Jon Lindstrom

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Jon Lindstrom
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Jon Lindstrom at the 2009 As The World Turns Fan Luncheon held in New York City, April 18, 2009.
Jon Robert Lindstrom

(1957-10-18) October 18, 1957 (age 63)
OccupationActor, writer, director, producer, musician
Years active1982–present
(m. 1997; div. 2000)
(m. 2014)

Jon Robert Lindstrom (born October 18, 1957) is an American actor, writer, director, producer, and musician. He is well known for his role as Kevin Collins on the ABC Daytime soap opera General Hospital and its spin-off Port Charles.

Early life and education[edit]

Lindstrom was born in Medford, Oregon, to Robert, a TV advertising executive, and Suzanne Lindstrom, a homemaker. He has an older brother, Jeff. As a drummer, Lindstrom recorded the album Feel Free to Do So with the band The High Lonesome for the Spark Records label.[1][2][3] The record garnered much industry praise and "most-added" status for two singles on the Billboard Hot 100.[citation needed]

Lindstrom attended the University of Oregon, studying theatre and music. Upon graduation, he moved to Los Angeles, where he studied with acting teachers Lee Strasberg, Stella Adler and Jeff Corey.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

An active athlete, he is an active member of the Directors Guild of America, the Screen Actors Guild, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and AFTRA.[citation needed]

Lindstrom married soap opera actress Eileen Davidson in 1997, ending in divorce in 2000. He next married his former As the World Turns co-star, Cady McClain, in 2014.[4] [5]



Year Film Role Notes
1989 Listen to Me Television Reporter
1994 Oasis Cafe Zak
Point of Seduction: Body Chemistry III DJ
2005 Must Love Dogs Peter
2007 The Hard Easy Creator, Co-Screenwriter and Co-Executive Producer
2008 The Double Born Ephraim
The Sacrifice Walter Johnson
2009 Ice Dreams Nolan
2011 What Happens Next Paul Grecco Original title You Can't Have It All[6]
2014 How We Got Away With It Director, Co-writer, Co-producer, Det. Arlen Becker
2015 God's Not Dead 2 Jim Powell
2015 Val-En-Tina James Clarington
2015 The Queen Of Hollywood Boulevard The Snitch


Year Title Role Notes
1982 The Facts of Life Goes to Paris Young Man Television film
Voyagers! Remington Episode: "Bully and Billy" (S 1:Ep 3)
1983 Square Pegs Reed Kendall Episode: "It's Academical" (S 1:Ep 3)
1984 Call to Glory Bartender Episodes:
  • "Cover Story" (S 1:Ep 11)
  • "Realities" (S 1:Ep 12)
1984—85 Rituals Brady Chapin Main cast
1985 Rocky Road Jerry Daniels
1985–86 Santa Barbara Mark McCormick
1987 The Alamo: 13 Days to Glory Capt. Almaron Dickinson Made-for-TV
1989 Generations Paul Jarre Episodes:
21 Jump Street Mick Episode: "The Blu Flu" (S 3:Ep 8)
Empty Nest Joe Episode: "Between a Cop and a Hard Place" (S 2:Ep 4)
1990 Baywatch Chris Barron Episode: "Armored Car" (S 1:Ep 13)
Fall From Grace Brian
1992–95, 2018- General Hospital Ryan Chamberlain Role from: 1992 to March 1995, August 10, 2018 to Present-
1993–97, 2004, 2013— Kevin Collins Role from: December 1993 to May 1997, July 2004, January 30, 2013 to present
1994 Baywatch Keith Travis Episodes:
  • "Coronado Del Sol, part 1" (S 4:Ep 14)
  • "Coronado Del Sol, part 2" (S 4:Ep 15)
1997–2003 Port Charles Kevin Collins Role from: June 2, 1997 to October 3, 2003
1999 Introducing Dorothy Dandridge HBO TV Movie
2003 Right on Track Gregg Enders
2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Martin Sidley Episode: "Up In Smoke" (S 6:Ep 16)
Everwood Bill Schmicker Episode: "Across the Lines" (S 4:Ep 14)
2007 McBride: Dogged Barry Hastings Made-for-TV
While the Children Sleep Tate Walker
  • Made-for-TV
  • Also known as The Sitter
2008–10 As the World Turns Craig Montgomery Role from: December 3, 2008 to September 10, 2010
2011 Blue Bloods Judge Fenton Episode:"Little Fish" (S 1:Ep 11)
2013 Drop Dead Diva Professor Sharf Episode: "50 Shades of Grayson" (S 5:Ep 8)
NCIS Perry Davidson Episode: "Oil & Water" (S 11:Ep 6)
2014 Castle Agent Connors Episode: "Driven" (S 7:Ep 1)
2015 True Detective Jacob McCandless Episodes:
  • "The Western Book of the Dead" (S 2:Ep 1)
  • "Night Finds You" (S 2:Ep 2)
  • "Other Lives" (S 2:Ep 5)
  • "Church in Ruins" (S 2:Ep 6)
  • "Omega Station" (S 2:Ep 8)

