David Corenswet is an American actor. In 2011, he starred in and wrote the short film Following Chase. He later starred in the comedy web series Moe & Jerryweather, which he also produced. He next had one-time roles in some television shows, including One Bad Choice, Elementary, Instinct, and House of Cards. In 2018, he made his cinematic debut in the feature film Affairs of State. He then landed the role of River Barkley in the Netflix series The Politician, gaining him attention. This year, he became further known for starring as Jack Castello in the new web miniseries Hollywood.