Desperate, he claimed that he was dying from a rare blood disease, hoping to get Amanda's sympathy. To take his power away, Allie came clean about having forged her credentials. David made a deal with Amanda that if she bare him another child, he'd let her and Trevor go back to Jake. AMC's Finn Wittrock to play lead in autumn rom-com film.
Let us know if we are missing any information in this profile. Jake admitted to Cara he was jealous when he thought of her with another man and she confessed she wanted Jake to love her. The Martin family gathered together to celebrate.
Jake feared that his child would be brought up under Adam's tyrannical reign and decided to sue for custody. In an attempt to convince Leo that Greenlee had left him for Jake, Vanessa drugged Greenlee and left her for dead on a sinking boat. Since Mia and Jake had planned to leave Pine Valley, she'd quit her job as a personal trainer. Gillian's pregnancy developed ectopically and she lost the baby. She swore that she was using protection, but after an intimate encounter, Jake found Allie's diaphragm in the medicine cabinet. Joey married her against his family's wishes. In January , Liza accidentally pushed Mia off a balcony at the Chandler mansion, leaving her near-death. He and Carolyn returned to Kenya, after promising to invite Ruth and Joe to their wedding. During a night of drug-induced passion, Gillian slept with both Ryan and Jake at different times which resulted in a pregnancy. Gillian and Jake fell in love and were married. To David's delight, Joe was forced out of the hospital, but David received an unpleasant surprise: Jake and Mia remained friends, so she confided in him when Trey Kenyon began to blackmail her. Joey was only referred to in phone calls and letters, and an occasional visit, until he returned to Pine Valley in after dropping out of medical school and changing his name to Jake. Greenlee was torn between Jake and Leo. Liza told David that she wanted Adam dead so that she could be with Jake which would leave Allie free for David to pursue. After Jake and Greenlee's ordeal, Jake offered Mia a position as a physical therapist at the hospital to make amends. What Jake didn't know was that Adam had swapped his sperm sample with Jake's at the fertility clinic, so Liza's baby Colby was actually Adam's. Greenlee moved in with Jake and their future seemed bright. Bobby Martin paternal half-brother; mysteriously disappeared while waxing his skis in the attic and was never mentioned. Shortly thereafter, Jake granted Gillian a divorce. Four months later, Jake returned for a visit. David had wormed his way back into working at the hospital and hatched a plan to become Chief of Staff.. The truth came out and Frankie vowed to win custody of their son William. Liza agreed to Jake's offer, but Jake verbally agreed that he would not take any role in the child's life. Although Jake wished Mia well, he also put most of the blame for their breakup on her shoulders and claimed she drove him to have an affair. In , he convinced his nephew, Jamie, to join him. Joey was the late-in-life son of Ruth and Joe Martin. Zach hired Tad's business partner, private detective, Aidan Devane to rescue Jake. He was always a good kid, trying to keep up with his older brother, Tad. A desperate Allie threatened to expose what Adam had done but Adam bought her silence, arranging for her to practice medicine in the Caribbean. He asked Mia to marry him, but se turned him down. Dimitri Marick planned to undergo an experimental procedure which required the use of stem cells. Jake was suspended from his duties at the hospital. He presented dubious evidence to the hospital board that suggested that Joe was becoming a liability to the hospital. While working as a handy man at various country inns, Jake met and romanced Liza Colby each not recognizing the other due to his long absence. But her job seemed to take over her life and Jake felt as if he was playing second fiddle to the company. Ruth and Joe were happy for him and hoped he would stay, but Jake was convinced that his past would harm his new marriage. Gillian and Ryan were involved in a car accident after she learned that Jake was not Colby's biological father. As Ryan and Gillian always used protection, there was little doubt that Jake was the father. Emily Ann began to think that Jake had become romantically interested in Katie Kennicott and tried unsuccessfully to kill her. Once the truth was out, David no longer had a reason to keep Allie's secret. David poisoned Adam Chandler while Adam was recuperating from a stroke and attempted to shift the blame, implicating Jake after saving Adam's life. With Jake's help, Mia convinced Frankie to let the boy be raised by his adoptive parents. Jake became involved romantically with Greenlee Smythe, though her true love was David's brother, Leo du Pres who was trapped in a loveless marriage to Laura English. Gillian and Jake were still married, but it was soon clear that Gillian's heart still