James Douglas (actor)
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James Douglas as Steven Cord on Peyton Place
|Born||May 20, 1929|
|Died||March 5, 2016, age 86|
|Spouse(s)||Dawn Busby Douglas|
|Children||2 daughters, 1 son|
James Douglas (May 20, 1929 – March 5, 2016) was an American actor probably best known for his role as Grant Colman on As the World Turns (1974–81, with return appearances in 1986 and 1989).
His first major role came in 1964 when he joined the cast of the prime time soap opera Peyton Place, playing the role of Steven Cord. He stayed with the series until it left the air in 1969.
Douglas then turned mainly to daytime roles, appearing as Elliott Carrington on Another World from 1972 to 1974. He then moved to As the World Turns, playing the role of Grant Colman. He also appeared on The Edge of Night in 1984 and on One Life to Live as Dr. Marcus Polk (1985–87).
- Barnes, Mike (March 22, 2016). "James Douglas, Actor on 'Peyton Place' and 'As the World Turns,' Dies at 86". The Hollywood Reporter.
- Terrace, Vincent (2011). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-6477-7. Pp. 828-829.
- Scott, Vernon (August 25, 1968). "Peyton's James Douglas Prefers Role Of Father". The Times Recorder. Ohio, Zanesville. United Press International. p. 29. Retrieved June 29, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
- West, Alice Pardoe (March 13, 1972). "James Douglas, Shy Star". The Daily Herald. Utah, Provo. p. 23. Retrieved June 29, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
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