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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 25 August 1969Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
Birth NameCameron Arthur Mathison
Nicknames Snaps
Cammy Cam
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Cameron Mathison joined the cast of All My Children (1970) in January 1998 as Ryan Lavery. After leaving Pine Valley for over a year, this beloved character and actor returned in 2003.

Born and raised in Canada, Mathison attended McGill University in Montreal and graduated with a Bachelor of civil engineering degree with a 3.7 GPA. He was also captain of the Red Men Basketball team (tied Terrell Owens in the celebrity slam-dunk competition at the NBA All Starr weekend). A member of the Celebrity Players Tour, which travels to over 16 cities across the USA, fans may catch a glimpse Mr. Mathison on their local golf courses and on the Golf Channel, carrying an average handicap of five.

Mathison made his feature film debut in the 1998 Miramax release, 54 (1998), and also appeared in the Canadian independent film, Washed Up (2000). His television credits include The Drew Carey Show (1995), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), J.A.G., What I Like About You (2002), F/X: The Series (1996), the television movie, Any Mother's Son (1997), with Bonnie Bedelia and on August 16th can been seen on the ABC Family Channel's See Jane Date (2003). He hosted ABC's live world premiere of Walt Disney's animated feature, Tarzan, Soap Nets 2001 daytime Emmy red carpet special, and E! Wild On! specials. Most recently, he guest-starred on ABC's Hope & Faith (2003).

In 1999, the actor received the Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Male Newcomer and a daytime Emmy nomination Outstanding Supporting Actor in 2002.

He recently moved back to New York with his wife and their baby boy, Lucas.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: unknown

Spouse (1)

Vanessa Arevalo (27 July 2002 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (11)

June 2000 Voted one of America's 100 most eligible bachelors in People Magazine.
Graduated from McGill University (in Montreal) with a Bachelors in civil engineering
Cameron was diagnosed at 2-1/2 years old with Legg-Pertheas disease, which is a degeneration of the hip bones, and for which he spent six months in the hospital, then the next 3-1/2 years on crutches, wearing a steel A-frame brace on his legs.
Older brother, Scott
attended Thornlea High School in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada.
Cameron and his wife, Vanessa, welcomed their first child, a boy named Lucas Arthur Mathison, on April 20, 2003, weighing in at 6 pounds, 13 ounces.
Appeared on the cover of Playgirl magazine, February 1999.
Son Lucas Arthur Mathison, born April 20, 2003.
Daughter, Leila Mathison (b. 7 July 2006)
Good friends with Rebecca Budig. Was the photographer at her wedding to Bob Guiney.
Eden Riegel is married to Andrew Miller, one of his childhood friends.

Personal Quotes (1)

[Asked to recite his character's history on All My Children (1970)] "I've been shot at like four times. Hit once. My wife got shot and donated her heart to another person and she came back as a ghost. I flew to Chechnya to save somebody in the war. I became a billionaire. Lost it all. Then became a billionaire again. It's not as exciting as Susan. Nobody's as exciting as Susan".

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