Roger Howarth (Franco Baldwin, General Hospital) celebrates his birthday. Learn more about him here--->>>
General Hospital actor, Roger Howarth (Austin Gatlin Holt) is celebrating his birthday today.
Howarth was born on September 13, 1968, in Westchester County, New York. His father was involved in theater and wrote plays. Exposed to the arts at an early age, Howarth performed in the play The Grand Duke at the age of seven. He was active in his high school drama department and performed in numerous plays at school. He played soccer from the time he was a small child up until 19 years of age. He took the opportunity to play in other countries with the Puma Shoes U.S. National Soccer Team. Howarth played soccer as a child up to his late teenage years and said he was on a team that played in Europe, Brazil, and other countries, but that it was an amateur team.
Howarth initially resisted acting as a profession and studied political science at George Washington University. However, after one semester, he dropped out of college to join an intense acting program at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center in Connecticut.
Howarth is known for his soap roles such as; Todd Manning on One Life to Live, Jory Andros on Guiding Light, Paul Ryan on As the World Turns and Franco/Austin Gatlin Holt on General Hospital. Happy 53rd birthday Roger Howarth!