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    It's a Boy for GL Alumni Grillo and Moniz

    Monday, February 04 2008

    Wendy Moniz and Frank Grillo (
    Former Dinah Marler, Wendy Moniz, just became a mother again. She and her husband, Frank Grillo, recently welcomed a new son into the world. Rio Joseph Grillo was born on Friday, January the 25th. This is the second son which the couple have had together (Grillo also has another son from a previous marriage).

    The couple came together while shooting Guiding Light where he played Hart Jessup to her Dinah Marler from 1996 until 1999. They were married on October the 28th, 2000, soon after their departure from Springfield. Since leaving the show, he has appeared on more than a dozen other TV shows including The District, The Shield and Battery Park. Lately he's been featured prominently on Prison Break and The Kill Point. Moniz appeared with him on Battery Park before taking roles on Nash Bridges, The Guardian and Big Shots. sends their heartfelt congratulations to the couple on the newest addition to their family!

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    Posted by Wheels_Beth at Tuesday, February 05 2008 01:08 PM

    Congrats go out to Wendy Moniz and Frank Grillo (ex Dinah Marler and Hart Jessup) on their second child.

    Posted by GLandWT at Wednesday, February 06 2008 01:58 PM

    Thanks for the update. I liked Moniz as Dinah and Grillo as Hart. Even though the new Dinah is good, Moniz was my favorite. I was sad when Hart died on GL. Congratulations on the birth of your son. Wish in some way the two of you could return to GL. Miss ya!

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