Steve Burton (actor)
|Born||Jack Stephen Burton |
June 28, 1970
Singer in "Port Chuck"
|Spouse(s)||Sheree Gustin (1999–present; 2 children)|
|Children||Makena Grace Burton |
Jack Marshall Burton
|Awards||Nominated: Outstanding Younger Actor |
1997 General Hospital
Won: Outstanding Supporting Actor
1998 General Hospital
Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor
2000 General Hospital
Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor
2005 General Hospital
Jack Stephen "Steve" Burton (born June 28, 1970) is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Jason Morgan on General Hospital from 1991 to 2000, briefly in 2001, and from 2002 to 2012. He also voiced the character of Cloud Strife in a wide range of Square Enix products, including Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children and the Kingdom Hearts series.
Burton got his break as surfer boy Chris Fulleron the sitcom Out of This World in 1987. His first acting teacher was Jon Cedar at Theater-Theater in Hollywood, where he trained with fellow actors Gedde Watanabe and Chris Aable. He won a Daytime Emmy as best supporting actor in 1998 for his portrayal of Jason Morgan. In 2007, Burton became an original cast member of the General Hospital prime-time spin-off General Hospital: Night Shift while maintaining his day job on General Hospital. Previously, he appeared on Days of our Lives in 1988 as Harris Michaels, a love interest to Eve Donovan, played by Charlotte Ross. In January 2013 he joined the cast of The Young and the Restless playing Dylan McAvoy.
Burton also appeared in the science fiction miniseries Taken and in the movie The Last Castle in 2001 with Robert Redford and James Gandolfini. Burton is also the voice actor of Cloud Strife in the Kingdom Hearts series and the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII (excluding Final Fantasy VII itself, since it had no voice acting). He has voiced Cloud in the game Kingdom Hearts and its sequel, Kingdom Hearts II, as well as in the CGI movie Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children and the video games Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII, Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII, Dissidia: Final Fantasy and Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy.
Burton also performs stand-up comedy. His own General Hospital character is often the target of his satire along with the fact that he does not actually watch the show.
On August 28, 2012, Burton confirmed that he would exit General Hospital in October; he last appeared on-air on October 30, 2012.
Burton was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, the son of Tory Burton, an optician, and father Jack Burton (after whom he is named), now divorced. He was raised in a suburb of Cleveland called Richmond Heights. Before moving to Hollywood. He graduated from Beverly Hills High School in Beverly Hills, California. Burton married wife Sheree Gustin on January 16, 1999 and became very close with his brother in law, John Gustin, personal trainer and cousin-in-law Dave Bogard. Steve and his wife have a daughter, Makena Grace (b. 2003), and a son, Jack (b. 2006). Steve purchased a home in Tennessee and moved his family there in 2012.
|1987||Out of This World||Chris Fuller||60 episodes;1987–1991|
|1988||Days of our Lives||Harris Micheals||unknown episodes|
|Circus of the Stars||Himself – Trapeze Artist||show No. 3|
|1989||The New Hollywood Squares||Guest Appearance||April 17, 1989|
|1990||Who's the Boss?||Tim||1 episode|
|1991–2000, 2001, 2002–12||General Hospital||Jason Morgan|
|1991||Secret Bodyguard||Rick||TV series;unknown episodes|
|1994||Red Sun Rising||Bar patron|
|1998||Soaps' Most Unforgettable Love Stories||Jason Morgan|
|The Rosie O'Donnell Show||Himself||March 3, 1998|
|The 25th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards||Himself||Winner|
|1999||The 15th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards||Himself|
|2000||The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards||Himself||Nominee|
|2001||The Last Castle||Capt. Peretz|
|Semper Fi||Dteve Russell|
|HBO First Look||Himself||Inside the Walls of 'The Last Castle|
|2002||Kingdom Hearts||Cloud Strife||video game: English voice|
|Taken||Captain Russell Keys||3 episodes|
|2003||18th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards||Himself|
|2004||The Oprah Winfrey Show||Himself||February 23, 2004|
|2005||Kingdom Hearts II||Cloud Strife||video game: English voice|
|2006||Final Fantasy VII Advent Children||Cloud Strife||CG movie: English voice|
|Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of memories||Cloud Strife||video game: English voice|
|Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII||Cloud Strife||video game: English voice|
|2007||General Hospital: Night Shift||Jason Morgan||13 episodes|
|Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+||Cloud Strife||video game: voice|
|2008||Entertainment Tonight||Himself||June 27, 2008|
|Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII||Cloud Strife||video game: English voice|
|2009||Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete||Cloud Strife||CG movie: English voice|
|Dissidia: Final Fantasy||Cloud Strife||video game: English voice|
|2011||Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy||Cloud Strife||video game: English voice|
|2013–present||The Young and The Restless||Dylan McAvoy|
|2005||Laws of Gambling||Writer|
|2005||Laws of Gambling||Director|
- Port Chuck – Bio
- Steve Burton: Jason Quartermaine on General Hospital, WCHS-TV. Retrieved September 8, 2008. "Before graduating from Beverly Hills High school, "a world apart from the environment I was accustomed to," he emphasizes, Mr. Burton studied drama and was a member of the school's acclaimed Theatre 40."
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