David Canary

David Canary is one of the longest tenured actors on All My Children. He came to prominence on the show Bonanza and has portrayed Adam and Stuart Chandler since 1983.

In 1981, Canary assumed the role of Steve Frame on the soap opera Another World. After that, he joined the cast of AMC in the role of cunning Adam. The following year, he was also cast as Adam's meek twin brother, Stuart. He has played the twins ever since - and as per SAG stipulations, gets paid double for performing two parts.

As the winner of five Daytime Emmy Awards for Best Actor, Canary has also been nominated an additional 10 times. He has performed in such musicals as, "Man of La Mancha", "Sweeny Todd", "Kismet" and "Carousel."

The actor is married to actress Maureen Maloney, with whom he has a son and daughter. Canary also has an older daughter from a previous marriage. He is the brother of actor John Canary, who once had a role on All My Children.

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Adam Chandler All My Children
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All My Children Quotes

Kendall Hart Cambias: No way. A kiss on the boo-boo and that makes it all better? How the hell could she be so patronizing?
Ryan Lavery: This is not the time...
Kendall Hart Cambias: No, no, really, how can she do this to Bianca? After this pretty little show. She'll have her prefect baby, her perfect marriage, and her perfect life, and what the hell will Bianca have?
Bianca Montgomery: Kendall, it's all right.
Kendall Hart Cambias: No, Bianca, it really isn't all right. She's not doing this to ease your pain. She's doing this to cover her own pathetic guilt. Isn't that right, Babe? Isn't that what you're doing?
Arabella 'Babe' Carey Cramer Chandler: No.
Kendall Hart Cambias: Oh, really, no? ok, well you know what, you don't deserve a happily ever after, Babe, and after everything you've done, you will never, ever get it. Your fairy tale will crash and burn, and you'll deserve everything you get.
Bianca Montgomery: Kendall, don't.
Kendall Hart Cambias: And when the sky falls, you'll remember this day and exactly what I said.
Myrtle Lum Fargate: Time to hide those spinning wheels.
Kendall Hart Cambias: This had to be said, Bianca. You cannot believe a word out of that girl's mouth.
Bianca Montgomery: She's my friend!
Kendall Hart Cambias: She's a user. She doesn't care who she guts on the way. She's only out for herself. Isn't that right Babe?

Simone Torres: Greenlee regrets what she did to you. If you would only meet her halfway.
Kendall Hart: No, not even to direct her the rest of the way to hell.