Douglas Peter Savant Bio

(Movie & Television Actor)

Relationship Statistics of Douglas Peter Savant

What is Douglas Peter Savant marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Douglas Peter Savant get married ? (married date):May, 1998
How many children does Douglas Peter Savant have ? (name):Four (Arianna Josephine Savant, Madeline Marie Savant,  Lucy Jane Leighton Savant, Jack Douglas Savant)
Is Douglas Peter Savant having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Douglas Peter Savant gay ?: No
Who is Douglas Peter Savant wife ? (name): View Couple ComparisonLaura Leighton
Laura Leighton

More about the relationship

Douglas Peter Savant married twice (Dawn Savant, Laura Leighton). He married Dawn Savant in 1983 the couple has two children namely, Arianna Josephine Savant, Madeline Marie Savant.

The couple decided to divorce in 1997.

He then exchanged vows with an American actress Laura Leighton, in May 1998. The couple has two children, Lucy Jane Leighton Savant, Jack Douglas Savant.

Who is Douglas Peter Savant?

Douglas Peter Savant is an American actor. As a philanthropist, he works with Elizabeth Glase Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
Douglas’s road to fame started when he played the role of Matt Fielding in Melrose Place. Later, he is seen as Tom Scavo in the ABC’s prime-time show, Desperate Housewives.

Douglas Peter Savant: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Douglas Peter Savant was born on June 21, 1964, in Burbank, California, the United States. His birth sign is Cancer.

Douglas is of Irish- Italian- American ethnicity.

He attended Bellarmine-Jefferson High School, Burbank, California. It is a private Roman Catholic school.

Douglas Peter Savant: Professional Career

Douglas Peter Savant first received notice for playing a younger version of Mac McKenzie (played by Kojak alumnus Kevin Dobson) on the CBS nighttime soap opera Knots Landing

In addition, he was also paired with Desperate Housewives co-star Nicollette Sheridan, who played a younger version of the Anne Matheson character portrayed by Michelle Phillips.

Similarly, he also appeared in such films as Masquerade starring Rob Lowe, Teen Wolf among with Michael J. Fox, and Trick or Treat along with Marc Price and Ozzy Osbourne.

Whereas, from 1992 to 1997, he also starred as Matt Fielding on Melrose Place, a role that was notable for being one of the first mainstream openly gay characters on television.

After this, he also starred on series such as ProfilerHarsh Realm, Firefly, JAG, NCIS, Nip/Tuck, NYPD Blue, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and a four-episode arc on 24.

In addition, he also appeared as Sgt. O’Neal in the 1998 movie Godzilla.

Nomination, Awards

He was nominated for Gold Derby Awards for Ensemble of the Year for Desperate Housewives (2004). Similarly, he was nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards for three times for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.

In addition, he won Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for Desperate Housewives (2004).


Sidewalk talks to Douglas on his May 2007 interview. The host Cindy Rhodes interviews him about his appearances on hit shows as well as working on Desperate Housewives.


In a promotional, Douglas shares with Sidewalk that he along with Denise Richards, Kristi Yamaguchi, Allison Sweeney, Melina Kanakaredes, Justin Chambers, and Edie Falco and their children designed personalized sippee cups.

This is to be auctioned off to benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Connecticut Ave, NW Ste 200, Washington, DC.

Douglas Peter Savant: Net Worth, Salary

Douglas Peter’s net worth is $3 million. As a prime-time TV actor, his earning is $207,748 and more.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Douglas Peter Savant has auburn hair and hazel eyes. His height is 5 feet 10 inches and weighs 74 kg.

Social Media

He has over 609 likes on Facebook, over 33K followers on twitter, and over 6,232 on Instagram.


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