Shawn Christian (Dr. Daniel Jonas on Days of Our Lives)

Current Character: Dr. Daniel Jonas

Birthday: 1965-12-18

Birthplace: Born in Grand Rapids Michigan

Marital Status: Married (Deborah Quinn - May 18 1996- two kids)

Biography

Shawn Christian attended Rogers High School in Wyoming, Michigan and from there he went on to Ferris St. University in Big Rapids, Michigan. He moved to Chicago to get into acting and starred in various stage productions. He quickly landed roles on television and made his debut in daytime on As the World Turns as sexy Mike Kasnoff until 1997 until he moved to Los Angeles and began acting in prime time series such as "Charmed" and "Summerland". Christian is also a film actor, having acting in several flicks such as "Beautiful" and "Meet Dave".

Shawn is married to Deborah, with whom he met auditioning for a print ad commercial in Chicago 1991. They married May 18, 1996. Shawn enjoys water sports and resides in Los Angeles with his wife Deborah and son Kameron who was born July 2000. He also has a step daughter, Taylor Quinn Cole, model and actress.

Career Highlights

Days of Our Lives- Dr. Daniel Jonas - (March 4 2008 - Present)
Ghost Whisperer - Wyatt Jenkins (2007)
Las Vegas - Dr. Derek Stephenson (2006)
Will & Grace (Travis) (2006)
CSI NY - Ryan Chisholm (2006)
Boston Legal- Tim Bauer (2005)
One Life to Live - Ross Rayburn (2002)
90210- Wayne (1999)
Charmed- Josh (1999)
Pacific Palisades- Quinn Ragowski (1997)
As the World Turns -Mike Kasnoff #1 (1994-1997)

Awards & Acclaim

Nominated, Soap Opera Digest Award Hottest Male Star for As the World Turns (1996)