Doug Savant Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Movies

Doug Savant Biography

Doug Savant is an American actor known for his portrayal of Tom Scavo in Desperate Housewives. He also starred in Melrose Place soap opera as Matt Fielding and as Dr. Peter Myerson in Maniac Cop III: Badge of Silence.

How old is Doug Savant? – Age

The Desperate Housewives actor is 59 years old as of 2023. He was born on 21 June 1964 in Burbank, California, United States where he also grew up.

How tall is Doug Savant? – Height

He is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall.

Doug Savant Mother, Father – Family

Doug was born to an Italian father and an Irish mother in Burbank, California, United States. However, he has not disclosed the identities of his parents to the public yet. it is also not clear whether he has any siblings or not.

Doug Savant Education

The Rookie actor enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he studied for a while before pursuing his acting career.

Is Doug Savant Married? – Wife

Savant has been married to his wife Laura Leighton since 1998. She is an actress known for her several appearances in Pretty Little Liars where she played the role of Sydney Andrews. She has also starred in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Freeform’s series. Previously, he was married to his ex-wife Dawn Dunkin Savant in 1983 but divorced in 1997.

The Godzilla Actor Doug Savant Photo
The Godzilla Actor Doug Savant Photo

Doug Savant Children

The S.W.A.T. actor and his wife Laura have been blessed with two children known as Jack Douglas and Lucy Jane Leighton Savant. The couple welcomed their son Jack on October 2000 while their daughter Lucy was born on June 2005. On the other hand, Doug has two other daughters named Arianna Josephine and Madeline Marie from his previous marriage.

Doug Savant Acting Career

Savant is a professional actor who is vastly recognized for his portrayal of Sgt. O’Neal in Godzilla. Likewise, he also played the character of Young Mack Mackenzie in the 7 episodes of Knots Landing tv show. He also played Dr. Peter Myerson in Maniac Cop III: Badge of Silence.

It is also known that he starred as Joey Medwick in the Road Hog’s episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents tv show. He also played the Tom Scavo in Desperate Housewives for which he won Screen Actors Guild Award.

Most noteworthy, he appeared in the 2 episodes of Dirty John where played Martin Newsome. He later landed on the role of Mark in the episode titled Gunpowder Treason in S.W.A.T. He also portrayed the character of Robert Young in Hawaii Five-0.

Furthermore, the actor joined the cast of NCIS: New Orleans playing Eric Barlow in two consecutive episodes. Afterward, he starred as Ed Jennings in Tell Me Your Secrets and as Benjamin in The Rookie. Some of his popular films include The One, Dropping Out, and First Daughter.

Movies and TV Shows

  • Maniac Cop III: Badge of Silence
  • Godzilla
  • First Daughter
  • Dropping Out
  • The One Cop
  • All You’ve Got
  • April Rain
  • 9-1-1
  • Lucifer
  • NCIS: New Orleans
  • Dirty John
  • LA’S Finest
  • S.W.A.T.
  • Tell Me Your Secrets
  • The Rookie


  • Screen Actors Guild Award

Doug Savant’s Net Worth

Citing his acting career, Doug sits at an estimated net worth of $3 Million.

Doug Savant Instagram

You can find and follow Savant on Instagram using the account name: @dougsavant

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