David Corenswet: 8 facts about The Politician actor you need to know
David Corenswet is about to capture your heart as River Barkley in Netflix's The Politician. Here's everything you need to know about the rising star...
1. Everything you need to know about The Politician's David Corenswet
As River Barkley in Ryan Murphy's new TV show The Politician, David Corenswet is about to become one of your new fave Netflix baes, alongside his equally gorgeous cast mates. He's also set to star in Murphy's next show 'Hollywood' too. David isn't just an actor either – he's a screenwriter, a director and an editor. From his previous projects to his age and height, here's everything you need to know about the rising star. (ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)
2. How old is David Corenswet?
David is 26 years old, although his birthday is yet to be revealed. (Anna Webber/Getty Images for Netflix)
3. How tall is David Corenswet?
According to David’s IMDb page, he is 6ft 4in. That's around 193cm, if you wanted it in centimetres. Either way, he's VERY tall. (Anna Webber/Getty Images for Netflix)
4. Who plays River in The Politician on Netflix?
David plays the role of River Barkley in Ryan Murphy's The Politican. River is Payton's political rival and occasional love interest. Though he is in a relationship with Astrid, River becomes close to Payton after signing on as his Mandarin tutor. (Netflix)
5. Where is David Corenswet from?
David is American. His hometown is in Philadelphia where he still lives, according to his V Magazine profile. David also attended Juliiard in New York City. (John Lamparski/Getty Images)
6. What movies has David Corenswet been in?
The Politician isn't the first time he's appeared in a political project. David played the role of Michael Lawson, a D.C. aide who will do anything to take part in his senator's White House campaign. David starred alongside Thora Birch and Adrian Grenier. (Grindstone Entertainment Group)
7. What other TV shows has David Corenswet been in?
David played the role of Claire Underwood’s college sweetheart Reed in season 6 episode ‘Chapter 72’ (pictured). He also appeared in one episode of CBS’ 'Instinct' and on an episode of 'Elementary'. (Netflix)
8. Does David Corenswet have Instagram?
Yes, he does. You can follow him at @davidcorenswet where you'll find pictures of his latest photoshoots, snaps with his pets and glimpses at his previous film projects. (@davidcorensweat via Instagram)
9. David Corenswet set to appear in Ryan Murphy's 'Hollywood' Netflix series
Continuing his work with Ryan Murphy, David will also be starring in ‘Hollywood’, Murphy’s next Netflix series. Murphy has called the series “a love letter to the Golden Age of Tinseltown,” believed to be set in the 1940s. Glee’s Darren Criss and stage legend Patti Lupone are also set to star in the series. (John Lamparski/Getty Images)