot on with his feelings.

  • Marriage List

    Marriage List (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Writer Jack and Kelly return to their marriage counselor after completing their individual homework assignments. Jack thinks the homework he did is going to finally allow his voice to be heard, but his wife Kelly still manages to undermine his moment. Written by Anonymous

  • A Novel Idea

    A Novel Idea (2013)
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  • Guardian Angel

    Guardian Angel (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Writer A young vigilante is duped by a man pretending to be interested in something other than protection.

  • Need to Know

    Need to Know (2013)
    Television (Drama) Writer Susan stops into a clothing boutique owned by Margaret. She is apprehensive to chat with Margaret, at first. Susan is searching for something.

  • The Tick

    The Tick (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Writer Louis tries to get in to see his doctor regarding an embarrassing injury to his private parts, but the admitting nurse, Beth, makes it difficult.

  • Joey's Poison

    Joey's Poison (2013)
    Film (Short, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Writer Joey thought he was taking life in the palm of his hands. The only thing he didn't know is that his life was in another hands.

  • Cabin Hostage

    Cabin Hostage (2013)
    Television (Drama) Writer After a kidnapping gone bad, mack is left with a difficult decision.

  • Donor

    Donor (2013)
    Video (Drama) Writer Aaron discovers his son has been diagnosed with Leukemia and needs a bone marrow transplant. Jennifer has to explain that Aaron is not the father of the child.

  • The Onion Girl

    The Onion Girl (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Writer Kyle's Facebook date is not what he expected so he invents a life threatening food allergy as a way to spare her feelings. But, she's smarter than his other dates.

  • Girls Night Out

    Girls Night Out (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Writer After ERIN finds out her boyfriend cheated, he best friends RYAN and ERIN decide to live and enjoy the single life.

  • A Temporary Thing

    A Temporary Thing (2013)
    Video (Short and Drama) Writer Samantha is on the run and seduces Mick as a way to protect herself. Somewhere along her way, she falls in love with him and has to leave in order to protect him.

  • Ammenities

    Ammenities (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Writer Susan enters her newly purchased condo only to find the former tenant, Trevor, still residing in the home. He refuses to leave out of protest of his foreclosure.

  • Vampire Treat

    Vampire Treat (2013)
    Video (Short and Horror) Writer Teresa, a vampire, brings home a new human treat for her and her vampire master, Jasper

  • Pimp Bobby

    Pimp Bobby (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Writer Catherine comes to pay her respects at the funeral of her ex-husband Robert. It's not until she meets Tanya when she discovers the secret life "Bobby" enjoyed.

  • The Messenger

    The Messenger (2013)
    Television (Drama) Writer The crime boss who was sent to prison by Marlene's testimony sends a recently released rapist (Rick) to deliver a message to her, with orders to intimidate, but not to hurt.

  • Novel Research

    Novel Research (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Writer A young obsessive reporter breaks into an accused mobsters apartment as a way to get a good story. Dark Comedy

  • Office Politics

    Office Politics (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Writer Melody is a newly hired employee of a firm and discovers an old "friend" is out to get her fired.

  • You Laughing at Me?

    You Laughing at Me? (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Writer Catherine tries to focus while preparing for an audition, but a rival actress, Tina, distracts her.

  • Mothers Secret

    Mothers Secret (2013)
    Video Writer Lori must reveal to Sandra a dark secret regarding their recently deceased mother's past. It's up to you to figure out why Sandra doesn't take the revelation well.

  • Dropping the Baby Bomb

    Dropping the Baby Bomb (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Writer A young ambitious and independent woman explores the art of "pissing my mother off" by pretending to be a lesbian.

  • Driveway Lights

    Driveway Lights (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Writer Tom is obsessed with Christmas. After his wife, Karen repeatedly asks him to take down the holiday lights, he puts them somewhere else that does nothing short of annoy his wife.

  • Human Resource

    Human Resource (2012)
    Television (Comedy) Writer Hancock pays the new Director of H.R. a visit, only to be subjected to her weird sense of humor

  • Twisted

    Twisted (2012)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Horror and Thriller) Writer A Pathological Serial killer finds his next victim, but she is not so stable herself. This thrilling dark comedy's plot becomes twisted, as Terrance gets more than he bargained for.

