Fun facts about Derek Theler (Source: Wikipedia)
Derek started his acting career in 2009, starring in several minor roles in TV series such as The Middle, Cougar Town, and The Hills. He also auditioned for Captain America but was not cast.
In 2012, Theler landed his first major role when he was cast in the ABC Family comedy, Baby Daddy, playing Danny Wheeler, the brother (and roommate) of a guy who finds out he is a father when someone drops a baby off on their doorstep.
In between acting gigs, Theler appeared as a model in TV commercials. He first landed a coveted Coke Zero commercial in 2009. This then followed by a campaign for State Farm, in which he played a 'hot guy' who is 'sensitive' and has a 'dark side.' He has also been in commercials for Nike, Kayak.com, Arby's, and Verizon.
Aside from acting, he was also the writer and executive producer of a short film called Intrusion, he also enjoys playing football and swimming.
‘Baby Daddy' airs Wednesday night at 8:30pm on the ABC Family Channel.
Follow Derek Theler on Twitter: @DerekTheler