Doug Savant

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Douglas P. Savant
  • Birth Place: Burbank, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/21/1964, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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Doug Savant Fast Facts:
  • Once worked as a pizza delivery driver.
  • Played one of the first openly gay characters on a prime-time soap, Matt Fielding on Melrose Place, from 1992 to 1997.
  • Married his Melrose Place costar, Laura Leighton, in 1998. 
  • In 2004, made guest appearances on 24, NCIS, and Nip/Tuck before landing the role of Tom Scavo on the ABC series Desperate Housewives, which also starred Melrose Place alum Marcia Cross.
  • Portrayed a lawyer in the made-for-TV movie What Color is Love? (2008).
  • Doug Savant Relationships:
  • Arianna - Daughter
  • Dawn - Ex-wife
  • Lucy Jane Leighton Savant - Daughter
  • Madeline - Daughter
  • Laura Leighton - Wife
  • Jack Douglas Savant - Son
  • Doug Savant Awards:
  • 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended University of California, Los Angeles, CA

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