  • Dismissed

    Dismissed (2012)
    Film (Short and Drama) Writer Sam waits to go in for a meeting with the Internal Affairs division to find out the outcome of his status after a shooting involving a child; his friend, Roy, tries to support and comfort him.

  • Mr. Blue

    Mr. Blue (2012)
    Television (Drama) Writer Susan meets with whom she thinks is a contract killer called Mr. Blue, whose response is not what you would expect. Blue, not wanting to turn in Susan, reveals a secret about himself that assures Susan justice will be served to those responsible for the harm caused to her family. Written by Chad Schnackel & David Dalton

  • Loyal Servants

    Loyal Servants (2012)
    Television (Comedy) Writer Cameron, an "Up and coming actress and singer" weasels her way into A list agency hoping to get representation. Cam is willing to "do anything" in order to land representation. The owner of the agency is happy to hear that his oldest son has decided to take over the family business after a brief encounter with Cam. Written by TCD studios

  • Parole

    Parole (2012)
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  • Taxi Man

    Taxi Man (2012)
    Television (Drama) Writer A down-on-his-luck cab driver gets an unexpected customer looking for a way out of a deadly situation.

  • Manopause

    Manopause (2012)
    Television (Comedy) Writer A woman gets even with her husband for not appreciating the "work" she does around the house.

  • The Sex Scale

    The Sex Scale (2012)
    Television (Comedy) Writer A young woman is harassed by her obsessive and disgusting neighbor who's attempting to ruin a first date with a new guy.

  • My Left Hand

    My Left Hand (2012)
    Television (Comedy) Writer A man's left hand has a mind of his own. He uses his rare disease as a way to keep from moving his relationship with "Eileen" to the next level.

  • Room for Rent

    Room for Rent (2012)
    Television (Drama) Writer After a horrible accident, Laura was left blind with little hope for recovery. She's having a difficult time adjusting to her new way of life.

  • Mother in Lust

    Mother in Lust (2012)
    Television (Drama) Writer A young man is tempted by his future mother in law.

  • Eye Spy

    Eye Spy (2012)
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  • Afternoon Tea

    Afternoon Tea (2011)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Writer Afternoon Tea is a lighthearted poke at quintessentially English ladies having tea and cake. But their plans are not as they seem as the image of well mannered English ladies is turned on it's head. Stephen Fry (Hugh Laurie's old comedy partner) said of the sketch 'Congratulations... I laughed alot' Written by Anonymous

  • Unusual Victim

    Unusual Victim (2011)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Writer Terrence kidnaps Trish with plans to torture and kill her, but Trish isn't so stable herself, which confuses Terrence.

  • Method

    Method (2011)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Writer A movie director doesn't like the way the film is going, so she decides to change it. Drastically.

  • Work

    Work (2011)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actor After his wife left the gas tank empty, Mark Donnelly must clear several hurdles as he desperately tries to get to work.

  • The Inner Room

    The Inner Room (2011)
    Film (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Actor While visiting a cabin with her husband, Julianne becomes disturbed with horrific visions which question her sanity.

  • Generosity

    Generosity (2011)
    Film (Drama) Actor Generosity is an in depth look at the issue of homelessness. Through five main characters, the film explores five very different perspectives and asks the viewer to "just how close is anyone to homelessness?" David is a straight-laced fellow who is successful at his job, has many friends and material wealth. After his mother takes ill and he is wrongly accused of embezzlement, his life quickly unravels and he finds himself out on the streets. Chloe is a tortured but spirited teenager who has run away from home. However, friends on the street do not prove reliable and she finds she must resort to the previously unimaginable in order to survive. Sam is charismatic, caring and anti-establishment. Having been homeless for many years, he offers respite to both David and Chloe, and mentors them in the ways of the street. Charlotte is an exhaustively optimistic TV news reporter who will go to any ends to help others and her career. Bob represents all that is wrong with corporate machinery. ... Written by Ray Keller

  • The Working Actor's Guide to How to Memorize Lines Fast Using S.M.T.

    The Working Actor's Guide to How to Memorize Lines Fast Using S.M.T. (2010)
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  • Deck Hunters

    Deck Hunters (2009)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Actor About a former baseball legend that reunites his buddies for one last hunting trip. Will his best friends discover his dark secret?

