Sean Kanan


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Sean Kanan's career encompasses many facets of the entertainment world including actor, author, comedian, and producer. Early in his career, Kanan was chosen at an open call by Oscar-winning Director, John Avildsen from over 2000 hopefuls for the role of Mike Barnes in the Karate Kid III. He went on to create two iconic characters, AJ QUARTERMAINE... See full bio »

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(1989)
The Bold and the Beautiful Deacon Sharpe / Self
(2000-2017)
Studio City Dr. Pierce Hartley / Sam Stevens
(2019-2020)

Filmography

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  Catharsis (filming)
Dominik Klayton
 2022 Killing Field (filming)
Ed
  The Bubble (TV Series) (post-production)
Sam Stephens / Pierce Hartley
 2019-2020 Studio City (TV Series)
Sam Stevens / Dr. Pierce Hartley
- Decisions (2020) ... Sam Stevens / Dr. Pierce Hartley
- The Audition (2020) ... Sam Stevens / Dr. Pierce Hartley
- The Audience Loves Drama (2020) ... Sam Stevens / Dr. Pierce Hartley
- Babies Are Everything (2020) ... Sam Stevens / Dr. Pierce Hartley
- Walk Away (2020) ... Sam Stevens / Dr. Pierce Hartley
 2019 Trusting Hope (Short)
Mike
 2019 Beyond the Law
Delahunt
 2019 Verotika
Sgt. Anders (segment "Change of Face")
 2019 A Place Called Hollywood (TV Mini Series)
Gordon Plum
- Episode #1.4 (2019) ... Gordon Plum
- Episode #1.2 (2019) ... Gordon Plum
 2019 5th of July
Warren
 2017 Gangster Land
Detective Boyle
 2017/I Limelight
Sergio Veneto
 2000-2017 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)
Deacon Sharpe
- Episode #1.7609 (2017) ... Deacon Sharpe
- Episode #1.7608 (2017) ... Deacon Sharpe
- Episode #1.7394 (2016) ... Deacon Sharpe
- Episode #1.7383 (2016) ... Deacon Sharpe
- Episode #1.7382 (2016) ... Deacon Sharpe
 2016 South32
Detective Thomas
 2016 Youthful Daze (TV Series)
Professor Richie Kingsly
- Happiness (2016) ... Professor Richie Kingsly
- Loyalty (2016) ... Professor Richie Kingsly
- Handsome (2016) ... Professor Richie Kingsly
- Won Again (2016) ... Professor Richie Kingsly
- Safety Guaranteed (2016) ... Professor Richie Kingsly
 1993-2014 General Hospital (TV Series)
A.J Quartermaine / AJ Quartermaine / A.J. Quartermaine / ...
- Episode #1.13176 (2014) ... AJ Quartermaine
- Episode #1.13039 (2014) ... AJ Quartermaine
- Episode #1.13026 (2014) ... A.J. Quartermaine
- Episode #1.13024 (2014) ... AJ Quartermaine
- Episode #1.13017 (2014) ... AJ Quartermaine
 2014 Acting Dead (TV Series)
Kennedy Mansfield
- The "X" Is Silent But Deadly (2014) ... Kennedy Mansfield
 2014 My Trip Back to the Dark Side
David Prince
 2014 The Bay (TV Series)
Press Secretary Kenneth Allen
- Episode #1.8 (2014) ... Press Secretary Kenneth Allen
- Episode #1.7 (2014) ... Press Secretary Kenneth Allen
- Episode #1.6 (2014) ... Press Secretary Kenneth Allen
 2012 Lose Yourself (Video)
David Prince
 2012 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Jason
- With So Little to Be Sure of (2012) ... Jason
 2012 Happily Divorced (TV Series)
Keith
- Daddy's Girl (2012) ... Keith
 2009-2012 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Deacon Sharpe
- Episode #1.9828 (2012) ... Deacon Sharpe (credit only)
- Episode #1.9825 (2012) ... Deacon Sharpe
- Episode #1.9822 (2012) ... Deacon Sharpe
- Episode #1.9821 (2012) ... Deacon Sharpe
- Episode #1.9820 (2012) ... Deacon Sharpe
 2011 Lone Wolf (Short)
All Voice Overs (voice)
 2011 My Trip to the Dark Side (Video)
David Prince
 2010 Changing Hands
Tom
 2010 Vidor (Short)
Superior Council (voice)
 2010 ACME Saturday Night (TV Series)
Guest host
- Sean Kanan (2010) ... Guest host
 2010 True Jackson, VP (TV Series)
Doug Wilson
- True Royal (2010) ... Doug Wilson
 2009 Abracadabra (Short)
Bill
 2008 Jack Rio
Adam McNeil
 2007 Hack!
Vincent King
 2006 Sons of Italy
Michele Morri
 2006 Freddie (TV Series)
Steve Mulroy
- Eligible Bachelor (2006) ... Steve Mulroy
 2005 Carpool Guy
Tom
 2003 Chasing Holden
Alex Patterson
 2001 March
Julian March
 2001 10 Attitudes
Craig
 2001 Crash Point Zero
Don Spengler
 2000 The Chaos Factor
Jay
 1999 Sunset Beach (TV Series)
Jude Cavanaugh / Joan Cummings / Amy Nielsen
- Episode #1.755 (1999) ... Jude Cavanaugh
- Episode #1.754 (1999) ... Jude Cavanaugh
- Episode #1.752 (1999) ... Jude Cavanaugh
- Episode #1.751 (1999) ... Jude Cavanaugh
- Episode #1.750 (1999) ... Jude Cavanaugh
 1999 V.I.P. (TV Series)
Stu Solomon
- Three Days to a Kill (1999) ... Stu Solomon
 1998 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Brad Alt
- Eyes of a Ranger (1998) ... Brad Alt
 1996 The Nanny (TV Series)
Mike McMullen
- The Cradle Robbers (1996) ... Mike McMullen
 1995 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Steve Law
- Super Mann (1995) ... Steve Law
 1994 Oasis Cafe
Actor
 1994 Dead at 21 (TV Series)
Vince
- Shock the Monkey (1994) ... Vince
 1993 Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss (TV Movie)
Mark Stratton
 1993 Step by Step (TV Series)
Michael
- Sister Act (1993) ... Michael
 1993 Wild Palms (TV Mini Series)
Jacob
- Everything Must Go (1993) ... Jacob (uncredited)
 1991 Revenge of the Nerds (TV Movie)
Todd Channing
 1991 Hot Shots!
Barracks Man in Underwear (uncredited)
 1991 Rich Girl
Jeffrey
 1991 Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster (TV Movie)
Jeff Sorrento
 1990 The Outsiders (TV Series)
Gregg Parker
- Maybe Baby (1990) ... Gregg Parker
- Breaking the Maiden (1990) ... Gregg Parker
- Only the Lonely (1990) ... Gregg Parker
- Un Combat inégal (1990) ... Gregg Parker
 1990 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Charlie
- Take Me Back to the Ballgame (1990) ... Charlie
 1989 Baby Boom (TV Series)
Scott
- X-y-l-o-p-h-o-n-e (1989) ... Scott
 1989 The Karate Kid Part III
Mike Barnes
 1988 Hide and Go Shriek
John Robbins
 1987 Werewolf (TV Series)
- All Hallow's Eve (1987)
Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Self (55 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Other Works:

Featured in Buzz Magazine in an ad for Eton of London. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 12 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

When fans ask me for advice, here's what I tell them: "Work for a living, but don't live for the working".

Trivia:

Was a bouncer at Father's, a bar in Boston. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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