We Love Soaps has always enjoyed speaking with Emmy Award-winning actor Maurice Benard, who has played Sonny Corinthos in GENERAL HOSPITAL since 1993. Below are links to three separate interviews conducted with Benard: December 2010, June 2011, and April 2013.
Part 1 - Benard discussed performing live, how he got into acting, playing comedy, working on ALL MY CHILDREN and landing the role of Sonny.
Part 2 - Benard shared memories from his GENERAL HOSPITAL career, working on his latest indie film, being an animal love, and learning to "live in the moment."
Part 1 - Benard discussed Sonny's evolution on GH, and his ongoing struggles maintaining symptoms of Bipolar.
Part 2 - Benard shared more about his experience of portraying Sonny, keeping the role fresh, dealing with Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo (Brenda) leaving the show, as well as his own future aspirations.
GH50 - Benard said it was "an honor to be on the show as long as I have been on" at GENERAL HOSPITAL's 50th Anniversary event at the Paley Center. He also previewed his upcoming movie The Ghost and The Whale.