Thorsten Kaye

Thorsten Kaye


2/22/1966, Erfurt, East Germany

Birth Name

Thorsten Ernst Kieselbach


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Thorsten was raised in Mainz, Germany and came to live in the United States in 1985. Thorsten earned a Master's Degree in theater and theater history from Wayne State University. Thorsten went on to star in several theater roles and eventually landed the role of Patrick Thornhart on…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Thorsten is active in many charities including March Against Drugs and Make-A-Wish Foundation.

    • Thorsten was a stuntperson in the feature film The Bone Collector.

    • Thorsten is 6'1".

    • Thorsten was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in 2003 for Port Charles.

    • One of Thorsten's favorite hobbies is riding motorcycles.

    • Due to Thorsten's portrayal of Patrick Thornhart on One Life to Live, a book of poetry was published entitled Patrick's Notebook which was written by him.

    • Thorsten has a dog named Graycie.

    • Thorsten writes an online blog for the Detroit Red Wings. He collects Wings memorabilia and says that if he could add anything new to his collection, he'd love to have the carpet from the Red Wings' dressing room at Joe Louis Arena. His most prized possesion that he already has is a jersey signed by former captain Steve Yzerman.

    • Thorsten was a part of Detroit's Hilberry Repertory Company.

    • Thorsten's first professional role was when he was 17 in London where he played the Wicked Witch of the West in a theatrical production of the Wizard of Oz.

    • Thorsten was going to major in physical education in college but a serious motorcycle accident made him think about acting.

    • Thorsten was honored with the 2008 Ovation Award as a distinguished alumni for Wayne State University.

    • Thorsten has two daughters with former co-star, Susan Haskell. McKenna was born on February 7, 2003 and Marlowe Marann was born on January 28, 2007.

    • After earning his bachelor's degree, Thorsten traveled to Europe on a Rugby tour.

    • Thorsten attended United States International University on a track scholarship. His specialty was the decathlon.

    • Thorsten received a prenomination for Lead Actor for the 2007 Daytime Emmy Awards.

    • Thosten Kaye is a published poet. His first book of poetry is entitled: From Timber Ridge to Daymar Gardens. It was written with his good friend, Dorothy Bridges.

    • Thorsten Kaye starred in Shark Attack 2!

  • Quotes

    • Thorsten: (On his screen test with his former co-star and current love, Susan Haskell) I walk in and learn I have to do a kissing scene. Susan comes up to me and says, 'I just want to tell you that there will be no tongues.' I thought, 'Great, because that's what I wanted to do, tongue everybody and go home.' It was very awkward; I tease her about it now.

    • Thorsten: Here's me, I'm kind of wrinkly and I look like I'm 47, with all these beautiful women. What a great job I have.

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  • Great actor.

    Loved him in "OLTL" and "AMC".
  • Thorsten Kaye is one of the best actors in Daytime TV, his natural chemistry with his co-star Alicia Minshew is off the charts! By: Ndroxs1 Sister

    When I first saw Thorsten Kaye on All my Children I was in total awe. His screen presence is amazing and I believe he is one of the best actors to come into Daytime TV in a long time. He truly is a scene stealer on All my Children. He comes into every scene with everything he's got and its just off the charts! And of course.. he is GORGEOUS!! Of course I must talk about the natural chemistry between him and his costar Alicia Minshew. Together they are AMC's true super couple.. Zendall!

    When Zach and Kendall first met in Las Vegas some time ago I thought to myself "Hmm they would be a great couple" and look what we got! Their fantastic together and they both light up the screen when they preform together. Thumbs up to Thorsten and Alicia for making us laugh, cry, and smile with them everyday!!

    By: ndroxs1 sister!! :)moreless