GENERAL HOSPITAL Star Maurice Benard Answers Fans’ Questions!
Recently, Maurice Benard (Sonny, GENERAL HOSPITAL) took to Twitter to let fans ask him any questions they liked, and provided them with whatever answers he was able to give.
Browse through this gallery of highlights to find out his answers to some of the tough questions like bringing his Bipolar Disorder to the screen, who his favorite GH leading lady is, and what he sees next for Sonny!
For more on the stars of GH, keep reading the ABC edition of Soaps In Depth magazine!
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Q: Have you and Steve Burton (ex-Jason; Dylan, THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS) kept in touch?
A: Just talked to him yesterday. He’s my brother.
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Q: Was it hard to decide to bring your Bipolar Disorder on screen? It’s very helpful for those that don’t understand it. Thanks!
A: It’s been worth everything.
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Q: How do you feel with Ingo Rademacher (Jax) coming back to GH?
A: Let the games begin! Ingo and I are friends.
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Q: Who is your favorite leading lady that you’ve ever worked with on GH?
A: Avery [played by twins Ava and Grace Scarola].
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Q: What is your favorite thing to do outside of acting and being with family?
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Q: What do you like the best about playing Sonny?
A: He takes nothing from nobody!
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Q: When playing the emotions of a scene, is it easy to channel whatever emotion is required for that scene?
A: I usually go to my own life.
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Q: Do you have another movie coming up soon?
A: I just finished a film called Hold On. Had a great experience.
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Q: Loved you in The Ghost and the Whale. Have you been enjoying your time off?
A: Glad you liked the film. Love my time off!
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Q: Did you have anything to do with Morgan having Bipolar Disorder?
A: No, that was Frank [Valentini]’s idea, the executive producer. Very smart.
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Q: Sorry if this is too personal, but what do you do if your mood just sinks for no reason? How do you handle it?
A: Don’t stop doing everything you were doing. Working out, reading, getting out of the house…
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Q: What direction do you see Sonny going next?
A: I think I’ve done it all.