Born in Miami, Florida, David Mendez at the age of 17 joined the US Army Infantry and was stationed on the East/West German border in 1986-88. He became a civilian and continued to live in Germany until 1993. Returning to the US to attend Film school at Valencia College in Orlando, Florida 1996-98. Moving to San Francisco in 2000, he continued studies in documentary film making, while working as a nightclub manager. In 2004 he decided to re-enlist into the California National Guard as a light Infantryman. After a stint on the Korean DMZ, he was deployed to Afghanistan for Operation Enduring freedom and served as protective security for a Command Staff General. After the 18 month deployment he returned to California with honors. Now as a civilian he resides in Los Angeles working in the Film industry experiencing every level of production and acting.
Name: David Mendez
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Actor, Assistant Director, Makeup Artist, Stunt Performer, Voice Artist, Crew, Filmmaker, Narrator, Screenwriter, Security Specialist, Translator, Stunt Coordinator, Voice Actor and Weapons Specialist
Unique traits: Qualified first-aid/CPR/AED, Security licence CA state, fluent in German, HAM radio technician, Freefall Skydiver, practices transcendental meditation
Make-up Designory (Burbank, CA)
Film arts foundation (San Francisco)
Valencia College (Orlando, FL)