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David Fumero - Actor Profile and Biography


David Fumero - Actor Profile and Biography

David Fumero (OLTL's Cristian Vega)

© ABC, 2009

Character on 'One Life to Live':

Date of First Appearance on OLTL:

David Fumero's "Cristian Vega" first apppeared in Llanview in June, 1998 and was on the show until he left the show in 2003. Fumero returned in 2004.

Date of Birth and Full Name:

David Fumero was born on December 29, 1972 In Havana, Cuba and raised in Miami, Florida. His parents names are Narcisso and Natalia Fumero, and has two brothers and a sister.

Martial Status:

David Fumero married his former co-star Melissa Gallo , who portrayed Adriana Cramer. The happy couple married on December 9, 2007.

Interesting Facts for David Fumero:

  • Fumero is 5' 11' and has a tattoo on his right shoulder that says “Death before Honor” and USMC and a picture of English bulldog carrying the U.S. FLAG, The Marine Corps mascot.
  • He spent a year serving in the United States Marine Corps and he fractured his ankle twice in boot camp.
  • The main character, Altair, in the video game “Assassin’s Creed," was modeled after him.
  • Fumero appeared in Mariah Carey's "Honey" video.
  • In 1999, David was featured on the premiere cover of the magazine, Gym.
  • Fumero enjoys motorcycles, fishing and spending time with children.

Filmography for David Fumero:

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (Chef, 2008)
Manhattanites (Juan, 2008)
Greetings from the Shore (Benicio Aceveda, 2007)
Carrie's Choice (Ted, 2005)


2008 ALMA (American Latino Media Arts) Award Nomination for Outstanding Performance in a Daytime Drama Series
1999 ALMA Award Nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Soap Opera Role

Overview and Biography of David Fumero:

David Fumero plays one half of the hunky Vega brothers, Cristian Vega, on ABC’s One Life to Live. Fumero has had an on again off again relationship with OLTL but luckily for all his adoring fans he decided to sign a long term contract in September 2005.

When Fumero was a high school senior he was discovered by Irene Marie Models. Before starting his modeling career he entered the United States Marine Corps for a year.

He has modeled for many famous designers including Armani, Jean Paul Gauthier and Christian Dior. David also studied at the International Actors Studio in Paris.

Fumero and his new wife, Melissa Gallo, who portrayed OLTL's Adriana Cramer, reside in New York City. Besides playing sexy Cristian Vega, David Fumero is also a part-time model for Fusion Model Management.
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