Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Known For
Acting

Gender
Female

Birthday
1974-03-01

Place of Birth
Panorama City, California, USA

Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Mark-Paul Harry Gosselaar was born on March 1, 1974, in Panorama City,

California. He was born to Dutch-born father Hans Gosselaar and

Indonesian-born mother Paula, who are now divorced. He has an older

brother, Mike, and two older sisters, Linda and Sylvia. In 1989, after a

career with small movies and commercials, Gosselaar started in the teen

hit "Saved by the Bell" (1989), co-starring Tiffani Thiessen

who played his girlfriend, Kelly Kapowski, throughout the show's run.

The characters eventually married each other after the show and its

spin-off, "Saved by the Bell: The College Years" (1993) , ended production. It was there he met his future real-life wife, Lisa Ann Russell, whom he married in 1996 in Maui, Hawaii.

Most recently, he starred with Geena Davis in "Commander in Chief" (2005) for executive producer Steven Bochco, with whom he also worked when he starred as detective John Clark in Bochco's critically-acclaimed drama "NYPD Blue" (1993)

Gosselaar's other television credits include TV movies Atomic Twister (2002) (TV), The Princess & the Marine (2001) (TV), For the Love of Nancy (1994) (TV), Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas (1994) (TV), She Cried No (1996) (TV), Dying to Belong (1997) (TV) and Born Into Exile (1997) (TV).

On the big screen, Gosselaar appeared in Dead Man on Campus (1998), as well as the independent films Beer Money (2001) (TV) and Sticks and Stones (2008) (TV).

Gosselaar's

sporting interests include cycling, motocross and auto racing. He is

also an avid pilot. Gosselaar lives outside of Los Angeles with his

wife, Lisa, and their 2 children.

Atomic Twister

2002

Atomic Twister

4.1

Dead Man on Campus

1998

Dead Man on Campus

5.6

Saved by the Bell: Hawaiian Style

1992

Saved by the Bell: Hawaiian Style

6.0

12 Dates of Christmas

2011

12 Dates of Christmas

6.0

The Princess & the Marine

2001

The Princess & the Marine

6.6

Hide

2011

Hide

4.4

Specimen

1996

Specimen

5.0

For the Love of Nancy

1994

For the Love of Nancy

4.0

The St. Tammany Miracle

1994

The St. Tammany Miracle

4.0

Kounterfeit

1997

Kounterfeit

4.5

She Cried No

1996

She Cried No

5.4

Beer Money

2001

Beer Money

4.0

White Wolves - A Cry in the Wild II

1993

White Wolves - A Cry in the Wild II

5.0

Brothers of the Frontier

1996

Brothers of the Frontier

5.0

Sticks & Stones

1996

Sticks & Stones

5.7

Heist

2015

Heist

5.8

Precious Cargo

2016

Precious Cargo

5.1

A Day in the Dirt

2002

A Day in the Dirt

0.0

Twisted Love

1995

Twisted Love

0.0

Dying to Belong

1997

Dying to Belong

6.1

Who Shrunk Saturday Morning?

1989

Who Shrunk Saturday Morning?

0.0

Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas

1994

Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas

5.4

Necessary Parties

1988

Necessary Parties

7.0