David Birney, the star of the TV series Bridget Loves Bernie has died at the age of 83. The ex-husband of the American actress Meredith Baxter is no more alive. (check: Naomi Judd net worth.)

The actor has worked in many movies and television shows like Someone’s Watching Me!, Seal Morning, American Playhouse, and Live Shot. Birney started his acting journey at the Barter Theatre.

In 1967, David made his debut on the television with the series titled Love Is A Many Splintered Thing and portrayed Mark Elliott in it. Apart from acting in his career, Birney was also an executive producer as he produced two shows, namely – American Playhouse and The Long Journey.


David Birney and wife Meredith Baxter

In 1974, David married his first wife and then actress Meredith Baxter. So far, Baxter has been married four times via which she has five kids. After divorcing Robert Lewis Bush, Meredith was married to Birney. So, he was her second husband. She had married to Lewis in 1966 and gave birth to two children – Theodore Justin Ted Bush and Eva Whitney Bush.

With David, Meredith was gifted with three children. The first one was born on December 5, 1974 as Kathleen Jeanne Birney, and the twins – Mollie Elizabeth Birney and Peter David Edwin Birney – were born on October 2, 1984. In 1989, the couple got separated.

After leaving Birney, Baxter married American actor and novelist Michael Blodgett. They tied knot in 1995. In 2000, the couple got divorced too. After a while, Meredith and Nancy Locke tied knot, and have been living happy married life since then.


How did David Birney die?

The actor took his last breath at home in Santa Monica, California. David Birney died of progressive neurologic disorder. According to his family, the actor’s death took place on date April 29, 2022. In his last moments, David was in love and living with his girlfriend – Michele Roberge.

David Birney Death Cause

At the age of 83, DB bid adieu to the world. David died of Alzheimer disease. In December 2017, Birney was diagnosed with Alzheimer at the time of Wide Wide newsletter. The League Research University Dartmouth College identified his disease.

Besides, David was also suffering from brain shrinking, and his brain cells were functioning low. It resulted in low thinking and behavior. As a result, he used to function slowly.


David Birney Bio / Wiki

David Born was born on April 23, 1939, in Washington, DC. He was the first child of Jeanne and Edwin B. Birney, who was an FBI agent. He was raised in Cleveland. He attended West High School, and graduated from Dartmouth College with English literature degree in 1961. After that, he went to UCLA and earned a master degree in theatre.

David Birney Net Worth

Age 83 years
Nationality American
Date of birth April 23, 1939
Occupation Actor, director
Died April 29, 2022
Spouse(s) Meredith Baxter (m. 1974–1989)
Children Mollie Birney, Peter Birney, Kate Birney
Parents Edwin B. Birney, Jeanne Birney
Net Worth  $4 million
Last updated 2022

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