Mark Deklin

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Mark Deklin
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BornMark Deklin-Schwotzer
(1967-12-03) December 3, 1967 (age 47)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Alma materPennsylvania State University
University of Washington
Years active1994–present
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Mark Deklin
Mark Deklin.jpg
BornMark Deklin-Schwotzer
(1967-12-03) December 3, 1967 (age 47)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Alma materPennsylvania State University
University of Washington
Years active1994–present

Mark Deklin (born December 3, 1967) is an American actor and fight director.[1] He starred in the short-lived television series Lone Star (Fox, 2010) and GCB (ABC, 2012), and in 2014 began starring opposite Ana Ortiz in the Lifetime comedy-drama Devious Maids as Nicholas Deering.

Early life and education[edit]

Deklin was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[1] He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1986.[2] He holds a B.A. in English and History from the Pennsylvania State University and an M.F.A. in acting from the University of Washington in Seattle.[1]


A classically-trained stage actor, Deklin has made many appearances on Broadway, Off-Broadway and at regional theaters. On television, he had recurring roles as Dr. Matthew Shaw in the Fox series Justice from 2006 to 2007, and as Elliott Mayer in the CBS sitcom The Ex List in 2008. He also had voice roles in the several video games, like Call of Duty 3, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, and God of War: Ghost of Sparta, and co-starred in the films Riverworld, The Wish List, and The Wedding Chapel.

Deklin starred in two short-lived series, the Fox primetime drama Lone Star as Trammell Thatcher in 2010, and in the ABC soapy comedy GCB, as Blake Reilly in 2012.[3] He also has number of guest-starring roles in television series, including Sex and the City, Charmed, Frasier, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Desperate Housewives, Nip/Tuck, Two and a Half Men, The Mentalist, Hot in Cleveland and Hawaii Five-O. In 2014. Deklin was cast in the series regular role of Nicholas Deering in the Lifetime comedy-drama Devious Maids.[4]


1999Guiding LightJoeRecurring role
2000EdDr. Scott BensonEpisode: "The Whole Truth"
2002Sex and the CityShip Officer Matt CookEpisode: "Anchors Away"
2004CharmedBoskEpisode: "I Dream of Phoebe"
2004FrasierClintEpisodes: "Goodnight, Seattle: Part 1" and "Goodnight, Seattle: Part 2"
2004One on OneHelmutEpisode: "The Play's the Thing"
2005Tides of WarCaptain GalassoTV Movie
2005CSI: MiamiRussell EdgeEpisode: "Sex & Taxes"
2005Herbie Fully LoadedESPN Reporter
2005Hot PropertiesHunkEpisode: "When Chloe Met Marco"
2006Four KingsBrandonEpisode: "Pilot"
2006CSI: NYRick SmithEpisode: "Stuck on You"
2006Mini's First TimeIan Boyd
2006Las VegasJeff McKeeEpisode: "Fidelity, Security, Delivery"
2006-2007Desperate HousewivesBill PearceEpisodes: "The Miracle Song" and "No Fits, No Fights, No Feuds"
2006-2007JusticeDr. Matthew ShawRecurring role, 7 episodes
2007Never Say MacbethScott
2007SharkPeter RhodesEpisode: "Burning Sensation"
2009Big LoveJackEpisode: "Prom Queen"
2009Life on MarsRonald HarrisEpisode: "Coffee, Tea, or Annie"
2008-2009The Ex ListElliott MayerRecurring role, 5 episodes
2009Nip/TuckSkip PierceEpisode: "Lola Wlodkowski"
2009Better Off TedMordorEpisodes: "Secrets and Lives" and "It's Nothing Business, It's Just Personal"
2010Two and a Half MenMarcusEpisode: "Crude and Uncalled For"
2010The MentalistJames KinseyEpisode: "Redline"
2010RiverworldSam ClemensTV Movie
2010Romantically ChallengedDougEpisode: "Don't Be Yourself"
2010The Wish ListDr. Erik CavallieriTV Movie
2010Lone StarTrammell ThatcherSeries regular, 6 episodes
2011Hot in ClevelandKirk StarkEpisodes: "Hot for the Lawyer" and "Law & Elka"
2011-2012Hawaii Five-0Stan EdwardsRecurring role, 3 episodes
2012GCBBlake ReillySeries regular, 10 episodes
2013CastleCorey Francis / Noah KesswoodEpisode: "Significant Others"
2013The Wedding ChapelRoger WatersTV Movie
2013CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationRyan MillerEpisode: "Torch Song"
2013TarzanJohn GreystokeVoice
2014Warehouse 13TedEpisode: "Secret Services"
2014–presentDevious MaidsNicholas DeeringSeries regular
2014The AnswerCole, Sr.


  1. ^ a b c "Mark Deklin biography". Retrieved January 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ Owen, Rob (September 19, 2010). "Fox's "Lone Star" gives Mark Deklin steady role". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 
  3. ^ Schillaci, Sophie (April 22, 2012). "'GCB's' Mark Deklin, Miriam Shor on Their 'White Marriage,' Babies and Whether Blake Will Ever Come Out (Video)". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 19, 2014. 
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 9, 2014). "Harry Lloyd Cast In WGN's 'Manhattan', Mark Deklin Joins 'Devious Maids' As Regular". Retrieved January 28, 2014. 

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