David Anthony Faustino is an American actor and voice actor who is best known for playing Bud Bundy on the FOX sitcom Married With Children. He provided the voice for Mako in The Legend of Korra and also did so for the web series Republic City Hustle.
The Legend of Korra credits
- Character information: Mako
Selected other credits
- Batman Beyond
- Dragons: Riders of Berk
- Lily Tomlin Special (TV movie)
- Little House on the Prairie
- Married With Children
- Static Shock
- The Zeta Project
- Trapper John, M.D.
- Winx Club: Enchantix
- The Legend of Korra (video game)
A Los Angeles native, David Faustino made his television debut at three months old as Lily Tomlin's daughter in the CBS special, Lily. Faustino has since gone on to appear in several television series including Little House on the Prairie, The Love Boat, Fantasy Island, Family Ties, St. Elsewhere, Highway to Heaven, The X-Files, and HBO's Entourage; however, he is best known for his role as Bud Bundy in Fox's ground-breaking series Married... with Children.
In film, Faustino has starred in the cult classic Killer Bud, Macarthur Park, The Heist and starred opposite Jason Mewes, Danny Trejo, and Robert Rodriguez in the comedy High Hopes. In 2009, he created, wrote, produced, and starred in Star-ving for Sony Pictures Television through his production company, F.N.B. Entertainment.
Faustino has appeared in over one hundred commercials and is currently the voice of T-Mobile. He has appeared in numerous stage productions including A Christmas Carol, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and the American premiere of Ben Elton's Popcorn, in which he played the lead role. In 2010, he launched Old Scratch, an independent record label and management firm featuring flag ship hip-hop artist Patience Price.
- 2009: Won a TV Land Award for Married with Children (Innovator Award)
- 2008: Won a TV Land Award for Married with Children (Siblings That Make You Grateful for Your Own Crazy Family)
- During an exclusive San Diego Comic-Con 2014 interview for Wikia, Faustino mentioned that Bolin is his favorite character on the show.
- Faustino's favorite villain in The Legend of Korra is Amon.
- Faustino took part in a live reading of Turf Wars Part One, together with fellow Korra voice actors Janet Varney, Seychelle Gabriel, P. J. Byrne, and Mindy Sterling, on May 27, 2020. He reprised his role of Mako, as well as providing the voices of Raiko, Tenzin, and Wonyong Keum.
- Avatar The Legend of Korra - SDCC 2014 Cast Interview
- Nick Animation Podcast (October 20, 2017). Episode 46: The Legend of Korra Cast. Nick Animation (via YouTube). Retrieved on October 20, 2017.
- Dark Horse Comics (May 27, 2020). The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Live Reading. Twitch.com. Retrieved on May 28, 2020.