Mark DerwinCelebrity

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Birth Place: Park Forest, IL

Birthday: October 28, 1960, Scorpio

Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • Grew up in Upstate New York.
  • By going into acting, he followed in his mother's footsteps: She was a stage actress in Ireland.
  • Before entering show business, he worked at IBM, was a janitor at a nursing home and did carpentry work.
  • Broke into Hollywood by doing commercials, including one for Nike and some for Fiesta cigarettes on Mexican TV. 
  • Starred on several soap operas, including One Life to Live, The Young and the Restless and Guiding Light. Was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Lead Actor in 1992 and won a Soap Opera Digest Award for Hottest Male Star in 1993.
  • A motorcycle enthusiast, he's participated in Love Ride, an annual charity ride.
  • Has attended Fur Ball at the Skirball, a fund-raiser for Kitten Rescue.

Relationships

  • Beth Ehlers — Ex-significant Other
  • Alecia Derwin — Ex-wife

College

  • Attended State University of New York, Cobleskill, NY

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