There are a lot of actors in Hollywood that you don’t hear about very often, but they are always there, doing one or other great thing and so you can never forget them. One of them is Grant Show, who is known for his roles in many TV shows like Melrose Place, Point Pleasant, and Dynasty.
His breakthrough in show business came when he appeared in the soap opera Ryan’s Hope. Since then, he has built an enviable career with more than 50 films and TV shows bearing his name.
Grant Show Biography
As Grant Alan Show the actor was born on February 27, 1962, in Detroit. He grew up partly in Detroit, where his father worked as a local police officer until his teenage years, when the family moved to San Jose, California.
As he grew up, he was harassed, especially in his junior high school. This was to stop later when he got the idea in his senior high school to become a wrestler and basketball player.
Although he was athletic and wanted to do sports, he had the problem that he could not get along with the popular kids. Instead, he moved with those in the theater and participated in various theater productions together with them, which led him to direct his passion in a whole new direction, in a direction he hadn’t even dreamed of at first.
After graduating high school, Grant Show went to the University of California, where he started 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 was to play until 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, the Grant Show has appeared in nearly 60 other films and television shows. His first film appearance was as Randy in the 1992 film A Woman, Her Men, and Her Futon, followed much later by Marmalade in 2004 in which he played Aiden. In 2007 Grant appeared as Mr. Moran in the very popular Gregory M. Wilson film The Girl Next Door, and in 2009 he appeared in All Ages Night as Jeff Markham.
The year 2011 was very busy for him as he appeared in Action Figures and Born to Race as well as in the short films Fxxxen Americans and Fxxxen Americans. Mindfield was the short film he shot in 2012, followed by The Possession as aboard. In 2014 Show was released as Jimmy Kendall in Born to Race: Fast Track.
He gained even more popularity on television, where he appeared in many other shows and television movies. His most popular appearances include the series True Blue (1989/1990), Melrose Place (1992 to 1997), Strong Medicine (2004), and The Family (2016).
He has appeared in the television films When We Were Young (1989), Pretty Poison (1996), Ice (1998), Sex and the Single Mom (2003), and Justice for Natalee Holloway (2011). His most recent roles are in the series The Family (2016), in which he assumes the role of Governor Charlie Lang, and in the television series Dynasty, which has been on prime time since 2017. In the series, he plays the leading role of Blake Carrington.
1. Married life
As for his married life, Grant Show has twice walked down the aisle. The first time he married Pollyanna McIntosh in 2004. He met the actress and model in 2003 when they were together in the Lane Bryant commercial. Soon after, they began to meet, before getting married a year later. Their relationship lasted until 2011 when they went separate ways after a divorce.
Next, he married Katherine LaNasa in 2012, just one month after they were engaged. The two have remained together ever since.
From his two marriages Show has only one child, Eloise McCue Show. She was born to him in 2014 by his second wife Katherine LaNasa.
3. Net Worth
As for the net value of the grant show, there are some sources that put it at $71 million. However, this has not been confirmed.
The show is about a man who has a good height and stands at 1.78 m (5 feet 10 inches).