Full detailed profile on Johnny Zacchara Played by Brandon Barash on General Hospital Daytime Soap Opera.
Brandon Barash (ABC)
Actor: Brandon Barash
Who played Johnny Zacchara over the years
Brandon Barash (September 18, 2007 - Present)
Useful information on Johnny Zacchara
* He's the son of NY Mob Boss, Anthony Zacchara
* Current: Mob boss
* Past: Owner of an auto mechanic shop.
* Current: Maxie's male escort to Crimson fashion events.
Johnny is the son of a very powerful and maniacal man named Anthony, who goes after entire families of his opposition. When the family first came to Port Charles in 2007, Anthony was declared insane and became paralyzed. In his absence, Johnny and Claudia had a relatively peaceful existence. Once it became clear that Anthony was faking his paralysis and therefore able to continue his heinous activities, their lives got more complicated.
Ric Lansing was able to get Anthony acquitted of any wrong doing and Anthony moved back home. That's when Johnny started to fear for his and Claudia's future. He insisted that his relationship with Lulu Spencer was important to him and did anything he could to protect her from his father's evil plans for her.
When Lulu was charged for killing Logan Hayes in 2008, Johnny took the blame and the two when on the run. Lulu started to lose her mind in the process and Johnny did everything he could to keep her hidden from the cops. Eventually, he took her to Shadybrook Mental Hospital for the care that she needed. In the meantime, his sister Claudia was involved in young Michael Corinthos' shooting. When she later married Sonny Corinthos to gain power and freedom from her father, Johnny worried that Sonny would kill her when the truth came out.
Johnny and Lulu broke up and he began a passionate affair with Olivia Falconeri. After his sister was killed, he swore vengeance on Sonny, but it turned out Michael was the one to shoot her.
In an effort to get back at her father for all his wrongdoing, a 17 year old Kristina wanted to make Sonny believe she was dating his enemy Johnny. Johnny objected at first, but then went along with the plan. Unfortunately it resulted in Sonny planting a bomb in Johnny's car which almost killed him and Kristina. Johnny felt guilt over his role in Kristina almost dying and he eventually called a truce with Sonny.
Although Johnny and Olivia remained red hot, they broke up due to lifestyle differences. Johnny moved on to Lisa Niles when he discovered the syringe she tried to kill Robin with. He blackmailed her for her medical services, but then started sleeping with her. He quickly realized she wasn't over Patrick, and seeing a lot of Claudia in her, he tried to help her. Of course, no one could do that though.
Next up for the young Zacchara, Sonny dropped the bomb that Claudia wasn't his sister, but his mother and that Gino Soleito was his father.
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At Pentonville, Olivia tells Johnny that Connie told Sonny about the situation when she couldn't find Carly. She wants him to swear this isn't a setup. He calls her on being worried about Sonny instead of Morgan. Olivia tells him he doesn't know what he's talking about. She explains she's just being a friend to Sonny after all they've been through recently. Johnny doesn't want her to get hurt. She apologizes for thinking he'd set Sonny up.
Connie meets Johnny at Pentonville. He wants to get a message to Carly. Connie refuses to get them back together. Johnny claims he just needs to warn Carly. Connie asks if Carly is in danger. Johnny replies, "Not Carly, Morgan." Johnny shares that Morgan is being targeted by online gamblers that may be enemies of Corinthos. Johnny encourages her to see Carly when she refuses to go to Sonny. Before leaving Connie apologies for what she did. He tells her to take care of herself and kisses her hand.
Olivia catches Sonny at Kelly's to tell him Lulu is okay but still missing. She offers to take him out to dinner for his birthday. Inside, TJ tells Shawn he and Molly are back on track. Shawn wants to lend him some money to take Molly out. TJ asks for $500 to take her to the prom. Shawn says he'll help out but TJ has to pull extra shifts.
AJ sees Carly at the Metro Court. She's mad at him because of Brenda. He apologizes but Carly says whatever he wants the answer is no. AJ asks for a favor anyway. She makes him confess his troubles with Elizabeth before telling him she's too busy to give him a quiet table for two. He grabs Carly, begging her to act like a human being for once. Outside the dining room Sonny hears them arguing and rushes in to break it up. Olivia announces they are there for Sonny's birthday. AJ baits Sonny about Michael sleeping with Brenda until Sonny punches him. He tries to stand up as their argument continues but collapses during an anxiety attack. Carly takes him out of the dining room. Meanwhile, Connie can't find Carly at the Metro Court and sees Sonny and Olivia dining. Olivia asks Sonny to make a wish. He blows out the candle and Connie is standing there when he looks up.