Michael Bergin

Actor, Model, Roofer
Dark-haired, athletic, remarkably appealing former model Michael Bergin was something of an icon of male beauty in the 1990s, landing the plum Calvin Klein underwear campaign following Mark Wahlberg's dismissal and ... Read more »
Born: 03/18/1969 in Waterbury, Connecticut, USA

Filmography

Actor (18)

His Double Life 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

Once in a Lifetime: Just Go For It 2014 (Movie)

Mitch Hammond (Actor)

The Wolves of Wall Street 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Division 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

CSI: Miami 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Charmed 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Baywatch Hawaii 1999 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Prism Awards 2000 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Performer

The Broken Hearts Club 2000 (Movie)

Kip Rogers (Actor)

Baywatch 1997 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cosby 1997 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Star Force 1999 (Movie)

(Actor)

Central Park West 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The Proprietor 1996 (Movie)

(Actor)

Baywatch Hawaiian Wedding (TV Show)

Actor

Family Plan (TV Show)

Actor

Fatal Reunion (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Dark-haired, athletic, remarkably appealing former model Michael Bergin was something of an icon of male beauty in the 1990s, landing the plum Calvin Klein underwear campaign following Mark Wahlberg's dismissal and making the most of his resulting fame by embarking on an acting career that included a 1997-99 regular role on the popular syndicated lifeguard series "Baywatch" and its follow-up "Baywatch Hawaii" (1999-2001). While working his way through school while studying marketing at UConn, Connecticut native Bergin was alerted to a modeling opportunity and headed to New York City, subsequently landing a contract with the famed Click agency, and landing assignments for style makers Valentino, Hugo Boss and Donna Karan.

Relationships

Jesse Bergin

Son
born on October 8, 1999

Carolyn Bessette

Companion
worked for Calvin Klein dated Bergin prior to her 1996 marriage to John F Kennedy Jr died at age 33 in a July 1999 plane crash

EDUCATION

University of Connecticut

Waterbury, Connecticut
graduated

Milestones

2000

Played a closeted star who has a brief encounter with seductive actor Cole (Dean Cain) in "The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy"

1998

Guested on an episode of the CBS sitcom "Cosby", playing a co-worker who catches the eye of regular Pauline (Madeline Kahn)

1997

Acted on the popular syndicated action series "Baywatch"

1996

Had a scene-stealing cameo in the Merchant-Ivory production "The Proprietor"

1995

Acted in a two-episode recurring role as a bartender on the NYC-set primetime soap "Central Park West/CPW" (CBS)

1994

Replaced Mark Wahlberg as Calvin Klein's underwear poster boy

Stayed on as a cast member when "Baywatch" changed title and location to "Baywatch Hawaii" (syndicated)

While attending UConn, pursued a modeling career in New York City

Signed by Click modeling agency, landing jobs with Valentino, Hugo Boss and Donna Karan

Bonus Trivia

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Bergin on working out (from Us, June 1998): "It's like sex. You won't have an interest in it until you try it, and then you want it all the time because it feels great."

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