Sean Kanan

Sean Kanan

Nov. 2nd, 1966
Born in
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
5' 11

Sean Kanan's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
General Hospital TV Show
General Hospital
The Bold and the Beautiful TV Show
The Bold and the Beautiful
The Outsiders TV Show
The Outsiders
Baby Boom TV Show
Baby Boom
Wild Palms TV Show
Wild Palms
Search Party TV Show
Search Party

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Sean Kanan was born in Cleveland, Ohio, but was raised in New Castle, Pennsylvania. His parents encouraged him to pursue a wide range of interests, such as acting and martial arts. One of his first roles was in the low-budget horror movie Hide and Go Shriek (1988), but the young actor is also known for his theater work, especially with Sam Shepard's plays.

  • Graduated Mercersburg Academy, Mercersburg Pa. 1985 (Same school attended by 'James Stewart (I)' (qv), 1927-28)
  • Attended Boston University where he majored in Political Science.
  • Attended Boston University for two years before graduating from UCLA with a B.A. in political science.
  • Completed his degree at UCLA.
  • Collects baseball cards from the 1940s and 1950s.
  • Has a dog named MAX.
  • During Christmas 1999, he accompanied Christie Brinkley and Al Franken as guests of Secretary of Defense William Cohen, to Bosnia and Kosovo where they entertained U.S. troops.
  • He nearly died in 1988 from injuries suffered making _The Karate Kid, Part III (1989)_ (qv).

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