Jack Manning (Past) (as played by Carmen LoPorto on One Life To Live)

Useful information about Jack Manning (Past)

* Resides at the La Boulaie mansion.
* Was given to a convent by Todd who thought Max Holden was his father!
* Was thought to have died at childbirth by his mother Blair.
* Had a soft spot for Dr. Truman.
* Looks up to his sister Starr.
* Likes to use blackmail to get what he wants.
* Always called John, McPain.

Who's played Jack Manning (Past) over the years?

Andrew Trischitta (February 22, 2011 - present)
Carmen LoPorto (September 28, 2007 - January 3, 2011)
Thomas Justusson (Dec. 2006 - August 30, 2007)
Jack Boscoe (2004 - Dec. 2006)
Christian Thomas Ashdale (2003 to 2004)
Ryan and Riley Cramer (October 11, 2001 - 2003)

Past History

Born in 2004, Jack Manning is the youngest of the Manning clan. Although we don't get to see this character often, Jack has already had to deal with many hardships and controversies surrounding his parents' sordid past.

At birth, his own father gave him away thinking Jack was the son of Max Holden while telling Blair that Jack had died! Most recently, Jack was ready to replace Todd with Dr. Spencer Truman after growing close to Spencer during a time when his father couldn't be there for him. However, after his mother Blair uncovered Spencer's damaging secrets, she was able to run interference and bring Todd and Jack back together.

However, his family's happiness is always tested. Jack suffered through a time when he thought his father was dead, when he had really been kidnapped by Margaret Cochran. He was forced to deal with the many breakups of his parents, ultimately after his father couldn't handle his sister's pregnancy. With his mother having a restraining order on Todd, Jack was left to live at his aunt's mansion with his mom, Starr and little brother Sam - until his mother was stabbed and Todd regained temporary custody!

During his time at Todd's, Jack came upon Todd, Tea and Blair, passed out, then was left traumatized by Powell Lord, who he watched take away his parents. However, Jack fought his fears, opened up to John McBain and told him what happened.

When Jack found out that he had a sister named Dani, who Tea kept from Todd, he wasn't too receptive of her at first. It wasn't until Tea died that Jack went to Dani and comforted her by saying how much Tea meant to him too.

A boy with a sweet demeanor, Jack's only hope is to break the Manning cycle and grow up without having his life tarnished by his parents' past mistakes! However, he's proven time and again that he's a chip off the old Manning block by using blackmail, which he credits learning from Todd, to get what he wants.

Flings and Relationships



Todd Manning (father)
Blair Manning (mother)
Starr Manning (sister)
Thomas John McBain (half brother)
Brendan Thornhart (half-brother - born 1997 - stillborn)
Addie Cramer (grandmother)
Lou Cramer (great-grandfather - deceased)
Sonya Roskova (great-grandmother - deceased)
Dorian Cramer (maternal great-aunt)
Melinda Cramer (maternal great-aunt)
Cassie Callison (maternal cousin)
Kelly Cramer (maternal cousin)
Paul Cramer (maternal cousin - deceased)
William Sloan Carpenter (maternal cousin - deceased)
William Sloan River Carpenter (maternal cousin by adoption)
Victoria Lord Davidson (aunt)
Kevin Riley Buchanan Sr. (cousin)
Joseph Buchanan (cousin)
Jessica Buchanan (cousin)
Natalie Buchanan (cousin)
Kevin Buchanan Jr. (maternal cousin - deceased)
Zane Buchanan (maternal cousin)
Chloe Brennan (niece - thought to be dead but was secretly switched at birth with Jessica's deceased baby)




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