belonged to Ryan. Gillian and Ryan found their way back to each other, and she planned to ask Jake for a divorce. Jake turned his attention toward David Hayward, the man who had waged a vendetta against the Martin family. He called Mia and asked if they could talk over dinner. David Hayward came to Pine Valley to give a lecture on cardiac care but was also in town to find his old girlfriend, Allie. However, Ryan, anxious for the divorce to move forward, dipped into the till at his internet company to fly to Chechnya, along with Adrian and stowaway Gillian, to rescue Jake. Jake was adamant that Liza pay for her crime, but when Mia woke up, she refused to press charges. With the help of Liza and Stuart, Jake and Allie devised a plan to get David to admit that he'd been the one to give Adam the wrong medication. After they found Jake, he was injured while trying to rescue dozens of orphans. Once home, Jake made plans to go to the Sudan to continue his work but Tad successfully convinced him to stay in Pine Valley. But, as Laura began to lose her grip on reality, Leo finally refused to say "I do" during their wedding renewal ceremony. Her medical license was revoked and her relationship with Jake began to falter. Gillian didn't feel comfortable moving forward with the divorce while Jake was recovering, and Ryan began to drift away as Gillian devoted most of her time to Jake. To take his power away, Allie came clean about having forged her credentials. Adam had married Liza to make Brooke jealous, but he wanted out of the marriage. When Liza decided that she wanted to have a child via artificial insemination, Jake offered his services. After Liza got pregnant, she went back to Adam. As Liza and Jake began to become closer, Allie concocted a plan to become pregnant. In spring , the residents of Pine Valley learned that Jake was trapped, once again, in a nation devastated by warfare, Darfur. Too cowardly to break Mia's heart in person, he fled his family, job, and home, leaving letters for Mia and Tad apologizing for hurting Mia. He'd met Carolyn, a fellow doctor, while in Kenya,. Feeling hurt and rejected, Jake had an affair with an intern named Alison. As a result of her injuries, Gillian was unable to speak. Devastated, Jake left Pine Valley to volunteer in war-torn Chechnya. They escaped and made their way back to Pine Valley but the experience helped Greenlee realize that life was too short to deny one's true feelings. David asked Allie to marry him, but she declined, prompting David to blackmail her by threatening to tell Chief of Staff Joe Martin that she had faked her college transcripts. The family eventually received word that Jake had joined Doctors Without Borders.
Married to Amanda Dillon [Married: Jun 11, ; Second wedding: Feb 23, ] Carolyn Finn [Married: Feb 25, ; Estranged: Jun 5, ; Divorced]. Jake began dating Mia Saunders. She had gotten pregnant by Frankie Hubbard and had given the baby up for adoption without telling Frankie.
When she believed that Jake had disappeared with Greenlee, Mia took a job as a waitress to make ends meet. Their father Joe rehired Jake, where he developed a close professional and friendly relationship with Dr.
After losing her baby, Emily Ann was committed to a mental hospital. David refused to kill Adam, but was secretly videotaped confessing that he'd been the one to give Adam the wrong medicine. Eventually, Jake learned the truth about Colby and that Gillian had known and had kept it from him. She and Jake's relationship began to become serious, and they planned to sail around the world together. In a grand gesture in front of Jake and Laura, Leo proposed to Greenlee, but she saw it as an attempt to one-up Jake. In October , Ryan told her that their relationship was over. Liza agreed to allow Colby's stem cells to be harvested but Adam objected vociferously--he knew that testing would show that he was Colby's biological daughter. She and Jake decided to remain friends but she reconciled with Leo. However, Gillian was unable to tell Jake what she'd learned. Greenlee and Jake, who'd also been drugged, wound up on an island together. After Simone caught them in a broom closet during the grand opening party for Fusion, Jake could no longer live with his guilt. But at a relay run fundraiser for the children's ward, Jake and Allie realized they desired to be with one another. Adam hired Jake as a production assistant at WRCW, hoping to catch his wife in flagrante so that he could divorce her and keep his money. When she held firm, David vowed to ruin Jake. Jake stood by her side and helped nurse her back to health. They were planning to marry and were talking about starting a family. Tad told Zack Slater about Jake's plight. Jake had the hots for Liza, but being the good boy that he was, refused to commit adultery and turned his eyes towards Belinda Keefer. He and another new doctor, Allie Doyle, both wanted the same room at Myrtle Fargate's boarding house and fought quite a bit from that point on.