Justin Deas

Justin Deas
Born (1948-03-30) March 30, 1948
Connellsville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Education College of William & Mary
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Margaret Colin (1988-present; 2 children)

Justin Deas (born March 30, 1948, Connellsville, Pennsylvania) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Tom Hughes #10 on As the World Turns, his role as Keith Timmons on Santa Barbara, and for his role as Buzz Cooper Sr. on Guiding Light. He held the record for most Daytime Emmy Awards in the acting categories for six Emmys until 2012 when Anthony Geary surpassed him, garnering seven.

Personal life

Deas received his Bachelor of Arts from College of William & Mary.[1] Deas married, secondly, to actress Margaret Colin (who played his onscreen wife on As the World Turns) in 1988; the couple has two sons.[2] He received


Deas played the character of Buzz Cooper on Guiding Light, a role he played from 1993–2009, when the show was cancelled. He is a six time Daytime Emmy award winner (once for As the World Turns, twice for Santa Barbara and three times for Guiding Light). He is only surpassed by Anthony Geary who holds seven Daytime Emmy Awards and is tied for second most Emmy Awards with Erika Slezak of One Life to Live, Rosie O'Donnell, and Regis Philbin who all have six. His other roles have included Dr. Bucky Carter on Ryan's Hope, Tom Hughes on As the World Turns, and Keith Timmons on Santa Barbara.[2]



  1. "Justin Deas | Soaps.com". soaps.sheknows.com. Retrieved 2016-11-18.
  2. 1 2 Justin Deas at the Internet Movie Database
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