Steve Burton Biography

Steve Burton is an American actor, best known for his performances on 'General Hospital' and 'The Young and the Restless.' Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, career, and achievements.

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Birthday: June 28, 1970

Nationality: American

Famous: Actors American Men

Age: 49 Years, 49 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Cancer

Also Known As: Jack Stephen Burton

Born Country: United States

Born in: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Famous as: Actor

Height: 5'11" (180 cm), 5'11" Males

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Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Sheree Gustin (m. 1999)

father: Jack Burton

mother: Tory Burton

siblings: Damian Burton, Eddie Burton

children: Brooklyn Faith Burton, Jack Marshall Burton, Makena Grace Burton

U.S. State: Indiana

City: Indianapolis, Indiana

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education: Beverly Hills High School in Beverly Hills, California

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Steve Burton is an American actor, best known for his performances as 'Jason Morgan' on 'General Hospital' and 'Dylan McAvoy' on 'The Young and the Restless.' He nurtured his acting skills under Jon Cedar and Chris Aable. Steve made his television and film debut back-to-back and has played a wide range of characters. The 'Daytime Emmy Award'-winning actor rose to prominence with 'Out of This World,' 'Days of Our Lives,' and 'General Hospital.' He lent his voice to the character ‘Cloud Strife’ in the 'Final Fantasy VII' game series and its film versions as well.

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Childhood & Early Life
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Career
  • Steve began his career in 1986 with a small role of a local FBI agent 'Ithaca' in 'The Manhattan Project.' The following year he made his television debut as 'Chris Fuller,' a surfer and high school student who later enrolls at 'Marlowe Community College,' on syndicated fantasy sitcom 'Out of This World' (60 episodes, 1987–1991).
  • He then played the recurring character 'Harris Michaels' on 'NBC' daytime soap opera 'Days of Our Lives' (1988). Steve was cast as 'Jared' in the 1994 science fiction action 'CyberTracker' and reprised the role in the sequel.
  • From 1991 to 2012, Steve was a regular as 'Jason Morgan' on the 'ABC' soap opera 'General Hospital.' On May 24, 2002, he signed a longtime contract to return on the show and later won a best supporting 'Daytime Emmy' award in 1998, and four 'Soap Opera Digest' awards in various categories.
  • 'Jason Morgan' featured in the 1998 TV film 'Soaps' Most Unforgettable Love Stories.'
  • In 2007, Steve reprised the role in the first season of the spin-off 'General Hospital: Night Shift.' On August 28, 2012, Steve announced that he would exit from 'General Hospital' in October. In June 2017, the channel announced his return on the show.
  • In a few episodes of 'General Hospital,' in 2019, Steve made brief appearance as Jason's twin, 'Andrew Cain,' in various flashback sequences.
  • Steve enacted 'Captain Peretz' in the 2001 action-drama film 'The Last Castle' and as 'Captain Russell Keys' in three episodes of 'Sci-Fi Channel' miniseries 'Taken' (2002).
  • Since 2002, he has been providing voice to 'Cloud Strife' in the action role-playing games 'Final Fantasy VII' and 'Kingdom Hearts.' He has voiced the character in its multiple sequels, and two of the 'Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children' movies (2006, 2009).
  • Steve became a writer and director with the 2005 short 'Laws of Gambling.'
  • On January 29, 2013, Steve was introduced as 'Dylan McAvoy' on the 'CBS' soap opera 'The Young and the Restless.' He received his second 'Daytime Emmy Award' for his performance. However, on October 6, 2016, he announced his exit from the show.
  • In the course of his career, Steve has featured in several TV commercials, such as for 'Pizza Hut,' 'Coke,' 'J.C. Penney,' 'Chevrolet,' and 'Pop-Tarts.'
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Family & Personal Life
  • Steve was named after his father, even though his parents are now divorced. His mother, Tory Burton, is an optician.
  • Steve has been married to personal trainer Sheree Gustin since January 16, 1999. The couple has two daughters, Makena Grace and Brooklyn Faith, and a Son, Jack Marshall.
  • Steve donated his earnings from a guest appearance on the third season of 'High Stakes Poker' game show to his fan club so that they can build a clubhouse.
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  • Steve was on the cover of April 1995 issue of 'PlayGirl.' He was not nude, though.
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