Birth Place: Burbank, California, USA
Savant was born in Burbank, CA on June 21, 1964. He excelled in sports while growing up, playing quarterback for his high school football team. Acting won out over athletics (and academics), however, culminating in his quitting his studies at UCLA in order to pursue a career as a professional performer.
He soon found acting work in episodic television, first as a teen rape victim on "Cagney & Lacey" (CBS, 1982-88), and then landed a recurring role as a young Mack Mackenzie on "Knots Landing" (CBS, 1979-1993), playing scenes opposite future "Desperate Housewives" co-star, Nicollette Sheridan, who was at that time, the resident vixen on the primetime soap. Savant continued to work regularly ... Continue Bio >>
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