Roger Howarth

Actor Biography

Daytime Emmy Award-winning actor Roger Howarth took over the role of Franco Baldwin in 2013. Howarth was born in Westchester County, NY and decided to pursue acting following one semester at George Washington University. He enrolled at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center and performed at such prestigious regional theater centers as Williamstown (MA), Stagetown (Springfield, MA) and the Cleveland Playhouse. In addition, he has appeared in a New York Shakespeare Festival production of Macbeth, and as Probst in the WPA's The White Rose. He was selected through a nationwide talent search and subsequently won roles on LOVING and GUIDING LIGHT. Howarth created the role of "Todd Manning" on ABC's ONE LIFE TO LIVE in December 1992. He was awarded the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor in 1994. Howarth appeared on OLTL from 1992-2003 and returned to the role again in 2011. Other television credits include: THE FLASH, CALIFORNICATION, PREY, DAWSON'S CREEK, and AS THE WORLD TURNS. Howarth made his Broadway debut in The White Rose. His theatre credits also include: Henry IV, Passions, You Touched Me, and Mother Courage and Orestes. In 1999, he appeared in James Goldman's Broadway production of The Lion in Winter alongside Stockard Channing and Laurence Fishburne. Howarth currently resides in NYC with his wife, Cari and their two children.