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Forbes William March
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Forbes March (born May 12, 1973) is a British-born Canadian actor. Although born in Bristol, England, he was raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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Forbes March (born May 12, 1973) is a British-born Canadian actor. Although born in Bristol, South West England, he was raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
The son of Dr. Peter March, a philosophy professor from Saint Mary's University in Halifax, March originally started acting in Vancouver, where he landed his first series, Northwood. He soon started working as a model and did print work for Armani, Tommy H. and Marlboro Clothing, later quitting modeling to attend the Lee Strasberg Acting Institute on a full scholarship. On November 14, 1999, March and his fiancee Vanessa Sergio had a daughter, Marina Janette.
March's first big acting role was Scott Chandler on the ABC daytime soap opera All My Children in 1999. Paired with new character Becca Tyree (Abigail Spencer), he was written off the series in 2000. March and Spencer soon worked together again on the 2001 independent film Campfire Stories. He next played Jesse Kilmartin on the Canadian science fiction series Mutant X from 2001 until the show's cancellation in 2004. In late July 2005, he returned to daytime television as Nash Brennan on ABC's One Life to Live from July 7, 2005 to June 5, 2008, and then briefly from June 6, 2008 to July 16, 2008.
On July 14, 2009 March originated the character of Mason Jarvis on the daytime drama series As the World Turns.
March appeared in Degrassi Takes Manhattan, a 2010 film adaptation of the Canadian television series.