There’s a handsome new rookie on the Port Charles police force, and Michael Blake Kruse is portraying Rory Cabrera. General Hospital fans, no doubt, have noticed the cop guarding Trina Robinson since she was wrongly accused of filming and releasing a sex tape featuring her best friend Josslyn Jacks and her boyfriend, Cameron Webber.
Michael Blake Kruse Joins General Hospital
Kruse, who signed his first professional talent contract in 2010, has appeared in an array of commercials and print campaigns for Samsung, Nike, Amazon, Google, Apple, and Coca-Cola. Plus, he has some notable acting credits including a guest spot as Felix Pelgado on Season 17 of Grey’s Anatomy and the role of John in the Lifetime movie Dead in the Water.
Want to learn more about the actor? Here are seven things to know about Michael Blake Kruse.
1. Kruse was born in Camp Pendleton, CA — the major West Coast base of the United States Marine Corps in which both of his parents served.
2. He was a big sports enthusiast growing up, participating competitively in baseball, football, wrestling, and track at BCLUW High School in Conrad, IA. Upon graduation, he went on to play baseball at Central College in Pella, IA.
3. Sports, however, weren’t his only focus in college. Kruse earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology in 2012.
4. Kruse got his big break when we landed a guest spot on the hit CBS series Criminal Minds, a show he’d repeatedly auditioned for after moving to LA. He was cast as a suspect named Billy Hanes in the episode titled “Saturday.”
5. Michael Blake Kruse is a happily married man. The actor wed his longtime girlfriend, Cara, on August 3, 2019.
6. The couple welcomed their first child, daughter Harlow Blake Kruse, in November of 2020. The actor is quite taken with and committed to fatherhood. “I’m grateful to be in the club. I don’t take this role lightly, and I’ve been blessed to have so many men in my life who have always been present with their kids, including my own dad,” said Kruse in an Instagram post.
7. As for hobbies and interests, Kruse is totally into jiu-jitsu, Disneyland, and Dodger games, and enjoys going to spending time with his two dogs, Cali and Koko.
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