Born in Topeka, Kansas and raised in Kensington, Maryland, Born spent two years at Boston University pursuing a degree in theater. His classmates included Alfre Woodard and Paul Reubens (a.k.a Pee Wee Herman). Further study includes training under Uta Hagen at the H.B. Studios.
Born's impressive credits include his recent role as Nick Rivers on The City, an Emmy-nominated portrayal of Robert Barr on Santa Barbara, his popular stint as Mitch Laurence on One Life to Live, and his role as Joe Novack on Ryan's Hope. Additionally, Born has co-starred with All My Children star Susan Lucci in the ABC movie for television, Lady Mobster, and was a series regular with Morgan Fairchild on the ABC series, Paper Dolls. Born and Fairchild also worked together in the cable television movie, The Haunting of Sarah Hardy.
A committed activist against illiteracy, Born devotes his spare time being a "book pal," reading to second and third graders of Manhattan's P.S. 11 elementary school. Other work with reading includes reading to the blind at the Braille Institute of New York and the Lions Center for the Blind in Oakland, California.
Days of our Lives
May 29, 2008 to December 9, 2008
The Young and the Restless
April 7, 2005 to January 27, 2006; March 31, 2009; April 8, 2009
As the World Turns
June 27 to 29, 2001
Days of Our Lives
February 8, 2001
All My Children
August 1997 to August 17, 1998
1990 to 1991
One Life to Live
a.k.a Michael Lazaurus)
Daytime Emmys: Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2003; for One Life to Live)
Daytime Emmys: Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2006; for The Young and the Restless)
PLACE OF BIRTH: Topeka, Kansas
DATE OF BIRTH: November 24, 1950
HAIR: Dark brown/gray
CHILDREN: Daughter, Alberta Mary [Oct 4, 1997; weighed in at 4 lbs, 14 oz.]