Maurice Benard

Biography: Maurice was born to Salvadoran and Nicaraguan parents in 1963 in California. He married his wife Paula in 1989. They have two daughters called Cailey Sophia and Cassidy Rose and one son called Joshua James.

Maurice has suffered from bipolar disorder ever since he was 21. He was afraid because of his disease that directors wouldn't hire him. Maurice was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Oustanding Lead Actor in 1996 for his role on General Hospital. He was also nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Oustanding Supporting Actor in 1997. He was nominated for a Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Male Newcomer in 1989 for his work on All My Children. He won a Soap Opera Digest Award for Oustandling Lead Actor in 1996 and 2001 for his role on General Hospital. He was also nominated for a Soap Opera Digest Award for Favorite Couple in 2000. He has also been nominated for a ALMA Award in 2000, 2001 and 2002 for Oustanding Actor in a Daytime Drama. In 2002 he was
Maurice was born to Salvadoran and Nicaraguan parents in 1963 in California. He married his wife Paula in 1989. They have two daughters called Cailey Sophia and Cassidy Rose and one son called Joshua James.

Maurice has suffered from bipolar disorder ever since he was 21. He was afraid because of his disease that directors wouldn't hire him.
Maurice was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Oustanding Lead Actor in 1996 for his role on General Hospital. He was also nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Oustanding Supporting Actor in 1997.
He was nominated for a Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Male Newcomer in 1989 for his work on All My Children. He won a Soap Opera Digest Award for Oustandling Lead Actor in 1996 and 2001 for his role on General Hospital. He was also nominated for a Soap Opera Digest Award for Favorite Couple in 2000. He has also been nominated for a ALMA Award in 2000, 2001 and 2002 for Oustanding Actor in a Daytime Drama. In 2002 he was honoured with the Erasing The Stigma Mental Health Leadership Award.

Maurice won the 2003 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor and was nominated again in 2004.
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66 OC87: The Obsessive Compulsive, Major Depression, Bipolar, Asperger's Movie May 25, 2012 Himself 1.0