Brandon Barash Bio

(Johnny, GH)

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BIRTHDATE: October 4
BIRTHPLACE: St. Louis, MO
STAR SIGN: Libra
YEARS ON SHOW: November 2007-present
MARITAL STATUS: Single

If Missouri native Brandon Barash hadn't become an actor, he says he would have been a doctor. That's because the then-USC student had a dual major: theater and pre-med. "My plan was to play college basketball and become a surgeon," he says. But a knee injury changed those plans and Barash found solace in performing in school plays. However, the burden of such a heavy dual major took its toll and Barash had to make a decision. "I came to a crossroads," he notes. "You can't do both." 

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Worked with GH: NIGHT SHIFT's Antonio Sabato Jr. in the film Crash Landing.
  2. Credits Billy Joel, Frank Sinatra, Rachmaninoff, Beethoven and the Beatles as his musical inspirations.
  3. His favorite vacation spot is Alaska.
  4. Says his toes are his worst physical attribute. "They're about as long as my finger," he chuckles.
  5. Shaved his head in high school when he landed the role of Daddy Warbucks in Annie.
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Brandon Barash
Storms and Barash Reveal Daughter's Name, Photo   Jan 9, 2014

Brandon Barash (ex-Johnny, GH) and wife Kirsten Storms (Maxie, GH...

GH Duo Welcomes Baby Girl   Jan 8, 2014

Kirsten Storms (Maxie, GH) and Brandon Barash (ex-Johnny)...

Kirsten Storms's Big Surprise - Married With A Baby On The Way!   Aug 20, 2013

Kirsten Storms (Maxie, GH) and former co-star Brandon Barash (ex-...

Brandon Barash Books Primetime Gig   Mar 21, 2013

That was fast! Hot on the heels of his GH exit as Johnny, Brandon Barash has booked a guest-starring role on Fox...

Brandon Barash Out At GH   Mar 6, 2013

Brandon Barash, who joined GH in September 2007 as mobster Johnny Zacchara, announced his...

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Other Roles

TV Roles
GILMORE GIRLS (Jamie, 2002-'04)
THREAT MATRIX (Marine #1, 2003)
THE WEST WING (Brett, 2003)
24 (CTU tech Brandon, 2005)
NCIS: NAVAL CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIVE SERVICE (Derrick, 2006)
TELL ME YOU LOVE ME (Frank, 2007)

Film Roles
Crash Landing (Roger, 2005)
Intellectual Property (Jenny's Boyfriend, 2006)
Ten Inch Hero (Stud, 2007)


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