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Galen Gering

Played bass in a band

Graduated from the University of Miami with degrees in filmmaking and creative writing in 1999

Wed on January 3, 2000 at the Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Hippie parents decided to give him a Greek name because they wanted to call him something off-beat

Former model and has appeared in over 50 national commercials.

Used to play Pro-Am beach volleyball.

Named one of People Magazine's 50 most beautiful people. (2000)

Son of Alan Gering (a sculptor and a dancer) and Michele de Oñate (a painter). He has a sister, Charissa. His father is married to Susan. His grandmother's name is Evelyn.

His name means 'calm healer' in Greek

His father is of Russian Jewish descent. His mother is of Basque ancestry (from Spain).

First child, a son named Dillon Phoenix, with wife, Jenna was born on Thursday, August 3, 2006. He was born in Los Angeles, California, arriving at 6:16pm and weighing 8lbs 4 oz.

Second son, Jensen Gering, was born in July 2008. He weighed 10 lbs. 12 oz.

Returning to Passions in mid-March. [February 2006]

Playing Rafe Hernandez on Days of Our Lives [November 2009]

Known For


Cast Credits

The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale (2018)
Guest starring as Man
  • Episode 1x08: Skip Joel (Apr 8, 2018) [Special Guest Star]
Battle of the Network Stars (2017)
Guest starring as Galen Gering
Dirty Soap (2011)
Starring as Galen Gering
Passions (1999)
Starring as Luis Lopez-Fitzgerald
Days of Our Lives (1965)
Starring as Rafe Hernandez (485 episodes)
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