Van Hansis took over the role of teen Luke Snyder on The World Turns in December 2005.
Van joined the cast very soon after receiving his BFA in Acting from the School of Drama at Carnegie Mellon University. He's been in professional productions at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts.
Originally from Greenfield, MA, Van has traveled extensively throughout the world, having studied theatre in Moscow while studying at Carnegie Mellon as well as having visited various countries in Latin America as a child. A newcomer to New York City, Van's hobbies include bike riding and teaching himself to cook.
As The World Turns
December 14, 2005
to September 17, 2010
On the Razzle
The Indian Wants the Bronx
all at the Williamstown Theater Festival in Massachusetts
Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2009; for As the World Turns
Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actor (2007, 2008; for As the World Turns
Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2009; for As the World Turns
Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actor (2007, 2008; for As the World Turns
DATE OF BIRTH: September 25, 1981
PLACE OF BIRTH: Greenfield, Massachusetts
: Controversy erupts over same-six ATWT kiss. [Aug 20, 2007]
: Hansis to appear on stage in Die Mommy Die!
. [Jan 14, 2008]
: Interview has some wondering if Hansis is leaving. [May 4, 2009]
: Hansis nabs first Supporting Actor Emmy nomination. [May 14, 2009]
: A "very surprised" Hansis discusses his Emmy nomination. [May 14, 2009]
: Hansis to star in new web series, EastSiders. [Dec 3, 2012]
: Van Hansis discusses new web series on SCL. [Dec 14, 2012]