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|Known for:||Dark Shadows, Raise the Titanic, Dying Young|
|Birth name:||David Lynn Selby|
|Birthday:||5 February 1941, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA|
|Height:||6' 3" (1.91 m)|
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TriviaNamed his son, Jamison Selby, after a character on Dark Shadows. Acted for Theatre West Virginia's 'Honey in the Rock' in 1961. He has written two volumes of poetry "My Mother's Autumn" and "Happenstance." His first book "In and Out of the Shadows" is a career photo retrospective featuring a few of his poems. He is an honorary member of the West Virginia University Creative Arts Center's Advisory Board, has worked with the Governor's Honor Academy, and has made many guest appearances around the state of West Virginia. In 1989, he was honored as a distinguished alumnus of West Virginia University, and, in May 1992, he received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the College of Communications and Fine Arts at Southern Illinois University. He was given the first Life Achievement Award from the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts in 1998, and he received an honorary doctorate from West Virginia University in 2004. He is among the 2007 inductees into the West Virginia Broadcasting Hall of Fame, located in the Museum of Radio and Technology in Huntington, West Virginia. Had turned down the role of Gary Ewing on "Knots Landing" (1979).