  • Easy Money

    Easy Money (2009)
    Television (Comedy and Drama) Actor Dramedy about a family that runs a high-interest loan business.

  • The Clearing

    The Clearing (2008)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor In a city where the government censors its citizens from within via implanted microchips, Wyatt finds an old photograph from his late wife with a message he cannot read; now he must decide how far to go in order to understand it.

  • Swing Vote

    Swing Vote (2008)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Actor November, 2004, New Mexico. Bud is a slacker with one good thing in his life, his engaging fifth-grade daughter Molly. On election day, Bud is supposed to meet her at the polling place. When he doesn't show, she sneaks a ballot and is about to vote when the power goes off. It turns out that New Mexico's electoral votes will decide the contest, and there it's tied with one vote needing recasting - Bud's. The world's media and both presidential candidates, including the current President, descend on Bud in anticipation of his re-vote in two weeks. Can the clueless Bud, even with the help of Molly and a local TV reporter, handle this responsibility? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • The Interview

    The Interview (2007)
    Film (Short, Crime and Drama) Writer A desperate Detective Hess crashes a million dollar drug bust, killing all involved including an undercover cop. Hess makes off with the spoils. The only surviving witness to this massacre is Miguel, a slimy, wife-beating, two-bit criminal. Hess must interview Miguel's battered wife Valarie in order to hunt him down, all while breaking in a new partner. How far does Valarie go to protect her abusive husband, and how far does Hess go to save himself. Written by David Dalton

  • Scare Tactics

    Scare Tactics (2007)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actor After finding a bag of weed in their daughter's car, Albert and Daphne try to scare their daughter straight by telling her stories of their old drug days.

  • Time Capsule

    Time Capsule (2006)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Actor In the year 2006, five top students of the prestigious Benton Academy created a senior final project for their schools centennial time capsule ceremony. Using blackmail they coerce the ceremonies director to bury the video taped project without being viewed. They plan a night of uninhibited fun and rebellion. But when a horrible event is caught on camera, the young men have to make a decision that could destroy their futures and uncover a haunting past... Written by Kings of August Productions

  • The Journey of Allen Strange

    The Journey of Allen Strange (1999)
    Television (Comedy, Family and Sci-Fi) Actor An alien child has been left behind on Earth. He befriends two human children and it is up to them to find a way to get him back home while they try to keep him secret. Written by James Delphi

  • Friends

    Friends (1999)
    Television (Comedy and Romance) Actor Rachel Green, Ross Geller, Monica Geller, Joey Tribbiani, Chandler Bing and Phoebe Buffay are all friends, living off of one another in the heart of New York. Over the course of ten years, these average group of buddy's go through massive mayhem, family trouble, past and future romances, fights, laughs, tears and surprises as they learn what it really means to be a friend.

  • Diagnosis Murder

    Diagnosis Murder (1993)
    Television (Crime, Mystery and Drama) Actor Dr. Mark Sloan is a doctor at Community General Hospital, and he is a consultant for the police department. His son Steve Sloan is a detective for the department. He and his father, along with emergency room resident Dr. Jesse Travis and Dr. Amanda Bentley, who is the pathologist at the hospital help to solve some very strange murder cases in Diagnosis Murder. Written by Anonymous

  • The Return of Ironside

    The Return of Ironside (1993)
    TV Movie (Crime and Drama) Actor Chief Ironside has just retired and is looking forward to running his vineyard with his wife. But his retirement is interrupted when his old friend and colleague Ed Brown, who is now working for the Denver police department comes to him and asks him to fill in the vacancy left by the untimely death of the Chief. Ironside does so but with condition that it will only be temporary. But things are further complicated when Suzanne Dwyer the daughter of his old friend and colleague, Eve Whitfield is the prime suspect in the murder of her boyfriend, Mike Quinn, whom she suspected was seeing someone else. Though Ironside refuses to believe that Suzanne is guilty; the evidence is all against her. So, Ironside's other old friends, Mark Sanger and Fran Belding come to Denver to help. It also seems that this whole matter could be connected with previous Chief's (death) murder, and also seems that someone in the department is responsible. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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