Eddie Alderson Bio

(Matthew, OLTL)
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BIRTHDATE: Oct. 27
BIRTHPLACE: Bucks County, PA
YEARS ON SHOW: 2001 - present

Eddie Alderson was encouraged by his mother to work with his sister, Kristen Alderson, who plays Starr Manning on ONE LIFE TO LIVE. At first he was reluctant to join the show because he had never acted before. However, he watched his sister intently and heard other people say how much fun it was to work on OLTL. His mother got a call and brought Eddie in for an audition when he was six years old. He realized he wanted to become an actor once Mark Derwin (ex-Ben) told him he would play Matthew's uncle. Alderson was excited when Derwin told him that he could call him "Uncle Ben."

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Is considered a card shark at the job, according to his co-star and friend John-Paul Lavoisier (Rex).
  2. Often hangs out with co-star Robert S. Woods (Bo) and his son, Tanner.
  3. Derek Jeter is his favorite Yankees player.
  4. On his first day of work, he slept on the couch the whole time.
  5. On his days off, he enjoys going to the movies, playing video games and playing basketball with his friends.
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Eddie Alderson
OLTL Actors On Final Day At ABC   Nov 18, 2011

Today is the final day of production at ABC studios for the cast and crew of OLTL. It's been a long and...

Eddie Alderson Back To OLTL   Oct 12, 2011

Looks like OLTL fans will be seeing Matthew again as Eddie Alderson returns to work this week.

OLTL’s Jokers Are Wild   Sep 8, 2005

ONE LIFE TO LIVE fans and cast members were out in force at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York Aug. 20 for the...

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Other Roles

TV Roles
LAW & ORDER (Todd, 2009)

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Changeling (Sanford, 2008)
Reservation Road (Lucas, 2007)

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