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Dean Winters Bio, Age, Early Life, Nationality, Marriage, Family, Illness, Net Worth

Dean Winters Biography

Dean Gerard Winters is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Ryan O’Reilly on the HBO prison drama Oz, and  Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and has also appeared on such television series as Rescue Me, 30 Rock, as well as the character “Mayhem” in a series of Allstate Insurance commercials. He co-starred with Josh Duhamel in one season of the CBS Network cop drama series Battle Creek.

He attended Chaparral High School and graduated from Brophy College Preparatory, a Jesuit school in Phoenix, in 1982, and from Colorado College in 1986.

He has appeared in two of the Law & Order television series: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, where he was a regular in the first season, and as a host star in the Law & Order: Criminal Intent episode “Purgatory”, and he also made an appearance in Season 2 of the television series Sex And The City as John McFadden.

More than ten years after his final appearance on SVU, he again portrayed Detective Brian Cassidy in the 13th-season finale “Rhodium Nights”, became a recurring character in the 14th season and also became Sergeant Olivia Benson’s love interest, in the 15th season. He has also made guest appearances on Homicide: Life on the Street, Third Watch, NYPD Blue, Sex and the City, CSI: Miami and as Dennis Duffy in 30 Rock as good as previously having an accompanying role in Rescue Me.

He played in the 1999 romantic comedy Undercover Angel with Yasmine Bleeth and the 2002 direct-to-video horror film Hellraiser: Hellseeker. He starred Tom in PS, I Love You and he featured Detective Sam Tyler’s father in the US version of Life On Mars and also played Sarah Connor’s love interest, as Charley Dixon, in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

He performed stand-up comedy at The Comic Strip, Catch a Rising Star, and the Comedy Cellar alongside notable comedians Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, and Chris Rock. A comedy special led him to the role he portrayed on OZ, the HBO-produced prison drama. He was cast in the ABC drama pilot Happy Town, from the creators of October Road, but was replaced by Steven Weber after shooting the pilot.

Dean Winters

He was introduced as a recurring character in a new television and radio advertising campaign for Allstate Insurance created by the agency Leo Burnett Chicago, as “Mayhem”, on June 20, 2010. He also starred Avi in John Wick. In the cop drama series Battle Creek, he co-starred in one season of the CBS Network, playing a small town police force detective opposite Josh Duhamel, the FBI Resident Agent assigned to the town.

In May 2015, the series was canceled. Recently, he reprised his role on Brooklyn Nine-Nine as The Vulture and had a supporting role as a divorce attorney on the HBO series Divorce and he was cast as Mr. Town in the second season of Starz American Gods, in 2018.

Dean Winters Age/Early Life

He was born on July 20, 1964, in New York City, New York. His birth sign is Cancer and as of 2019, he will be 55 years old. He grew up on Long Island and spent his teenage years in Scottsdale, Arizona and his of Irish and Italian descent and speaks fluent Italian. Some of his favorites activities include; surfing, writing, family time and reading the Bible.

Dean Winters Nationality

He is an American citizen.

Dean Winters Marriage

He has been married to Jennifer Logan and they are parents to Grace and Faith Winters.

Dean Winters Family

He was raised along with two brothers, actor Scott William Winters and writer Bradford Winters, and a sister, Blair Winters. All four of them were raised by their parents; Patrick Winters, an electronics engineer and their mother, Magna Winters who died when he was still very young.

Photo of his siblings

Dean Winters Illness

In June 2009, he suffered a bacterial infection and collapsed upon arrival at his doctor’s office. When being transported across Central Park in an ambulance, he went into cardiac arrest for over two minutes. For three weeks, Paramedics were able to revive him, and he was hospitalized in intensive care.

Over the course of the next year, he developed gangrene, requiring the amputation of two toes and half of one thumb, and ten subsequent operations including a skin graft. Until 2010, he was away from acting when Tina Fey brought him back to 30 Rock, and he started work on the Mayhem television commercial campaign.

Dean Winters Height And Weight

• Height – 6ft (182.9 cm)
• Weight – 79 kg (174 pounds)

Dean Winters Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars.

Dean Winters Filmography

Film and Year

• 1997 – Conspiracy Theory
• 1997 – Lifebreath
• 1999 – Undercover Angel

• 2001 – Snipes
• 2001 – Bullet in the Brain
• 2002 – Hellraiser: Hellseeker

• 2004 – Brooklyn Bound
• 2004 – Love Rome
• 2006 – Bristol Boys

• 2006 – Dead Calling
• 2007 – P.S. I Love You
• 2009 – Winter of Frozen Dreams

• 2009 – Splinterheads
• 2009 – Today’s Special
• 2010 – Vipers in the Grass

• 2012 – The Worst
• 2013 – The Devil You Know
• 2013 – Memoire

• 2014 – Don Peyote
• 2014 – John Wick
• 2016 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

• 2017 – Rough Night
• 2018 – After Everything
• 2018 – Father of the Year

• 2019 – Framing John DeLorean
• 2019 – A Civilized Life
• 2019 – Street Justice
• 2019 – Lost Girls

Television and Year

• 1995/1996 – Homicide: Life on the Street
• 1996 – NYPD Blue
• 1996 – The Playroom

• 1997 – Firehouse
• 1997/1999 – Millennium
• 1997/2003 – Oz

• 1998 – New York Undercover
• 1999 – Sex and the City
• 1999 – Saturday Night Live

• 1999/2019 – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
• 2001 – Deadline
• 2002 – Third Watch

• 2002 – The Twilight Zone
• 2004 – Strip Search
• 2004/2011 – Rescue Me

• 2005 – CSI: Miami
• 2006/2012 – 30 Rock
• 2008 – Law & Order: Criminal Intent

• 2008/2009 – Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
• 2008/2009 – Life on Mars
• 2012 – Up All Night

• 2013 – Westside
• 2013/2019 – Brooklyn Nine-Nine
• 2014 – American Dad!

• 2015 – Battle Creek
• 2016 – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
• 2016/2018 – Divorce

• 2017 – Tangled: The Series
• 2019 – Berlin Station
• 2019 – Wayne
• 2019 – American Gods

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