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Jason Cook Bio

(Matt, GH)


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Birthdate: September 13
Birthplace: Somerdale, NJ
Years On Show: 2008-present
Marital Status: Single

Jason Cook was born in Somerdale, NJ, and moved to California with his family at a young age. Early in his childhood he played piano, a hobby he continued for many years. His acting career began in high school when he was asked to replace the original lead in the drama club's production of Whodunnit. Later, Cook began working in television while he was a speech and debate major at Moorpark College.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Wrote and directed the short film Social Security Guard starring John Ingle (Edward, GH; ex-Mickey, DAYS).
  2. Used to play piano at weddings.
  3. Helped start an improv comedy troupe called Severe Head Drama.
  4. After joining DAYS, he still drove the same car he had since age 17.
  5. He won a Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Younger Lead Actor in 2001 and was nominated for both a Soap Opera Digest Award and a Special Fan Award in 2005.
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Jason Cook

Jason Cook (ex-Shawn, DAYS; ex-Matt, GH, here with girlfriend Terry Song...

Jason Cook To Exit GH   May 9, 2012

Jason Cook, who joined GH in 2008 as Matt, is leaving the soap next month. 

GH Stars Seek Funding For Film   Apr 17, 2012

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Tour The Set of DAYS!   Aug 25, 2011

And have lunch with Arianne Zucker (Nicole) in support of...

Stars Create LifeCHANGING Experience   Aug 19, 2011

When Arianne Zucker (Nicole, DAYS) approached former co-star Jason Cook (Matt, GH; ex-Shawn, DAYS)...

Other Roles

Other Soap Roles
DAYS OF OUR LIVES (ex-Shawn, 1999-2006)

TV Roles
THE AMANDA SHOW (Audience Member, 1999)
CLUB MED (1986)

Film Roles
The Son of an Afghan Farmer (Ken, 2011)
The Wizard of Loneliness (Monroe, 1998)

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