Mark Deklin

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Mark Deklin
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Born (1967-12-03) December 3, 1967 (age 50)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Alma mater Pennsylvania State University
University of Washington
Occupation Actor and Fight Director
Years active 1994–present
Spouse(s) Jamie Deklin (m. 2006)
Children 2

Mark Deklin (born December 3, 1967) is an American actor and fight director.[1] 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[edit]

Deklin was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[1] He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1986.[2] He holds a B.A. in English and History from the Pennsylvania State University, an M.F.A. in acting from the University of Washington in Seattle, and is a certified member of the Society of American Fight Directors.[1]


A classically trained stage actor, 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, as Elliott Mayer in the CBS sitcom The Ex List in 2008, and as Stan Edwards in the CBS drama Hawaii Five-O from 2011 to 2012. 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, The Wedding Chapel, and Mini's First Time.

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.[3] 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-0. In 2014. Deklin was cast in the series regular role of Nicholas Deering in the Lifetime comedy-drama Devious Maids.[4]


Year Title Role Notes
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"
2013 Tarzan John Greystoke Voice
2014 Warehouse 13 Ted Episode: "Secret Services"
2014–2016 Devious Maids Nicholas Deering Series regular
2014 The Answer Cole, Sr.
2015 Criminal Minds Patrick Jon Murphy Episode: "Breath Play"
2015 Shades of Blue Joe Nazario Recurring role, 4 episodes
2016 Rizzoli & Isles FBI Special Agent Cameron Davies 3 episodes, Season 7
2017 Halo Wars 2 Jerome-092
2017 Switched for Christmas Greg Television Film
2017-current Designated Survivor Senator Jack Bowman Recurring role
2018 Grace and Frankie Roy


  1. ^ a b c "Mark Deklin biography". Retrieved January 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ Owen, Rob (September 19, 2010). "Fox's "Lone Star" gives Mark Deklin steady role". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 9, 2014). "Harry Lloyd Cast In WGN's 'Manhattan', Mark Deklin Joins 'Devious Maids' As Regular". Retrieved January 28, 2014. 

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