Fridays 12:00 AM

Billy Magnussen: Read for Role on As the World Turns

by at . Comments
Billy Magnussen PicHe's the new Casey Hughes.

But what do we really know about actor Billy Magnussen? was determined to find out... Tell us a little about yourself.
Billy Magnussen: I was born in Queens then I moved to Atlanta, Georgia. I lived there for 10 years. I went to college at the wonderful and amazing North Carolina School of the Arts. I have two little, awesome brothers. My parents are amazing and really supportive of what I do. Let's see what else. I was a jock growing up--football, lacrosse, soccer, basketball.

My brother is unstoppable right now as a heavyweight. He's amazing and only in high school. I also play the guitar and I'm in a band. We are just playing around here but we want to go out. We totally rock out! How did the role on As the World Turns come about?
Billy Magnussen: Actually when I was in college, I had auditioned through my agent and I had put myself on tape and then they were interested so I came up to audition. Long story short, I didn't get the character that I was auditioning for. But, then the recast of Casey opened up and they remembered me so I was brought back in to test. I tested with Marnie Schulenburg (Alison).

Read the full interview with the actor now.

Matt Richenthal is the Editor in Chief of TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter and on Google+.

Like Us On Facebook

Want more As the World Turns?

Sign up for our daily newsletter and receive the latest tv news delivered to your inbox for free!

More From TV Fanatic


As the World Turns Spoilers: January 11-15

What is about to go down on As the World Turns? These spoilers reveal some answers.

As the World Turns Spoilers: January 4-8

It's a new year on As the World Turns. These developments take place next week on the show.

Eric Sheffer Stevens Lands Recurring Role on As the World Turns

Eric Sheffer Stevens is coming to As the World Tuns. He'll recur as Dr. Reid Oliver.

As the World Turns Spoilers for the Week of December 28

We know how As the World Turns will end 2009. Read on for a handful of spoilers.