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Rib Hillis

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Birth Name: Robert Hillis

Birth Place: Suffern, NY

Birthday: November 21, 1971, Scorpio

Profession: Actor, Home designer, Model

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Fast Facts

  • Broke into acting in the late '90s, playing Dr. Jake Marshak on the short-lived General Hospital spinoff Port Charles.
  • Subsequently showed up on a number of popular prime-time series, including CSI: Miami, Angel and Ugly Betty.
  • Prior to joining ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition in 2007, appeared on the home-improvement shows Model Citizens and Get a Grip.
  • Has modeled all over the world and appeared in Esquire, Uomo Vogue and GQ.
  • Friends nicknamed him "Ribbet" as a child because he liked to catch frogs; shortened the name to "Rib" when he began acting.


  • Dane — Son
  • Hannah Rose — Daughter
  • Melissa — Wife


  • University of Colorado, Boulder, CO