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Jon Lindstrom
American actor

Jon Lindstrom

Jon Lindstrom
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American actor
Is Actor Television actor Film actor Screenwriter Film producer
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 18 October 1957, Medford, USA
Age 65 years
Star sign Libra
Family
Spouse: Cady McClainEileen Davidson
Education
University of Oregon
North Medford High School
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Jon Robert Lindstrom (born October 18, 1957) is an American actor, writer, director, producer, and musician. He is well known for his role as Kevin Collins on the ABC Daytime soap opera General Hospital and its spin-off Port Charles.

Early life and education

Lindstrom was born in Medford, Oregon, to Robert, a TV advertising executive, and Suzanne Lindstrom, a homemaker. He has an older brother, Jeff. As a drummer, Lindstrom recorded the album Feel Free to Do So with the band The High Lonesome for the Spark Records label. The record garnered much industry praise and "most-added" status for two singles on the Billboard Hot 100.

Lindstrom attended the University of Oregon, studying theatre and music. Upon graduation, he moved to Los Angeles, where he studied with acting teachers Lee Strasberg, Stella Adler and Jeff Corey.

Career

Lindstrom has worked on both sides of the camera since his first background role in the 1982 television movie The Facts of Life Goes to Paris. His acting career includes parts on the television dramas, As the World Turns on CBS (for which he received an Emmy Nomination for Lead Actor in a Drama Series) and the roles for which he may be best known for; his 11+ year portrayal of disturbed twin brothers, Dr. Ryan Chamberlain on ABC Daytime's soap opera General Hospital and Dr. Kevin Collins on ABC Daytime's soap operas General Hospital and Port Charles. Other credits include NCIS, Drop Dead Diva, Blue Bloods, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Everwood.

Recent award-winning films as an actor include What Happens Next, and The Double Born. Lindstrom was creator, co-screenwriter and co-executive producer on the 2007 HBO/Time Warner release, The Hard Easy, and was featured in Must Love Dogs. His telefilms include While the Children Sleep, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, and Fall From Grace.

Personal life

An active athlete, he is an active member of the Directors Guild of America, the Screen Actors Guild, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and AFTRA.

Lindstrom married soap opera actress Eileen Davidson in 1997, ending in divorce in 2000. He next married his former As the World Turns co-star, Cady McClain, in 2014.

Awards and nominations

  • 2013 Winner, Best of Fest ("How We Got Away With It"), Film Fest Twain Harte
  • 2013 Winner, Audience Choice Award for a Feature Film ("How We Got Away With It"), Marina del Rey Film Festival
  • 2013 Finalist, New Filmmakers Forum (NFF) Emerging Director Award ("How We Got Away With It"), St. Louis International Film Festival
  • 2013 Winner, 1st Runner-up Stolman Audience Award ("How We Got Away With It"), Sonoma International Film Festival
  • 2013 Winner, Best Thriller Feature Film ("How We Got Away With It"), Bare Bones International Film Festival.
  • 2013 Nominated, Best Actor/Filmmaker in a Feature Film, Bare Bones International Film Festival (Jon Lindstrom-"How We Got Away With It")
  • 2013 Nominated, Best Showcase Feature Film ("How We Got Away With It"), SOHO International Film Festival
  • 2009 Winner, Angel Film Award for Best Ensemble Cast ("The Sacrifice"), Monaco International Film Festival (shared With: Molly C. Quinn, Darby Stanchfield, Chris Mulkey and Richard Riehle)

Daytime Emmy Awards

  • 2011: Pre-Nominated, Outstanding Leading Actor in a Drama Series - As The World Turns
  • 2010: Nominated, Outstanding Leading Actor in a Drama Series - As The World Turns
  • 2010: Pre-Nominated, Outstanding Leading Actor in a Drama Series - As The World Turns
  • 2019: Nominated, Outstanding Leading Actor in a Drama Series - General Hospital
  • 2019: Pre-Nominated, Outstanding Leading Actor in a Drama Series - General Hospital

Soap Opera Digest Awards

  • 2000: Won, Outstanding Supporting Actor - Port Charles
  • 1994: Nominated, Outstanding Villain/Villainess - General Hospital
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 07 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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