Full detailed profile on Todd 'T.M.' Manning Played by Roger Howarth on General Hospital Daytime Soap Opera.
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Todd 'T.M.' Manning
Actor: Roger Howarth
Who played Todd 'T.M.' Manning over the years
Roger Howarth (December 1992 to 1995; 1996 to 1998; March 2000; June 2000 to March 14, 2003; May 13, 2011 - present)
Useful information on Todd 'T.M.' Manning
* Raped Marty Saybrooke in college, then tried once again outside of Rodie's.
Past: Owner and publisher of "The Sun" newspaper
Past: Editor of "The Banner"
Attending college at Llanview University in 1993, Todd Manning has led a life of crime with a sordid past to explain every bit of it! Raised by his adoptive father, Peter Manning, Todd was the product of childhood verbal and sexual abuse. In his college days, Todd was a football star and leader of his fraternity. On one drunken, rage filled night, Todd and two of his frat brothers raped Marty Saybrooke and was sentenced to prison. This event caused a long line of crimes to ensue. While on work release, Todd escaped from prison, unintentionally caused Suede Pruitt's death and later kidnapped Rebecca Lewis to avoid capture. Todd was eventually shot and thought to have drowned but survived and headed back on the run. Surprisingly, his run from the law came to an end when he risked it all to save Marty, Jessica and Sarah from a burning car and was caught and taken into custody by Bo Buchanan. With luck on his side, Todd was granted a pardon and released from prison.
Later would come power when Todd found out that he was the son and lost heir to Victor Lord. With part of his inheritance, Todd bought Dorian Lord's paper, The Intruder, out from under her and changed it to The Sun.
Todd met his match when he hooked up with Blair Cramer who claimed to be pregnant with his child as a way to get in Todd's wallet. Unexpectedly, the two fell deeply in love and have been ever since. However, the relationship between Todd and Blair hasn't always been a healthy one. Todd has done everything from taking a bullet for Blair, to selling their infant son Jack after thinking that Max was the father, to kidnapping their children to get back at Blair, to undergoing plastic surgery and changing his identity just to win her back... Everyone thought the man with Walker Laurence's face was Todd but...
A huge mystery surrounded a man who appeared on May 13, 2011 with the old face of Todd Manning. While John agreed to help T.M. prove who the real Todd Manning was, he made his rounds and startled not only the man we've known as Todd but the people in his life. DNA tests proved that both Todds had the same DNA.
When John, Brody and Tomas found Irene Manning to be behind the goings on at the agency where Baker was from, they dragged her back to Llanview. She admitted to having had twin boys. She gave one to Peter Manning to raise, named Todd, and kept the other, named Victor Jr. After Todd was beaten to a pulp years ago, she had him brought to her and brainwashed Victor Jr. into thinking he was Todd by making Todd replay all of the memories in his life.
On August 17, 2011, T.M. found out he was the real Todd Manning.
Blair Cramer (December 2001 - September 2002 - divorced)
Blair Cramer (November 1995 - June 1997 - divorced)
Téa Delgado (Married - July 15th, 1997 - divorced)
Blair Cramer (February 1995 - August 1995 - annulled)
Victor 'Todd' Manning (twin brother)
Peter Manning (father by adoption - deceased)
Barbara 'Bitsy' Jones (mother by adoption)
Victor Lord (father - deceased)
Irene Manning (mother)
Tina Clayton Lord (sister)
Tony Lord (half-brother - deceased)
Victoria Lord (sister)
Powell Lord Sr. (uncle - deceased)
Gwendolyn Lord (aunt - deceased)
Powell Lord II (cousin)
Richard Abbott (cousin)
Brian Kendall (half-nephew)
Megan Gordon (half-niece - deceased)
Kevin Riley Buchanan Sr. (half-nephew)
Joseph Buchanan (half-nephew)
Jessica Buchanan (niece)
Natalie Buchanan (niece)
C.J. Roberts (first cousin by adoption - nephew)
Sarah Roberts (first cousin by adoption - niece)
Duke Buchanan (great-half-nephew - deceased)
Kevin Buchanan Jr. (great-half-nephew - deceased)
Megan Buchanan (great-half-niece - deceased)
Brennan Buchanan (great-half-niece)
Zane Buchanan (great-great-half-nephew)
Unborn Child (with Blair - miscarried)
Starr Manning (daughter with Blair 1996)
Jack Manning (son with Blair 2001)
Dani Rayburn (daughter with Téa Delgado)
Hope (granddaughter through Cole and Starr - secretly switched at birth with Jessica's deceased baby)
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At the apartment Michael asks Starr why she has to leave. Starr wasn’t told why, she just needs to go right away. Todd arrives, asking, "How could you?" He rants about being dumped by Carly. Michael explains Carly to Todd. Starr lashes out about why people push Todd away. Todd asks if he finally pushed Starr away for good. He apologizes. She can’t listen to it and says she has to go. He sees the suitcase and asks where she’s going. She says LA. Michael insists on going but Todd decides to take her on his jet since he’s leaving for Llanview. Todd tells Michael he’ll never be back. Michael kisses Starr goodbye.
Carly and Sam toast a drink to the end of their relationships at the Floating Rib. They share what happened to each other with Todd and John. Sam tells Carly that Jason would want better than Todd for her. Carly tells Sam she should move on with John. Carly decides to note the day as a good day. They discuss finding men and leave, happy they ran into each other. Meanwhile, Lucy shows up with flowers and tells Kevin they are going to a wedding and he is the best man. She breaks the news in a whisper that it is for Scott Baldwin. Kevin would rather be bit by vampires. He wants out, she asks him to do it for her. Kevin drags Mac into the argument it but doesn’t get the advice he wants. He decides to do it and leaves with Lucy. Mac leaves a message for Felicia to discuss Frisco.
John’s sure he messed up Sam’s life. They kiss in his hotel room. John asks if she’s okay. At first Sam is. John wonders if they shouldn’t proceed. She reflects on what has transpired between them since he came to Port Charles. He guesses they are doing the right thing by not getting involved. She reminds him of all he’s done for her. He agrees it has been a hard year for him. All the good he has experienced was in knowing her and Danny. They decide maybe it is for another lifetime. They kiss and she leaves.
Carly and Todd don’t want to talk and kiss in her living room. He is eager to take it further but she shuts him down and asks him to leave. He doesn’t. Carly agrees she wants him, but doesn’t trust him. He reiterates what he did wrong and how Carly has punished him. His pleas continue but she is done listening. She gets personal and talks of her failings and ability to sabotage any relationship she has ever had. Carly tells Todd about his wonderful qualities but whatever they had is over. She tells him to say goodbye and walk away. He kisses her and leaves.