Mark Deklin is most recently known for his role as Senator Jack Bowman on ABC’s “Designated Survivor.” He was also recently seen on TNT’s “Major Crimes” and recently wrapped the fifth season of “Grace & Frankie” on Netflix. Deklin was a series regular on “Devious Maids” and on ABC’s “GCB” (based on the book Good Christian Bitches), CBS’ hit action series “Hawaii Five-0” as Stark Edwards, the husband of Scott Caan’s ex-wife, and “Lonestar” on ABC. His other television credits include TV Land’s “Hot in Cleveland,” “Better Off Ted,” the SyFy mini-series “Riverworld,” “Desperate Housewives,” “Big Love,” “Nip/Tuck,” “The Ex List” and “Sex & the City.” He has appeared in the films Herbie Fully Loaded, The Wish List and most recently, Tarzan. Along with “Grace and Frankie,” in 2019 Deklin will appear in the new CBS drama “The Code.”
Deklin’s Broadway and Off-Broadway credits include Cyrano de Bergerac (with Kevin Kline and Jennifer Garner,) Sweet Smell of Success (with John Lithgow,) The Lion King,Arms & the Man, As You Like It, Macbeth, Six-Six-Sixty, Measure for Measure, Tallulah Hallelujah, The Alchemist and Home of the Brave. He has worked at regional theaters across the country, performing a wide range of roles in such plays as Othello, Hay Fever, Snakebit, An Ideal Husband, Romeo & Juliet, The Big Slam, Coriolanus, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Freewill and Wanton Lust, Troilus & Cressida, Born Yesterday and The Taming of the Shrew.
Deklin earned his M.F.A. from the University of Washington’s highly esteemed PATP conservatory, as well as his union cards and a certification with the Society of American Fight Directors.