David Paige is an American actor, best known for his roles in the television shows Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Roswell, and The Young Riders. Born in Cresco, Iowa, he is the son of a teacher and a farmer.
Paige began his acting career in 1990 when he played the role of an extra on the television show Saved by the Bell. After that, he had a few small roles in other television shows, such as Baywatch and Step by Step. His big break came in 1997 when he was cast in the popular television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Xander Harris, one of Buffy’s best friends. He played this role for six seasons and his character was a fan favorite.
In 1999, Paige landed the lead role in the television show Roswell. He played the role of Max Evans, an alien from another planet who has special powers. He was part of a main cast of characters until the show ended in 2002. From there, he moved on to The Young Riders, where he played the role of Jesse James. He was a part of the main cast for three seasons.
Paige has also made guest appearances on various television shows, including Angel, CSI: Miami, and NCIS. He has also appeared in a few films, including Swimfan and Without a Paddle.
Throughout his career, Paige has become known for his willingness to take on challenging roles. He has played characters that are both strong and vulnerable, and he has shown a range of emotions that have endeared him to fans. He has also been praised for his comedic timing and natural charisma.
Paige is currently living in Los Angeles and continues to work as an actor. He is married and has two children. He is also an avid runner and has competed in several marathons.