Derk Cheetwood

Role Max, GH

Show General Hospital

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BIRTHDATE: October 8, 1973

BIRTHPLACE: Bowling Green, OH

STAR SIGN: Libra

YEARS ON SHOW: 2002-present

MARITAL STATUS: Married to Cari Costner (2006-present)

CHILDREN: Daughter Kylie Danielle (b. January 30, 2008); daughter Audrey Jane (b. October 14, 2010); son Cody (b. February 9, 2015)


Shortly after moving to Hollywood in August of 1992, Derk Cheetwood made his small-screen debut on the Saturday morning sitcom RUNNING THE HALLS. He went on to appear in over three dozen national commercials, ranging from Chevrolet to Bud Light. He also made guest appearances on shows such as ALLY MCBEAL, THE MENTALIST, MOONLIGHT and THE SHIELD.

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Random facts

  • His wife is Kevin Costner's niece.
  • Derk's first part in a major film came in Kevin Costner's The Postman in 1997.
  • His cousin is Tyler Christopher, who plays GH's Nikolas.
  • His younger brother, Drew Cheetwood, plays GH's Milo.
  • He's 6'2".

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