Mark Rydell
Date of Birth
Mar 23, 1934
Birth Place:
New York City, NY


Trained for the arts at Juilliard, Neighborhood Playhouse, and the Actor's Studio, Mark Rydell was a busy actor and musician throughout the 1950s. During this decade he played Jeff Baker, first husband of Penny Hughes (Rosemary Prinz), on the CBS TV soap opera Days of Our Lives; he abruptly left the show by means of a "fatal accident" in 1959. His movie acting debut was in the 1956 J.D. melodrama...