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Henderson Forsythe
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Birthdate

September 11, 1917

Birthplace

Macon, Missouri, USA

Date of Death

April 17, 2006 (age 88)

Occupation

Actor

Years Active

1958-1990

Henderson Forsythe's daytime career began in 1958 when he appeared on The Edge of Night as Martin Sprode. In 1960, Forsythe was cast as David Stewart on As the World Turns, a part he played until 1990. Forsythe continued to act after leaving ATWT and his last acting credit was in a 1999 episode of Law & Order.

Personal Life[]

Forsythe was married to Dorothea Maria Carlson (1942-2006; his death). They had two children: Eric and Jason.

Trivia[]

  • Forsythe won a Tony Award in 1979 for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.

Soapography[]

Awards and Nominations[]

Daytime Emmy Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
1981 Lead Actor David Stewart, As the World Turns N

Honors

Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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