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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 29 September 1953Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
Birth NameDonald Drake Hogestyn
Nickname Hoagie
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Drake Hogestyn was born on September 29, 1953 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA as Donald Drake Hogestyn. He is an actor, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Generation (1985) and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982). He has been married to Victoria Post since December 31, 1986. They have four children.

Spouse (1)

Victoria Post (31 December 1986 - present) (4 children)

Trade Mark (1)

His raspy voice.

Trivia (6)

Shelley Long originally wanted Drake to play her husband on the sitcom Kelly Kelly (1998). He was all set to star on both that and Days of Our Lives (1965), but his schedule on Days conflicted with the filming of the pilot of Kelly Kelly and thus was replaced by Robert Hays.
Pitched in the minor leagues before getting into acting
Graduated from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida on a baseball scholarship and majored in pre-dentistry.
Drafted by the New York Yankees and he played third base for their farm team until he was injured in 1978
Has a son and three daughters together with wife Victoria.
He is the stepfather of actor Ben Hogestyn.

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