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Daniel Cosgrove

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Daniel Cosgrove

Born

12/16/1970, New Haven, CT

Birth Name

Daniel Cosgrove

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Male
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Biography

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Before joining the cast of In Justice as Jon Lemonick in 2006, Daniel Cosgrove was known to daytime fans as Bill Lewis in the long-running daytime drama, Guiding Light. He subsequently returned to the series in 2007. In November 1996, when he took the role of Scott Chandler…more

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  • Trivia

    • Daniel Cosgrove was nominated for a 2008 Daytime Emmy Award in the Best Supporting Actor category.

    • An August 21, 2007 story on Soaps.com reports Daniel Cosgrove will reprise his role as Bill Walker on Guiding Light.

    • Daniel attended an all-boys Catholic high school where he excelled at sports. He then spent three semesters at a small Catholic college before leaving school to pursue other endeavors.

    • Daniel met his wife, Marie, in the mid 1990s when he was a waiter and she was a hostess at a Manhattan restaurant.

    • Daniel appeared as Jason in the TV movie, The Way She Moves (2001), a modern love story set in the world of salsa dancing.

    • Daniel Cosgrove was a presenter at the 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards in 2004.

    • Daniel Cosgrove made his film acting debut in a small role in The Object of My Affection in 1998.

    • In the fall of 1998, Daniel left daytime drama to join the cast of Beverly Hills, 90210 as Matt Durning, an idealistic lawyer.

    • Cosgrove was cast in the UPN replacement series All Souls in 2001.

    • Tall and handsome, Daniel worked as a model before he landed the role of Scott Chandler on All My Children in November 1996.

    • Daniel and his wife, Marie, currently live in Connecticut with their daughters, Lily, Esmé Rose and Ruby Willow. Ruby Willow was born on August 27, 2005, the day after he left Guiding Light the first time.

    • Daniel was working as bailiff for the New Haven County sheriff's department at the time he landed the role as Scott Chandler on ABC's All My Children.

    • The third of seven children, Daniel has six siblings.

  • Quotes

    • Daniel Cosgrove: (regarding Father's Day - June 15, 2008) My kids are still young, and as they are getting older, I see them through different phases of life, from baby to toddler, reaching different goals. I know that everything I do and say they are absorbing. How that will manifest itself, I don't know. I have a huge impact on their life. This is a long-term investment, and I cherish every day of it, even when it is the most frustrating, hardest thing and you are, 'Oh, my goodness, I am going to go out of my mind.'

    • Daniel Cosgrove: When I'm on set, I like to have fun and I am a goofball. This is my outlet to socialize, but when I am home, I don't want to be anywhere else. That's another great thing about coming back; it provides a nice balance of work and family.

    • Daniel Cosgrove: (discussing the way his character has changed after returning to Guiding Light) He's getting into a lot of trouble and really acting like a jerk. I kind of have a problem with that. I'm usually the dependable guy. The nice guy. This show has a lot of strong women on it. The good thing about strong women is that they need strong men. Bill's angry. He's acting like a jerk because he's really hurt and confused. He's hit a point in his life where he needs to prove who he is and what he can do.

    • Daniel Cosgrove: (discussing his return to Guiding Light) I'm taking myself out of the L.A. game to a large degree. This is not the career path a lot of people would take, but reality strikes as you get older. I'm happy and at peace with this.

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