Yuval is a strong, soulful performer with depth cultivated from his beginnings as a formally trained and well-experienced stage actor. Directors and casting directors laud his style and range of performances in comedy and drama, along with his uncanny ability to replicate any accent.
His characters shine from a depth of personality, charm and talent. A highly motivated individual, he creates characters through his innate ability to reveal subtle nuance and bold emotion.
Critics and audiences have described his versatility as “chameleon-like.” He makes and art of portraying a gallery of characters, finding the uniqueness in each. His observation of human life allows him to deeply penetrate each character. His wonderful reputation among his peers continues to flourish with each new role.
Moving effortlessly from widely varied characters, Yuval continues to illuminate the humanity and intelligence in transformative and challenging characters. His background and skill in improvisation and sketch comedy led him to boldly explore each role.
Easily slips into off beat roles that are quirky, goofy, sly and strange. Yuval plays the romantic, good guy, charming, and the heroic, but also takes on challenging roles showing mean, angry, callous, edgy, bitter, malicious and dark characters.
A busy and impressive career that led him to theaters around the country and to Broadway and Off-Broadway. He then began focusing on television and film, building a resume filled with an impressive list leading roles. His physical awareness and prowess is evident in the way
The son of internationally renowned dancer and choreographer Ziva Cohen, Yuval was raised in an artistic home. Having the dance background, fused with his athleticism and sports experience, gives Yuval a heightened physical vocabulary.
and focused on acting in addition to dance and clowning. Today, with his experience in dance and physical theatre, he incorporates his agility in playing roles with intuition and sensitivity.
He made the realization while in nursery school when his parents took him to see Lily Tomlin in her one-woman show “The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe.” His parents recall him being amazed that the job of this woman on stage was to use her imagination and play all while getting an audience full of people to react together.
Yuval not only speaks various languages, but he developed a magnified awareness of people and humanity. His family tells stories of how he would put on shows for them, and imitate their friends with surprising attention to movement, intonation and accents.
This has been the case since his beginnings in regional theaters, Broadway, Off-Broadway, and has continued in his performances in film and television. Early in his career, Yuval was awarded the Maryland Distinguished Scholar in the Talent of the Arts and the University of Maryland Creative and Performing Arts scholarships.
He has built credits, performing in theatre, film, television, commercials and voice-overs. Yuval currently spends his time between New York and Los Angeles.
“Whether while acting, performing, or auditioning, Yuval emanates as handsome, funny, relatable, dynamic, intelligent, versatile, charming, enthusiastic, vulnerable, curious, compelling, likeable, and appealing.”
“Yuval is such an incredibly talented actor. His numerous appearances on “What Would You Do?” have showcased his amazing ability to create and explore characters and, make bold choices in improv. His lightning quick wit and kind nature make him a tremendous joy to work with!”
“Yuval is a transcendent actor. Yuval is you all. What character do you need? One of my favorite words to use in referring to him is ‘electric.’”
“One of the most interesting things about Yuval David is how much of a challenge it is to pin him down. Voices, accents, whole characters seem to materialize spontaneously and possess him. If it wasn’t so entertaining and delightful to watch, it might be a little distressing. But instead, it’s pure joy, whether Yuval is in front of the camera, or sitting in the living room trading funny stories during a cocktail party. “