Grant Show

Actor
A perennial actor who had his start on daytime soaps, Grant Show graduated to primetime on the 1990s phenomenon, "Melrose Place" (Fox, 1992-99), where his portrayal of motorcycle-loving Jake Hanson turned the previously ... Read more »
Born: 02/27/1962 in Detroit, Michigan, USA

Filmography

Actor (50)

Criminal Minds 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Devious Maids 2012 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

All Ages Night 2014 (Movie)

Jeff Markham (Actor)

The Exes 2013 (Tv Show)

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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2011 - 2012 (Tv Show)

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The Possession 2012 (Movie)

Brett (Actor)

Big Love 2011 (Tv Show)

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Burn Notice 2011 (Tv Show)

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Private Practice 2008 - 2009, 2011 (Tv Show)

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Accidentally on Purpose 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

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Scoundrels 2010 (Tv Show)

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Grey's Anatomy 2009 (Tv Show)

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Natalee Holloway 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

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Swingtown 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

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Dirt 2007 (Tv Show)

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The Girl Next Door 2007 (Movie)

Mr Moran (Actor)

Beautiful People 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

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Point Pleasant 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

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Strong Medicine 2004 (Tv Show)

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Marmalade 2003 (Movie)

Aiden (Actor)

Six Feet Under 2002 (Tv Show)

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UC: Undercover 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

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Ice 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Burke's Law 1991 - 1997 (Tv Show)

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Hope & Gloria 1991 - 1997 (Tv Show)

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Melrose Place 1991 - 1997 (Tv Show)

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Models Inc. 1991 - 1997 (Tv Show)

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Pretty Poison 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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The 1995 Billboard Music Awards 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

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James A. Michener's Texas 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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The 20th Annual People's Choice Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

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The Ultimate Driving Challenge 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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A Woman, Her Men and Her Futon 1992 (Movie)

Randy (Actor)

Beverly Hills 90210 1992 (Tv Show)

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Jackie Collins' "Lucky/Chances" 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

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True Blue 1989 - 1991 (TV Show)

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Ryan's Hope 1974 - 1989 (TV Show)

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The 14th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

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Between Love and Honor (TV Show)

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Coopersmith (TV Show)

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Encrypt (TV Show)

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Homeland Security (TV Show)

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More Sex and the Single Mom (TV Show)

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Mother Knows Best (TV Show)

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Sex and the Single Mom (TV Show)

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The Price of Heaven (TV Show)

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Treacherous Crossing (TV Show)

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When We Were Young (TV Show)

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Biography

A perennial actor who had his start on daytime soaps, Grant Show graduated to primetime on the 1990s phenomenon, "Melrose Place" (Fox, 1992-99), where his portrayal of motorcycle-loving Jake Hanson turned the previously unrecognized actor into a sensation. Previously, Show had been a regular on "Ryan's Hope" (ABC, 1975-1989) while periodically showing up in episodes of popular series. Shifting his fortunes, he landed a recurring role as Hanson on "Beverly Hills 90210" (1990-2000), a character who was transitioned over to the quasi-spinoff "Melrose Place." After leaving that series briefly to play Hanson on the short-lived "Models, Inc." (Fox, 1994-95), he returned to "Melrose" until finally leaving for good in 1997. From there, he bounced back and forth between film and television, seemingly finding little luck as a regular, with several short-lived shows cancelled due to low ratings. He did have a minor cable hit with "Sex & the Single Mom" (Lifetime, 2003), and was notable with recurring turns on "Dirt" (FX, 2007-08) and "Burn Notice" (USA Network, 2007- ). Though he had a tough time finding another standout role, Show remained an accomplished actor and fan favorite with an ever-increasing number of stage, television and film credits under his belt.

Relationships

Yasmine Bleeth Actor

Companion
Dated when they acted together on "Ryan's Hope" (ABC) from 1985-87

Lisa Guerrero Actor

Companion
Dated c. 1999 No longer together

Katherine LaNasa Actor

Wife
Engaged July 2012 Married Aug. 18, 2012

Laura Leighton Actor

Companion
Met while co-starring on the Fox series "Melrose Place" Dated from 1993-96

Pollyanna McIntosh Actor

Wife
Met when they posed together for a Lane Bryant ad 2003 Married July 17, 2004 McIntosh filed for divorce July 2011 Divorced 2011

Ed Show

Father

Kathleen Show

Mother

Kelly Show

Sister
Older

EDUCATION

University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles , California

Samuel Ayer High School

San Jose , California

London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art

Milestones

2012

Co-starred with Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Kyra Sedgwick in supernatural thriller "The Possession"

2011

Appeared on final season of HBO's "Big Love"

2009

Cast as Jenna Elfman's ex-boyfriend and boss on CBS sitcom "Accidentally on Purpose"

2008

Appeared as a regular on the short-lived CBS wife-swapping drama "Swingtown"

2008

Landed recurring guest role on ABC's "Private Practice" as Addison's (Kate Walsh) brother

2007

Cast in three episodes of the FX show "Dirt" as closeted gay movie action hero Jack Dawson

2006

Landed recurring role on ABC Family's "Beautiful People"; re-teamed with former "Melrose Place" co-star Daphne Zuniga

2005

Cast in the lead on the short-lived supernatural drama "Point Pleasant" (Fox)

2002

Guest starred on three episodes of HBO's acclaimed series "Six Feet Under"

2001

Portrayed Jim, the Gentleman Caller in the Alley Theatre production of "The Glass Menagerie"

1999

Returned to the NYC stage, co-starring with Judith Light in the Pulitzer-winning "Wit"

1996

Cast as the male lead in the Fox remake of "Pretty Poison"

1995

Starred in the based-on-fact CBS telefilm "Between Love and Honor"

1995

Co-starred in the ABC historical miniseries "James A. Michener's Texas"

1992

Cast as rebel Jake Hanson on two episodes of "Beverly Hills 90210" (Fox), produced by Aaron Spelling

1992

Reprised role of Jake Hanson for the Fox drama "Melrose Place," also produced by Aaron Spelling

1992

Made feature film debut in "A Woman, Her Men and Her Futon"

1989

Primetime TV-movie debut, "When We Were Young" (NBC)

1985

Made Broadway debut in "The Boys of Winter"

1984

Landed first TV role as Rick Hyde on the ABC daytime drama "Ryan's Hope"

Raised in San Jose, CA

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