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Peter Parros
Oakdale Presence
At A Glance
Peter, who plays neurosurgeon Ben Harris, became interesting in acting while working with a company that created special effects miniatures. He started his acting career in the theater and now owns his own production company, Ten Talents Entertainment, for which he enjoys writing an producing programs that develop positive images for children. Peter, who went to school to be a dental technician, previously worked as an editor for International Modeler magazine.

Peter has guest starred in many television series such as, Seinfeld, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Charles in Charge, Hanging with Mr. Cooper, and Step By Step. He has also appeared in the daytime dramas Young and the Restless and Santa Barbara.

Peter is married and lives in Orange County, New Jersey with his wife and children, Sir Clayton (b. 12/11/90) and Petra (b. 10/28/92). His hobbies include sailing, racquetball, and watching action/adventure shows.
Acting Portfolio
TELEVISION
CSI: Miami
James Johnson
November 7, 2005

As The World Turns
Dr. Ben Harris
July 1996 to July 27, 2005; November 6 and November 9, 2009

One Life to Live
Dr. Ben Price
1994 to 1995

The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson
Gordon Jones
1990

The Family Man
Eddie Cooper
1990

New Adam 12
Officer Gus Grant
1989

Lady Killers
Zak
1988

Knight Rider
RC3 (Reginald Cornelius III)
1985-1986
Acting Portfolio
FILM
Death Before Dishonor
James
1987

A Little Off Mark
Mark
1986

Real Genius
Air Force Gate Guard
1985
Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2003)

Soap Opera Digest Awards Nomination, Favorite New Couple (1998; with Lauren B. Martin)
Image Awards Nomination, Outstanding Actor (2000)
Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Brooklyn, New York
RAISED IN: Los Angeles, California and Salt Lake City, Utah
DATE OF BIRTH: November 11, 1960
HAIR: Black
News Archives
News Archive: Lack of story prompts Parros downgrade. [Oct 31, 2005]
News Archive: Three male vets headed back to Oakdale. [Sep 14, 2009]
News Archive: Exclusive video of As the World Turns on-location shoot in Philadelphia. [Nov 2, 2009]
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