Daniel Cosgrove

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Daniel Cosgrove
Born Daniel Thomas Cosgrove
(1970-12-16) December 16, 1970 (age 44)
New Haven, Connecticut
Occupation Actor
Years active 1996–present
Spouse(s) Marie Cosgrove (m. 1997)
Children 4

Daniel Thomas Cosgrove (born December 16, 1970)[1] is an American actor. He is known for his role as Scott Chandler # 3 on All My Children, Bill Lewis on Guiding Light and for his role as Christopher Hughes II on As the World Turns. He is currently playing the role of Aiden Jennings on "Days of Our Lives".

Cosgrove has been a cast member during the series finale of three consecutive cancelled soap operas: Guiding Light, As the World Turns, and All My Children.

Personal life[edit]

Cosgrove was born in New Haven, Connecticut and grew up in Branford, Connecticut. He graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1989.

Daniel and Marie Cosgrove married on October 18, 1997. They have four children: Lily (b. 2000), Esme Rose (b. 2003), Ruby Willow (b. 27 August 2005), and Finnian Jack (b. 4 March 2009).[2]


In 1996, Cosgrove joined the cast of the ABC soap opera All My Children in the role of Scott Chandler. He left the show in the fall of 1998 to explore other opportunities. That same year, Cosgrove moved to Los Angeles to take the role of Matt Durning on Beverly Hills, 90210, where he remained until the show ended in 2000.

He played Richard "Dick" Bagg in the 2002 comedy film Van Wilder. In June 2002, he moved back to New York to join the cast of Guiding Light as Bill Lewis, leaving the show in October 2005 after opting not to renew his contract. He later returned to the role in October 2007 and was nominated for his first Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2008. He remained on Guiding Light until the show left the air on Sept. 18, 2009.

Cosgrove moved back to California for his role as "Jon Lemonick" in the series, In Justice, which premiered on ABC in January 2006. In September 2007, he portrayed "Freddy Mason" on the ABC drama Dirty Sexy Money.

In March 2010, he began playing the role of Chris Hughes on As the World Turns until the show ended in September 2010.

Cosgrove returned to AMC as Scott Chandler from December 2010 until the show's finale episode in September 2011. in January 2014 he joined the cast of Days Of Our Lives as Aiden Jennings

He was cast in three roles that allowed him to be with each soap opera as the show was canceled.



  1. ^ "Daniel Cosgrove". imdb.com. Retrieved 2009-06-30. 
  2. ^ Daniel Cosgrove Welcomes Son Celebrity Baby Blog, March 21, 2009

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