Why I watch too much television.

by weirdinkg | created - 26 Oct 2011 | updated - 26 Oct 2011 | Public

1. Charlie Hunnam

Actor | Sons of Anarchy

Charles Matthew Hunnam was born in Newcastle, England on April 10, 1980, to Jane (Bell), a business owner, and William Hunnam, a scrap metal merchant. At 18 years of age, he made a guest appearances in the popular TV series Byker Grove (1989).

He gained fame in Britain thanks to his television role ...

I am now a Sons of Anarchy obsessed freak.

2. Nic Robuck

Actor | One Life to Live

Nic Robuck is an actor, known for One Life to Live (1968), Major Crimes (2012) and Dark Desire (2012).

Daytime tv is way underrated.

3. David Boreanaz

Actor | Bones

David was born in Buffalo, New York and grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of Patti, a travel agent, and weatherman Dave Roberts (Boreanaz). His father is of Italian descent and his mother is of half Slovak ancestry. At the age of seven he decide to be an actor, which eventually ...

4. Alex O'Loughlin

Actor | Whiteout

The Australian actor Alex O'Loughlin was born in August 1976.

Alex started out his film career in 2004, when he starred in Oyster Farmer (2004) as Jack Flange. The following year, he returned to the big screen as Michael Carter in Feed (2005), a movie that he also co-produced and helped write. Also ...

Although I much preferred Moonlight to Hawaii 5-0

5. Jensen Ackles

Actor | Supernatural

Jensen Ross Ackles, better known as simply Jensen Ackles, was born on March 1, 1978, in Dallas, Texas, to Donna Joan (Shaffer) and actor Alan Ackles. He has English, German, and Scottish ancestry. Jensen grew up in Richardson, Texas, together with his older brother, Joshua, and a younger sister, ...

They grow hotness in Texas, I am convinced.

6. Jared Padalecki

Actor | Supernatural

Jared Padalecki was born in San Antonio, Texas, to Sherri (Kammer), a teacher of English, and Gerald Padalecki, a tax accountant. He is of Polish (father) and German, English, Scottish, and French (mother) descent. Jared started to take acting lessons when he was 12. Then, he won the "Claim to Fame...

see? It's Texas.

7. Ryan Hurst

Actor | Remember the Titans

Ryan Hurst was born on June 19, 1976 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Ryan Douglas Hurst. He is an actor and production manager, known for Remember the Titans (2000), The Ladykillers (2004) and Saving Private Ryan (1998). He has been married to Molly Cookson since May 8, 2005.

This is hard to explain. He is hulking, and hairy, and pretty much the cornerstone of masculinity. So, he should probably be number 1 on this list, you know, for actually being a man.

8. David A. Gregory

Actor | One Life to Live

Born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska, David received his first on-screen role in the summer of 2008 in a series of commercials for "Airborne" where he starred as Sebastian, a Fabio-esque romance novel hero.

In 2009, he was personally chosen by James L. Brooks to appear in the director's next outing ...

So, I am just going to list a bunch of daytime actors and hope no one notices.

9. Lenny Platt

Actor | Quantico

Lenny Platt was born on July 25, 1984 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Quantico (2015), How to Get Away with Murder (2014) and Gotham (2014).

10. John-Paul Lavoisier

Actor | One Life to Live

Devoting his child/teenage years towards his talent for drumming, John-Paul attended the University of the Arts in Philadelphia with a major in jazz percussion after high school. At the age of 20, he left to pursue an acting career in Manhattan. He has great passion for golf. He currently lives in ...

11. Jesse Williams

Actor | The Cabin in the Woods

Jesse Wesley Williams born August 5, 1981 is an American actor, model, and activist, best known for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery on the ABC Television series Grey's Anatomy. He also appears in the hit 2013 film Lee Daniels' The Butler as real life civil rights leader Rev. James Lawson. Previous ...

I totally contemplated not watching Grey's Anatomy, and then I realized he was on it.

12. Nathan Fillion

Actor | Castle

Nathan Fillion was born on 27 March 1971 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is the son of Cookie (Early) and Bob Fillion, both retired English teachers, and has an older brother, Jeff. In Canada, he attended Holy Trinity Catholic High School, Concordia University College of Alberta and University of ...

There! I admitted my love for Rick Castle (who is really the heir to a fortune in Llanview, Pa. I am on to you Joey Buchanan, how long did you think you could fool me?)

