Wortham Krimmer
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Llanview Presence
1991 to 1999; 1999 to March 1, 2010 [intermittently recurring]
At A Glance

Andrew Carpenter is not Wortham's first role on a daytime drama. He is well-known to audiences for playing the evil Cal Winters on Days of our Lives, a role that is the complete opposite of Andrew. In 1993, Soap Opera Digest named Andrew Carpenter Best Hero, no doubt for the pivotal role he played in One Life to Live's landmark homophobia storyline, which culminated in the display of the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt.

Wortham was born and raised in Chicago. At age 17 he left to attend Colorado College in Colorado Springs, where he graduated with a B.A., and where he met his wife Mary Ellen, a Denver native. Wortham headed for law school at the University of California, San Francisco, but two years later realized it was acting that he wanted to pursue. He was immediately accepted on scholarship to the prestigious American Conservatory Theatre, where he received his M.F.A. He has also studied acting with Stella Adler and Robert Lewis.

After graduating from the American Conservatory Theatre, he began to perform around the country in some of the top regional theaters. Wortham's credits include starring roles in Tamara, The Cherry Orchard, Richard III, Men's Singles, Man and Superman and Our Town, at such theaters as the American Conservatory, South Coast Repertory and The Mark Taper Forum.

Wortham's numerous television credits include recurring roles on the series, Babylon Five, The Paper Chase and Max Headroom; as well as guest stints on E.R., Knots Landing, The Twilight Zone, Newhart, Hill Street Blues, St. Elsewhere and Harry and the Hendersons, to name a few.

When not required on the set, Wortham spends all of his time with his wife Mary Ellen, a photographer; their beautiful son, Max, and equally beautiful daughter, Tess.

Acting Portfolio: TELEVISION
One life to Live
Andrew Carpenter
1991 to 1999

Days of our Lives
Cal Winters
1989 to 1990

"Babylon 5"
Emperor Cartagia
1996 to 1997

Jonathan Weiss
February 2, 1995

Knots Landing
Prosecutor Demby
February 14, 1991

Family Medical Center
Alexander Raines

The Twilight Zone
July 10, 1987

Max Headroom"
Jack Friday
April 7, 1987

Scarecrow and Mrs. King
Addi Birol
October 31, 1986

March 17, 1986

Hill Street Blues
Dr. Heath
May 1985

St. Elsewhere
Dave Falletta
February 27, 1985

Remington Steele
Everett Blaisdale
February 12, 1985

The Paper Chase
Martin Zeiss
1983 to 1986

Awards & Acclaim
Soap Opera Digest Awards: Nominee, Outstanding Supporting Actor (1993)
Vital Statistics


DATE OF BIRTH: November 24

HEIGHT: 6'0"

HAIR: Brown

EYES: Brown

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