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  • Faith: Judaism
  • Career: Actor
  • Birthday:  March 30, 1964
  • Fun Faith Fact!: He wishes he was able to act in more action movies.

Ziering is known for his role as Steve Sanders on the teen drama Beverly Hills 90210 which started in the 1990’s and did not end until 2000. Ziering was the youngest of 3 children raised in New Jersey and was a natural entertainer and class clown growing up. He started off his career at age 12 being featured in commercials and stage plays and started Beverly Hills when he was 26. His first major film debut was as Brooke Shield’s little brother in Endless Love in 1981, and even though the film received harsh reviews it was also the debut of James Spader and Tom Cruise.

After occasional on screen appearances such as the thriller movie, Domino and as a contestant on ABC’s dance-competition show, Dancing with the Stars, he became a dancer for Las Vegas’ Chippendales revue in 2013. Recently, he has been working on Syfy channel’s Sharknado movie and its sequel that came out summer of 2014. In 1997, Ziering married Nikki Schieler but the couple divorced in 2002. Later, in 2010 he married Erin Ludwig and they now have two daughters together.

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