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Derek Theler : Jake
Standing 6’6”, Derek Theler stars as the handsome older brother on the hit ABC Family show “Baby Daddy,” which centers around a young man who decides to raise a baby girl that was left on his doorstep by an ex-girlfriend. The series begins production on its fifth (and probably final) season August 17th and wraps in early November. This summer, Derek recently wrapped lead roles in the independent features “Secret Summer” opposite Lindsay Shaw; and “Heaven Sent” opposite Lindsay Gort. Last year Derek starred in Sonar Entertainment’s “Shark Killer” and in IGN Entertainment’s digital series “PROJECT: S.E.R.A.” Previously, Theler recurred on “90210.” He was also the lead in commercials for Nike (directed by David Fincher), Coke Zero (directed by Ruben Fleischer), State Farm, Kayak, and Arby’s. Additionally, Theler was a recurring comedian in sketches for “The Conan O’Brien Show.” Theler grew up playing sports and graduated from Colorado State with a degree in pre-medicine. He was born in Fort Collins, Colorado and currently resides in Los Angeles.