DAVID DEAN BOTTRELLDAVID DEAN BOTTRELL has worked as a performer, playwright, screenwriter and filmmaker. In addition to writing projects for such studios as MTV Films, Paramount Pictures and Disney Feature Animation, he co-wrote the script for Fox Searchlight’s hit comedy Kingdom Come. His independent movie Available Men (which he wrote and directed) screened in over 130 film festivals and won 17 “Best Short Film” awards.

He helped found the Outfest Screenwriting Lab (a mentoring program for young writers) and periodically teaches audition workshops for actors via the SAG Conservatory and AFTRA’s continuing education program. He began his career as a performer and playwright working at such Off-Broadway theatres as The Second Stage, The Public Theatre, and The Manhattan Punch Line as well as The Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven and The Actors Theatre of Louisville.

At the Colony he played the role John Hay in Wayne Liebman’s historical drama Better Angels and directed Graham Greene's Travels with  my Aunt.

He was an original cast member of both the L.A. and New York companies of Streep Tease, the long running hit comedy revue in which he performed his acclaimed six-minute rendition of the entire plot of Out of Africa. He is probably best known for his recurring role as the wonderfully psychotic Lincoln Meyer on season three of Boston Legal.

Recent TV credits include guest starring roles on such shows as Criminal Minds, iCarly, Days of Our Lives, Castle, and Harry’s Law. He produces video and theatre projects via his production company, Quitcher-Bitchyn Entertainment.

November, 2011