December 3, 1967
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Alma mater||Pennsylvania State University
University of Washington
Mark Deklin (born December 3, 1967) is an American actor and fight director. He starred in the short-lived television series Lone Star (Fox, 2010) and GCB (ABC, 2012), and in 2014 began starring opposite Ana Ortiz in the Lifetime comedy-drama Devious Maids as Nicholas Deering.
Early life and education
Deklin was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was adopted at birth by the Schwotzer family and his full last name is Deklin-Schwotzer. Deklin graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1986. In 1990 he received a B.A. in English and history from the Pennsylvania State University, followed by an M.F.A. in acting from the University of Washington in Seattle.
Deklin has made many appearances on Broadway, Off-Broadway and at regional theaters. On television, he had recurring roles as Dr. Matthew Shaw in the Fox series Justice from 2006 to 2007, and as Elliott Mayer in the CBS sitcom The Ex List in 2008. He also had voice roles in the several video games, like Call of Duty 3, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, and God of War: Ghost of Sparta, and co-starred in the films Riverworld, The Wish List, and The Wedding Chapel.
Deklin starred in two short-lived series, the Fox primetime drama Lone Star as Trammell Thatcher in 2010, and in the ABC soapy comedy GCB, as Blake Reilly in 2012. He also has number of guest-starring roles in television series, including Sex and the City, Charmed, Frasier, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Desperate Housewives, Nip/Tuck, Two and a Half Men, The Mentalist, Hot in Cleveland and Hawaii Five-O. In 2014. Deklin was cast in the series regular role of Nicholas Deering in the Lifetime comedy-drama Devious Maids.
|1999||Guiding Light||Joe||Recurring role|
|2000||Ed||Dr. Scott Benson||Episode: "The Whole Truth"|
|2002||Sex and the City||Ship Officer Matt Cook||Episode: "Anchors Away"|
|2004||Charmed||Bosk||Episode: "I Dream of Phoebe"|
|2004||Frasier||Clint||Episodes: "Goodnight, Seattle: Part 1" and "Goodnight, Seattle: Part 2"|
|2004||One on One||Helmut||Episode: "The Play's the Thing"|
|2005||Tides of War||Captain Galasso||TV Movie|
|2005||CSI: Miami||Russell Edge||Episode: "Sex & Taxes"|
|2005||Herbie Fully Loaded||ESPN Reporter|
|2005||Hot Properties||Hunk||Episode: "When Chloe Met Marco"|
|2006||Four Kings||Brandon||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2006||CSI: NY||Rick Smith||Episode: "Stuck on You"|
|2006||Mini's First Time||Ian Boyd|
|2006||Las Vegas||Jeff McKee||Episode: "Fidelity, Security, Delivery"|
|2006-2007||Desperate Housewives||Bill Pearce||Episodes: "The Miracle Song" and "No Fits, No Fights, No Feuds"|
|2006-2007||Justice||Dr. Matthew Shaw||Recurring role, 7 episodes|
|2007||Never Say Macbeth||Scott|
|2007||Shark||Peter Rhodes||Episode: "Burning Sensation"|
|2009||Big Love||Jack||Episode: "Prom Queen"|
|2009||Life on Mars||Ronald Harris||Episode: "Coffee, Tea, or Annie"|
|2008-2009||The Ex List||Elliott Mayer||Recurring role, 5 episodes|
|2009||Nip/Tuck||Skip Pierce||Episode: "Lola Wlodkowski"|
|2009||Better Off Ted||Mordor||Episodes: "Secrets and Lives" and "It's Nothing Business, It's Just Personal"|
|2010||Two and a Half Men||Marcus||Episode: "Crude and Uncalled For"|
|2010||The Mentalist||James Kinsey||Episode: "Redline"|
|2010||Riverworld||Sam Clemens||TV Movie|
|2010||Romantically Challenged||Doug||Episode: "Don't Be Yourself"|
|2010||The Wish List||Dr. Erik Cavallieri||TV Movie|
|2010||Lone Star||Trammell Thatcher||Series regular, 6 episodes|
|2011||Hot in Cleveland||Kirk Stark||Episodes: "Hot for the Lawyer" and "Law & Elka"|
|2011-2012||Hawaii Five-0||Stan Edwards||Recurring role, 3 episodes|
|2012||GCB||Blake Reilly||Series regular, 10 episodes|
|2013||Castle||Corey Francis / Noah Kesswood||Episode: "Significant Others"|
|2013||The Wedding Chapel||Roger Waters||TV Movie|
|2013||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Ryan Miller||Episode: "Torch Song"|
|2014||Warehouse 13||Ted||Episode: "Secret Services"|
|2014-present||Devious Maids||Nicholas Deering||Series regular|
|2014||The Answer||Cole, Sr.|
- "Mark Deklin biography". TVguide.com. Retrieved January 28, 2014.
- Owen, Rob (September 19, 2010). "Fox's "Lone Star" gives Mark Deklin steady role". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
- Schillaci, Sophie (April 22, 2012). "'GCB's' Mark Deklin, Miriam Shor on Their 'White Marriage,' Babies and Whether Blake Will Ever Come Out (Video)". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 19, 2014.
- Andreeva, Nellie (January 9, 2014). "Harry Lloyd Cast In WGN's 'Manhattan', Mark Deklin Joins 'Devious Maids' As Regular". Deadline.com. Retrieved January 28, 2014.
- "Class Notes - Fall 2006". Hofstra Magazine. Hofstra University. 2006.
- "Actor Mark Deklin, wife Jamie Deklin and daughter Kylie Deklin". Getty Images. December 1, 2012.
- "Mark Deklin Welcomes Son Julian Ryder". People. January 23, 2013.
- Mark Deklin on Twitter
- Mark Deklin at the Internet Movie Database
- Mark Deklin at the Internet Broadway Database
- Mark Deklin at the Internet Off-Broadway Database