A native of Los Angeles, Galen Gering graduated with honors from the University of Miami in 1999. While pursuing his education in film and creative writing, he began modeling and has appeared in over 50 national commercials. Later, Gering went on to portray the role of Luis Lopez-Fitzgerald on the popular soap opera "Passions." He has also been featured in two independent films "Road Trip" and "Pistol Whipped," and was named one of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in 2000. In 2004, he made a guest star appearance on NBC's "Miss Match."
Gering is also the co-founder of ReelAccess.com, an on-line website containing an extensive database of talent demo reels and additional content. ReelAccess.com provides instant access on a free web-based site for industry professionals to view.
Gering is also a writer and filmmaker and used to play Pro-Am beach volleyball. He lives with his wife, actress Jenna Gering, and sons, Dillon and Jensen, in Los Angeles. His birthday is February 13.
PLACE OF BIRTH: Los Angeles
DATE OF BIRTH: February 13, 1971
WEIGHT: 187 lbs
FAMILY: Alan Gering (father), Michele de Onate (mother), Charissa Gering (sister)
MARITAL STATUS: Married to Jenna Hudlett [Jan 3, 2000]
EDUCATION: Graduated in Film Making and Creative Writing, University of Miami, May 1999.