- Full Name Sean Blakemore
- Occupation Actor, Former model
- Nationality American
- Birthplace St. Louis, Missouri, USA
- Birth Date Aug 10, 1967
- Age 55 Years, 5 Months
- Height 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)
Sean Blakemore | BiographyAppeared in TV shows like 'The Young and The Restless' & 'Days of Our Lives'
Blakemore joined the cast of 'General Hospital' in 2003 as Chase Wright. However, in 2003, he appeared in only two episodes and left the show. Later, he returned to the show in 2011 as the series regular cast Shawn Butler. Since then, he has continued to appear on the medical drama and has credit for over 280 episodes as of January 2022.
Sean Blakemore is a renowned American TV and film actor. He has primarily gained fame for his longtime appearance as Shawn Butler in the ABC soap opera General Hospital.
Who is Sean Blakemore?
Sean Blakemore is a former model and Emmy award-winning actor. Moreover, he is also a painter and has shared several of his artworks on his Instagram handle.
Blakemore's acting career began in 1996 and has spanned over 25 years. Over this time, he has worked in around 69 TV series and films. The actor debuted with a minor role in the 1996 TV movie Soul of the Game. Later, in 2000, he landed a role in the movie The Playaz Court as Officer Jones.
His most notable appearances include General Hospital (2003-2022 TV series), The Young and The Restless (2004 TV series), Blackout (2007 film), Days of Our Lives (2008-2009 TV series), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013 film), The Quad (2017-2018 TV series), Close Up (2020 TV movie), and many more.
Early Bio and Education
Sean Blakemore was born in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, on 10 August 1967. He has not disclosed much information about his parents. However, his single mother raised him alongside his six siblings. He has a brother named Ronnell and five sisters, namely Yvette, Yvonne, Kim, Rechelle, and Sharon.
Blakemore received his formal education up to high school from Hazelwood East High School in St. Louis, Missouri. After that, he began his modeling career and gained popularity. However, he later quit modeling and relocated to Los Angeles in search of opportunities in acting.
General Hospital is one of the longest-running daytime soap operas on the ABC channel. The show was first released on 1 April 1963 and is still airing on ABC.
Through continuous runs for over 58 years now, there are over 14,966 episodes. In addition, the series has won around 300 different awards and has received at least 637 award nominations to date.
Blakemore joined the cast of General Hospital in 2003 as the recurring character, Chase Wright. However, in 2003, he appeared in only two episodes and left.
Later, he returned to the show in 2011 as the series regular cast Shawn Butler. Since then, he has continued to appear on the medical drama and has credit for over 280 episodes as of January 2022.
Furthermore, Blakemore has won several awards for his contribution to the daytime soap opera. He won the 'Daytime Emmy Award' for 'Outstanding Supporting Actor in Drama Series' in 2016. Prior to that, he was nominated in the same category for the 'Daytime Emmy' in 2012.
Blakemore has recently shared a throwback picture with his daughter and his 2016 'Emmy Award.' The post suggests that he feels very blessed to have his daughter in his life.
Blakemore married his wife Nadyia Jones on 19 June 2010. Jones and Blakemore are parents to their only daughter Jersey, born in May 2013. Other than that, he has kept his family life information private from the public and has said nothing about his love life or marriage.
Jones is a former actress and singer. Her first on-screen appearance was as a Chicago Showgirl in the 2006 film Idlewild. Later, she appeared as a loft dancer in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008 film) and as the Dancing Bride in Jump the Broom: A Musical (2009 short film).