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John Driscoll Bio

(Chance, Y&R)


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BIRTHPLACE: Woodbridge, VA
YEARS ON SHOW: July 2009 to present

Born in Woodbridge, Va., John Driscoll was raised in a military family. "I grew up in that regimented lifestyle," says the actor, whose father Eugene graduated from West Point and was a lieutenant colonel in the Army.

A natural athlete, Driscoll excelled in sports, particularly soccer, baseball, football and lacrosse. He attended George Mason University, where he majored in theater, appearing in productions of The Odd CoupleDangerous Liaisons and The Vagina Monologues. He also modeled professionally, appearing on the runway and in catalogs for clients such as Armani, Versace and Hecht's. Modeling led to acting in commercials and onstage in musical theater.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Entered George Mason University on an opera scholarship.
  2. Was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.
  3. Once worked as a waiter at Bubba Gump Shrimp Company in New York's Times Square.
  4. Was quarantined with several cast members from GL, when a mercury-filled blood pressure device cracked on the set.
  5. Was roommates with co-star Billy Miller (Billy) during his first few months on Y&R.
stories featuring
John Driscoll
Y&R Star Files Restraining Order   Oct 3, 2011

According to tmz.com, John Driscoll (Chance, Y&R) has strenuously denied the claims of a fan that he...

Chance Encounter   Sep 17, 2009

On August 27 and 28, John Driscoll...

Final Farewell   Feb 23, 2009

Springfield is still reeling from Coop's tragic death last week on GUIDING LIGHT, but John...

GL: Good Coop, Bad Coop   Dec 20, 2007

Psssst. Want to know a secret? GUIDING LIGHT's Coop (John Driscoll) may soon be ditching his good-guy image to get...

Driscoll Moves On Up   Jul 28, 2005

GUIDING LIGHT's John Driscoll (Coop) had been living in Brooklyn since moving to the Big Apple to pursue acting, but...

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Other Roles

Other Soap Roles
GUIDING LIGHT (Coop, 2004-'09)

TV Roles
THE BOOK OF DANIEL (David, 2006)
ONE TREE HILL (Club guy, 2004)
DAWSON'S CREEK (Blossom, 2001-'02)
YOUNG AMERICANS (Brandon, 2000)

Film Roles
Happenstance (Brian, 2007)

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