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Who is Josh Swickard? Meet the General Hospital star

Josh Swickward is a name known by soap fans thanks to his role on General Hospital, but the actor is also a Netflix star as well.

With his films Roped and A California Christmas making waves on the streaming service this year, all eyes are on the actor’s next move.

Plus, the fact he is relationship with wife Lauren Swickard reads like a movie plot is making the pair instant fan favorites.

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Get to know A California Christmas star Josh Swickard (Picture: Netflix)

Here’s all you need to know about the Josh’s life and career so far.

Who is Josh Swickard?

Josh was born and raised in Quincy, Illinois, and first got into the industry as a model.

He got his start in acting through the Disney Channel, playing Todd Stetson in Liv and Maddie.

The star also appeared in an episode of K.C. Undercover alongside Zendaya.

He then landed a role on General Hospital and has also starred in Netflix romance flicks, Roped and A California Christmas.

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Josh famously plays Harrison Chase in General Hospital (Picture: ABC)

Who does Josh Swickard play in General Hospital?

Josh has played the role of detective Harrison Chase on the long-running soap opera since 2018.

He is the son of professor Gregory Chase and world-renowned journalist, Jackie Templeton, and is Dr. Hamilton Finn’s half-brother.

However, he originally auditioned to play Peter August which eventually went to Wes Ramsey.

As reported by Soap Opera Digest, ‘He originally tried out for Peter, and made it all the way to the screen-test stage before ultimately being deemed too young for the role.’

Is Josh Swickard married?

Yep, Josh is married to his co-star Lauren Swickard (formerly Lorynn York).

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Josh met his wife Lauren on the set of their film, Roped (Picture: Instagram/joshswickard)

The pair met on the set of their first film together, Roped, and began dating after they finished filming in 2017.

After they tied the knot in July 2019, the smitten couple worked together again in romantic drama, A California Christmas.

Fun fact – Lauren actually wrote the script for the hit Netflix film.

Josh gives fans plenty of updates about the pair’s life on his Instagram page – @joshswickard.


Credit: Original article published here.

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