Eric Martsolf

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Eric Martsolf

Martsolf in November 2008
Born(1971-07-27) July 27, 1971 (age 41)
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
OccupationActor/Singer
Years active2001 – present
Spouse(s)Lisa Kouchak (2003-present)
2 children
Website
http://www.ericmartsolf.com
 
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Eric Martsolf

Martsolf in November 2008
Born(1971-07-27) July 27, 1971 (age 41)
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
OccupationActor/Singer
Years active2001 – present
Spouse(s)Lisa Kouchak (2003-present)
2 children
Website
http://www.ericmartsolf.com

Eric Martsolf (born July 27, 1971) is an American television actor and singer best known for his role as Ethan Winthrop in the NBC soap opera Passions from 2002 to 2008.[1] He is currently playing the role of Brady Black on NBC's Days of our Lives.[2]

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Background

Martsolf sang on a Hawaiian cruise ship for a year and has modeled for over 50 designers, companies, and businesses. He was a radio broadcaster for WDCV 88.3FM and was a singer/dancer at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania for four years and also performed at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. He has a degree in Political Science from Dickinson College. He has been an Assistant Director and a Guest Artist for Children's Theatre Experience.

Career

Passions

Martsolf portrayed Ethan Winthrop on NBC's Passions from July 2002 (succeeding original portrayer Travis Schuldt) until the series' cancellation in August 2008. Martsolf had auditioned for the role of Ethan before the show began. And, before he was Ethan, he was on the show for one episode as a Cop. He was voted favorite actor on Passions for more than 80 weeks in a row in Soap Opera Digest.[citation needed]

Days of our Lives

Martsolf made his first appearance in the role of Brady Black on Days of our Lives on November 13, 2008. The character had previously been portrayed by Kyle Lowder until 2005.

Miss Behave

Since 2010, Martsolf has starred as Marcus Dunne on Miss Behave, a webseries, that also has fellow DOOL stars, like Jillian Clare, who played Abigail "Abby" Deveraux but plays Victoria "Tori" Archer and Darin Brooks, who played Max Brady, also stars, but as Mr. Blake Owens.

Personal life

Martsolf and Lisa Kouchak met doing musical theater together, and married in 2003. They had twin sons, Mason Alan and Chase Evan, on April 7, 2006.[1]

Filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
2001The CheaterBrad
2002–2008PassionsEthan WinthropJuly 8, 2002—August 7, 2008
2002The Other HalfHimselfEpisode date: September 10, 2002
2003Spanish FlyBrick Hauser
2003–2004SoapTalkHimselfEpisode dates: December 23, 2003 and April 21–22, 2004
2004Street SmartsEpisode date: November 23, 2004
2005Starting OverEpisode: "Passion for the Game"
Diva Dog: Pit Bull on WheelsGuest star
2007The 34th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards
Passions Live!
2008Days of our LivesBrady BlackNovember 13, 2008–present
NCISPaul HarrisEpisode: "Collateral Damage"
2009Four StepsClive
2010 -Miss BehaveMarcus Dunne
2011SmallvilleMichael Jon Carter/Booster Gold

References

  1. ^ a b "Culture Club". Soap Opera Weekly. 2007-02-13. p. 15. 
  2. ^ "Passions Men joining Days! Eric Martsolf and Galen Gering " Entertainment Hotline". Theentertainmenthotline.net. 2008-11-12. http://theentertainmenthotline.net/2008/11/12/passions-men-joining-days-eric-martslof-and-galen-gering/. Retrieved 2011-05-04. 

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