Jason Cook (Shawn-Douglas Brady (past) on Days of Our Lives)

Current Character: Shawn-Douglas Brady (past)

Birthday: 1980-09-13

Birthplace: Born in Somerdale, New Jersey

Marital Status: Single


Jason Cook origins from New Jersey and is of Italian descent. Jason's family moved to Los Angeles when Jason was born and his first venture into show-business was as a pianist. By age twelve, Jason was winning piano competitions and working as a pianist for occasional weddings on the weekends.

A child actor, Jason landed his first professional acting engagement as the host for the Disney Channel's Project Time, an arts and crafts demonstration show. In recent time, Jason completed his freshman year at Moorpark College. He was active on the speech and debate team.

Jason resides with his family in Westlake, California. His father, Bill, is an engineer who constructs rides for amusement parks and his mother, JoAnn, is a preschool teacher. Jason is the second child of four children. In his spare time, Jason unwinds by reading and playing the piano.

Career Highlights

General Hospital - Dr. Matt Hunter (June 26, 2008 - June 11 2012)
Days of Our Lives - Shawn-Douglas Brady #2 (1999 to September 22, 2006; Friday, October 23 to Present)
SingStar Amped - Basketball Player (2007)
The Wizard of Loneliness - Monroe (1988)
Club Med - (1986)
Weakest Link: Daytime Stars - Himself (2002)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmy Nomination, Special Fan Award, (Days of Our Lives - 2005)
Soap Opera Digest Award Winner, Outstanding Younger Lead Actor, (Days of Our Lives - 2005)


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