Wally Kurth Bio

(Justin, DAYS)

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BIRTHDATE: July 31
MARITAL STATUS: Wed Debra Yuhasz in 2003
CHILDREN: Two daughters: Rosabel, with ex-wife Rena Sofer (ex-Lois, GH), and Meghann, from a previous relationship; son, Brogan George with Debra (b. November 14, 2004)
YEARS ON SHOW: 1991-present

Wally Kurth was born and raised in Billings, MT, to Sidney and Susie Kurth. The youngest of five children (his siblings are Vicki, Kevin, Sid and Brian), Kurth enjoyed music and acting from an early age. He went on to study musical theater at Loretto Heights College in Denver, CO and eventually enrolled at UCLA, which is renowned for its theater arts program. He received his bachelor's degree in 1985. After pursuing a career in theater, Kurth ended up on daytime in 1987, playing Justin on DAYS OF OUR LIVES. 

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Starred on Broadway as the Pirate King in The Pirates of Penzance.
  2. Nickname is "Waldo".
  3. Previous jobs included horse wrangler, meat packer and telemarketer.
  4. He is 5' 11".
  5. He was nominated for Hottest Male Star by Soap Opera Digest in 1996.
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Wally Kurth
INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY'S SOAP BLOC RETURNS   Aug 14, 2014

Investigation Discovery celebrates the return of its ID Daytime programming bloc on August 25, with daytime faves...

Wally Kurth Back To GH   Dec 18, 2012

ABC has confirmed news first reported by Nelson Branco in Soaps Uncensored...

Wally Kurth in Prime-Time   Apr 11, 2011

Don't miss Wally Kurth (Justin, DAYS) on NBC's LAW & ORDER: LOS ANGELES tonight (April 11) at 9 p.m....

Ned Again   Sep 10, 2006

Digest caught up with GH's little-seen Wally Kurth to find out what Ned thinks about Alexis's cancer scare.

GH's Wally Kurth: Playing For A Cause   Jun 30, 2003

Many soap stars devote some time to charity, but Wally Kurth (Ned, GH) went the extra mile and founded his own: the...

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Other Roles

 

Other Soap Roles
DAYS OF OUR LIVES (Justin, 1987-91)

TV Roles
OH GROW UP (guest star, 1999)
THE STEPSISTER (TV movie, 1997)

Film Roles
Amy's Orgasm (Beautiful Guy, 2001)
I Love You, Don't Touch Me! (David, 1997)
Final Embrace (Devon, 1992)

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