Josh Swickard currently plays Harrison Chase on General Hospital, a role he has had since 2018. Along with working on soaps, Swickard has also guest-starred on various other shows including School of Rock and Liv & Maddie.
When he’s not busy on set, Swickard makes time for his hobbies which include skiing, dancing, hiking, and even playing the drums! From where he was born and raised to his very recent wedding, here are five fast facts you need to know about the actor!
In The Beginning
Swickard was born on July 4 and raised in central Illinois. His father, Bob, is a pastor and his mother, Gina, is a vocal coach, and he is the second oldest of four siblings. He graduated from high school and moved to Chicago to study account at College of DuPage.
After attending college for two years, Swickard decided to leave school to pursue a career in modeling. He worked for companies like Guess, Jockey, Kohl’s, and Nordstrom. He was also featured in magazines like Men’s Health and Sports Illustrated.
Swickard made his acting debut on the Disney Channel. He first appeared on the TV show K.C. Undercover, which starred Zendaya. He then had a recurring role on the show Liv & Maddie, in which he played Todd Stetson.
Continuing The Tradition
Because his father is a pastor, Swickard grew up going down to Central America on mission trips to work with various non-profit organizations. Though he’s very busy with his acting career, Swickard makes a point to continue the tradition and goes down there as often as he can to help.
Sorry ladies, he’s off the market! Swickard got engaged to his girlfriend, Lorynn York, in December 2018. The pair then tied the knot in July 2019. Swickard has shared a number of photos from their wedding on his Instagram. General Hospital (GH) airs weekdays on ABC. Check your local listings for airtimes.