Get to Know a Soap Opera Star: Brandon Buddy

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Brandon Buddy has played has played the role of Cole Thornhart on One Life to Live since October 10, 2006. But that's pretty much common knowledge.

But here are a few fun facts that only the most die-hard of Buddy fans would have known before:

  • He appeared in a music video for New York dance band Dangerous Muse for the song "The Rejection." Brandon was initially picked for the part of a boy who rejects a girl because he's interested in boys, but at the last minute, the director brought in a friend to do the scene. You can still catch a glimpse of a shirtless Buddy changing in a locker room scene, though.
  • Because of his stepfather's job, most of Buddy's childhood was spent relocating from city to city, including a move to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, the hometown of co-star Forbes March (Nash Brennan).
  • Enjoys playing football and baseball, and hanging out with co-stars in his spare time.

Here are a few memorable quotes from the actor:

"I sang in my shower before, but I've never done anything recorded like that." — On being asked to sing in Prom Night: The Musical on the show, Soap Opera Digest, 7/3/2007

"She's a looker. I was gonna go knock on her door and have a little chat, but I saw her security guard and I was [thinking], ‘That's not a good idea. He would, like, kill me with one punch.' " — On nearly meeting pop star Nelly Furtado when she appeared on OLTL, Soap Opera Digest 1/23/2007

"I played until everyone got bigger than me [laughs]." — On playing football before playing jock Cole, Soap Opera Weekly, 12/12/2006

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He is so Cute.


i love brandon buddy! he is absoultely perfect & sweet.


its me again i love you cole e-mail me at did you here a girlfriend ok bye


cole did you here a girlfriend mail me at love ya ok bye


i love starr and cole in love with cole but did tl starr ok


Hey brandon .. OMFG you are gorgeous! ... i cant watch the show all the time cause i have school but when i do i make sure i see you :P i dont know what it is but i must have a thing for brandons .. cause i like 3 brandons right now .. but your most definatly my fave ... kristen is a lucky girl to be able to act with you .. i would love to do that .. lovee always Bailey MUAHH!


i meet him at super soap weekend he is so hot.


omg, your sooooo hot :]
pshhh your the only reason why
i just started watching this show.


omg omg ur sooooo hott im ur biggest fan i watch the show everyday and i love it but i love u sexy thang more i love u love kaila


My name is Nicole.
you better come home to starr.
she is very worried about you.
Cole I know your father would want you to come home save and sound.
I Love you Cole.