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    General Hospital ACTOR - Thaao Penghlis

    Full detailed profile on Thaao Penghlis playing Victor Cassadine on General Hospital Daytime Soap Opera.

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    Thaao Penghlis

    Birthday: December 15, 1945
    Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
    Currently playing: Victor Cassadine
    Height: 5' 11"


    Thaao Penghlis was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, and is one of four children. His parents immigrated to Sydney from Greece, and he speaks both English and Greek.

    He was encouraged to follow a career in drama by his then acting coach and theater director, while he was studying art history and fashion in New York City. In fact, it was his New York stage debut Off-Broadway that led to a career in Daytime television and movies.

    Penghlis loves to travel and is interested in archaeology.


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    Daytime Emmy Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, "Days of Our Lives" (2008)
    Soap Opera Digest Nomination, Favorite Villain, "Days of Our Lives" (2005)
    Soap Opera Digest Nomination, Favorite Return, "Days of Our Lives" (2003)


    General Hospital - Thaao Penghlis (1981; January 30, 2014 - present)
    Days of Our Lives - Andre DiMera/Tony DiMera (1981 - 1985; 1993 - 1996; June 21, 2002 - April 1, 2009)
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    Hotel - Eduardo Valli (1985)

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