Fast Facts

  • Worked as a tour guide at Universal Studios in Los Angeles before making his TV-series debut in 1982 on the soap A New Day in Eden.
  • Hit No. 2 on the Billboard pop chart in 1985 with "All I Need," which his General Hospital character, cop-rocker Frisco Jones, had sung to his love interest, Tania.
  • Appeared on Broadway in 2000 in the musical Jekyll & Hyde.
  • Hosted a 2002 ESPN series, Off Course with Jack Wagner, in which he interviewed celebrities while playing an 18-hole round of golf.
  • After taking a few years off from soaps, joined the cast of the Bold and the Beautiful as Dominick Payne Marone in 2003.
  • Aspired to be a pro golfer in his youth, and has won numerous tournaments as a member of the Celebrity Players Tour. 
  • Has put in guest appearances on a variety of prime-time series, including Touched by an Angel, Monk and Hot in Cleveland.


  • Peter Wagner — Father
  • Scotty Wagner — Mother
  • Kristina Wagner — Ex-wife
  • Kerry — Daughter
  • Heather Locklear — Ex-fiancée
  • Harrison Hale Wagner — Son
  • Peter Wagner — Son


  • Attended University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (BFA in Drama, 1982)


  • Birth Place: Washington, MO
  • Profession: Actor, Singer

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