John Wesley Shipp (Eddie Ford on One Life To Live)

Current Character: Eddie Ford

Birthday: 1955-01-22

Birthplace: Born in Norfolk, Virginia


After college, John moved to New York City to study acting. He is best known to fans from his time as Mitch Leery on "Dawson's Creek," as well as on "JAG" where he played Colonel Marcus Sutter. He's no stranger to Daytime and has not only held roles on numerous soap operas, he's even won two Daytime Emmys.

The actor has appeared in various Primetime and film roles and is the voice in "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," which is featured on the "Soap Opera Christmas" album.

Career Highlights

One Life to Live - Eddie Ford (November 8, 2010 - December 15, 2010)
Jag - Colonel Marcus Sutter (1995 - 2004)
Dawson's Creek - Mitch Leery (1998 - 2001)
Santa Barbara - Martin Ellis (1987)
As the World Turns - Doug Cummings (1985 - 1986)
Guiding Light - Kelly Nelson (1980 - 1984)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmy Award Winner - Outstanding Supporting Actor As the World Turns (1986)
Daytime Emmy Award Winner - Outstanding Guest Performer "Santa Barbara" (1987)


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