Jason Maxwell Brooks (born May 10, 1966) is an American actor. He is best known for playing Peter Blake on the soap opera Days of Our Lives and Sean Monroe on Baywatch Hawaii. Jason also had a recurring guest appearance on the television show The Pretender, playing Thomas Gates. He played on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody as Dakota Smith. He played Bacarra, a Warlock in episode 7, season 5 of Charmed. He also appeared in an episode of the NBC sitcom Friends as Rick in The One with the Ballroom Dancing in season 4.