Cameron Mathison joined the cast of All My Children in early 1998 as the hunky Ryan Lavery
. He exited in 2002 when his contract expired, but returned with a bang in 2003.
Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, Mathison made his feature film debut in the 1998 Miramax release, "54," a film based on the legendary disco in New York City, Studio 54. He played a bartender. His television credits include "F/X—The Series," “JAG,” “CSI,” “The Drew Carey Show,” and “Hope & Faith,” and the television movies, "Any Mother’s Son" and “See Jane Date” along with the feature films “Washed Up” and “Longshot,” where he appears uncredited. He is the host of SOAPNet's "I Wanna Be a Soap Star," and also serves as a correspondent for the entertainment news magazine show "Extra."
Mathison attended McGill University in Montreal and graduated with a Bachelor of civil engineering degree. When he joined “AMC,” Mathison won the Male Newcomer award at the Soap Opera Awards. He was nominated for a Daytime Emmy in 2002.
In his free time, Mathison is quite the avid sports fan and competitor. He enjoys golfing and skiing in the mountains of Colorado. He has trained for a triathlon, and participates in celebrity golf tournaments. Mathison also has a passion for photography and taking off his shirt for his millions of fans.
Mathison resides in Manhattan with his wife and son, Lucas. He celebrates his birthday on August 25th.
DID YOU KNOW?
Mathison’s middle name is Arthur. When he was a child, he suffered a debilitating illness.