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|Darin Lee Brooks|
Brooks at the 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards Nominees Cocktail Reception on June 19, 2014
May 27, 1984 |
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
|Partner(s)||Kelly Kruger (2010–; engaged)|
Darin Lee Brooks (born May 27, 1984) is an American actor. He is best known for portraying Max Brady on the NBC drama series Days of our Lives, Alex Moran on the Spike TV series Blue Mountain State, and Wyatt Fuller on the CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful.
Brooks started his acting career with the theater program at his high school. He played Rapunzel's prince in his high school's production of Into the Woods. He later enrolled in acting classes, began modeling, and worked as an extra in films. He was discovered by casting director Kathy Henderson.
When Brooks moved to Los Angeles, California, he called Henderson immediately, took acting classes at the renown Ivana Chubbuck Studios, and got an agent. Two years after the move, he was portraying Max Brady on the NBC drama series Days of our Lives. He later starred as Alex Moran on the Spike TV series Blue Mountain State. In 2010, Brooks starred as Mr. Blake Owens on the web series Miss Behave. In June 2013, Brooks began playing Wyatt Fuller on the CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful.
Brooks enjoys playing the guitar, bass guitar, and drums. In 2010, he started dating actress Kelly Kruger. In February 2014, they partnered with an organization called Aid Still Required. On June 24, 2014, Darin announced on Twitter that he popped the question to Kelly Kruger and she said yes, they are now engaged to be married.
|2005||Staring at the Sun||Smoker #1||Short|
|2012||Bad Girls||Benny||Television film|
|2012||The Seven Year Hitch||Kevin||Television film|
|2005–10||Days of our Lives||Max Brady||Contract role
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (2008)
Nominated — Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (2009)
|2010||Miss Behave||Mr. Owens||Recurring role, 8 episodes|
|2010–11||Blue Mountain State||Alex Moran||Main role
|2011||CSI: Miami||Ian Kaufman||Episode: "F-T-F"|
|Castle||Nick, Jr.||Episode: "Slice of Death"|
|2013||Bloomers||Ryan||Episodes "Unexpecting" and "Mum's the Word"|
|2013–present||The Bold and the Beautiful||Wyatt Fuller||Contract role|
|2013–14||Super Fun Night||Jason||Episodes: "Engagement Party" and "Dinner Party"|
Awards and nominations
|2008||Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series||Days of our Lives||Nominated|
|2014||Indie Series Awards||Bloomers||Nominated|
- Logan, Michael (May 15, 2013). "Exclusive: Emmy Winner Darin Brooks Joins The Bold and the Beautiful". TV Guide. Retrieved June 4, 2013.
- Di Lauro, Janet. "Catching up with Darin Brooks". About.com. Retrieved June 25, 2014.
- Parziale, Dan (February 6, 2014). "Tag Archives: Darin Brooks". Aidstillrequired.org. Retrieved June 25, 2014.
- Clifford, Kambra (June 25, 2014). "‘B&B’s’ Darin Brooks and ‘Y&R’s’ Kelly Kruger Engaged!". Soap Opera Network. Retrieved June 25, 2014.