Ian Ziering says he did 'Sharknado' to keep up health insurance

Ian Ziering says he did 'Sharknado' to keep up health insurance

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Ian Ziering says he initially agreed to star in the TV movie "Sharknado" because he needed the job to keep up his family's health insurance.
'Sharknado 2' gets an official title thanks to tweeters

'Sharknado 2' gets an official title thanks to tweeters

NEW YORK, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Syfy says it has decided to call its New York-set sequel "Sharknado 2: The Second One" after considering 5,000 Twitter submissions for its naming contest.
Tara Reid won't return for 'Sharknado 2'

Tara Reid won't return for 'Sharknado 2'

LOS ANGELES, July 29 (UPI) -- Syfy does not plan to ask "Sharknado" co-star Tara Reid to appear in the New York-set sequel to its cult hit, TMZ reported.
'Sharknado' headed to movie theaters Aug. 2

'Sharknado' headed to movie theaters Aug. 2

CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 27 (UPI) -- Syfy channel's instant cult classic "Sharknado" is to screen for one night next week in select U.S. movie theaters, NCM Fathom Events announced Friday.
'Sharknado 2' to air on Syfy next year

'Sharknado 2' to air on Syfy next year

NEW YORK, July 17 (UPI) -- American cable television network Syfy says it plans to air a follow-up to its much-talked-about TV movie "Sharknado" in 2014.
Stars turn out for 'Michael Jackson One' premiere

Stars turn out for 'Michael Jackson One' premiere

LAS VEGAS, July 1 (UPI) -- Justin Bieber, Neil Patrick Harris, Spike Lee and Berry Gordy turned out for the premiere of Cirque du Soleil's "Michael Jackson One" show in Las Vegas.
Ian Ziering announces engagement

Ian Ziering announces engagement

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Ian Ziering has announced on his Facebook page that he is engaged.
Report: '90210' spin-off in the works

Report: '90210' spin-off in the works

LOS ANGELES, March 13 (UPI) -- The CW network reportedly is working on a contemporary spinoff of "Beverly Hills, 90210," the 1990s soap about wealthy teens living in Beverly Hills, Calif.

New show pairs dancers with their parents

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Lifetime is set to debut a competition reality series that pairs professional dancers with one of their parents, the U.S. cable television network said Tuesday.

Celebs adopt 'Baby on Board' roles

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. actors Jerry O'Connell, Heather Graham, Ian Ziering and Lara Flynn Boyle have joined the cast of the big-screen romantic comedy "Baby on Board."

Driving with the stars: Dempsey to race

IRVINE , Calif., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor and part-time racer Patrick Dempsey is planning to unveil his new Hyper Sport Mazda RX-8 at the Sunchaser 1000K in Tooele, Utah next week.

Ian Ziering dances off 'Dancing' floor

LOS ANGELES, May 16 (UPI) -- Former "Beverly Hills 90210" star Ian Ziering's dance card was tossed off ABC's "Dancing With the Stars," leaving three couples on the Los Angeles dance floor.

Billy Ray goes away

LOS ANGELES, May 9 (UPI) -- U.S. country singer Billy Ray Cyrus' appearance on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" ended on a sour note.

Athletes, actors see 'dancing' stars

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Three U.S. athletes, a minefield cleanup activist and a former boy band member will compete in this year's "Dancing with the Stars." The fourth season of "Dancing with the Stars" premieres Monday March 19.

Heather Mills may be dancing with stars

NEW YORK, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Heather Mills, estranged wife of ex-Beatle Paul McCartney, is in talks to appear on the U.S. reality show "Dancing with the Stars," it was reported.
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Ian Ziering
FXX2000042216 - 22 APRIL 2000 - HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA: The original studs of "Beverly Hills, 90210" (clockwise) Luke Perry as Dylan mcKay, Ian Ziering as Steve Sanders, Bian Austin Green as Davis Silver and Jason Priestly as Brandon Walsh. cc/ho UPI

Ian Ziering (born March 30, 1964) is an American actor best known for playing Steve Sanders on the television series Beverly Hills, 90210. He pronounces his name (EYE-an), as opposed to the more traditional Gaellic (EE-an)

Ian was born in Newark, New Jersey to Mickie and Paul Ziering. He grew up in West Orange, New Jersey and has two brothers, Jeff and Barry, both of whom are more than 10 years older. His father jokes: "Ian is the best mistake I ever made". Ziering graduated in 1982 from West Orange High School .

He is divorced from Nikki Schieler Ziering. The two had wed in 1997, and Ian filed for divorce in 2002, citing irreconcilable differences.

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