Thorsten Kaye

Thorsten Kaye plays the wealthy casino owner, Zach Slater, a role for which he received a Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in 2006.

He has worked in a number of television series, including Sliders, Law & Order, Nothing Lasts Forever and Air America. Kaye has also appeared on the London stage in such plays as The Winter's Tale, Love for Love and Tartuffe.

Upon earning his master's degree in theater and theater history, Kaye joined the Hilberry Repertory Theatre Company in Detroit. He has also published a book of original poetry entitled From Timber Ridge to Daymer Gardens, with Dorothy Bridges, widow of actor Lloyd Bridges.

Kaye played rugby throughout Europe before enrolling in graduate school at Wayne State University.

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All My Children Quotes

Greenlee Smythe du Pres Lavery: How long? How long have you known that you love me?
Ryan Lavery: Well, I know - you know, I know I've been falling for a while.
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: You didn't say a word?
Ryan Lavery: I wouldn't let myself, not until I was absolutely dead sure.
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: That...
Ryan Lavery: That I could love you as much as Leo did. You remember that day in the park when you said that you were waiting for someone to give you that kind of love, the whole heart kind? Well, now I can. My whole heart is yours.

Ryan Lavery: I got halfway to the Valley Inn, and I stopped. What the hell was I thinking?
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: I hated that you left.
Ryan Lavery: You're my wife. You're my beautiful wife. I'd be an idiot to be anywhere else.
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: I love you so much.
Ryan Lavery: I love you. This is where I should be, now and always. Come here. Come here.