Freddie Smith

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Freddie Smith
Freddie Smith 2014.jpg
Smith at the 41st Daytime Emmy Awards.
Born (1988-03-19) March 19, 1988 (age 26)
Occupation Actor
Years active 2008 - present

Freddie Matthew Smith (born March 19, 1988)[1] is an American television actor. He is known for his portrayal as Marco Salazar in the new franchise of 90210 aired on The CW. He is best known for his character, Sonny Kiriakis, the second openly gay contracted role of the daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives.


Freddie began his acting career in 2008 appearing a cameo role in the paranormal series Medium playing a Senior Boy which is uncredited during that episode.

He appeared in the short film titled Weak Species co-starring Erik Smith[2] and in the film One Wish released in 2010. He also has done commercials for Kay Jewelers and Verizon.[3]

On January 9, 2011 it was reported that he had joined the cast of the CW series 90210, in a recurring role as Marco, a gay soccer player who will become involved with Teddy Montgomery (Trevor Donovan).[4] He appeared in 5 episodes of the third season including the season finale. On July 17, 2011 The CW announced that Freddie Smith, Marco, will not return in season 4 as Teddy's boyfriend, having broken up with him over the summer.[5] Besides 90210, he took up the role of Jackson "Sonny" Kiriakis in Days of Our Lives, the second openly gay contracted character in the hit daytime soap opera behind Harold Wentworth (2001-2003) who was played by Ryan Scott.[6][7] In 2013, Freddie received his first Daytime Emmy Award nomination in the Outstanding Younger Actor category.[8]


Year Title Role Notes
2010 One Wish Sara's Boyfriend
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Medium Senior Boy Episode: "But for the Grace of God"
2011 90210 Marco Salazar 5 episodes
2011- Days of our Lives Jackson "Sonny" Kiriakis Contract role
Nominated — Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series
2013 Addicts Anonymous Gary Goldberg 6 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Work Result Ref
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series
Days of Our Lives


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