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Tyler Christopher
Born Tyler Christopher Baker
November 11, 1972
Joliet, Illinois
Age 47
Spouse Eva Longoria (2002-04)
Brienne Pedigo (2008-present)
Children Greysun James Christopher (b.2009)
Boheme Christopher (b.2015)
General Hospital
Character Nikolas Cassadine
Connor Bishop
Duration 1996-99, 2003-11, 2011, 2013-16 (Nikolas)
2004-05 (Connor)

Tyler Christopher is an actor known for playing Nikolas Cassadine and Connor Bishop on General Hospital.


Christopher was born November 11, 1972 in Joliet, Illinois to Jimi-Ann and Jim Baker. He grew up in Delaware, Ohio the youngest of four children. He is of Native American decent through both his parents. His mother is Choctaw, and his father is Seneca. He attended Ohio Wesleyan University for 2 years prior to moving to Los Angeles.

Christopher was married to Eva Longoria from 2002-2004. From 1997 to 1999, he was in a relationship with former General Hospital actress Vanessa Marcil, who played Brenda Barrett.[1][2]

Between his marriages (2005-2007), he had an on and off relationship with actress Natalia Livingston, who played Emily Quartermaine and Rebecca Shaw.

Christopher and Brienne Pedigo publicly announced their engagement in October 2006.[3] Christopher and Pedigo married September 27, 2008.[4] The couple welcomed their first child, Greysun James Christopher on October 3, 2009.[5][6] On May 3, 2015, Christopher confirmed on his official Twitter that Pedigo had given birth to a baby girl, Boheme.[7][8]

It was announced on June 19, 2013, that Christopher is on contract.

Christopher is the cousin of Derk and Drew Cheetwood, who play Max and Milo Giambetti, respectively.


  • General Hospital (1996-1999, 2003-2011, 2013 - 2016): Nikolas Cassadine / Connor Bishop
  • Catfish in Black Bean Sauce (1999): Michael
  • Face the Music (2000): Dan
  • The Pretender / The Pretender 2001 (2000, 2001): Ethan
  • Charmed (2000): Anton
  • Angel (2000): Bret Folger
  • Family Law (2000): Neil Lurnston
  • Days of our Lives (2001, 2018 - Present): Signore Christofero / Stefan DiMera
  • Felicity (2001): Clubgoer
  • Out of the Black (2001): Cole Malby
  • Same's Circus (2001): Sgt. Samuel Van Handle
  • Special Unit 2 (2001): Det. Davie Scott
  • US SEALS 3: Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002): Navy SEAL Captain (Lieutenant) Rick Jefferies
  • The Twilight Zone (2002): Dr. Jay Ferguson
  • One for the Money (2002): Joe Morelli
  • The Division (2002): Seaman Stan Bellows
  • JAG (2002): Gunnery Sergeant Joe Akers
  • Boomtown (2002): Holden McKay
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2002): Billy Rattison
  • Crossing Jordan (2003): Officer Fisher
  • Into the West (2005): Jacob Wheeler Jr.
  • Secrets of a Small Town (2006): Grant Wilson
  • Raven (2009): Vlad
  • The New York City Kitties (2009): Alexandar Vander Plarr / Handsome Devil (in development)
  • The Lying Game (2011 - Present): Dan Whitehorse


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