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Name: Grant Aleksander  
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Date of Birth: 6th August 1959
Place of Birth: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Profession: Actor
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Grant Aleksander as Phillip Spaulding

Grant Aleksander (born August 6, 1959 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA) is an actor. His longest and most well-known role was as Phillip Spaulding on the daytime drama Guiding Light, which he played from 1982 to 1984, 1987 to 1991, and from April, 1996 to November, 2004. He has not returned to GL, although his supposedly murdered character was found to be alive in July, 2005.

He also joined the cast of Capitol for the 1986 season, and played Alec McIntyre on All My Children from 1993 to 1996.

Aleksander has been nominated for seven Soap Opera Digest Awards, winning one in 1999, for "Favorite New Couple", with Beth Ehlers, who played his former love interest, Harley Cooper. He has also been nominated for three Daytime Emmy Awards. His played the bartender at Mickey's Bar in Tough Guys. TV guest star roles include Who's the Boss?, "The Fall Guy" and an ABC Afterschool Special. He played Nicholas Drake in the 1986 made-for-TV movie "Dark Mansions." He read for the roles of Rodney Duke in the Dukes of Hazzard and Steve Carrington on Dynasty and was first choice for the role of Carrington. He is currently cast in two upcoming major motion pictures, one of which is a flim about the American Civil War.

Aleksander is also known for his activism in animal rights. He is an active member of PETA and many other animal welfare causes.

He resides in New Jersey with his wife, attorney, Sherry L. Ramsey.

External link

  • IMDb entry on Grant Aleksander

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