CHARACTER

Casper Van Dien plays DR. GILLEN LANE. Brimming with charisma and fantastic energy, Gillen Lane is the most popular motivational speaker in the world. He has a Ph.D. in world religion and mythology from Cambridge University. His ideas about the power of myth and the collective consciousness have impacted millions of people.

Yet, haunted by his mother's death, he has turned his back on anything resembling traditional faith. He has built a wall around his heart that no one, not even his wife or daughter can get past.

BORN

  • December 18, 1968 in Ridgefield, New Jersey.

TRAINING AND EDUCATION

  • Ivan Markotta: Scene Study, Cold Reading, Private Coaching
  • Mark Spiegal: Scene Study, Cold Reading
  • Rick Walters: Scene Study
  • Ernie Lively: Cold Reading
  • Florida State University: Pre-med Major, Theatre Minor

HOBBIES AND SKILLS

    All land and Water Sports, Horses, Scuba Diving, Lifeguard, Trumpet, Martial Arts, Captain of Football Team, Sailing Races (#1 Jr. & Sr. Year), Published Poet

    ***Graduated 3rd in command from Admiral Farragut Academy (Military School)

CREDITS

FILM

  • SLEEPY HOLLOW (1999)......................Brom Van Brunt
  • REVENANT (1999)..................................................Dallas
  • ROMANTIC MORITZ (1999).............................
  • TARZAN AND THE LOST CITY (1998)...... .....Tarzan
  • ON THE BORDER (1998)...............................Jake Barnes
  • STARSHIP TROOPERS (1997).....................Johnny Rico
  • JAMES DEAN: RACE WITH DESTINY (1997)...James Dean

TELEVISION

    MOVIE OF THE WEEK

  • NIGHTSCREAM (1997)...............................CBS
  • PCH (1995)....................................................Co-ed Prods.
  • LOVE NOTES .....................................New Romance Ent.
  • THE COLONY .....................................ABC/All American
  • JAMES DEAN & ME.................................Nineteenth Star
  • MURDER FOR MENU...........................................CBS

    SERIES REGULAR

  • BEVERLY HILLS 90210 (1994)...................Griffin Stone
  • FRESHMAN DORM (1992)..........................Zack Taylor
  • DANGEROUS WOMEN (1991).....................Brad Morris
  • ONE LIFE TO LIVE (1993-94).......................Ty Moody

    EPISODIC

  • OUTER LIMITS (1995)
  • DR. QUINN, MEDICINE WOMAN (1993)