Roger Wilson (actor)
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October 8, 1956 |
New Orleans, Louisiana
|Occupation||Real estate developer, singer, former actor|
|Spouse(s)||Shaun Casey (1970s–1983)|
Roger Wilson (born October 8, 1958) is an American actor.
Wilson was the lead singer in the New York-based band Num in the 1990s.
Wilson was also a member of the New York-based band Born Again Baldwins from mid-2008 until the end of 2009.
Early life and education
He attended Woodberry Forest School and graduated in 1975 with Marvin Bush, brother of former President George W. Bush. Both of his parents died young and Roger inherited a considerable estate as a teenager.
After his divorce, he became supermodel Christy Turlington's first serious boyfriend at age 18. They dated from 1987-1993. Turlington told Cosmopolitan magazine and Dennis Miller, when he had a brief, late-night talk show, that she and Wilson were married. However, it was a spiritual, and not a legal ceremony. Wilson is the one who introduced Turlington to yoga and she moved to California briefly to live with him. Turlington had his initials and a rose tattooed on her ankle, which she later removed. Turlington and Wilson broke up in 1993 and she began to date actor Christian Slater for a few weeks.
Wilson later dated Elizabeth Berkley from Saved by the Bell in the late 1990s. In 2000, Wilson got in a fight with some of actor Leonardo DiCaprio's friends and a multimillion-dollar lawsuit was filed against the actor for encouraging his entourage to inflict bodily harm on Roger.
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