Derwin, Mark 1960–

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Derwin, Mark 1960–


Born October 28, 1960, in Park Forest, IL; married, wife's name Alecia (an actress), November 1, 1997 (divorced, 2000). Education: Briefly attended Mercy Community College and State University of New York Cobleskill. Religion: Roman Catholic.

Addresses: Agent—Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Manager—Adena Chawke, Greenlight Management, 315 South Beverly Dr., Suite 300, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actor. Appeared in commercials for Post Grape Nuts breakfast cereal and other products. Once worked as truck driver, construction worker, carpenter, tree cutter, bartender, and telemarketer for home security systems.

Awards, Honors: Soap Opera Digest Award nomination (with Nadia Capone), best daytime or prime time love story, 1992, Soap Opera Digest Award, hottest male star, 1993, and Daytime Emmy Award nomination, outstanding lead actor in a drama series, 1993, all for The Guiding Light; Soap Opera Digest Award, 2000, and Soap Opera Digest Award nomination, 2001, both favorite couple (with Erika Slezak), for One Life to Live.


Television Appearances; Series:

Jeremiah Brown, Days of Our Lives (also known as Days, and DOOL), NBC, 1988.

Adrian Hunter, The Young and the Restless (also known as Y&R), CBS, 1989–90.

A. C. Mallett/Anthony Camaletti, The Guiding Light, CBS, 1990–93.

Bill Kirkland, The Bonnie Hunt Show (also known as Bonnie), CBS, 1995.

Dr. Ben Davidson, One Life to Live, ABC, 1999–2002, 2004.

Dr. Mark Molloy, Life with Bonnie, ABC, 2002.

Allen Porter, Boys Life, TBS, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Colonel Chambers, Knee High P.I., Comedy Central, 2003.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Deputy Langley, Pistol Pete, 1996.

Sam Gordon, Heist, NBC, 2006.

Almost Adam, Women of a Certain Age, ABC, 2006.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Presenter, The 18th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 1991.

Presenter, The 19th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1992.

Presenter, The Ninth Annual Soap Opera Awards, NBC, 1993.

The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2000.

Intimate Portrait: Erika Slezak, Lifetime, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Dan Tarr, "Champagne on Ice," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1995.

Sean Farlow, "Murder on Thin Ice," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1996.

Jeff, "Forget-Me-Not," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1997.

Cameron, "From Boca, with Love," Cybill, CBS, 1997.

Dale Depeyster, "Past Imperfect," Party of Five, Fox, 1997.

David, "Veronica's Man in a Suitcase," Veronica's Closet, NBC, 1998.

Major James McDonald, "Broken Wings," Pensacola: Wings of Gold, syndicated, 1998.

Clay MacAfee, "The Most Valuable Player," For Your Love, NBC, 1998.

Paul Kendall, "In Bloom," Medical Investigation, NBC, 2004.

Wesley Morgan, "Pirated," CSI: Miami, CBS, 2004.

On-Air with Ryan Seacrest, syndicated, 2004.

Braun's attorney, "No More Bets," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I., CSI: Las Vegas, CSI: Weekends, and Les experts), CBS, 2004.

James Mandelbaum, "King Baby," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I., CSI: Las Vegas, CSI: Weekends, and Les experts), CBS, 2005.

"Erika Slezak," Soapography, Soap Network, 2005.

Attorney Michael Eaves, "Men to Boys," Boston Legal, ABC, 2005.

Attorney Michael Eaves, "Shock and Oww!," Boston Legal, ABC, 2006.

James Mandelbaum, "Kiss Kiss, Bye Bye," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I., CSI: Las Vegas, CSI: Weekends, and Les experts), CBS, 2006.

Greg, "Game Night," How I Met Your Mother, CBS, 2006.

"Fallen Angels," E-Ring, NBC, 2006.

Sam Gordon, "Sex, Lies, and Vinny Momo," Heist, NBC, 2006.

Sam Gordon, "Strife," Heist, NBC, 2006.

Sam Gordon, "How Billy Got His Groove Back," Heist, NBC, 2006.

Sam Gordon, "Bury the Lead," Heist, NBC, 2006.

Appeared as Gilbert Jeffrey in an episode of Getting Personal, Fox.

Film Appearances:

Richard Wells, The Party, Active Home Video, 1988.

Damon, Evil Obsession (also known as Illegal Entry), Madison Home Video, 1995.

Ballad of the Nightingale, August Entertainment, 1998.

Detective Creech, The Minus Man, Artisan Entertainment/Pony Canyon Enterprises, 1999.

Vincent Scarno, Dirty Deeds, Freestyle Releasing, 2005.

Jack Gaines, Accepted, Universal, 2006.

Mark, Laura Smiles, Kindred Media Group, 2006.



Ben Davidson (in archive footage), Daytime's Greatest Weddings, Buena Vista Home Video, 2004.

Appeared in the music video "Still" by Reba McEntire.



Soap Opera Digest, December 19, 1995, pp. 82-83.

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