David Oliver (January 31, 1962 - November 12, 1992) was an American actor best known for roles on two television programs.
From 1983 to 1985, he played the role of Perry Hutchins on the daytime soap opera Another World. In 1986 he played the role of Sam Gardner in the miniseries A Year in the Life. The miniseries then became a regular series in the fall of 1987 and ran on NBC for one season. Oliver's wife in both the miniseries and regular series was played by a young Sarah Jessica Parker.
Oliver died of complications due to AIDS on November 12, 1992.