Donald Warren (D.W.) Moffett has had a long and illustrious career in show business with over 100 movies and TV credits, including starring roles in Friday Night Lights, For Your Love, Switched at Birth, Chicago Med & How To Commit Murder.
Born in Highland Park, Illinois and a graduate of Stanford University, D.W. originally had no inclination to become an actor, as he actually set out on a career as a diplomat. A chance meeting with a group of friends started his career.
Moffett learned his craft in stage productions in Chicago with John Malkovich and Gary Sinise before starring in the original New York City production of Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart in 1985. He subsequently starred in a Broadway production of The Boys of Winter. He made his feature film debut in Bob Rafelson’s thriller, Black Widow, before portraying a serial killer in the thriller Lisa.
Moffett had a supporting role in Bernardo Bertolucci’s drama Stealing Beauty, and went on to star in the network series For Your Love alongside Holly Robinson Peete and James Lesure.
Other film credits include Steven Soderbergh’s Traffic, which earned Moffett a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, and the coming-of-age drama Thirteen.
In 2017, Moffett was named Chairman of the School of Film and Television at Savannah School of Art’s and Design.
He is the father of International Superstar model, Lillie Stewart.
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