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Rib Hillis Biography

Birth Name:
Robert Hillis
Birth Place:
Suffern, New York, United States
Actor, home designer, model

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



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