Chad Duell

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Chad Duell
Born Chad Lewis Duell
(1987-09-14) September 14, 1987 (age 27)[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 2008-present
Known for General Hospital as Michael Corinthos
Spouse(s) Taylor Novack (2012; annulled)
Partner(s) Kristen Alderson (2013–present)

Chad Lewis Duell (born September 14, 1987) is an American actor. He is best known for playing Michael Quartermaine on the American soap opera General Hospital. He took over the role from Drew Garrett in April 2010.

Duell's portrayal of Michael Corinthos garnered him nominations for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series in 2011, 2012 and 2014, followed by his nomination for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2015.

Life and career[edit]

Duell attended Mountainside Middle School and graduated from Desert Mountain High School in Scottsdale, Arizona where he played football and participated in the theater program.[1] After graduating, Duell moved to Los Angeles where he landed a minor role on Disney's hit sitcom, The Suite Life on Deck. Duell also booked a minor role on another Disney series, The Wizards of Waverly Place. Duell would later replace Drew Garrett as Michael Corinthos on General Hospital in April 2010. On August 26, 2011,

Duell proposed to his girlfriend of nine months, Taylor Novack in Disney World.[2] The couple married in a private ceremony on September 15, 2012.[3] In January 2013, Soaps In Depth confirmed that the marriage was annulled in late 2012 with Duell saying that it was too soon.[4]

Duell has been dating his now former General Hospital co-star Kristen Alderson since 2013. Alderson used to play his on-screen love interest Kiki Jerome.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Television
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Wizards of Waverly Place Ronald Longcape, Jr. Guest role; 2 episodes ("Saving Wiz Tech: Parts 1 & 2")
2008 The Suite Life on Deck Holden Recurring role; 2 episodes ("International Dateline", "Boo You")
2010- General Hospital Michael Corinthos Main role; April 20, 2010-present

Awards and nominations[edit]

List of acting awards and nominations
Year Award Category Title Result Ref.
2011
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series General Hospital Nominated
[6]
2012
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series General Hospital Nominated
[7]
2014
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series General Hospital Nominated
[8]
2015
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series General Hospital Won
[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Maria Ciaccia. "Chad Duell (Michael Corinthos III)". Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  2. ^ "Exclusive: GH Star Shares His Engagement News!". ABC Soaps In Depth. 2012-03-09. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  3. ^ "Congratulations To Mr. & Mrs. Duell!". Soaps In Depth. Bauer Media Group. September 18, 2012. Retrieved September 18, 2012. 
  4. ^ "GH Star's Marriage Ends". Soaps In Depth. Bauer Media Group. January 18, 2013. Retrieved January 19, 2013. 
  5. ^ Fairman, Michael (May 8, 2013). "General Hospital’s Kristen Alderson Interview: Her Daytime Emmy Nomination, New GH Character & OLTL Revival!". On-Air On-Soaps. Retrieved May 8, 2013. 
  6. ^ "The 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Nominations". National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. emmyonline.org. May 11, 2011. Retrieved May 8, 2013. 
  7. ^ "The 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Nominations". National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (emmyonline.tv). May 9, 2013. Retrieved May 8, 2013. 
  8. ^ "The 41st Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Nominations". New York: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. May 1, 2014. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  9. ^ "The 41st Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Nominations". Washington, D.C.: U.S. News & World Report. March 31, 2014. Retrieved April 3, 2014. 

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Preceded by
Drew Garrett
Role of Michael Corinthos on General Hospital
2010–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent