Birth Date: September 25, 1963 / Age: 50
Birth Place: Tenafly, New Jersey, USA
Biography: Tate Donovan (born September 25, 1963) is an American actor. He was born the youngest of seven children in an Irish-Catholic family in Tenafly, New Jersey, although he attended a public high school.
He has been appearing on television since his teens. He attended the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where he met his now long-time friends Grant Heslov and George Clooney. Donovan has been engaged to Sandra Bullock (1994) and to Jennifer Aniston. He has also dated British socialite Plum Sikes (in 2000), actress Whitney Allen (2001), and Lauren Graham of the television series Gilmore Girls.
He had a regular gig with a band called The Decadents, with whom he released an album titled "Wake Amusements". He played the priest son of a large Irish Catholic family in the short-lived NBC drama "Trinity" (1998). More recently he has appeared as a guest star in several shows in series such as "The Guardian" (2001), "Mister Sterling" (2003), and, finally, in the series The O.C. (2003), where he currently appears as Jimmy Cooper on the hit FOX show.