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David Fierro
Alma materColumbia University (MFA)

David Fierro is an American stage, TV and film actor and director. He is known for the roles of Inspector Jacob Speight on The Knick and roles on Red Oaks and Gotham.[1][2]


Fierro's most notable role has been Jacob Speight in the Cinemax television series The Knick. In 2019, he portrayed Mayor Buddy Gray in the pilot for the CBS crime drama series Tommy, but was replaced by actor Thomas Sadoski before the series was picked up by the network. He is the son of musician Martin Fierro.


Year Title Role Notes
1999 Mysterious Circumstances Emilio
2000 The Martini Shot George Saville
2011 8:46 Vinnie
2011 One Day More Vitantonio
2013 Side Effects Wards Island Patient 2 Uncredited
2013 Home Resident
2014 Birdman Man in Bar
2014–2015 The Knick Inspector Jacob Speight 8 episodes
2015 Gotham Zaardon Episode: "Rise of the Villains: Damned If You Do..."
2015–2016 Red Oaks Ganz 4 episodes
2016 Delinquent Keegan
2016 Live by Night Seppe
2017 Coin Heist HVAC Worker
2018 Alex Strangelove Mr. Farber
2018 Weight Gerard
2018 Maniac Bobby 2 episodes
2018 Ask for Jane Dr. Fredrickson
2018 Beyond the Night Mr. Terry Lupas
2019 The Nearest Human Being Fred
2019 Fair Market Value Hugo
2019 The Mortuary Collection Paul
2020 Worth Richard
2020 Clean Danny Dispatch
2020 The Trial of the Chicago 7 Bailiff 2


  1. ^ Petski, Denise (March 15, 2019). "'Tommy': Joseph Lyle Taylor & David Fierro Cast In CBS Drama Pilot". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-05-30.
  2. ^ "Acting Alumnus David Fierro '11 Cast in 'Tommy,' a New Drama Pilot for CBS". Columbia - School of the Arts. Retrieved 2019-05-30.