Maurice Benard

Mostly Credited As: Maurice Benard
Sometimes Credited As: Maurice Bernard

Birth Name: Mauricio Jose Morales
Date Of Birth: March 01, 1963 (Age 53)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Martinez, California
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Maurice Benard

Maurice was born on March 1, 1963.

Maurice made his daytime television debut on All My Children as Nico Kelly in 1987. He is best known for playing Sonny Corinthos on General Hospital, a role he has played since 1993. Maurice won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in 2003. He won a Soap Opera Digest Award for Oustandling Lead Actor in 1996 and 2001.

Maurice married his wife Paula in 1989. They have three children called Cailey Sophia, Cassidy Rose and Joshua James.

Maurice has suffered from bipolar disorder since he was 21.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
All My Children (1970)As: Nico Kelly (1987-1989)
General Hospital (US) (1963)As: Sonny Corinthos (1993-97, 1998-present)
Episode Cast Credits 

Castle (2009) (2009) 
  Dead Again 08x19: (Apr/25/2016) As Horatio Spate 

Oprah: Where Are They Now? (2012) 
  Raven-Symon√©, Jackie Evancho, Maurice Benard and Jenna Von Oy 05x01: (Oct/05/2014) As Himself 

Oprah (1986) 
  Did Bipolar Disorder Drive a Mother to Kill Her Child? 22x11: (Sep/24/2007) As Himself 

The View (1997) 
  James Denton, Maurice Benard, the Pussycat Dolls 09x36: (Feb/20/2006) As Himself 
  Season 8, Episode 113 08x113: (Feb/10/2005) As Himself 
  Season 7, Episode 193 07x193: (May/31/2004) As Himself 

Soapography (2004) 
  Benard/Huber 01x01: (Aug/07/2004) As Himself 

The Daytime Emmy Awards (1974) 
  The 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 30x01: (May/16/2003) As Himself (Winner - Lead Actor) 

General Hospital (US) (1963) 
  35th Anniversary Special 36x03: (Apr/02/1998) As Himself 

DEA (1990) 
  Bloodsport 01x06: (Oct/12/1990) As Curro 
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Maurice was nominated for an ALMA Award for Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama in 2000, 2001 and 2002.

Maurice was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in 2004 for Outstanding Lead Actor.

Maurice won a Daytime Emmy Award in 2003 for Outstanding Lead Actor.

Maurice won a Soap Opera Digest Award in 2005 for Outstanding Lead Actor.

Maurice received his first nomination for a Daytime Emmy Award in 1996.

Maurice's star sign is Pisces.

Maurice enjoys playing softball.

He has also woked as a model.

He has cats and dogs as pets.

He and His wife have adopted a daughter named Heather in 2008.

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