Brandon Barash as Johnny Zacchara
Actor Brandon Barash
was born on October 4, 1979 in St. Louis, Missouri. He is the son of Jerry Barash and Susan Hughes, and the stepson of Judge Leonard Hughes III and Karen Macy Barash. He has two other siblings, namely Jordan and Alison. Brandon constantly travel between Texas and California, and spent his growing up years in both places.
During his teenage years, his ambition was to become a cardiac surgeon. He was in high school when he underwent a knee surgery just to be able to play basketball in college. It was also during high school that he first acted in a musical, after his girlfriend secretly put him in the audition. After the experience, he forgot about becoming a surgeon and focused on his new passion instead. He studied at Memorial High School in Houston, Texas and graduated from the University of Southern California with a BFA degree in Acting. Brandon also attended the Harvey Lembeck Comedy Workshop. His years of acting experiences made him an expert in the fields of stage combat, juggling, singing and voice impression. His other skills are playing the piano and speaking Spanish.
Aside from performing, Brandon Barash also enjoys a variety of sports such as racquetball, baseball, football, fencing and golf.
He was seen on shows Gilmore Girls
, Tell Me You Love Me
, Navy NCIS
: Naval Crime Investigative Service, 24
, The West Wing
and Threat Matrix. His film credits are Ten Inch Hero, Dark Mind and Crash Landing.
Johnny Zacchara is played by Brandon Barash on ABC's longest running daytime soap General Hospital
(Image courtesy of ABC)