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A native of Los Angeles, Gering graduated with honors from the University of Miami in 1999. While pursuing his education in film and creative writing, he began modeling and has appeared in over 50 national commercials. Gering was featured in two independent films, Road Trip and Pistol Whipped and was named one of People Magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" in 2000. He made a guest star appearance on NBC's Miss Match in 2004.
Days of our Lives
October 31, 2008
Also in 2004, Gering co-founded ReelAccess.com, an on-line website containing an extensive database of talent demo reels and additional content.
Gering is also a writer and filmmaker and used to play Pro-Am beach volleyball. He lives with his wife, actress Jenna Gering, in Los Angeles. His birthday is February 13.
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The Miss Teen USA Pageant
July 5, 1999
to August 7, 2008
Has appeared in over 50 television commercials.
, Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007; for Passions)
, Named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People (May 2000)
PLACE OF BIRTH: Los Angeles
DATE OF BIRTH: February 13, 1971
WEIGHT: 187 lbs
FAMILY: Alan Gering (father), Michele de Onate (mother), Charissa Gering (sister)
MARITAL STATUS: Married to Jenna Hudlett [Jan 3, 2000]
EDUCATION: Graduated in Film Making and Creative Writing, University of Miami, May 1999.
: Rumors say disgruntled Gering to exit. [Mar 26, 2001]
: Gering re-inks deal with Passions. [Mar 8, 2004]
: Gering mulling a possible Passions exit. [Apr 11, 2005]
: Gering signs new contract -- but there's a twist. [May 8, 2005]
: Gering finally ready for Passions return. [Jan 9, 2006]
: Gering, Martsolf get ready for new DAYS roles. [Sep 22, 2008]
: Dirty Soap
will not be back for a second season. [Jan 25, 2012]
: Gering saddened by Banus' departure. [Jan 18, 2014]
: DAYS stars “bursting” with excitement about upcoming surprise appearance [Aug 18, 2015]
: DAYS' Galen Gering on his alter ego: “Life sucks for Rafe” [May 26, 2016]
: DAYS' Galen Gering on his alter ego: “Life sucks for Rafe” [May 27, 2016]
: Deidre Hall, Galen Gering to appear on ABC's revival of Battle of the Network Stars [Jun 14, 2017]