Darin Brooks

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Darin Brooks
Darin Brooks June 19, 2014 (cropped).jpg
Brooks at the 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards Nominees Cocktail Reception in June 2014
Born Darin Lee Brooks
(1984-05-27) May 27, 1984 (age 32)
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Kelly Kruger (m. 2016)

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 Spencer on the CBS soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful.

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 Spencer 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 March 21, 2016, Brooks married Kruger in a wedding ceremony in his home state of Hawaii.[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
2016 Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland Alex Moran Movie
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2005-2010 Days of Our Lives Max Brady Regular role
Nominated Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (2008)
Won — Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (2009)
2010-2011 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-present The Bold and the Beautiful Wyatt Spencer 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. ^ Seaver, Maggie (April 7, 2016). "Actors Kelly Kruger and Darin Brooks Had a Gorgeous Wedding in Hawaii". Theknot.com. United States: XO Group Inc. Retrieved April 7, 2016. 

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