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Ryan Carnes
Born Ryan Gregg Carnes
November 21, 1982
Pittsfield, Illinois
Age 36
General Hospital
Character Lucas Jones
Phil Brewer
Duration 2004-05; 2014-present (Lucas)
2015 (Phil)

Ryan Gregg Carnes[1] (born November 21, 1982) is an American actor.

Born in Pittsfield, Illinois, he attended Duke University where he was a member of DUMB, the Duke University Marching Band.[2] He is working on collaborations with other musicians.

In 2003, Carnes was part of a national campaign for Nintendo which was both in print and commercial. Carnes first started acting in 2004 when he became the ninth actor to portray Lucas Jones on the ABC soap opera General Hospital from July 2004 until September 2005.

After he left, General Hospital, he was replaced by Ben Hogestyn. From 2004 to 2006, Carnes had a recurring role on Desperate Housewives as Justin, the love interest of Andrew Van de Kamp, played by Shawn Pyfrom.

Carnes starred in the 2004 film Eating Out and the 2006 film Surf School. He also starred in the video for the song "Mistake" by Australian actress and singer Stephanie McIntosh.


Carnes as Doctor Phil

Carnes appeared in two episodes of the British science-fiction drama series Doctor Who—"Daleks in Manhattan" and "Evolution of the Daleks", in which he played Laszlo, who was turned into a half-human, half-pig slave. In the 2008 horror film Trailer Park of Terror, based on the Imperium comic series of the same name, Carnes plays an arrogant teenager called Alex. He also starred as the title character in the Syfy miniseries The Phantom, based on Lee Falk's comic strip The Phantom.

It was reported on December 11, 2013 that Carnes would reprise the role of Lucas on General Hospital[3] returning on January 17, 2014.

Ryan portrayed the legendary Dr. Phil Brewer, in a flashback episode in honor of GH's 52th anniversary in 2015.


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