American actor Nathaniel Marston was born on July 9, 1975 in Sharon, Connecticut. Along with his mother, he lived in five states before moving to Kauai, Hawaii at the age of three. When he was ten years old, the two of them moved to San Diego, California, then to Los Angeles, then New York and back to LA. He graduated from Beverly Hills High School like his brother, Ikaika Birtodaso. The actor is also known for having Irish and Native American descent.
Nathaniel Marston rose to fame appearing on several films and television shows. In 1996, he got the part of Jack Tisdale in the television production, Educating Matt Waters. That year, he landed a role in the horror film The Craft, which was directed by Andrew Fleming. He was next offered roles for Charmed and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but he turned them down. Later on, he remarked, “I was going to be a big movie actor. I was a jerk. I was young and didn't know any better.” Marston was next seen on the romantic comedy Love Is All There Is, starring Angelina Jolie, Dick Van Patten, Joseph Bologna, Lainie Kazan and Paul Sorvino. In 1998, Marston took on the role of Eddie Silva in the soap opera, As the World Turns. When his stint ended in 2000, he decided to portray the character Robert in the romance flick Ordinary Sinner. His next projects became playing a small part in Monday Night Mayhem. In 2002, Nathaniel Marston joined the cast of the ABC soap opera, One Life to Live. He was first given the part of character Al Holden, but was later cast in the dual role as Michael McBain in 2003. Marston is known to be the eighth person to portray Al Holden. He was a cast member of the series until November 2007, when he was fired from the show because he was arrested for assault.
Another credit that Marston holds to his name is being the co-producer of the short thriller, The Paw. The actor is also involved in an international children’s charity known as The Gabriel Project, and in the health and human services charity, the Lower Eastside Service Center.
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