Ian Buchanan (Ian McAllister on Days of Our Lives)

Current Character: Ian McAllister

Birthday: 1957-06-16

Birthplace: Born in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, U

Biography

Ian was born in Hamilton, Scotland. His mother was a nurse, and his father a foreman. He has five siblings. Ian has worked as a model for the Ford Agency before moving to Los Angeles, where he began acting on "General Hospital" as Duke Lavery. From there, the actor moved to "It's Garry Shandling's Show," and has appeared on "The Equalizer," "Twin Peaks" as Dick Tremayne, and various television shows. He has spent a lot of time working in Daytime television, on "Bold and The Beautiful" as Dr. James Warwick, "All My Children," as Dr. Greg Madden, and did a small spot on "Days of our Lives" as Lord Sheraton. He has returned to "Days" but this time he portrays the self-professed villain, Ian McAllister.

Career Highlights

Days of Our Lives Ian McAllister (February 9, 2012 - August 22, 2012 - May 12, 2015) Lord Sheraton (1997-2001)
The Bold and the Beautiful James Warwick (1993-2011)
All My Children Dr. Greg Madden (2005-2006)
Nip/Tuck - Damien Sands (2007)
Port Charles - Joshua Temple (2002-2003)
Twin Peaks - Dick Tremayne (1990-1991)
It's Garry Shandling's Show - Ian McFyfer (1988 - 1990)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, "B&B" (1997)
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, "Bold and The Beautiful" (1997 and 1998)
Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor, "Port Charles" (2003)
Soap Opera Digest Award Winner, Outstanding Supporting Actor (1999)
Soap Opera Digest Award Winner, Outstanding Newcomer (1988)
Soap Opera Digest Award Nominee, Outstanding Hero (1989)
Soap Opera Digest Award Nominee, Favorite Super Couple (1988 -1999)