Boyd Gaines

Actor
A clean-cut actor capable of projecting the "aw, shucks" attitude of a young James Stewart, Boyd Gaines first came to prominence as the promising acting student who ends up as a waiter in "Fame" (1980) and a three-year ... Read more »
Born: 05/11/1953 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Filmography

Actor (28)

No Pay, Nudity 2016 (Movie)

Stephan (Actor)

American Odyssey 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Good Wife 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Funny Games 2008 (Movie)

Fred (Actor)

Angela's Eyes 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Second Best 2005 (Movie)

Richard Sherman (Actor)

100 Centre Street 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Remember WENN 1995 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

L.A. Law 1986 - 1987, 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order 1986 - 1987, 1992 - 1993, 1995 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

I'm Not Rappaport 1996 (Movie)

Danforth (Actor)

The Grass Harp 1996 (Movie)

(Narrator)

Piece of Cake 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall 1989 (Movie)

Sam Logan (Actor)

The 43rd Annual Tony Awards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Performer

Call Me 1988 (Movie)

Bill (Actor)

Heartbreak Ridge 1986 (Movie)

Lieutenant Ring (Actor)

Evergreen 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

The Sure Thing 1985 (Movie)

Jason (Actor)

One Day At A Time 1975 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Porky's 1981 (Movie)

Coach Brackett (Actor)

Fame 1980 (Movie)

Michael (Actor)

A Son's Promise (TV Show)

Actor

A Woman Named Jackie (TV Show)

Actor

Earthly Possessions (TV Show)

Actor

Pigeon Feathers (TV Show)

Actor

The Confession (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

A clean-cut actor capable of projecting the "aw, shucks" attitude of a young James Stewart, Boyd Gaines first came to prominence as the promising acting student who ends up as a waiter in "Fame" (1980) and a three-year (1981-84) stint as Mark Royer, the dental student who married Barbara Cooper (Valerie Bertinelli) on the long-running CBS sitcom "One Day at a Time. " He also made a memorable impression as the youthful coach lusting after a gym teacher in the low-brow hit comedy "Porky's" (1982).

Relationships

James Gaines

Father

Ida Gaines

Mother

Leslie Victoria Gaines

Daughter
Mother, Kathleen McNenny

Kathleen McNenny

Wife
Together since 1995

EDUCATION

The Juilliard School

New York , New York 1978

Milestones

2008

Cast opposite Patti LuPone in the Broadway musical "Gypsy"

2006

Cast in the Broadway revival of "Journey's End"; earned a Tony nomination for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play

2000

Appeared in two episodes of "The Education of Max Bickford"

1999

Cast as a suicidal advertising executive in "Contact"; premiered Off-Broadway and later moved to Broadway

1999

Appeared in the award-winning revival of "Cabaret" as Cliff Bradshaw

1996

Returned to the big screen in a supporting role in "I'm Not Rappaport"

1995

Headlined a revival of the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical "Company"; experienced vocal problems which forced him to miss several previews

1995

Narrated the feature "The Grass Harp"

1994

Made Broadway singing debut in the revival of "She Loves Me"

1992

Appeared in the Broadway revival of "The Show-Off"

1989

Broadway debut as Dr Peter Patrone in the award-winning "The Heidi Chronicles"

1987

Had featured role in the Oscar-winning short, "Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall"

1985

Appeared in the NBC miniseries "Evergreen"

1982

Had memorable role in "Porky's"

1981

Joined cast of CBS' "One Day at a Time" as dentist Mark Royer, Barbara's husband (Valerie Bertinelli)

1981

Was member of resident company, Guthrie Theatre

1980

Made film debut in "Fame"

1978

Made New York stage debut, "Spring Awakening"

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