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Week of September 8: THE SCOOP B&B DAYS GH Y&R      TWO SCOOPS COMMENTARY B&B DAYS GH Y&R      LAST WEEK'S RECAPS B&B DAYS GH Y&R
John Callahan
Salem Presence
Tyler Malone
1989
At A Glance
A native of New York City, Callahan moved west to attend the University of California, Berkeley, as a pre-law student. After working through college as a bartender, he landed a job as a nightclub manager. He then decided upon a career in entertainment.

Callahan started his soap opera career as Leo Russell, a master masseur, on General Hospital. He followed that up with a two-year appearance as Eric Stavros, the playboy son of Cesar Romero, on the primetime serial, Falcon Crest. Callahan returned to daytime in 1989 with a role on Days of our Lives, followed by a run on Santa Barbara.

Callahan may, however, be best known for his long-running role as Edmund Grey on All My Children. Callahan appeared on the show from 1992 through 2005.

In addition to his serial work, Callahan had a recurring role on the ABC series, Our Family Honor; and made numerous guest appearances on prime-time series, including Murder, She Wrote, Three's Company, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Fantasy Island, and Hotel. He was also featured in the made-for-television movies, M.A.D.D. and When She Says No.

John is an avid golfer, enjoys softball, reading and traveling, and is active in several charities.

In November 1996, John married his on-screen wife Eva LaRue (Maria Santos) in a private wedding in Hawaii. The two separated in 2004.
Acting Portfolio
TELEVISION
Days of our Lives
Richard Baker
November 24, 2008 to present

Spin City
Edmund Grey
November 12, 1996

All My Children
Edmund (Gresham) Grey
April 13, 1992 to March 2, 2005

Santa Barbara
Craig Hunt
1990 to 1991

Days of our Lives
Tyler Malone
1989

Murder, She Wrote
Preston Howard
November 26, 1989

Murder, She Wrote
Garret Harper
December 13, 1987

Falcon Crest
Eric Stavros
1986-1988

When She Says No
Peter Wheaton
1984

General Hospital
Leo Rusell
1984 to 1985

M.A.D.D. Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Officer Landers
1983
Acting Portfolio
FILM
His and Hers
Scott
1987

Marvin's Room
Lance
1996

Up the Down Staircase
1967

Awards & Acclaim
Soap Opera Digest Awards Winner, Outstanding Lead Actor (1998)

Soap Opera Digest Awards Nominee, Outstanding Leading Actor (1996)

Soap Opera Update Award Nominee, Best Actor (1998)
Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Brooklyn, New York
DATE OF BIRTH: December 23, 1953
HEIGHT: 6'0"
MARITAL STATUS: Divorced, Eva LaRue [Nov 30, 1996 to 2005]
CHILDREN: Daughter, Kaya Mckenna [Dec 6, 2001; 7 lbs. 1 oz, 21 inches long]
News Archives
News Archive: Larue, Callahan expecting their first child. [Jun 18, 2001]
News Archive: Larue, Callahan announce their separation. [Jul 12, 2004]
News Archive: Callahan out amid talk of budget concerns. [Feb 7, 2005]
News Archive: John Callahan returning to DAYS, but in a new role. [Oct 27, 2008]
News Archive: Callahan headed back for short-term DAYS run. [Mar 4, 2010]
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