During the recent episode of GENERAL HOSPITAL where Kevin was playing Santa for the tykes at the hospital, portrayer Jon Lindstrom took to Twitter to answer questions from fans — and while they asked about his festive costume, there was so much more to reveal!
(Photo Credit: Steven Bergman)
Browse through the gallery below to find out whether he thinks Kevin’s evil twin is truly dead forever, whether he thinks Laura and Kevin’s love can stand the test of time, what it’s like working with the legendary Genie Francis (Laura), and who in Port Charles needs the most therapy!
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Jon Lindstrom Qa 01
Q: Any chance we can get you on contract or at least into the opening credits? Need to make sure you stay put!
A: That’s a good question, man. I don’t know what it takes. :)
Jon Lindstrom Qa 05
Q: How long have you been roaming the halls of GH?
A: I started GH in May of 1992. First airdate was that June, I think. Long time!
Jon Lindstrom Qa 12
Q: Are we going to see scenes between Kevin and Sam?
A: I did that already. Ha! [On PORT CHARLES, where Kelly Monaco (Sam) played Kevin's daughter, Livvie.]
Jon Lindstrom Qa 02
Q: Have you ever played in a band or wrote a song before?
A: Yes! I was in a band called The High Lonesome for many years. Even did an album. You can check out the band here: jonlindstrom.com/store
Jon Lindstrom Qa 03
Q: Do you still take classes, get headshots, audition? What’s it like for a ‘made it’ actor?
A: Still do headshots. Doing theater is kind of like ‘class’ now. And I write a lot.
Jon Lindstrom Qa 13
Q: Do you and Genie Francis (Laura) have fun on set? Do you two work well together?
A: We always have fun. She’s got a great sense of humor. Good laughs!
Jon Lindstrom Qa 06
Q: Do you think Ryan could still be alive, and would you want to play him again?
A: I say, ‘Why not?’ Ryan was a great one to play. I think if [writers] Jean [Passanante] and Shelly [Altman] and [executive producer] Frank [Valentini] want to do it, it would be amazing and they’d do a terrific job.
Jon Lindstrom Qa 15
Q: What do you do in your down time?
A: Hang with my beautiful wife [Cady McClain (Dixie, AMC)] Watch movies. Play drums. Chill is the order of the day.
Jon Lindstrom Qa 04
Q: Who is your favorite band or singer?
A: Probably Deep Purple. Love me some rock’n’roll!
Jon Lindstrom Qa 16
Q: What’s it like playing the man who finally won Laura from Scotty and the legendary Luke Spencer? Must feel awesome!
A: Like my shoes just grew nine sizes. Talk about big ones to fill!
Jon Lindstrom Qa 14
Q: Do you have any hidden talents?
A: I keep everything hidden. Even my talent.
Jon Lindstrom Qa 11
Q: How did you like playing Santa Claus?
A: Playing Santa was great fun! Especially with the little kids around. They weren’t sure if I was ‘real.’
Jon Lindstrom Qa 07
Q: Are you good friends with Lynn Herring (Lucy) in real life?
A: Yes, Lynn and I have always been friends. I think we always will. I have great respect for her.
Jon Lindstrom Qa 09
Q: Any new clients for Kevin? Several GH characters (Franco and Elizabeth) could use some counseling.
A: It’s an endless stream, isn’t it? The whole damn town could use some!
Jon Lindstrom Qa 10
Q: Do you believe that Kevin has fallen for Laura?
A: He’s absolutely fallen for her. I think she’s good for him.
Jon Lindstrom Qa 08
Q: Are we going to get some more Dante and Kevin coming up?
A: I’d like to work with Dominic Zamprogna (Dante) more. He’s a very talented guy.
Hayley Erin Q&A 05