currently find Sean Kanan on the popular series "The Bold and
the Beautiful". Born in Cleveland and raised in New Castle,
Pennsylvania, Sean Kanan's thespian career began when he was in
college at Boston University. Sean made his feature film debut in
"Karate Kid III" after being hand picked by director
John Avildsen ("Rocky") during an open call for over
2000 actors. Fortunately, the young actor had studied karate
growing up and was able to perform his own stunts. He portrayed
the memorable role of Ralph Macchio's nemesis.
production's end he was in the Francis Ford Coppola produced
television series "The Outsiders." Shortly thereafter,
Sean appeared in his first independent feature, "Rich
Girl," a modern Romeo and Juliet. He added other indie films
to his roster including "The Chaos Factor" opposite Fred
Ward and Antonio Sabato, Jr. where he portrayed a CIA agent gone
bad, and "Chump Change," a romantic comedy.
displayed his versatility on daytime television as well. He earned
kudos for his role as trouble ridden "A.J. Quartermaine"
on "General Hospital with nomination as Best Newcomer by the
annual Soap Opera Digest Awards. He segued to Aaron Spelling's
"Sunset Beach" where he portrayed "Jude
Cavanaugh," an enigmatic business man. Recently, Kanan joined
the cast of "The Bold and the Beautiful" in the role of
working, Sean enjoys practicing martial arts and writing poetry,
plays, and screenplays. He currently resides in Los Angeles.
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