Full detailed profile on Casey Hughes Played by Billy Magnussen on As the World Turns Daytime Soap Opera.
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Actor: Billy Magnussen
Who played Casey Hughes over the years
Billy Magnussen (Jan. 29, 2008 - present)
Useful information on Casey Hughes
* He is having an affair with Emily.
Past: College student
Past: Graduated High School
Past: He worked at a country club over one summer break
Past: Dee Jay at a nightclub called Crash
Casey spent most of his childhood as a content little boy being raised by two wonderful parents, Tom and Margo Hughes. There was one incident when Casey was a little boy that a woman kidnapped him for a short time. She wanted children, but was unable to have any. As a result, the woman lost her sanity and kidnapped Casey. No harm was done to him, and he was returned safely to Tom and Margo. Casey was too young to remember this. Casey's dad, Tom had an affair with Emily Stewart. Because of Tom's affair, Tom had a son with Emily. They named him Daniel. Casey also has an older brother named Adam.
Casey was aged to 16 where he became a well-mannered teenager who dealt with the everyday conflicts that teenagers face. He became good friends with Sarah Trevers and Will Munson. Casey was also introduced to Celia Ortega. Celia liked Casey and he liked her. At this time, Gwen Norbeck found her way to Oakdale. She too liked Casey and had some big news to tell him. She was pregnant with his baby. It seemed that Casey had spent a weekend with her, and as a result, she was now pregnant. At first, Will claimed to be the father, but a blood test would later prove that he was not the father of the baby. The blood test also determined that Casey was not the father either. No one suspected that the blood samples were switched. Gwen held firm to her belief that Casey was the daddy, but Casey denied it the whole time. After several months thinking that she was fighting for custody of her son, Gwen finally learned that there was a switch at birth, and her baby actually died the night it was born. Casey found Gwen alone one night as he listened to Gwen confide in him, and Casey finally acknowledged that he was the father. Margo and Tom overheard their conversation and realized that they indeed had a grandson. They had a long talk with their son about how he needed to own up to his mistake.
Later on, Casey met and fell in love with Maddie Coleman, who had came to stay for a little while with Tom and Margo. At first, they didn't hit it off very well, but that soon changed. As they started getting closer, they found themselves at the next stage of their relationship. Margo and Tom were going to be out of town for a weekend, and Casey and Maddie talked about that weekend being their first time. Suddenly, Maddie changed and she couldn't be with Casey. They broke up and Casey moved on. He started dating a girl named Lia. Maddie started acting really strange and sliced Lia's tires. Suddenly, Lia was murdered while on a date with Casey. Maddie became a suspect and continued to act very strange. Casey and some friends decided to go to Raven Lake to get away before school started. While up there, the murders continued. Maddie showed up at the lake too, and more murders happened. Casey continued to defend Maddie, although he had his doubts sometimes. Casey was attacked and stabbed, then left to die. In fact, Maddie thought that he was dead until she was being chased by the slasher. He intervened and tackled the slasher. In his pain and agony, he was still able to help save Maddie. The slasher wasn't Maddie, but her sister, Eve. Casey was rushed to a hospital to recover, and then was released to go back home.
In the fall, he started going to college. He found a new hobby that quickly got him into a lot of trouble: on-line gambling. Those he owed money to started showing up at his door to collect. On one occasion, Adam happened to visit him while one of the collector's was there. Adam paid the debt off for Casey and in return, he told Casey that he needed to tell Margo and Tom. Casey agreed, but he couldn't. He found himself gambling more and more and getting further in debt. When his back was against the wall and he had no other choice but to confess to Tom and Margo, Tom had a heart attack. Casey couldn't tell his parents now so he decided to try to handle it himself. He stole some bonds from Lisa's safe that Barbara had given Will for Gwen's record production. He gave the bonds to Elwood to pay his dad off so that he wouldn't call Tom and Margo.
Casey received early release from prison thanks to his friend Matt, who was working with Grey Gerard. Matt was released, too, and weasled his way into Casey's home. When Casey figured out what was really going on, he came clean with his parents but it was too late. Gray kidnapped Casey and used him to lure Margo home. Matt saved the day at the last minute but Casey couldn't forgive him.
