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Van Hansis
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At A Glance
Van Hansis took over the role of teen Luke Snyder on The World Turns in December 2005.

Van joined the cast very soon after receiving his BFA in Acting from the School of Drama at Carnegie Mellon University. He's been in professional productions at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts.

Originally from Greenfield, MA, Van has traveled extensively throughout the world, having studied theatre in Moscow while studying at Carnegie Mellon as well as having visited various countries in Latin America as a child. A newcomer to New York City, Van's hobbies include bike riding and teaching himself to cook.
Acting Portfolio
TELEVISION
As The World Turns
Luke Snyder
December 14, 2005 to September 17, 2010
Acting Portfolio
THEATER
On the Razzle
Twelfth Night
The Indian Wants the Bronx
all at the Williamstown Theater Festival in Massachusetts
Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2009; for As the World Turns)
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actor (2007, 2008; for As the World Turns)

Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2009; for As the World Turns)
Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actor (2007, 2008; for As the World Turns)
Vital Statistics
DATE OF BIRTH: September 25, 1981
PLACE OF BIRTH: Greenfield, Massachusetts
News Archives
News Archive: Controversy erupts over same-six ATWT kiss. [Aug 20, 2007]
News Archive: Hansis to appear on stage in Die Mommy Die!. [Jan 14, 2008]
News Archive: Interview has some wondering if Hansis is leaving. [May 4, 2009]
News Archive: Hansis nabs first Supporting Actor Emmy nomination. [May 14, 2009]
News Archive: A "very surprised" Hansis discusses his Emmy nomination. [May 14, 2009]
News Archive: Hansis to star in new web series, EastSiders. [Dec 3, 2012]
News Archive: Van Hansis discusses new web series on SCL. [Dec 14, 2012]
News Archive: Soap stars' critically acclaimed web series, Eastsiders, hits Netflix [Jul 9, 2016]
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