June 28, 2020

Actor Sean Kanan | Studio City an Amazon Prime Original "A Love Letter to Soap Operas"

Brett's guest today is Sean Kanan. He is an American actor and TV host, best known for his portrayals of A. J. Quartermaine on General Hospital, Deacon Sharpe on The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless, and Mike Barnes in The Karate Kid Part III. He currently has an Emmy Nominated show streaming on Amazon Prime, Studio City.

On the comedy stage, Kanan has performed at some of the countries leading clubs including the Laugh Factory, the Comedy Store, Dangerfield's, the Brokerage, Uncle Vinny's and other venues. On the theater stage, he has performed in Sam Shepard's True West twice, once at the Zephyr theater and once at the Palm Canyon Theater.

Sean penned The Modern Gentleman; Cooking and Entertaining with Sean Kanan (Dunham Books) and Secret of My Success. Kanan co-hosted a celebrity parenting radio talk show called Kanan's Rules, available for download on iTunes podcast. Sean Kanan spends his free time studying martial arts, writing scripts, cooking, performing his stand-up routine and further pursuing the study of the Italian, French, Mandarin, Russian and Japanese language. 

Sean also dedicates much of his time to numerous charitable and nonprofit endeavors including ASPCA, anti-bullying and the Red Cross.

Here is some of what we talked about.

  • How the Karate Kid III and playing Ralph Machio's nemesis changed his entire life.
  • His new, Emmy nominated show, "Studio City" is a love letter to Hollywood and the world of Soap Operas.
  • Directing his daughter.
  • What drives him as a creative.
  • Lessons learned from a young Hollywood Sean

You can stream Studio City on Amazon Prime here!


Plus much more.

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