Darin Brooks

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Darin Lee Brooks
Darin Brooks June 19, 2014 (cropped).jpg
Brooks at the 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards Nominees Cocktail Reception in June 2014
Born (1984-05-27) May 27, 1984 (age 31)
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005–present
Partner(s) Kelly Kruger (2010–present; engaged)
Website http://www.darinbrooks.net

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. In 2014 he appeared on DIY "House Crashers" with Kelly Kruger.

Early life[edit]

Brooks was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is of Polish descent.

Career[edit]

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.[citation needed]

When Brooks moved to Los Angeles, California, he called Henderson immediately, took acting classes at the renowned 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.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Brooks enjoys playing the guitar, bass guitar, and drums. In 2010, he started dating actress Kelly Kruger.[2] In February 2014, they partnered with an organization called Aid Still Required.[3] On June 24, 2014, Darin announced on Twitter that he and Kruger were engaged.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Staring at the Sun Smoker #1 Short
2010 Spotlight Austin Pembelton Short
2012 Choices Jeff Hayes Short
2012 Bad Girls Benny Television film
2012 The Seven Year Hitch Kevin Television film
2013 Liars All Brax Movie
2015 Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland Alex Moran In post-filming
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Days of Our Lives Max Brady Regular 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 Blue Mountain State Alex Moran Regular role
2010 Miss Behave Mr. Owens Recurring role
2011 CSI: Miami Ian Kaufman Guest role; "F-T-F"
2011 Castle Nick, Jr. Guest role; "Slice of Death"
2013 Bloomers Ryan Guest role; "Unexpecting" and "Mum's the Word"
2013 The Bold and the Beautiful Wyatt Fuller Regular role
2013 Super Fun Night Jason Guest role; "Engagement Party" and "Dinner Party"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Work Result
2008 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series Days of Our Lives Nominated
2009 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series Days of Our Lives Won
2014 Indie Series Awards Bloomers Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Logan, Michael (May 15, 2013). "Exclusive: Emmy Winner Darin Brooks Joins The Bold and the Beautiful". TV Guide. Retrieved June 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ Di Lauro, Janet. "Catching up with Darin Brooks". About.com. Retrieved June 25, 2014. 
  3. ^ Parziale, Dan (February 6, 2014). "Tag Archives: Darin Brooks". Aidstillrequired.org. Retrieved June 25, 2014. 
  4. ^ Clifford, Kambra (June 25, 2014). "‘B&B’s’ Darin Brooks and ‘Y&R’s’ Kelly Kruger Engaged!". Soap Opera Network. Retrieved June 25, 2014. 

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