Jack "J.D." Darius is a character from the popular American television show Baywatch. He was portrayed by actor Michael Bergin.


Physical Appearance[edit | edit source]

Personality[edit | edit source]

J.D. is super friendly. He makes a brilliant lifeguard due to his can do attitude and desire to be better. He has great organisational skills, which later make him a prime candidate for the elite training centre in Hawaii.

At first J.D. is slightly timid. He is reluctant to work the sand and would rather take up Mitch's old position as lieutenant. He has loads of experience, however is haunted by a memory of failing a rescue in his past when he worked at Daytona Beach. Mitch is eager to restore J.D.'s confidence and so after a little deliberating, he decides Taylor Walsh should become the new lieutenant instead - allowing J.D. to work on overcoming his traumatic memory by patrolling the sand.

Baywatch[edit | edit source]

Season Eight[edit | edit source]

Season Nine[edit | edit source]

J.D. gets along really well with fellow lifeguard Jessie Owens. This later develops into a blossoming relationship with J.D. creating a true friendship.

Baywatch Hawaii[edit | edit source]

Season One[edit | edit source]

J.D. was chosen by Mitch to join the elite lifeguarding team that would make up the newly established 'Hawaiian Lifeguard training Centre'. He was chosen not only because he was a great lifeguard, but because of his brilliant organisational skills.

J.D. falls for Hawaii lifeguard Kekoa Tanaka at first sight, which marks the beginning of a gap developing in his relationship with fellow Baywatch lifeguard Jessie.

Season Two[edit | edit source]

Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Michael Bergin became one of the show's biggest heartthrobs.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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