Galen Gering (Rafeal (Rafe) Hernandez on Days of Our Lives)

Characters: Rafeal (Rafe) Hernandez, Rafe’s Doppelganger “RoboRafe” Arnold Finnegan

Birthday: 1971-02-13

Birthplace: Born in Los Angeles, California USA

Marital Status: Married Jenna Gering (Eloped to Vegas 01/03/2000)


Gering is a native of Los Angeles. He graduated with honors from the University of Miami in 1999. His studies included film and creative writing. During his studies, he modeled, appearing in over 50 national commercials!

Gering also appeared in a few independent films and was named one of People Magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People", circa 2000.

In 2004, Gering co-founded Reel Access, an on-line website containing an extensive database of talent demo reels and additional content. The site provides instant access on a free web-based site for industry professionals to view.

Gering is also a writer and filmmaker and used to play Pro-Am beach volleyball. He lives with his wife, actress Jenna Gering, and their son, Dillon Phoenix, who was born on Thursday, August 3, 2006.

Gering is well known for his role, Luis Fitzgerald, on now defunct soap, Luis Lopez-Fitzgerald. He and his family reside in Los Angeles.

Career Highlights

Venice The Series - Owen Brogno (2009 - present)
Days of Our Lives - Rafael 'Rafe' (October 31 - present)
Passions - Luis Lopez-Fitzgerald (July 1999 - Thursday August, 7 2008 when show was cancelled.)
Road Trip (2000)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination - Outstanding Lead Actor (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006)
People Magazine - Named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People (May 2000)


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