Brad Rowe will join the cast of ABC's
daytime drama General Hospital.
According to Soap Opera Digest,
the handsome actor will play “Murphy Sinclair, an internationally
famous movie star who is involved with supermodel Brenda (played by
Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo).”
Rowe, who married Lisa Fiori in 1999,
has played gay in two major motion pictures: Billy's Hollywood
Screen Kiss and Shelter.
In Director Tommy O'Haver's Screen
Kiss, Rowe, playing opposite openly gay Sean Hayes in his first
starring role, plays Gabriel, a hunky waiter turned underwear model
who sends Hayes' character of Billy mixed signals about his
But while Screen Kiss might have
been faux gayness, Rowe dives in head first in the gay romance film
In the film, Rowe plays Shaun, a gay
writer who falls in love with Zach, an aspiring artist played by
Trevor Christopher Wright (George Lopez, Boston Public).
The 2007 film quickly racked up an
impressive list of prizes as it toured gay and lesbian film festivals
around the globe, including top prizes at festivals in Melbourne,
Seattle and Tampa.
Forty-year-old Rowe checks into General
Hospital on August 13.