Mark-Paul Gosselaar was born on March 1, 1974, in Panorama City, California. Gosselaar began acting at a young age and attended Hart High School in the Santa Clarita Valley. After a number of small commercials and movies in 1989, he was cast as Zack Morris in the NBC hit series Saved by the Bell which aired from 1989 to 1993. His also appeared in the less successful spin-off series Saved by the Bell:
The College Years, which ended production in 1993.
He met his wife Lisa Ann Russell on Saved by the Bell: The College Years in 1996.
Enjoys cycling, motocross, auto racing and is an avid pilot.
Speaks fluent Dutch.