Sep. 2nd, 1966
Kansas City, Kansas, USA
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Watkins was born in Kansas City, Kansas of Welsh descent to Charles Curtis Watkins II, a salesman, and a photographer mother. He attended Indiana University. He has a younger sister Courtney born in 1968. Watkins came out as gay on April 26, 2013 in an interview on Marie with Marie Osmond. In December 2012, Watkins had twins, Catchen (Catch) and Curtis, via a surrogate named Melissa.
- Lived next door to actress 'Brooke Dillman' (qv) when growing up in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.
- On September 21, 2005, survived the emergency landing of JetBlue flight 292. He and other passengers learned of the airplane's malfunctioning landing gear by watching coverage of their plight on headrest-mounted TV sets.
- Did commercials for Miller Beer, Snickers, and the U.S. Navy.
- Worked part-time as a housepainter.
- Went on to Indiana University, where he majored in communications, with a triple minor in theater, psychology and French.
- Attended Parkway West High School in St. Louis.
- His first big gig, a guest spot on the sitcom, _"Growing Pains" (1985)_ (qv), ended up on the cutting room floor, though his name still appears in the closing credits.
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