Paolo Seganti (Damian Grimaldi on As the World Turns)

Current Character: Damian Grimaldi

Birthday: 1965-05-20

Birthplace: Born in Milan, Italy

Marital Status: Married to Carlotta Chang-2001 to Present

Biography

Paolo Seganti was born in Milan, Italy. A professional boxer, winning the Italian Amateur Championship, Paolo continued to box as he began acting in the theater. But it was modeling for Chanel, YSL, and Calvin Klein that brought him to the attention of As the World Turns

The role of Damian Grimaldi was Paolo's first paid job as an actor. The importance of his character grew due to audience demand. Therefore, instead of a short guest appearance, Damian became an important part of the show. In fact, his character became SO popular that Damian's role was revived several times after Paolo had left the show.

Paolo began working on the stage and received critical acclaim for his roles in Equus and the self-directed Whose Life Is It Anywaywhich.

Paolo's film debut was in Woody Allen's Everyone Says I Love You, followed by LA Confidential. He then starred in the independent film Still Breathing opposite Brendan Fraser, followed by Tea With Mussolini alongside Cher, Judi Dench and Joan Plowright.

Paolo has been the lead of Paramount's sensational action series Largo Winch, a show that is based on an international comic strip, the French dark comedy L'American and the lead in White Iris.

Paolo is set to return to the role of Damian in March of 2008; as soon as Soaps.com receives an official first airdate, we will pass the news along to you!

Career Highlights

TELEVISION
As The World Turns - Damian Grimaldi (April 1993 to January 10th, 1996; May 30th to September 4th, 1997; May 10th to June 4th, 2001; Aug. 17th to September 25th, 2001; May 25th, 2006 to August 2006; March 2008 - present)
Related - Nino (2006)
ER - Adrian Sianis (2005)
Freddie - Marco (2005)
That's Life - Lorenzo DeLucca (2002)
Largo Winch (2001)
Sex & Mrs. X - Francesco (2000)
Perversions of Science - Mike Calderone (1997)
Babylon 5 - Phillipe (1997)
Nash Bridges - Tim Gage (1997)
The Nanny - Philippe (1996)

FILM

L'Americain - Rick (2004)
Cradle 2 the Grave - Christophe (2003)
Married/Unmarried - Paul (2001)
Tea with Mussolini - Vittorio Fanfanni (1999)
Still Breathing - Tomas De Leon (1997)
L.A. Confidential - Johnny Stompanato (1997)
Everyone Says I Love You - DJ's Venice Date (1996)