2021 "Bull"

  • Filming
  • In Post-Production
Recovery Road William Walker Episode: "Parties Without Borders" (S 1:Ep 4)

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 2013 Winner, Best of Fest ("How We Got Away With It"), Film Fest Twain Harte
  • 2013 Winner, Audience Choice Award for a Feature Film ("How We Got Away With It"), Marina del Rey Film Festival
  • 2013 Finalist, New Filmmakers Forum (NFF) Emerging Director Award ("How We Got Away With It"), St. Louis International Film Festival
  • 2013 Winner, 1st Runner-up Stolman Audience Award ("How We Got Away With It"), Sonoma International Film Festival
  • 2013 Winner, Best Thriller Feature Film ("How We Got Away With It"), Bare Bones International Film Festival.
  • 2013 Nominated, Best Actor/Filmmaker in a Feature Film, Bare Bones International Film Festival (Jon Lindstrom-"How We Got Away With It")
  • 2013 Nominated, Best Showcase Feature Film ("How We Got Away With It"), SOHO International Film Festival
  • 2009 Winner, Angel Film Award for Best Ensemble Cast ("The Sacrifice"), Monaco International Film Festival (shared With: Molly C. Quinn, Darby Stanchfield, Chris Mulkey and Richard Riehle)

Daytime Emmy Awards[citation needed]

  • 2011: Pre-Nominated, Outstanding Leading Actor in a Drama Series - As The World Turns
  • 2010: Nominated, Outstanding Leading Actor in a Drama Series - As The World Turns
  • 2010: Pre-Nominated, Outstanding Leading Actor in a Drama Series - As The World Turns
  • 2019: Nominated, Outstanding Leading Actor in a Drama Series - General Hospital
  • 2019: Pre-Nominated, Outstanding Leading Actor in a Drama Series - General Hospital
  • 2020: Nominated, Outstanding Leading Actor in a Drama Series - General Hospital

Soap Opera Digest Awards[citation needed]

  • 2000: Won, Outstanding Supporting Actor - Port Charles
  • 1994: Nominated, Outstanding Villain/Villainess - General Hospital


  1. ^ "Review by Bob Gottlieb". AllMusic. All_Media_Network, LLC. Retrieved April 23, 2015.
  2. ^ "The High Lonesome Discography". CMT. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved April 23, 2015.
  3. ^ Mulcahy Jr., Kevin (December 21, 2010). "Jon Lindstrom and The High Lonesome Release New CD". We Love Soaps. Retrieved April 23, 2015.
  4. ^ Logan, Michael. "Exclusive: General Hospital's Jon Lindstrom on His Marriage to Cady McClain". TV Guide. Retrieved March 7, 2014.
  5. ^ Michael Fairman (March 14, 2014). "Exclusive: General Hospital's Jon Lindstrom on His Marriage to Cady McClain". TV Guide. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
  6. ^ "You Can't Have it All opens this year's Q-Fest, and makes use of Philadelphia locales and romantic comedy clichés". July 11, 2010. Retrieved April 21, 2015.

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