Hollywood has a lot of actors that you don’t know and you hear about them very often, but they’re always there, doing one great thing or another, so you never get to forget about them. One of them is Grant Show, popular for his roles in many TV shows like Melrose Place, Point Pleasant , and Dynasty.
He got his start in show business when he appeared on the soap opera Ryan’s Hope. Since then he has built an enviable career spanning more than 50 films and TV shows.
Grant Show – Biography
It was as the Grant Alan Show that the actor was born on February 27, 1962 in Detroit. He was raised partially in Detroit, where his father worked as a local police officer until he was a teenager, when the family relocated to San Jose, CA.
Growing up, he suffered from bullying, especially in his junior high school. This later stopped when he got the idea of becoming a wrestler and basketball player in his high school.
Although he was athletic and wanted to get involved in sports, the problem he had was that he didn’t get along with the popular kids. Instead, he moved with those in the theater and recorded various theatrical productions with them, taking his passion in a whole new direction, towards something he hadn’t dreamed of at first.
After graduating from high school, Grant Show went to the University of California, where he began his show business more seriously than ever. He made his television debut in 1984 when he appeared in Ryan’s Hope as Rick Hyde, a role he would continue through 1987. This was the first role that also sold him out as an actor.
Movies and TV Shows
Since his role in Ryan’s Hope, Grant Show has appeared in nearly 60 other films and TV shows. His first film appearance was as Randy in the 1992 film A Woman, Her Men and Her Futon It followed much later in 2004, Marmalade in which he played Aiden. In 2007, Grant was in the very popular Gregory M. Wilson film, The Girl Next Door as Mr. Moran and then in 2009 he was in All Ages Night as Jeff Markham.
2011 was a very busy one for him as he was in Action Figures and Born to Race as well as in the short films Fxxxen American and Fxxxen American. Mindfield was the short film he recorded in 2012, followed by The Property as Brett. In 2014, Show appeared as Jimmy Kendall in Born to Race: Fast Lane.
He has even gained more popularity on television where he has appeared in many more shows and TV movies. His most popular appearances include the 1989/1990 series True Blue , Melrose Place (1992 to 1997), Strong Medicine (2004) and The Family (2016).
He was in the TV movies When We Were Young (1989), Pretty Poison (1996), Ice Cream (1998), Single Mom (2003) and Justice for Natalee Holloway (2011). His most recent roles are on the series The Family (2016) in which he takes on the role of Governor Charlie Lang and on the prime time television soap opera Dynasty he plays the lead role of Blake Carrington on the series.
1. Married life
Regarding his married life, Grant has been showwalking down the aisle twice. The first time he married was in 2004 to Pollyanna McIntosh. He met the actress and model in 2003 while they were in the Lane Bryant commercial together. They soon began dating before marrying a year later. Their union lasted until 2011, when they went their separate ways after a divorce.
He next married Katherine LaNasa in 2012, just a month after they got engaged. Since then, the two have stayed together.
Show has only one child, Eloise McCue Show, from both marriages. She was born to his second wife, Katherine LaNasa, in 2014.
As for the Grant Show net worth, some sources put it at a staggering $71 million. However, this has not been confirmed.
Show is a good height male, standing at 1.78 m.