10 Things You Didn’t Know About Mark Paul Gosselaar

  
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Mark Paul Gossellar made pop culture history in the ‘90s thanks to his role as Zack Morris on Saved by the Bell. Even though he’s gone on to star in shows like NYPD Blue, Raising the Bar and Franklin Bash, he’ll always Zack Morris to so many of us. In celebration of his birthday, here are 10 things you didn’t know about the former teen heartthrob:

10. Ancestry

Mark’s father is of German and Dutch Jewish descent and his mother is of Indonesian and Dutch descent.

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9. Started Young

The actor, now 41, began working in the entertainment business when he was five. He appeared in commercials for Oreos and Smurf merchandise.

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