John Callahan
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John Callahan
the world of soaps Presence
April 13, 1992 to March 2, 2005
At A Glance

A native of New York City, John 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 2010

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

Murder, She Wrote
Preston Howard
November 26, 1989

Murder, She Wrote
Garret Harper
December 13, 1987

Falcon Crest
Eric Stavros

When She Says No
Peter Wheaton

General Hospital
Leo Rusell
1984 to 1985

M.A.D.D. Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Officer Landers

Acting Portfolio: FILM
His and Hers

Marvin's Room

Up the Down Staircase

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]

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