Friday Morning Man: David Burtka!
Today is David Burtka’s 40th birthday.
The father of twins Gideon and Harper with husband Neil Patrick Harris is having an exciting yearas he is back on Broadway starring in the wedding-themed musical It Shoulda Been You.
He made his Broadway debut was as Tulsa in the 2003 production of Gypsy starring Bernadette Peters. He played The Boy in the American premiere of Edward Albee’s The Play About the Baby, for which he won the 2001 Clarence Derwent Award for most promising male performer.
In 2004, David originated the role of Matt in the musical The Opposite of Sex, and reprised the role in the work’s East Coast premiere in the summer of 2006.
He made his television debut in 2002 with a guest role on The West Wing; this was followed by guest appearances on Crossing Jordan. In How I Met Your Mother, David made several appearances as “Scooter” (whose actual first name is Bill), the former high school boyfriend of Alyson Hannigan’s character of Lily.
Happy birthday to a real cutie pie.