- Attended college on a baseball scholarship. He was drafted by the New York Yankees and played third base for one of their minor-league farm teams.
- Discovered by a Columbia Pictures national talent search. He was one of 30 people chosen out of 75,000 aspiring actors.
- Made his professional acting debut in 1982 on the TV series Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.
- Won the Soap Opera Digest Award for Hottest Male Star in 1994 and '95.
- Alexandra Hogestyn — Daughter
- Rachael Hogestyn — Stepdaughter
- Whitney Hogestyn — Daughter
- Ben Hogestyn — Stepson
- Shug Hogestyn — Mother
- Victoria Hogestyn — Wife
- Bill Hogestyn — Father
- University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (1976)
- Birth Name: Donald Drake Hogestyn
- Birth Place: Fort Wayne, IN
- Profession: Actor
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