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JR Chandler on the ABC Television Network's "All My Children"
Jacob Young joined the cast of "All My Children" in the coveted role of JR Chandler in September 2003, receiving a Daytime Emmy Award nomination in his first year on the show. He received his second nomination for this role in 2005.
In 2000 Mr. Young joined the cast of "General Hospital," playing to role of Lucky Spencer, and took home the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Lead Actor in May 2002.
Mr. Young portrayed Rick Forrester on "The Bold and the Beautiful," during which he received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Younger Lead Actor. His feature film credits include "The Girl Next Door," with additional television credits for the ABC movie "The Beach Boys: An All American Family" and guest starring in ABC's "Hope & Faith."
Growing up in Washington State, Mr. Young began to showcase his talent in productions of "Guys and Dolls," "Grease," "The Wizard of Oz" and "Our Town." He has performed in two ABC Daytime benefits in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. On May 9, 2006 he made his Broadway debut in Disney's "Beauty and the Beast," playing the role of
Lumière, the candlestick.
Mr. Young's talents extend beyond television, film and stage, having released his self- titled CD, "Jacob Young," in 2001.