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    All My Children ACTOR - Thorsten Kaye

    Full detailed profile on Thorsten Kaye playing Zach Slater on All My Children Daytime Soap Opera.

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    Thorsten Kaye

    Birthday: 1966-02-22
    Birthplace: Mainz, Germany
    Currently playing: Zach Slater

    BIOGRAPHY

    Born in Mainz, West Germany Thorsten Kieselbach (Kaye) was raised in London, England. After a rugby tour throughout Europe, Thorsten came to the United States in 1985 on a decathlon scholarship where he majored in physical education and minored in Drama at International University in San Diego, CA.

    He enrolled at Wayne State University in Detroit and earned his master's degree in theater and theatrical history. His first role was in Wicked Witch of the West back in England at age 17, Kieselbach fondly recalls his best performances were at the Hilberry Repertory Company in Detroit, MI. From playing roles in Macbeth to Mark Antony, he savored his days in Detroit.

    Moving to Los Angeles after earning his masters, he appeared in Sidney Sheldon's "Nothing Lasts Forever," Law & Order, Love for Love, Air America and Sliders before moving to New York to accept the role of Patrick Thornhart on ABC's One Life to Live.

    Thorsten has also published a book of original poetry, entitled "From Timber Ridge to Daymer Gardens," with Dorothy Bridges, widow of actor Lloyd Bridges. Proceeds from the book, which accompanied a CD release of the same name, go to Give Kids the World, a charity for sick children.

    When not working, Thorsten enjoys music, literature, riding American motorcycles, hockey, and is a huge Miami Dolphins fan.

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    AWARDS & ACCLAIM:

    Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (2006)
    Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (2003, 2004)
    Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (2005, 2006)
    Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (2003, 2004)

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

    All My Children - Zachery Slater(2004 to November 19, 2010; August 5, 2011 - present)
    Port Charles - Ian Thornhart (2000 to 2003)
    One Life to Live - Patrick Thornhart (1995 - 1997)


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