Show, Grant 1962–

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SHOW, Grant 1962–


Born February 27, 1962, in Detroit, MI; son of Ed (a police officer and mechanic) and Kathleen (a computer analyst) Show. Education: Attended University of California, Los Angeles; trained at London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Avocational Interests: Motorcycles, automobile racing, golf, fly fishing.

Addresses: Agent—Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Manager—Heather Reynolds, One Entertainment, 9220 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Career: Actor. Appeared in television commercials.

Awards, Honors: Soap Opera Digest Award nomination, outstanding young leading actor in a daytime serial, 1986, and Daytime Emmy Award nomination, outstanding younger leading man in a drama series, 1987, both for Ryan's Hope.


Television Appearances; Series:

Rick Hyde, Ryan's Hope, ABC, 1984–1987.

Casey Pierce, True Blue (also known as Truck One), NBC, 1989–1991.

Jake Hanson, Melrose Place, Fox, 1992–1997.

Ben Sanderson, a recurring role, Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Marco, Jackie Collins' "Lucky/Chances" (also known as Chances, Lucky, and Lucky/Chances), NBC, 1990.

Colonel William Barret Travis, James A. Michener's Texas (also known as Texas), ABC, 1995.

Connor Molloy, The Alchemists, Channel 5, 1999.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Michael Stefanos, When We Were Young (also known as That Magic Moment), NBC, 1989.

C. D. Coopersmith, Coopersmith, CBS, 1992.

Officer Stephens, Treacherous Crossing, USA Network, 1992.

Steve Allie Collura, Between Love & Honor, CBS, 1995.

Dennis Pitt, Pretty Poison, Fox, 1996.

Jerry Shand, The Price of Heaven (also known as Blessed Assurance), CBS, 1997.

Ted Rogers, Mother Knows Best, ABC, 1997.

Robert Drake, Ice (also known as Eis—wenn die Welt erfriert), 1998.

Alex Lofton, Sex & the Single Mom, Lifetime, 2003.

John Garth, Encrypt, Sci–Fi Channel, 2003.

Secret Agent Mom, PAX TV, 2003.

Bradley Brand (some sources cite Bradley Cooper), Homeland Security, NBC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Gregory "Greg" Prince III, "Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale," ABC Afterschool Specials, ABC, 1985.

The Ultimate Driving Challenge, CBS, 1993.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 14th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 1987.

The 20th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1994.

The 1995 Billboard Music Awards, Fox, 1995.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Guys and Dolls Week," Family Feud, ABC, 1985.

Young lover, "Egyptian Cruise: Parts 1 & 2," The Love Boat, ABC, 1986.

Jake Hanson, Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1991.

Jake Hanson, "Mexican Standoff," Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1992.

Jake Hanson, "Wedding Bell Blues," Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1992.

Dash Thornton, "Who Killed the Starlet?," Burke's Law, CBS, 1994.

Guest, Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's Saturday Night, Saturday Night, and SNL), NBC, 1995.

Himself, "One Sorry Mother," Hope & Gloria, NBC, 1996.

Guest, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1997.

Elliott Thompson, "A Beautiful Day," Partners, CBS, 1999.

Troy McCallum, "Your Life Is Now," Ed (also known as Stuckeyville), NBC, 2000.

John Keller, "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye," UC: Undercover, NBC, 2001.

John Keller, "Life on the Wire," UC: Undercover, NBC, 2001.

Scott Axelrod, "Driving Mr. Mossback," Six Feet Under, HBO, 2002.

Scott Axelrod, "The Last Time," Six Feet Under, HBO, 2002.

Scott Axelrod, "The Plan," Six Feet Under, HBO, 2002.

Trevor Lawson, "Playing It Safe," Arli$$, HBO, 2002.

Melrose Place: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

Guest, The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, 2004.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Jake Hanson, Models Inc., Fox, 1994.

Christopher Sullivan, Mystery Girl, UPN, 2004.

Film Appearances:

Randy, A Woman, Her Men, and Her Futon, Republic, 1992.

(Scenes deleted) The Italian Job (also known as Braquage a l'italienne), Paramount, 2003.

Marmalade, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Understudy for Monsoon, The Boys of Winter, Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 1985.

On the Waterfront, Cleveland Playhouse, Cleveland, OH, 1988–1989.

Dr. Jason Posner, Wit, off–Broadway production, 1999.

Jim, The Glass Menagerie, Alley Theatre, Houston, TX, 2001.

Also appeared in Bus Stop, regional production; Playing with Fire, Los Angeles production; and A Streetcar Named Desire.



People Weekly, December 20, 1999, p. 77.

Time Out New York, August 19, 1999.