Don Wildman

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Don Wildman
Born (1961-03-27) March 27, 1961 (age 59)
OccupationActor, television host, narrator, historical investigator and historical professor
Years active1969–present
Spouse(s)Melissa Haizlip [1]

Don Wildman (born March 27, 1961)[citation needed] is the current host and narrator of Mysteries at the Museum, Beyond the Unknown[2], and Buried Worlds with Don Wildman[3] on the Travel Channel.

He also hosted and narrated Travel Channel's Weird Travels, Off Limits,[4] and Monumental Mysteries[5].

Early life[edit]

Wildman was raised in Pitman, New Jersey, and is a 1979 graduate of Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school located in Chester County, Pennsylvania. He originally wanted to follow in his father's footsteps and become a school teacher. However, after joining Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana (another Quaker school), he chose a different path and decided to pursue a career in acting.[6] He trained as an actor at The Drama Studio in London, England.[7][8]


This list includes both film and television credits.

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Men's Journal Himself/Host TV series
2003 Primetime Glick Sam Hoibins (2001 TV series) Episode: "Chris Elliot"
2003 Weird Travels Himself/Host TV series
2003–2004 Passions Crane / Seventies Flashback (1999 TV series) 2 episodes
2006 New York Waiting Michael Film
2007–2008 The Incurables Host TV series
2008–2009 Cities of the Underworld Himself/Host TV series
2011–2013 Off Limits Himself/Host TV series
2011– Mysteries at the Museum Himself/Host TV series
2013–2015 Monumental Mysteries Himself/Host TV series
2019– Beyond the Unknown Himself/Host TV series
2020– Buried Worlds with Don Wildman Himself/Host TV series
2020– Mysteries of the Unknown Himself/Host TV series

Currently, Don Wildman hosts Travel Channel's 'Mysteries at the Museum.' According to an article published by travel channel, "Don Wildman is fast becoming one the most recognizable faces in documentary television."[9] Mysteries at the Museum is currently sitting at an impressive 8.1/10 rating on IMDb.


  1. ^ Archived November 15, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
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  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-12-31. Retrieved 2011-11-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  6. ^ WikiCelebInfo (2018-02-15). "Don Wildman Married to Wife Melissa Haizlip. His Net Worth, Age, Gay Rumors". WikicelebInfo. Retrieved 2019-07-29.
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  9. ^ "Meet Don Wildman". Travel Channel. Retrieved 2019-07-29.

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