Trent Dawson (Henry Coleman on As the World Turns)

Current Character: Henry Coleman

Birthday: 1971-02-04

Birthplace: Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Trent Ashley Dawson was born on February 4 in Baton Rouge, LA. He attended Boston University before leaving to spend a year touring Europe. Upon his return, he received his bachelor of Fine Arts in acting from the University of Colorado at Boulder. While attending school, he performed in the Colorado Shakespeare Festival and began teaching stage fighting. After graduation, he moved to New York City, got the role of Romeo in "Romeo and Juliet," and began touring in Shakespeare companies all over the country. He has appeared in several Off-Broadway shows, as well as film and television.

Dawson was first cast on daytime as Henry Coleman on "As the World Turns." He began recurring on "General Hospital" in 2016.

Career Highlights

General Hospital - Huxley Lynch (June 14, 2016 - present)
Castle - Robert James (2015)
Homeland - Kyle Galyean (2011)
As the World Turns - Henry Coleman (November 10, 1999 - September 17, 2010)
Steel Magnolias - Choir member (1989)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmy Awards Nominee, Outstanding Supporting Actor for "As the World Turns" (2006,2007,2008)
Gold Derby Awards Nominee, Supporting Actor Daytime Drama for "As the World Turns" (2010)
Online Film and Television Association Nominee, Best Supporting Actor in a Daytime Serial for "As the World Turns" (2007,2008)
Soap Opera Awards Nominee, Outstanding Male Scene Stealer for "As the World Turns" (2001)