Stunt performers don’t always get the credit they should and their names are never sung in the same vein as actors but its obvious some names still manage to stand out from their peers. David Paul Olsen is one of such stand out performers who has a relatively strong name-recognition in the industry. David has appeared in so many top tier movies. He pulled a double stunt for Grey Damon in an episode of the 2016 movie titled Aquarius as well as The Young and The Restless and General Hospital.
The American stuntman is a multi-talented stunt performer as well as an actor. He has featured as an actor in notable movies and television series including NCIS: Los Angeles, Swiss Army Man, and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen among several others.
Who Is David Paul Olsen?
David Paul Olsen was born in Moline, Illinois, on January 2, 1976. Though born in Illinois, Paul and his siblings were raised in Bettendorf, Iowa by their parents. His mother, Jeanne D. Olsen is an actress and his father, Paul Olsen is a medical doctor. While he was growing up, Paul received a quality education, but the information regarding his educational background is unavailable because the star hasn’t shared it with the media yet. David is of Norwegian descent and holds American nationality.
He has been a stuntman for many popular blockbusters
David Paul Olsen started performing stunts in 2006 and in 2009, he starred in the famous movie titled Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Later on, he appeared alongside Megan Fox, Kevin Dunn, Julie White and Tyrese Gibson in the movie titled Strike Force as well as G-Force: Guardians of Space. He featured in the CBS reality television series titled NCIS Los Angeles where he played a double stunt with his brother, Eric Christian Olsen.
Paul has been as skillful and outstanding as a stuntman and this has made way for him to appear in bigger movies subsequently. In 2010, he appeared in the movie Back-Up Plan and he also made a guest appearance in the movie titled The Last Ship in 2014 as well as Swiss Army Man among others.
His brother is NCIS: Los Angeles star – Eric Christian Olsen
If you ever watched NCIS: Los Angeles and wondered about the striking resemblance between the character Marty Deeks (Eric Christian Olsen) and David Olsen then you weren’t misguided; they are siblings. Interestingly on the show, Eric played the role of Daniela Ruah’s husband who in real life is his sister-in-law.
It was Eric that actually introduced his brother to Daniela after he said both of them were in unfulfilling relationships and sought to hook them up after he perceived they would make a great couple. The rest they say is history.
David Paul Olsen is married to Daniela Ruah
Daniela is a popular Portuguese-American actress, best known for playing the role of NCIS Special Agent Kensi Blye in the CBS series titled NCIS: Los Angeles. She started her acting career at the age of 16 and has featured in so many movies as well as television films. The duo started dating in 2010 and after four years, they sealed their love in a nuptial bliss in 2014.
Prior to their wedding, the couple welcomed their son named River Isaac Ruah Olsen on December 30, 2013, and six months later, they tied the knot in Portugal on June 17, 2014. Two years after their wedding, the amazing couple welcomed their second child, a daughter named Sierra Esther Ruah Olsen on September 4, 2016. Daniela reportedly had a miscarriage in October 2015, losing her nine weeks pregnancy in the process. It was quite a terrifying moment for the amazing couple. However, the bond between them has continued to grow and the couple has been living together happily without any sign of divorce yet.
He could pass for a model
If Olsen wasn’t already a stuntman, he could easily slot into the modeling seamlessly because of his good looks and amazing physique. He stands at an impressive 6 feet 2 inches (1.87 m). He has blond hair and a pair of blue eyes. However, his weight and other body measurements cannot be ascertained at the moment.
The brilliant stunt performer is also active on social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.