Inside David Hunt's Three Decade Long Married Life With Patricia Heaton

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Inside David Hunt's Three Decade Long Married Life With Patricia Heaton

David Hunt is an English born actor, producer, and director best known for portraying Harlan Rook in The Dead Pool (1988), the fifth and final film in the Dirty Harry film series. Some of his other works are Amazing Grace (2006), 24 (2007), and Dream Team (1997).

The actor also runs FourBoys Entertainment, a production company he set up with his wife. He is the executive producer to movies and series like The Engagement Ring (2005), Mom's Night Out (2014), and Carol's Second Act (2019-2020).

Wife & Kids

David is married to actress Patricia Heaton. They first met when she sublet his room in Manhattan. They soon moved to L.A. as a couple and married on 13 October 1990.

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David Hunt with wife Patricia Heaton during their wedding on 13 October 1990 (Photo: Patricia Heaton's Twitter)

Together, the couple has four kids, all sons. They are Samuel David Hunt (born 1 September 1993), John Basil Hunt (born 15 May 1995), Joseph Charles Hunt (born 2 June 1997), and Daniel Patrick Hunt (born 20 January 1999).

Patricia Heaton

Patricia Helen Heaton was born to Chuck Heaton and Patricia (nee' Hurd) Heaton on 4 March 1958 in Bay Village, Ohio. Her father was a sportswriter for Cleaveland Plain Dealer. She has four siblings, sisters Sharon Heaton, Alice Heaton, and Frances Heaton and brother Michael Heaton.

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She is an accomplished actress best known for portraying Debra Barone in Everybody Loves Raymond (1996-2005).

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David Hunt with wife Patricia Heaton in July 2019 (Photo: Patricia Heaton's Instagram)

Patricia won two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role. Throughout her career, she has acted in over 30 movies and T.V. series.

David Hunt's Bio-Wiki

David Basil Hunt is an actor who graduated from the Advanced Program at the Julliard School. He made his screen debut in 1988, playing in Closing Ranks, The Dead Pool, and Sonny Spoon. He has played in dozens of movies since then and has his name credited to over 45 works. 

Some of his most recent works are Homeland (2020) and White House Farm (2020).

Accused Of Inappropriate Touching

David was accused of inappropriate touching on the set of Carol's Second Act in November of 2019. According to the New YorkTimes, Broti Gupta, a female writer of the series, quit the show after claiming that the network mishandled her complaint.

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Reportedly, the producer touched Broti inappropriately on two separate occasions. After the incident, she went to human resources to complain. However, post her complaints, she was allegedly stopped from attending some of the show's rehearsal. 

Later, CBS released a statement in November 2019 saying David had cooperated with the investigation. The report further added that CBS agreed to the writer's request to be paid for the remainder of her guaranteed episodes of the season.

Interesting Facts

  • David's acting mentor is Clint Eastwood.

  • He stands at the height of 6 feet (1.83 meters).

  • Patricia was previously married to Constantine Niko Yankoglu from 1984 to 1987.