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Shawn Christian stars in NBC's daytime soap opera "Days of Our Lives" as Daniel Jonas.

Shawn Christian, a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, has enjoyed a successful and varied career as an actor. After graduating from Michigan's Ferris State University with a degree in Marketing, Christian relocated to Chicago. It was there that he honed his acting skills on stage with the improvisational company "Improv Olympic."

Christian then landed the role of working class anti-hero Mike Kasnoff on the New York-based CBS daytime drama "As the World Turns." After spending three seasons on "World," Christian moved to Los Angeles and landed recurring roles on "Crossing Jordan" and "10-8," as well as "Charmed" and "Birds of Prey." He returned to his comic roots with the role of Jennifer Aniston's gynecologist on "Friends," and guest-starring roles on "The Drew Carey Show," "Spin City," "Coupling," and "Becker." Additional television work includes "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "Malcolm & Eddie," "Ellen," "Men Behaving Badly," "Step By Step," "Will & Grace," and lead roles in the action drama pilots "Red Skies" for USA and "Spy Girl," opposite Jennie Garth, for NBC. In addition, he starred opposite Jami Gertz and Tyne Daly in the hit television movie "Undercover Christmas."

Christian can also be seen in the feature films "Shopgirl," with Steve Martin, "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover," "Almost You," "Beautiful," directed by Sally Field, and starring opposite Michael Gross in the Universal Pictures feature, "Tremors III." Christian more recently was seen in a supporting role in Eddie Murphy's film "Meet Dave."

Christian also starred opposite Lori Loughlin in the hit series "Summerland." Christian was the lead in Lifetime's original movie "Murder in the Hampton's," and had recurring roles on "Boston Legal," as well as NBC's "Las Vegas."

Christian currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and son.

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Age: 50 years old
Birthday: December 18, 1965
Height: 6' 0"
Full Name / Real Name: Shawn Patrick Christian
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, MI
Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA
Wife: Deborah Quinn (5/18/1996, 1 child)

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