JUST THE FACTS
BIRTHDAY: October 18
PROVENANCE: He was born in Orem, UT, but moved to northern California when he was 4 years old. “It was a beautiful place to grow up, up in the mountains with waterfalls and rivers. The nearest restaurant was a 30-minute drive away — and it was a Taco Bell.”
SIBLING REVELRY: “I have an older brother who lives in Maui and two younger sisters who are still up in northern California.”
TUNED IN: “I really nerded out on this anime called CASTLEVANIA and watched all three seasons. I thought QUEEN’S GAMBIT was really great, and I recently revisited MOONLIGHTING because I feel like there are elements to the relationship of Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd that are similar to Nikolas and Ava.”
TAKE NOTE: The actor plays guitar and has been learning how to play piano. Might this lead to a Nurses’ Ball performance? “Storyline-wise, for Nikolas all of a sudden to be jumping up and singing seems a little bit out of character — but that said, I would do it and I would have a blast doing it!”
FATHER KNOWS BEST: Coco, his daughter with former wife Sophia Banks, turns 12 this month. “I love watching movies with her, I love getting shaved ice with her, and it is so rare that she will let me do this, but I love playing music and listening to her freestyle song lyrics. She always blows me away with what she comes up with lyrically and melodically.”
Growing up in the mountains of northern California in a town “so remote, it just wasn’t even on the map,” Marcus Coloma didn’t envision a future in show business — but show business definitely inspired his boyhood vision of the future. “The first movie I remember seeing was Jailhouse Rock and I wanted to be a musician because of that movie. And then I saw Back to the Future and I wanted to skateboard. Saw Top Gun, wanted to be a Navy pilot. Whatever movie I saw, I wanted to live in that world.”
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GH PREVIEW: SEAN DONELY DIES
In the lead-up to the show’s big tribute to the beloved Sean Donely, a Port Charles resident from 198495, his loved ones get the sad news that their friend has died.
young and restless
AROUND TOWN Lily plans a fun treasure hunt for Billy that takes him from the Grand Phoenix to Crimson Lights.... Before his and Summer’s engagement party, Kyle tries to hide his regret at agreeing not to interfere in Harrison’s life.... At the coffeehouse, Billy asks Rey about Adam’s case. The cop advises Billy to focus on Lily and leave Adam to Rey.... Jack presents Kyle with John Abbott’s pocket watch, but because he’s hiding that he has a son, Kyle feels unworthy of the heirloom.... At the Grand Phoenix, Billy suggests to Lily that they move in together.... At the engagement party, Jack makes a toast to the happy couple. Kyle is stunned when an unexpected guest arrives.
ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT With Liz and Scott in tow, Cameron is taken to the PCPD for processing. He insists he is innocent and only grabbed the gun because Britt was being kidnapped. Jordan reviews G.H. security footage, which confirms Cam’s account. She drops the charges. Relieved, Liz talks with Scott about whether to tell Cam that Peter, not Jason, killed Franco. Cam overhears and is rocked. He heads to Josslyn’s and apologizes to her for wrongly accusing Jason. She accepts, but is jarred when he describes holding a gun on Jason. Cam can tell that there is still a distance between them and laments to Liz that he’s lost his best friend. Joss voices a similar sentiment to her dad.
GH Pays Tribute To The Late John Reilly And His Legendary Port Charles Alter Ego, Sean Donely.
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Best Of Show Or Worse For Wear? Digest Decides.
SOUND OFF What's on your mind?
FOUR SURE I have been watching GH since I was in the womb and have continued watching into my adulthood. This is the first time I am reaching out because I am just so disappointed in the decimation of some beloved couples. Although I understood the Chase/Sasha/Michael/ Willow switch, I was ecstatic when the truth was finally revealed. But in just a few short weeks, the attempt at rekindling the former romances was dismantled. I absolutely love the dynamic between Chase and Willow. He has such a pure love for her; it’s beyond endearing. Sasha clearly loves Michael, as well, so I was shocked to hear them say it wasn’t working. Willow and Michael are just not a good fit for each other. Nothing against the actors — they are phenomenal. And now to ruin the relationship between Jordan and Curtis? I adore them together. I am truly hoping the writers will see that breaking up actors with insane chemistry is just plain wrong. Thank you for continuing to be the only magazine I read!
days of our lives
RUSE CLUES Brady visits Kristen in prison to get her to sign a birthday card for Rachel. A flustered Susan signs the card with her name, and the jig is up. Brady begs Susan to keep up the ruse just a little while longer until he can find a way to sneak Kristen back into prison.
bold and beautiful
THE TROUBLE WITH ERIC Brooke and Ridge are there for Eric as he speaks about his troubles with Quinn. Eric expresses remorse that he has shut Quinn off from the emotional and physical intimacy they used to have. Brooke stresses to Eric that he deserves true happiness. Eric admits that he is not yet willing to give up on Quinn despite everything that has happened, and wants to give Quinn another chance to earn his trust. Ridge encourages Eric to try to rebuild his marriage.
How B&B’s Matthew Atkinson and Scott Clifton went from on-screen rivals to off-screen pals
B&B: HOPE AND LIAM MAKE LOVE
Now that he’s moved back into the house, Liam surprises Hope with a romantic evening for two. “This romantic gesture will definitely help,” says Annika Noelle (Hope) of repairing the couple’s marriage. “She is ready to get things going again, and every little effort that Liam makes is only going to help. Ultimately, deep down, I think Hope has been missing him.”
It’s what’s under the skin (and behind the scenes) that counts
Don't Put The Blinkers On Animal Cruelty
Teachers often keep quiet if they become aware of a student hurting a pet for fear that reporting it will lead to the child being labelled a psychopath. But the reasons for this behaviour are far more varied and could actually signal that such children are themselves in danger.