Heather Ann is the daughter of Paula Smith’s sister. In a video that Maurice Benard uploaded to social media on October 26, the General Hospital leading man has to do something that he’s almost never had to: coax scene stealer Buddy the Goat to look into the camera.. © 2021 - Daily Soap Dish. General Hospital news and spoilers reveal Maurice Benard has become a Grandpa! Benard was diagnosed with bipolar when he was just 22 years of age. Together they have 4 children; Cailey Sofia Benard born in September 1994, Cassidy Rose Benard born in April 1999 and their youngest, Joshua James Benard born in December 2004 and a fourth child via adoption, Heather Ann who was adopted in 2008 after the passing of her mother, Paula's sister. He was also nominated in 1996, 1997, 2004, 2006 and 2011. The couple adopted Paula’s sister’s daughter Heather Rose after her mother’s death in 2008. Maurice has three daughters with wife Paula: Cailey Sophia, born September 18, 1994, Cassidy Rose born April 8, 1999, Heather, who was adopted in 2008. In 2006, she filed for divorce. Congratulations Heather and Phil.” Maurice’s first grandchild is named Eloise Andresen and her proud parents are Maurice’s daughter, Heather Rose and her husband Phil. General Hospital (GH) spoilers tease that Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) will cross paths with a familiar nurse – at least one who’s familiar to GH fans. He is of Nicaraguan and Salvadorian ethnicity. Eloise has made Maurice a first time grandfather and he couldn’t be happier. He tweeted out the good news saying, “Miracles do happen. He was also nominated in 1996, 1997, 2004, 2006 and 2011. Daytime Emmy Award winning Actor Maurice Benard joined the cast of General Hospital in the role of Sonny Corinthos in August 1993. Maurice shared the news of his daughter Heather’s wedding with his followers on his Instagram Stories. Benard and his family now live in Temecula, California. Travolta was not convincing as Dapper Don. You’ve got a great family and all of the love and support in the world from your fans, too. ABC ‘General Hospital’ Spoilers: Maurice Benard Shares Rare Photo Of Daughter Heather, ’90 Day Fiancé’ Spoilers: Amira Lollysa Out of the Detention Center, Andrew Kenton In Big Trouble. Maurice Benard’s cousin Marvin Benard was a well-known Major League Baseb… “‘We’re gonna give you a great life,'” he remembered saying. Benard was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at age 22. Benard was born Mauricio Jose Morales, on March 1, 1963 in Martinez, California. That’s why fans were surprised to see a new photo of him and his daughter Heather on his Instagram account, as the handsome daytime … He and his wife adopted his wife's sister's daughter, after her mother's death. Randomly, hilariously, the actor tagged Chad Duell (Michael) on his Instagram post. They have four children: three daughters and one son. Beautiful genes certainly run in the family. So for her, “it was like something cool to see an adult go through something and adapt.” A triumph over adversity kinda thing. Cailey is Benard’s eldest daughter; he and wife Paula also have Cassidy, 21, and Joshua, 15. Image: State of Mind screenshot. For this week's State Of Mind episode I’m joined by my daughter Heather. His cousin, Marvin Benard, played professional baseball. What a beauty. From the looks of it, Heather, her husband Phil, and baby Eloise are all doing well. “Miracles do happen,” he shared on Instagram along with a clip from his most recent State of Mind video he taped with his daughter, Heather. Maurice Benard’s cousin Marvin Benard was a well-known Major League Baseb… Please join us in congratulating GENERAL HOSPITAL star Maurice Benard (Sonny), who is now a grandfather! Heather and Denise were friends at one point, due to Charlie and Heather working on Spin City together. Seizing the opportunity to make some mischief, the General Hospital leading man, who’s played Sonny since 1993, suggested that “I could help you with the baby” and the delivery so that “this thing could go viral” in an instant. (You may recall the heart-melting photo below.) “Miracles do happen,” he shared on Instagram along with a clip from his most recent State of Mind video he taped with his daughter, Heather. He briefly left the show for a year-long hiatus in December 1998. However, later he recovered from it and since then has started taking the disorder seriously and even become a spokesperson for its treatment. Suffering is learning. Personal Life: Affair, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids. Maurice is a family man at heart and loves every moment that he's able to spend with his wife, his kids and the pets. Quite a few of them left comments such as, “She looks just like you! Around the same time, Denise was filing for divorce from actor Charlie Sheen. Over the past few weeks, General Hospital’ s Maurice Benard (Sonny) has been anxiously awaiting a very special arrival. You can watch the full interview above. Happy birthday to your daughter Heather,” along with, “She must have been a happy early Mother’s Day gift for you and Paula. The couple also adopted Smith's sister, Heather in 2008. They have four children: three daughters and one son. In the meantime, let us know what you think by leaving us a line with your thoughts in our comments section below. 