13. Matt Bomer

Actor | The Normal Heart

Matthew Staton Bomer was born in Webster Groves, Greater St. Louis, Missouri, to Elizabeth Macy (Staton) and John O'Neill Bomer IV, a Dallas Cowboys draft pick. Matt was raised in Spring, Texas, and educated at Klein High School, near Houston. After school, he attended Carnegie Mellon University in...

So, I totally remember him from Guiding Light, but White Collar is tolerable.

14. Lawrence Saint-Victor

Actor | The Forgiven

Lawrence Saint-Victor was born on June 14, 1982 in Rockland County, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Forgiven (2010), The Bold and the Beautiful (1987) and Wed Locked (2009). He has been married to Shay Flake since September 1, 2007.

Yeah, I cried when Guiding Light was cancelled.

15. David Fumero

Actor | One Life to Live

David Fumero was born on December 29, 1972 in Havana, Cuba as Joseph Sentielo-Fumero. He is an actor, known for One Life to Live (1968), Power (2014) and Trio (2010). He has been married to Melissa Fumero since December 9, 2007.

I MISS YOU, CHRISTIAN VEGA!!!

16. Scott Clifton

Actor | General Hospital

Scott Clifton was nominated for 5 Daytime Emmys. Three for his work as Dillon Quartermaine on ABC's General Hospital, one for his work as Schuyler Joplin on ABC's One Life to Live, and one for his work as Liam Cooper on CBS' The Bold and the Beautiful. Scott was born on Halloween .

I am going to write an ode to the men of daytime television.

17. Michael Easton

Actor | One Life to Live

Born in Long Beach, California, Michael was raised and educated in both the US and Ireland - the homeland of his parents - and double majored in English and History at UCLA. He's journeyed through Europe, parts of Africa and India, supporting himself as a bartender and in various construction jobs....

You can't name a bunch of male soap stars without Michael Easton. Where would One Life to Live be without John McBain? NOWHERE, that's where, although it was cancelled, so they are pretty much nowhere anyway.

18. Joshua Morrow

Actor | The Young and the Restless

Joshua Morrow was born on February 8, 1974 in Juneau, Alaska, USA as Joshua Jacob Morrow. He is an actor, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), Parker (2013) and Golden Shoes (2015). He has been married to Tobe Keeney since August 4, 2001. They have four children.

No Picture? Really? :(

19. Kristoff St. John

Actor | The Young and the Restless

Kristoff made his television debut at age 8 in the sit-com series "That's My Mama". Now, 39 years later, he is one of the stars on CBS-TV's "The Young and The Restless", the number one rated drama for the past 25 years on daytime television, playing the popular character of Neil Winters. Is it just...

20. Shemar Moore

Actor | Criminal Minds

Shemar Franklin Moore (born April 20, 1970) is an American actor and former fashion model. His notable roles are that of Malcolm Winters on The Young and the Restless from 1994 to 2005, Derek Morgan on CBS's Criminal Minds from 2005 to 2016, and as the third permanent host of Soul Train from 1999 ...

21. John Driscoll

Actor | The Book of Daniel

Born and raised in Ft. Belvoir, Virginia just outside Washington D.C. John Driscoll, the youngest of three children in a tight knit military family, grew up as a natural athlete playing soccer, baseball, and football, although his true passion in sports was and still is Lacrosse.

John originally ...

22. Michael Graziadei

Actor | The Young and the Restless

Michael Graziadei was born on September 22, 1979 in Germany as Michael A. Graziadei. He is an actor, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), NCIS (2003) and Boogeyman 2 (2007).

23. Nick Wechsler

Actor | Roswell

Nick Wechsler has been building a quality career as an actor since he was a teen. Most notably, he played series regular, Jack Porter, on the ABC's Critics' Choice nominated series "Revenge". Nick quickly became a fan favorite on the series for his brooding, dramatic but surprisingly funny ...

That's right, Primetime TV.

24. Connor Paolo

Actor | Alexander

Connor Paolo was born July 11, 1990 in New York City, New York, to Julia Mendelsohn, a vocal coach and classical pianist, and Colin Paolo, a writer. In 2006, he attended the professional performing arts school featured in the movie Fame. Then he began taking acting classes at the Lee Strasberg ...

25. Ashton Kutcher

Actor | That '70s Show

Christopher Ashton Kutcher was born on February 7, 1978 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Diane (Finnegan), who was employed at Procter & Gamble, and Larry Kutcher, a factory worker. He has a fraternal twin brother, Michael, and a sister, Tausha. He is of Czech (father) and Irish, German, and Czech (mother...

