Maurice Benard

Highest Rated: 76% Nightmare Cinema (2019)
Lowest Rated: 45% Ruby (1992)
Birthday: Mar 1, 1963
Birthplace: Not Available
Did some modeling work in his early twenties. Auditioned for the soap All My Children in 1987; did not get the part he tried out for, but producers were so impressed they created the role of Nico Kelly for him. Played Desi Arnaz in the 1991 TV-movie Lucy and Desi: Before the Laughter. Began portraying mobster Sonny Corinthos on General Hospital in 1993; originally planned to be on the show for only six months, but it turned into a lead role and eventually won him a Daytime Emmy in 2003. Diagnosed with bipolar disorder when he was 22; in 2006, asked General Hospital producers to make his character also have bipolar disorder. Is a spokesperson for the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. Enjoys boxing and is a fan of martial arts. Is an animal lover and owns many pets, including cats, dogs, birds, chinchillas and rabbits.

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Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
76% Nightmare Cinema Father Benedict 2019
No Score Yet The Ghost And The Whale Joseph Hawthorne 2017
No Score Yet A Lover Betrayed Actor 2017
60% Joy Ridge $42.6M 2015
No Score Yet Restraining Order Sicko 1999
71% Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life) Creeper 1993
45% Ruby Diego 1992
No Score Yet Lucy and Desi: Before the Laughter Desi Arnaz 1991
No Score Yet Her Wicked Ways Steve 1991
No Score Yet Lethal Charm Steve 1990
No Score Yet Dance Program (Un Carnet de Bal) Actor 1938

TV

CREDIT
80% Castle
2009-2016
Horatio Spate
  • 2016
No Score Yet General Hospital
1963-1964
Sonny Corinthos

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