Casey decided to get go back to school. Noah convinced Casey to pretend to be Luke's boyfriend so that the INS agents wouldn't get suspicious of his marriage of convenience to Ameera. Casey didn't put up with that for long and soon took a job with Emily Stewart, much to Margo's chagrin. Their meetings around the office were electric and soon they began sleeping together. Casey wanted to tell the world but Emily convinced him to keep it secret. Margo learned the truth when she returned from a weekend trip early and found Emily, nearly naked, in her kitchen. She threatened to kill Emily but Casey stopped her. She and Tom tried everything to break them up but soon realized that Casey really loved Emily. Emily received tainted perfume from Rick Decker and it caused her to act strangely. She convinced Casey to marry her on a business trip. Emily and Casey nearly died because of the tainted perfume. When they were better, Emily convinced Casey that they had to get an annullment.
Emily Stewart (annulled)
Margo Huges (mother)
Tom Huges (father)
Lien Hughes (sister)
Adam Hughes Munson (half-brother)
Daniel Hughes (half-brother)
John Dixon (maternal grandfather)
Lyla Peretti (maternal grandmother)
Dr. Bob Hughes (paternal grandfather)
Lisa Miller Hughes Eldridge Shea Colman McColl Mitchell Grimaldi (maternal grandmother)
Chris Hughes (paternal great grandfather - deceased)
Nancy Hughes McClosky (paternal great grandmother)
Henry Miller (maternal great grandfather - deceased)
Alma Miller (maternal great grandmother - deceased)
Will Hughes (paternal great, great grandfather - deceased)
Katie Peretti Frasier Coleman Kasnoff (aunt)
Craig Montgomery (uncle)
Cricket Montgomery Ross (aunt)
Andy Dixon (uncle)
Duke Kramer (uncle)
Matthew John Dixon (uncle)
Johnny Dixon (uncle - deceased)
Frannie Hughes (aunt)
Scott Eldridge (uncle)
Chuck Shea (uncle - deceased)
Sabrina Hughes (aunt)
Christopher Hughes (uncle)
Margaret Crawford (great aunt)
Penny Hughes Cunningham (great aunt)
Don Hughes (great uncle)
Susan Hughes (great aunt - deceased)
Edith Hughes Frey (great great aunt)
John Hughes (great great uncle)
Hope Dixon (cousin)
Bryant Montgomery (cousin - deceased)
Lucy Montgomery (cousin)
William Ross (Billy) (cousin)
Suzanne Ross (Suzie) (cousin)
John Dustin Munson Donovan (cousin)
Billy Norbeck: (son with Gwen Norbeck Munson - deceased)
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Ali drops by Tom and Margo's and goes up to see Casey. She wakes him. They gather their bags as their families arrive. Everyone joins to say goodbye to the couple. Tom tells Casey that he has changed his life forever and he's always been proud of him. Casey thanks his mom for believing in him. There are plenty of hugs and then the young couple drives off to Carbondale. Tom tells Margo this is a brand new start for them. She feels like she's been punched in the gut. He reminds her that they promised to spend more time together. Margo feels like her life is empty now.
Alison, Casey and Luke wander around the hospital. She wishes Luke would tell Bob and Kim what Reid is doing. He walks over to the couple and tells them that Reid has gone to Bay City to try and get the heart. "I wouldn't be surprised if he came back here tonight with that new heart," Luke says. They all go in and tell Chris and Katie. Bob sends his wife off to get something to eat and then talks to Casey and Luke about how important it is not to give up hope. He wants Reid to work as co-chair with Chris. When Luke and Casey drift away, Margo and Tom arrive. Reluctantly, they walk over. Bob realizes something is wrong and they inform him that Reid was hit by a train. Bob sees Luke returning and tries to send him to the cafeteria but Reid is rushed by on a stretcher before he can leave. Bob keeps Luke back and tells him that it's just a matter of time before Reid dies. Luke thinks he's giving up and yells at him to help Reid. He runs off. John walks by and Bob informs him of the accident. John and Bob have no idea why any of this is happening.
Bob and Kim sit in the hall and wonder how this could have happened. She feels like a fool for questioning Reid when he has died for their son. "I'll never have a chance to tell him I'm sorry," she cries. Alison and Casey wander over and she asks if she can still be part of the transplant team. Bob assures her she can be. They're family after all.
Everyone waits in the waiting room. Tom is pensive. He thinks that Reid has set a new standard of decency and they all need to follow his example.