Mark Deklin is best known for his role as Senator Jack Bowman on ABC’s “Designated Survivor.” He has most recently been seen on CBS’s “Blue Bloods,” NBC’s “The Blacklist,” CBS’ “The Code,” NBC’s “Blindspot,” and TNT’s “Major Crimes,” and was in the fifth season of Netflix’s “Grace and Frankie.” A series regular on ABC’s “Devious Maids,” Deklin was also a series regular in the network’s “GCB” (based on the book Good Christian Bitches), as well as in CBS’s hit action series “Hawaii Five-0” and FOX’s “Lonestar.” His other television credits include TV Land’s “Hot in Cleveland,” “Better Off Ted,” the SyFy mini-series “Riverworld,” “Desperate Housewives,” “Big Love,” “Nip/Tuck,” “The Ex List” and “Sex and the City.”
On the big screen, Deklin enjoyed roles in Mini’s First Time, Herbie Fully Loaded, The Wish List and Tarzan. Last year he starred in starred in the Hallmark Channel Original Movie “Christmas in Evergreen: Letters to Santa” as well as in “Love and Sunshine,” opposite Danica McKellar.
Deklin’s Broadway and Off-Broadway credits include Cyrano de Bergerac, starring Kevin Kline and Jennifer Garner, Sweet Smell of Success, starring John Lithgow, The Lion King, Arms and the Man, As You Like It, Macbeth, Six-Six-Sixty, Measure for Measure, Tallulah Hallelujah, The Alchemist and Home of the Brave. He has worked at regional theaters across the country, performing a wide range of roles in such plays as Othello, Hay Fever, Snakebit, An Ideal Husband, Romeo and Juliet, The Big Slam, Coriolanus, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Freewill and Wanton Lust, Troilus and Cressida, Born Yesterday and The Taming of the Shrew.
Deklin holds an M.F.A. from the University of Washington’s highly esteemed Professional Actor Training Program (PATP) conservatory and is a certified member of the Society of American Fight Directors. He is also a founding partner of Grow Daddy Gardening — turning families into gardeners through design, installation and education.
Catherine Bell is best known for her work as the headstrong Marine Corps attorney Lt. Sarah ‘Mac’ MacKenzie on the action drama series “JAG” and in the ensemble drama series “Army Wives,” in which she portrayed Denise Sherwood on the long running Lifetime series. In 2019, much to the delight of fans, Bell reunited with her “JAG” co- star David James Elliot when they reprised their roles on “NCIS: Los Angeles.”
Born in London, Bell moved to Los Angeles with her family at the age of three. While studying biomedical engineering at UCLA she ventured into modeling, which soon led to immediate recognition in both the United States and overseas. Building on her success as a model, she decided to pursue an acting career, which was launched soon thereafter.
Bell has built a new, loyal fan base with Hallmark Channel’s “The Good Witch” movie franchise, the most successful in network history. First stepping into the role of Cassie Nightingale in the 2008 television movie “The Good Witch,” Bell has portrayed the enchantress in a total of seven original movies in the series, including “The Good Witch’s Garden,” “The Good Witch’s Gift,” “The Good Witch’s Family,” “The Good Witch’s Charm,” “The Good Witch’s Destiny” and “The Good Witch’s Wonder.” In 2015, the movie franchise transitioned into a successful television series for Hallmark Channel, which will return for its seventh season in 2021. Bell’s other TV credits include starring roles in the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries originals “Home for Christmas Day” and “Christmas in the Air,” UPtv’s “High-Rise Rescue,” Lifetime’s “Still Small Voices” and “Last Man Standing,” CBS’ “Company Town” and TNT’s “Good Morning Killer,” as well as guest starring roles on “King & Maxwell” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”
Bell’s feature film credits include Universal’s mega-hit Bruce Almighty opposite Jim Carrey, as well as Men of War, and Netflix’s The Do-Over alongside Adam Sandler. Most recently, Bell starred in the Hallmark Channel Original Movie “A Summer to Remember.”
Earlier this year Bell launched the eponymous Catherine Bell Jewelry, a line of custom-made pieces inspired by a love of vintage jewelry as well as the beauty found in art, nature, travel and architecture.