Bryan Dattilo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Bryan Dattilo
Bryan Ronald Dattilo

(1971-07-29) July 29, 1971 (age 48)
EducationBeverly Hills High School
Santa Monica College
Years active1986–present
Jessica Denay (m. 1999–2001)

Elizabeth Cameron (m. 2011)
ChildrenGabriel Dattilo (son, b. 1999)
Delilah Dattilo (daughter, b. 2014)

Bryan Ronald Dattilo (born July 29, 1971)[1] is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Lucas Horton on the NBC daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives.

Personal life[edit]

Dattilo was born in Kankakee, Illinois, subsequently moving to West Palm Beach, Florida after his parents' divorce. He later moved to Los Angeles. At the age of 9, he began taking acting lessons with his sister, Kristin. A short time later, he landed his first acting job in a re-curring role on HBO's Not Necessarily The News.

Dattilo has one brother, Brent, one sister, Kristin, and three half-sisters, Tiffany, Anna, and Tess.[2]

In 1989, Dattilo graduated from Beverly Hills High School. He attended Santa Monica College in Santa Monica and majored in Psychology.[2]

Dattilo was married to Jessica Denay and they have a son, Gabriel (Gabe), who has high-functioning autism. He is actively involved with Autism charities and raising Autism awareness.

On July 12, 2011, Dattilo married Elizabeth Cameron in Palos Verdes, California.[3] Dattilo has a black belt in Shotokan Karate & Taekwondo.


Along with his regular appearance on the soap, he has starred in a number of independent films, including the award-winning short film, Gaydar. He has also had numerous guest starring roles on a variety of television programs including Saved by the Bell, CSI: NY, California Dreams, Doogie Howser, M.D., In the Heat of the Night, and Charles In Charge. Dattilo auditioned for the role of Tommy Oliver for the television series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers but declined the role when he was cast in Days Of Our Lives

He returned to the role of Lucas Horton on Days Of Our Lives in February 2012.[4]


  1. ^ "Soap's Most Exciting Newcomers". Soap Opera Digest. July 20, 1993. p. 107.
  2. ^ a b "Bryan Dattilo Bio".
  3. ^ Di Lauro, Janet (June 23, 2013). "Days of Our Lives Alumnus Bryan Dattilo Marries". Archived from the original on 2012-04-01. Retrieved July 21, 2011.
  4. ^ "It's Official: Dattilo Back To DAYS". Soap Opera Digest. 2011-12-07. Retrieved 2011-12-12.

External links[edit]