Sam Behrens

Actor, Waiter
Sam Behrens was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1983, he played Jake Meyer on the ABC daytime serial "General Hospital." Behrens began his acting career with roles in the series "The Young and the ... Read more »
Born: 07/24/1950 in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (17)

The Young and the Restless 1972 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Sunset Beach 1996 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

An All Star Party For Aaron Spelling 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The 14th Annual Soap Opera Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 24th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Presenter

Murder, She Wrote 1988 - 1989, 1991 - 1994 (Tv Show)

Actor

Viper 1993 - 1994 (Tv Show)

Actor

Alive 1993 (Movie)

Javier Methol (Actor)

Knots Landing 1979 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

American Blue Note 1991 (Movie)

Nat Joy (Actor)

And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird 1991 (Movie)

Steve Franklin (Actor)

Murder By Numbers 1990 (Movie)

(Actor)

Ryan's Hope 1974 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Bermuda Triangle (TV Show)

Actor

Shadow of Obsession (TV Show)

Actor

Uncut Gem (TV Show)

Actor

Unspeakable Acts (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Sam Behrens was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1983, he played Jake Meyer on the ABC daytime serial "General Hospital." Behrens began his acting career with roles in the series "The Young and the Restless" (1972-2015), "Ryan's Hope" (ABC, 1974-1989) and "Knots Landing" (CBS, 1979-1993). He also appeared in "Murder, She Wrote" (CBS, 1984-1996). In the beginning of his Hollywood career, Behrens acted in films like "Murder By Numbers" (1990). He also starred in the TV movies "Uncut Gem" (TBS, 1989-1990) and "Unspeakable Acts" (ABC, 1989-1990). He continued to work steadily in television throughout the nineties, appearing on "Homefront" (ABC, 1991-93) and "Viper" (1993-99). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Shadow of Obsession" (NBC, 1993-94). He next focused his entertainment career on film, appearing in the comedy "American Blue Note" (1991) with Peter MacNicol, the comedic fantasy "And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird" (1991) with Marcia Strassman and the adventurous drama "Alive" (1993) with Ethan Hawke. He also played parts in television during these years, including roles in "Homefront" (ABC, 1991-93) and "Viper" (1993-99). More recently, he tackled roles on "Sunset Beach" (NBC, 1996-2000) and "The Closer" (TNT, 2004-2011). Additionally, he appeared on the television special "An All Star Party For Aaron Spelling" (ABC, 1997-98). Behrens most recently worked on "Wristcutters: A Love Story" (2007) with Patrick Fugit. Behrens was married to Dale Kristien.

Relationships

Shari Belafonte

Wife
married on December 30, 1989 in Barbados

Nancy Lee Grahn Actor

Companion
dated in the 1980s

Dale Kristien

Wife
married in 1982 divorced

EDUCATION

studied under Wynn Handman

Milestones

1991

Appeared in "Homefront" (ABC)

1983

Played Jake Meyer on the ABC daytime serial "General Hospital"

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