The only problem is that he looks like Jesus.

26. Nick Zano

Actor | The Final Destination

Born in Nutley, NJ, Nick Zano's passion for the movies began when he first watched Goodfellas (1990) at the age of 12. He had long dreamed of becoming a Navy Seal, but all that changed in one afternoon at the cinema. Shortly after that, Zano and his family moved south to West Palm Beach, Florida, ...

27. Beau Mirchoff

Actor | I Am Number Four

Beau Mirchoff was born on Friday the 13th of January, 1989, in Seattle, Washington. Two days later, he moved to his family's home in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, on Vancouver Island. His father Bill, is a podiatrist from California and his mother Kelley, is a full-time homemaker from ...

28. Brett Davern

Actor | Love & Mercy

Born and raised in Edmonds, Washington. Brett attended Edmonds-Woodway High School. During his summers, he would travel to Stagedoor Manor Theatrical Training Center in upstate New York. After graduating from AMDA in New York he lived and auditioned in the city until landing a lead role in his ...

29. Colton Haynes

Actor | San Andreas

American actor and model Colton Lee Haynes was born in Wichita, Kansas, to Dana Denise (Mitchell) and William Clayton Haynes. He began modeling at age 15 and his first success came with an Abercrombie & Fitch campaign. He also modeled for J.C. Penney, Kira Plastinina, and Ralph Lauren. He is best ...

30. Tyler Hoechlin

Actor | Road to Perdition

Tyler Hoechlin was born on September 11, 1987 in Corona, California, USA as Tyler Lee Hoechlin. He is an actor, known for Road to Perdition (2002), Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) and Solstice (2008).

This may just be because he character is a blood thirsty werewolf.

31. Joey Lawrence

Actor | Blossom

Joey Lawrence was born on April 20, 1976 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Joseph Lawrence Mignogna Jr. He is known for his work on Blossom (1990), Oliver & Company (1988) and Brotherly Love (1995). He has been married to Chandie Yawn-Nelson since July 3, 2005. They have two children. He ...

Think Brotherly Love...Not Melissa and Joey.

32. Adam Levine

Soundtrack | Begin Again

Grammy-winning band Maroon 5's frontman Adam Noah Levine was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of Patsy (Noah), an admissions counselor, and Fredric Levine, who founded the retail chain M. Fredric. Adam's father's family is Jewish, while Adam's mother is of half Jewish (her ...

He is covered with tattoos...My mother would be so proud.

33. Ami James

Actor | First We Take Brooklyn

Ami James was born on April 6, 1972 in Israel. He is a producer and actor, known for First We Take Brooklyn, World Wide Tribe (2009) and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005). He has been married to Jordan Kidd since October 11, 2006. He was previously married to Andrea O'Brian.

ditto

34. Travis Fimmel

Actor | Warcraft

Travis Fimmel was born near Echuca, Victoria, Australia, to Jennie, a recreation officer for the disabled, and Chris, a cattle farmer. He was raised on a 5500-acre farm located between Melbourne and Sydney. Until the age of seventeen, his life was spent at school and working on the family farm, ...

35. Patrick J. Adams

Actor | Suits

A "master artist" according to Variety and "tour-de-force" according to Backstage, Patrick J. Adams has starred as a fraudulent lawyer, a superhero, a veteran, a pro tennis player, and dozens of other memorable characters on stage and screen. For six seasons Adams has charmed audiences worldwide, ...

36. Sam Huntington

Actor | Detroit Rock City

A dynamic young actor, Sam Huntington was born in Peterborough, New Hampshire, on April 1, 1982. His father is a cabinet maker and owns his own business. His mother, Christen Stabile, is an actress on stage and screen (most famously in Knots Landing (1979)). She also is a teacher and writer.

Sam ...

37. Frederick Weller

Actor | Armageddon

Frederick Weller was born on April 18, 1966 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Armageddon (1998), The Shape of Things (2003) and In Plain Sight (2008). He has been married to Ali Marsh since September 6, 2003. They have one child.

38. Taye Diggs

Actor | Chicago

Taye Diggs was born in Newark, New Jersey, and was raised in Rochester, New York. He is the son of Marcia (Berry), a teacher and actress, and Andre Young, a visual artist. When he was a child, his mother married Jeffries Diggs, whose surname Taye took. He received a BFA degree in musical theater ...