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    The Young and the Restless ACTOR - Sean Kanan

    Full detailed profile on Sean Kanan playing Deacon Sharpe on The Young and the Restless Daytime Soap Opera.

    Sean Kanan (CBS)
    Sean Kanan

    Birthday: November 2 1966
    Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio
    Marital Status: Single
    Currently playing: Deacon Sharpe
    Height: 5' 11"
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    Although born in Cleveland, Ohio, Sean Kanan (born Sean Perelman), was raised in Newcastle, Pennsylvania. Sean attended both Boston University and UCLA, and earned a degree in Political Science.

    Sean broke into show business in "Karate Kid II," in which he nearly died performing his own stunt work. He went on to make a name for himself in Daytime television, starring in three soap operas over the years (Y&R will be his fourth). Sean also writes and produces in the entertainment industry.

    Sean once worked as a bouncer at his father's bar in Boston, and loves baseball. Sean shares a daughter, Simone, with former B&B castmate Gladys Jiminez. He resides in Los Angeles.


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    Soap Opera Digest Award Nomination , Outstanding Male Newcomer (1994)
    Soap Opera Digest Award Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2005)
    Daytime Emmy Award Nomination, Special Fan Award - Daytime's Favorite Couple w/ Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke, The Bold and the Beautiful) (2002)


    The Young and the Restless - Deacon Sharpe (July 9 - January 30, 2012)
    Jack Rio - Adam McNeil (2008)
    The Bold and the Beautiful - Deacon Sharpe (November 2000 - February 2005)
    Sunset Beach - Jude Cavanaugh (1999)
    General Hospital - AJ Quartermaine (1992 - 1997)
    Karate Kid III - Mike Barnes (1999)

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