Paul Leyden (Simon Frasier on As the World Turns)

Current Character: Simon Frasier

Birthday: 1972-12-16

Birthplace: Born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Paul plays the debonair Simon Frasier. Born in Australia to John and Ros Leyden, after graduating from high school he attended Monash University and the National Institute of Dramatic Arts, obtaining degrees in economics and dramatic arts.

Paul plays outdoor sports, the saxophone, and the guitar. Paul runs his own production company, Wandering Wolf Productions and currently resides in New York City.

Career Highlights

As the World Turns - Simon Frazier (February 2000 to February 28th, 2003; January 16th 2004 to February 6th, 2004; June 4th, 2004 to June 28th, 2004; June 16th, 2006 to 2007)
LAX - Tony Magulia (2004 to 2005)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Perry Williams - "Grief" (May 2nd, 2003)
Tribe - Andrew Jenkins (1999)
Farscape - Capt. Larraq - "A Bug's Life" (September 17th, 1999)
Miss Monday - Co-writer (1998)
Under the Gun (1995)

Awards & Acclaim

Nominated Daytime Emmy Award - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (2002)