18th September 1994), Cassidy Rose (b. ’90 Day Fiancé’ Spoilers: Larissa Lima & Eric Nichols – Are They Still Together. For his portrayal, Mr. Benard received the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in 2003. Heather and Richie were married in 1994. 270.8k Followers, 126 Following, 934 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Maurice Benard (@mauricebenard) Maurice’s daughter Heather Andresen gave birth to little Eloise Andresen on October 2. On August 11, 1990, Benard married Paula Smith. On August 11, 1990, Benard married Paula Smith. He has been married to the actress and producer who doesn’t have many works, Paula Smith, since 1990. YouTube. “And you chose us.”, Heather’s never regretted it, either. Or Heather could live with him and Paula. Maurice Benard's family is the best thing in his life, and he likes to share how much he loves them. All Rights Reserved. He and daughter Heather were discussing her pregnancy during his October 4 State of Mind vlog when she admitted that her due date had already come and gone. Maurice and Paula gave birth to 1 son and two daughters together, Joshua James, Cailey Sofia, and Cassidy Rose. 3 of 9 Daytime Emmy Award winning Actor Maurice Benard joined the cast of General Hospital in the role of Sonny Corinthos in August 1993. Netflix ‘Bridgerton’ Renewed For Season 2! Benard married Paula Smith on August 11, 1990. Sign in with Facebook Sign in with email. He captioned a photo of him and Heather Benard smiling with, “This is the epitome of our relationship, my daughter Heather has the greatest.spirit and laugh. I was disappointed in this movie because I was more interested in Gotti's story. Years of starring on a daytime drama have certainly taught Maurice Benard a thing or two about how to build suspense. For years Benard has played the protective and loving father of many children on screen. Via his latest State of the Mind episode on YouTube, he announced that his daughter Heather Rose and her husband Phil were set to welcome their first baby this fall. Maurice Benard, who portrays Sonny Corinthos on the ABC soap, has welcomed his first grandchild to the world. He is associated with ‘Mental Health America’ and is contributing well with them on bipolar disorder. Here’s what he has to say. Benard and his wife Paula are excited to welcome their new granddaughter into the world and into their hearts! Congratulations to Heather, Maurice, and the entire Benard family! Benard and his family now live in Temecula, California. Benard was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at age 22. Please join us in congratulating GENERAL HOSPITAL star Maurice Benard (Sonny), who is now a grandfather! Don’t ever change Happy birthday sweetheart LOVE YOU.”, This is the epitome of our relationship, my daughter Heather has the greatest.spirit and laugh. Benard married Paula Smith on August 11, 1990. Benard was born Mauricio Jose Morales, on March 1, 1963 in Martinez, California. Maurice, who is best known for his role as Sonny Corinthos on ‘General Hospital’, is clearly very proud of his family. If you stay in it and you get through it you’ve learned a lot. They are Cailey Sofia (b. Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now. General Hospital (GH) spoilers for the next two weeks tease that some hot drama’s in store. Joshua. 270.8k Followers, 126 Following, 934 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Maurice Benard (@mauricebenard) Copyright 2021 SheKnows Media, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC. ‘General Hospital’ airs weekdays on the ABC network. Finally, Benard and Heather discussed what it had been like for her to grow up with someone who suffers from mental illness. “Miracles do happen,” he shared on Instagram along with a clip from his most recent State of Mind video he taped with his daughter, Heather. Maurice and Paula gave birth to 1 son and two daughters together, Joshua James, Cailey Sofia, and Cassidy Rose. Benard and his wife Paula are excited to welcome their new granddaughter into the world and into their hearts! If you stay in it and you get through it you’ve learned a lot. At the age of 22, Benard was diagnosed with bi-polar disorderand Benard's on-screen counterpart Sonny, also suffers from the s… Daily Soap Dish - TV & Entertainment News. 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