Jeffrey Carlson joined the cast of All My Children in the ground breaking role of Zarf/Zoe in November 2006. With this character's storyline, the show made television history becoming the first daytime drama to chronicle the coming out story of a transgender character.
Mr. Carlson trained at The Julliard School, The University of California at Davis and the Guthrie Theatre. His Broadway credits include: Taboo
(Valere, Roundabout) and Edward Albee's The Goat or Who Is Sylvia?
(Billy). He also appeared in the pre-Broadway production of The Miracle Worker
(James Keller). Off-Broadway, he starred in Lee Blessing's Thief River
(Signature Theatre) and regionally, McCarter Theatre's Romeo and Juliet
at the Cape Cod Theatre Project and Sodom and Gomorrah
at the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Center. This television and film credits include Plainsong
(Hallmark Hall of Fame), No Where to Go But Up,
Mr. Carlson is originally from Long Beach, California. His mother is a big fan of All My Children, and named him after one of her favorite characters, Jeff Martin.
All My Children
August 23, 2006
[guest appearance]; November 30, 2006
to April 26, 2007
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Justin Wexler, "Doubt"
The Killing Floor
Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2007, 2008)
PLACE OF BIRTH: Long Beach, California
DATE OF BIRTH: June 23rd, 1975
HEIGHT: 5' 11" (1.80 m)
: A first for daytime television: AMC debuts transgender character. [Nov 27, 2006]
: Riegel, Carlson to exit AMC together. [Mar 31st, 2007]