Dane Witherspoon Biography
Birthday: December 27, 1957 (Capricorn)
Born In: Denton, Texas, United States
Dane Witherspoon was an actor from America who garnered popularity for playing Joe Perkins in the NBC soap opera ‘Santa Barbara’ and Tyler McCandless in the CBS soap opera ‘Capitol’. A native of Texas, Witherspoon was always interested in acting. When he was 19 years old, he became the youngest student ever to gain admission to the American Conservatory Theatre (ACT) in San Francisco, California. He subsequently was part of several productions from William Shakespeare’s works to Tennessee Williams’. For one season, he appeared at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. After he obtained his acting degree, he relocated to Hollywood to pursue a career as a screen actor. In 1981, he made his debut on the small screen in an episode of ‘The Waltons’. Later that year, he guest-starred in another TV show, ‘Eight Is Enough’. In 1984, he appeared in 60 episodes of ‘Santa Barbara’. Between 1985 and 1986, he made appearances in three episodes of ‘Capitol’. In 1992, he played one of the main roles in the first and only film of his career, the sci-fi horror ‘Seedpeople’. Witherspoon ultimately quit acting and started residing in Colorado. He passed away in 2014 at the age of 56.