David Wilson plays the part of Jason Ewing, the older brother of Jock and uncle of J.R., Bobby and Gary in the 1986 CBS-TV movie special "Dallas: The Early Years.
|Birth Name:||David Patrick Wilson|
|Born:||February 26, 1949|
|Birthplace:||New York City, New York, U.S.|
(or involved with):
|Dallas:The Early Years TV movie|
|Appeared as:||Jason Ewing, brother of Jock Ewing|
David Patrick Wilson (born February 26, 1949) appears in the role of Jason Ewing, Jock's older brother and early partner along with Digger Barnes in what would later become the Ewing Oil empire, in the CBS-TV movie special Dallas: The Early Years in 1986. A talented actor and director, David probably best known for playing Superman in the 1975 TV musical special It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman an adaptation of the 1966 Broadway musical.
A bankable, working actor for four decades, Wilson has appeared in many movies and TV series, including the 1983 cult film Eddie and the Cruisers and then, he stepped behind the camera in 2009 to write and produce the film Collar, where he also plays a police detective. The film, released in 2011, also stars Tom Sizemore, Rebecca De Mornay and Richard Roundtree.
Wilson attended Columbia University for two years before dropping out to pursue acting, studying with the likes of acting coaches Sanford Meisner and William "Bill" Esper.