Eric Martsolf has been a staple on NBC Daytime since 2002 when he debuted as Ethan on Passions. After that soap ended in 2008, Days of our Lives scooped him up immediately to play the role of Brady Black.
Exclusive Interview With DAYS Eric Martsolf
Eric Martsolf won the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his work as the son of John Black and the late Isabella Toscano on Days of our Lives in 2014. The fan-favorite did a fun QA with Soap Hub to reveal the man behind the actor.
What is your motto?
If it feels good, do it.
How are you doing given the current situation?
Bored, craving socialization, yet masked up and doing my part.
What is the most unusual photo on your smartphone?
A David Hasselhoff in leather underwear “birthday greeting.”
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
I say “stop doing that” to my boys incessantly.
What’s the first career young Eric Martsolf dreamed of having?
What does your dream day look like?
Waking up without back pain, solid workout, car wash, golf, red wine, and some “dessert.”
If you could take a three-week vacation, where would you go?
All over Europe. I’ve yet to go, and it needs to happen.
If you could instantly become an expert in something, what would it be?
Developmental Cancer treatment.
Your perfect sandwich, what ingredients should it include?
The Philly Cheesesteak with green onions served hot off the grill.
If you didn’t have to sleep, what would you do with the extra time?
Find friends to laugh with.
What is a dream you have that you’ve yet to achieve?
Has anything ever happened to you that you could not, and cannot, explain?
Somehow I have been afforded the luxury of literally playing pretend for a living. It still baffles me.
What does Eric Martsolf give a damn about?
The future. I need to leave a good one in place for those boys of mine.
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