Doug Savant Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Movies

Doug Savant is an American actor who played the role of Matt Fielding in Melrose Place (1992–97) and Tom Scavo in the ABC’s Desperate Housewives (2004–12).

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Doug Savant Biography

Doug Savant, born Douglas Peter Savant is an American actor who played the role of Matt Fielding in Melrose Place (1992–97) and Tom Scavo in the ABC’s Desperate Housewives (2004–12).

Doug Savant Age

Savant was born on 21 June 1964 in Burbank, California, United States. He is 54 years old as of 2018. He belongs to American nationality and mixed (Irish- Italian) ethnicity.

Doug Savant Wife Height

The American actor stands at a height of 5′ 10″(1.78 m).

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Doug Savant Family

He belongs to American nationality and mixed (Irish- Italian) ethnicity. We don’t have much information regarding his parents and siblings.

Doug Savant Wife

He has been married twice. In May 1998, he married an American actress his Melrose Place co-star, Laura Leighton. They have two children together. Previously, he married Dawn Savant in 1983 and divorced in 1997.  He has two children from the marriage.

Doug Savant Children

He has four children altogether. Two from his first marriage namely; Arianna Josephine Savant (born January 17, 1992) and Madeline Marie Savant (born July 20, 1993). He has two children from his second marriage also; Jack (born October 10, 2000) and Lucy (born June 9, 2005).

Doug Savant Wife Career

Speaking about his profession, he first gained notice on the CBS nighttime soap opera Knots Landing for playing a younger version of Mac McKenzie (played by Kojak alumnus Kevin Dobson). He was also paired with DesperateHousewives co-star Nicollette Sheridan, who played a younger version of the Anne Matheson character portrayed by Michelle Phillips.

He also appeared in movies like Masquerade with Rob Lowe, Teen Wolf with Michael J. Fox, and Trick or Treat along with Marc Price and Ozzy Osbourne. While he also starred on Melrose Place as Matt Fielding from 1992 to 1997, a role that was notable for being one of the first openly gay mainstream characters on television.

He also starred on series such as Profiler, Harsh Realm, Firefly, JAG, NCIS, Nip / Tuck, NYPD Blue, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and a four-episode arc on 24. He also appeared as Sgt. O’Neal in the 1998 Godzilla movie.

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

Doug Savant Movies And Tv Shows


1984 Swing Shift as Actor
1985 Secret Admirer as Boy
Teen Wolf as Brad
1986 Trick or Treat as Tim Hainey
1987 The Hanoi Hilton as Ashby
1988 Masquerade Mike as McGill
1989 Paint It Black  as Eric Hinsley
1990 Red Surf  as Attila
Shaking the Tree as Michael
1993 Maniac Cop III: Badge of Silence as Dr. Peter Myerson
1998 Godzilla as Sgt. O’Neal
1999 First Daughter as Grant Coleman
2000 Dropping Out as Doctor
2001 The One as Cop
2006 All You’ve Got as  Sam McDonald
2014 April Rain Special as Agent Singleton

Television appearances

1985 Cagney & Lacey as Dwayne Patterson
1986 Hotel as Elliot Jessup
Alfred Hitchcock Presents as Joey Medwick
1986–87 Knots Landing as Young Mack Mackenzie
1987 The Facts of Life as Dwayne
Stingray as Cdt. Thomas O’Conner
1988 In the Heat of the Night as Scott LaPierre
1990 China Beach as Richard
The Knife and Gun Club as Dr. Barrow
Jake and the Fatman as John Bronski
1991 Aftermath: A Test of Love as Jeff
1992 Columbo as Detective Dennis Mulrooney
Bonnie & Clyde: The True Story as Deputy Sheriff Ted Hinton

1992–98 Melrose Place as Matt Fielding

1995 Burke’s Law as Actor
Fight for Justice: The Nancy Conn Story as Richard Mark Ellard
1996 Terminal as Dr. Sean O’Grady
1998 Love Boat: The Next Wave as Josh Walters
The Outer Limits as Kel
1999 Profiler as Toby Watson
A Face to Kill For as Virgil
First Daughter as Grant Coleman
2000 Harsh Realm as Sergeant Sommers
Godzilla: The Series as Trespasser #2
First Target as Grant Coleman
2001 That’s Life as J.T.’s Cousin
The District as Jeffrey Riverton
Family Law as Harold Raines
2002 Firefly as Commander Harken
JAG as Navy Seals Commander
First Shot as Grant Coleman
According to Jim as Rick
2004 24 as Craig Phillips
The Guardian as Eric Kane
Faultline Prof. as Anthony McAllister

NYPD Blue as Jason Foster
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service as Father Larry Clannon
Nip/Tuck as Joel Gideon
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as Paul Brady
2004–12 Desperate Housewives as Tom Scavo

2008 What Color is Love? as Peter Marcheson
2012 Hot in Cleveland as Scott
2013 Vegas as Mr. Binder
Rizzoli & Isles as Judge Roger Thorson
Drop Dead Diva as Jacob Joardi
Criminal Minds as Malcolm Taffert
2014 Hawaii Five-0 as Robert Young
2015 Scorpion as Wilson Adler
2016 The X-Files as Augustus Goldman
Notorious as Paul Weston
Pure Genius as Simon Monroe
2017 SEAL Team as Malcolm
2018 9-1-1 as Matthew Clark
Lucifer as Forest Clay
NCIS: New Orleans as Eric Barlow

Doug Savant Net Worth

Savant is an American actor who has an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars from his acting career.

Doug Savant Melrose Place

Savant portrayed the role of Matt Fielding in the drama.

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Doug Savant Interview

Doug Savant Wants Tom And Lynette Scavo Back Together On ‘Desperate Housewives’


Wendy Williams started out her interview with “Desperate Housewives“ actor Doug Savant by berating him for leaving his TV wife Lynette Scavo (Felicity Huffman) to move to Paris with his new girlfriend. “Lynette and Tom Scavo are everything … and your children, and your relationship with the community, and now you’re going off to Paris with some other woman … are you serious?” she asked incredulously.

“But Wendy, you’re blaming me!” he protested, as Wendy shook her first at “Desperate Housewives” creator Marc Cherry. Savant then told her that he wasn’t a fan of the development, either. “I hated that idea,” Savant said. “I so adore Tom and Lynette, I’m so passionate about them as a couple, and I thought that they were a great representation of a good marriage on television.”

But Savant offered some hope that the couple might reconcile as the series nears its conclusion. “They still, at the end of the day, with all of whatever dysfunction and problems that they had … still have a profound love and respect for one another. Listen, it’s going to be so emotional and great if we can find our way back together.”