Jaason Simmons

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Jaason Simmons
Born Jason Matthew Simmons
(1970-07-12) 12 July 1970 (age 43)
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation Actor
Website
http://www.jaasonsimmons.com

Jaason Simmons (born 12 July 1970) is an Australian actor best known for the role of Logan Fowler on the TV series Baywatch.

Biography[edit]

Early life and career[edit]

Born as Jason Matthew Simmons in Hobart, Tasmania, he first began acting in 1993 with a role on the short-lived Australian series Paradise Beach. The following year, he won the role of Logan Fowler on Baywatch. After leaving the series in 1997, Simmons appeared in several theater productions in London and had roles in several independent films including the 1997 film Nowhere.[1] Some of his most recent onscreen appearances have been in the 2006 cult film Mad Cowgirl and in the 2013 SyFy movie Sharknado.

Personal life[edit]

Simmons came out as gay in the March 2008 issue of Australian New Idea magazine with his fiancé Irish actor John O'Callaghan[2] (in 2006, O'Callaghan adopted an Ugandan boy, whom he named Odin).[3]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
1996 Page 73
1997 Velocity Trap Simms, Endeavor Crew
The Sea Wolf Alternative title: Jack London's The Sea Wolf
Nowhere The Teen Idol
1998 Frankenstein Reborn! Victor
The Pass Blackjack Dealer Alternative title: Highway Hitcher
2000 Frankenstein & the Werewolf Reborn! Victor
2003 The Devil's Tattoo Vincent Alternative title: Ghost Rig
2006 Bloody Mary Dr. Daniels
Mad Cowgirl Jonathan Hunter
2009 Friends of Dorothy Dr. Harvard Young Short film
2012 Forgiving Winona
2013 Sharknado Baz Hogan SyFy Original Movie
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1993 Paradise Beach Harry Tait 1 episode
1994–1997 Baywatch Logan Fowler 48 episodes
1995 Baywatch the Movie: Forbidden Paradise Logan Fowler Television movie
1997 Viper Steve Hoffman 1 episode
2000 This Is How the World Ends Australian Guy Television movie

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baywatch Hunk Comes Out, samesame.com.au, 2008-03-10, retrieved 2009-01-25 
  2. ^ World Exclusive: Baywatch Star Becomes a Gay Dad, 11 March 2008, retrieved 2008-03-11 
  3. ^ Former Baywatch star Jaason Simmons comes out, gets engaged, adopts, 11 March 2008, retrieved 2008-03-11 

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