- Was roommates with Daphne Zuniga at UCLA.
- Worked as a waiter at the Hamburger Hamlet in Brentwood, CA, after college.
- Sold his first screenplay, Doin' Time On Planet Earth, to Warner Bros. at age 24.
- Inspiration for Melrose Place came from his experiences living in an apartment complex in West Hollywood.
- 1999, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2000, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2001, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Winner
- Bonnie Star — Sister
- Marc Star — Brother
- Dennis Erdman — Significant Other
- Norman Star — Father
- Debra Star — Mother
- Attended University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; University of California, Los Angeles, CA (BA in English, 1984)
Season 5, Episode 2
- Birth Name: Darren Bennett Star
- Birth Place: Potomac, MD
- Birthday: May 30, 1961,
- Profession: Screenwriter, Producer, Director
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