Somerdale, New Jersey
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Days of Our Lives
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Jason John Cook (born September 13, 1980) is an American actor best known for playing the role of Shawn-Douglas Brady on the soap opera Days of our Lives. Cook was born in Somerdale, New Jersey to Bill Cook (a licensed civil engineer in California) and JoAnn (a pre-school teacher); he has two sisters, Michelle and Janean, and a brother, Michael. When he was very young, his family moved to California. At an early age, Jason began studying the piano. As his musical skills improved, he got jobs performing at occasional weddings. He did not consider acting until high school, when he served as an emergency replacement in Whodunnit. A manager happened to be in the audience that night and later asked Jason if he had professional aspirations to be an actor. Jason attended Westlake High School in Westlake Village, California and graduated in 1998.
Cook`s other acting credits include the film The Wizard of Loneliness, Disney`s Project Time and the TV movie Club Med. On April 23, 2008, it was announced that Cook would be returning to Daytime TV on General Hospital as new character Matt Hunter. His first appearance was on June 27, 2008.
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Jason John Cook
Jason John Cook (born September 13, 1980) is an American actor, screenwriter, film director and film producer best known for the soap opera television roles of Shawn-Douglas Brady on Days of Our Lives from 1999 to 2006, Matt Hunter on General Hospital from 2008 to 2012, and most recently writer and director of State of Bacon, the world's first feature film on bacon.
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Single||Jason Cook is currently single.|||