Grant Aleksander (Phillip Granville Spaulding on Guiding Light)

Current Character: Phillip Granville Spaulding

Birthday: 1969-08-05

Birthplace: Born in Baltimore, Maryland

Marital Status: Married to Sherry Ramsey (19 September 1987 - present)

Biography

Grant attended Washington and Lee University before entering the world of acting. After some appearances on sitcoms and cop shows, he found his way to Daytime when he landed a role on "Capitol." Since then, he has been a mainstay of the soap genre. In addition to being one of its most sought after actors, he has also carved out a career as a respected director.

Beyond his work in the arts, Aleksander is also well-recognized for being an active member of PETA and an advocate for vegetarianism and animal related charities.

Career Highlights

Guiding Light - Phillip Granville Spaulding (1983-2009)
Life on Mars - Soap Opera Doctor (2008)
The Big Bad Swim - Paul Pierson (2006)
Fields of Freedom (2006)
All My Children - Alec McIntyre (1993-1996)
Tough Guys - Bartender (1986)
Dark Mansions - Nicholas Drake (1986)
Capitol - D.J. Phillips (1986)
The Fall Guy - Cliff (1986)
You Again? - Waiter (1986)
Hardcastle and McCormick - Biff Anderson (1985)
Who's the Boss? - Gus McGee (1985)

Awards & Acclaim

Nominated for Daytime Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (2005)

Nominated for Daytime Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (2004)

Nominated for Daytime Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (2003)

Nominated for Daytime Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (1998)