The youngest of three sons, actor/director Grant Aleksander is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. While Grant is best known as The Guiding Light’s “Phillip Spaulding,” he also directed episodes of As the World Turns, and in the mid-1990′s he created the memorable role of ”Alec McIntyre” on All My Children. Aleksander played the bartender at “Mickey’s Bar” in the 1986 movie Tough Guys, starring Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas.
Aleksander attended Washington and Lee College in Virginia where he met his wife, Sherry Ramsey. He left school in his sophomore year when his acting career started to take off. but returned and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theatre in May 2012.
A vegetarian and animal lover, he lives in New York City and New Jersey with his wife Sherry Ramsey, an attorney for The Humane Society of the United States, and their collection of rescue animals.