Kevin Spirtas

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Kevin Spirtas
Born
Kevin Blair Spirtas

(1962-07-29) July 29, 1962 (age 57)
OccupationActor

Kevin Blair Spirtas (born July 29, 1962)[1] is an American actor.

Early life[edit]

Spirtas graduated from Ladue Horton Watkins High School in 1980.[2]

Career[edit]

Spirtas is perhaps best known for his roles as Dr. Craig Wesley on the soap opera Days of Our Lives, Jonas Chamberlain on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live, and as Nick in the slasher film Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988). Spirtas has worked on Broadway, with roles including Hugh Jackman's understudy in The Boy from Oz, and has also worked as a stunt performer. He began using the name "Kevin Spirtas" professionally in 1995, having been previously credited as "Kevin Blair".

In 2015, Spirtas portrayed Dominic Delacort on the soap opera web series Winterthorne.[3][4][5][5] In 2016, he was nominated for an Indie Series Award for Best Guest Actor in a Drama,[6] and a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Actor in a Digital Daytime Drama Series for the role.[7][8]

Personal life[edit]

Spirtas was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Sandra, who is active in community politics, and Arnold Spirtas, who runs an environmental demolition company.[1][9] He was raised Jewish[10] and is openly gay.[11]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kevin Spirtas Biography (1963-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  2. ^ "Distinguished Alumni". Ladue Education Foundation and Alumni Association. Accessed February 8, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Watch The Winterthorne First Trailer … Where Candy and Drama Come Together!". Michael Fairman On-Air On-Soaps. May 22, 2015. Retrieved September 17, 2015.
  4. ^ a b Mulcahy, Jr., Kevin (August 27, 2015). "Watch the Premiere of Michael Caruso's Winterthorne". We Love Soaps. Retrieved September 17, 2015.
  5. ^ a b Kerr, Luke (May 22, 2015). "Winterthorne Debuts Epic First Trailer". Daytime Confidential. Retrieved September 17, 2015.
  6. ^ "Nominations Announced For 7th Annual ISAs". Indie Series Awards. February 3, 2016. Retrieved March 22, 2016.
  7. ^ "The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Announces the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy® Award Nominations". National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. March 24, 2016. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
  8. ^ "Young & Restless Leads Daytime Emmy Noms But Ceremony Won't Be on TV". Variety. March 24, 2016. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
  9. ^ "Soap Opera Magazine - March 31, 1998 Issue". Angelfire.com. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  10. ^ "Articles from September 15 Editions of Soap Magazines". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  11. ^ Jacobs, Damon L. (2009-11-23). ""Kevin Spirtas Is Fully "Loaded": The WLS Interview, Part 2"". Welovesoaps.net. Retrieved 2014-01-28.

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