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Profile of Eric Martsolf

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Profile of Eric Martsolf

Eric Martsolf

Courtesy: NBC/Mitchell Haaseth

Just the Facts:

Birth Name:
Eric Martsolf
Date of Birth:
July 27, 1971
Birth Place:
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Astrological Sign:
Leo

Portrays:
Brady Black (2008 to present)

Acting Roles:

Booster Gold, Smallville (2011)
Marcus Dunne, Miss Behave (2010-2011)
Clive, Four Steps (2009)
Paul, NCIS (2008)
Ethan, Passions (2002-2008)
Brick, Spanish Fly (2003)
Brad, The Cheater (2001)

Personal:

Mother, Nancy; father, Rick. One brother, Justin. Wed Lisa Kouchak on October 10, 2003; they have fraternal twin sons, Mason Alan and Chase Evan, born April 7, 2006.

Trivia:

● Martsolf has a scar on his right cheek courtesy of a brown Recluse Spider bite.
● He once worked at Universal Studios as Spiderman, Green Goblin, Scorpion King, and Elwood Blues.
● He performed as a singer and dancer at Hersheypark in PA.
● Martsolf released a self-titled album in 2007.
● Martsolf was a radio broadcaster for WDCV 88.3 FM in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. ● He is a proficient drummer.

Biography:

Born and raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Martsolf graduated from Dickinson College with honors, receiving a B.A. degree in political science. When he wasn't studying, he was performing in rock bands, choirs, operas, musicals and barbershop quartets.

Ultimately, Martsolf decided to put his academic career temporarily on hold and pursue his dreams of performing. He relocated to New York City, where he began acting and modeling. From that point on, there was no looking back.

Martsolf won critical acclaim for his comic portrayal of the Pharaoh in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, a production he toured with nationally for four years.

In 1999, Martsolf auditioned to portray Ethan Winthrop on Passions, when the show premiered, but lost the role to Travis Schuldt. However, when Schuldt left the soap in 2002, Martsolf auditioned anew, and this time won the job. He remained with the show until it was cancelled in 2008, at which point he immediately landed the role of Brady Black on Days of Our Lives.

Throughout his career, Martsolf has appeared in over 40 musicals and plays, including the musical adaptation of Garry Marshall’s Happy Days. He also guest-starred on a number of primetime series, including NCIS and Smallville.

In his spare time, Martsolf enjoys sports; particularly tennis.

He and his wife Lisa live in Los Angeles with their twin sons.

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