Derk Cheetwood Bio

(Max, GH)

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BIRTHDATE: October 8, 1973
HOMETOWN: Bowling Green, Ohio
YEARS ON SHOW: 2002-present
MARITAL STATUS: married to Cari Costner (2006-present)
CHILDREN: Daughter Kylie Danielle, born January 30, 2008; daughter Audrey Jane, born October 14, 2010.

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.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. His wife is Kevin Costner's niece.
  2. Derk's first part in a major film came in Kevin Costner's The Postman in 1997.
  3. His cousin is Tyler Christopher, who plays GH's Nikolas.
  4. His younger brother, Drew Cheetwood, plays GH's Milo.
  5. He's 6'2".
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Other Roles

Other Soap Roles
GENERAL HOSPITAL: NIGHT SHIFT (Max, 2007)

TV Roles
THE MENTALIST (Jeb Haas, 2009)
MOONLIGHT (Kevin, 2007)
THE SHIELD (Jarrod Stahl, 2006)
DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (Security Guard, 2005)
MEDIUM (Officer, 2005)
MARSHA POTTER GETS A LIFE (2005)
CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (Officer Clay, 2004)
3RD ROCK FROM THE SUN (Junior, 2001)
ALLY MCBEAL (Dwayne Stokes, 1998)
NIGHTMAN (Sammy, 1997)
HIGH INCIDENT (Officer Smith, 1997)
JAG (Force Recon, 1997)

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