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Phillip Spaulding
Grant Aleksander
Grant Aleksander as Phillip Spaulding
Guiding Light
Portrayed by: Jarrod Ross (1977-1981)
Grant Aleksander (1982-1984, 1986-1991, 1996-2004 & 2009)
John Bolger (1985-1986)
Duration: 1977-1981, 1982-1984, 1985-1991, 1996-2004 & 2009
First appearance: November 7, 1977
Last appearance: September 18, 2009
Cause/reason: Series finale
Created by: Bridget & Jerome Dobson
Profile
Family: Marler family
Scott family
Spaulding family
Winthrop family
Full Name: Phillip Granville Spaulding
Alias(es): Don Maynard (alias)
Harold Crumb (alias)
Gender: Male
Born: April 4, 1965
(originally April 4, 1969)
Occupation: President Spaulding Enterprises
Residence: Springfield, Illinois
Relationships
Parents: Justin Marler (biological father)
Jackie Scott (biological mother, deceased)
Alan Spaulding (adoptive father, deceased)
Elizabeth Granville (adoptive mother)
Siblings: Sam Marler (biological sister)
Gus Aitoro (adoptive paternal half-brother, deceased)
Alan-Michael Spaulding (adoptive paternal half-brother)
Peyton Spaulding (adoptive paternal half-sister)
Marital status: Beth Raines (married; ??/2010-)
Past marriage(s): Mindy Lewis (divorced; 1984)
India von Halkein (divorced; 1985-1986)
Blake Thorpe (divorced; 1989-1990)
Beth Raines (divorced; 1991-1996)
Harley Cooper (divorced; 1998-2001)
Olivia Spencer (divorced; 2004)
Children: Unnamed child (daughter, with Mindy, deceased)
Unnamed child (son, with Meredith, deceased)
Lizzie Spaulding (daughter, with Beth)
Zach Spaulding (son, with Harley)
James Spaulding (son, with Beth)
Emma Spaulding (daughter, with Olivia)
Peyton Spaulding (step-daughter)
Grandchildren: Sarah Randall (granddaughter, via Lizzie)
Unnamed child (grandson, via Lizzie)
Grandparents: Unknown man (paternal; biological, deceased)
Emily Marler (paternal; biological, deceased)
Emmett Scott (maternal; biological, deceased)
Evelyn Scott (maternal; biological, deceased)
Brandon Spaulding (paternal; adoptive, deceased)
Penelope Winthrop (paternal; adoptive, deceased)
Great-grandparents: Samuel Spaulding (paternal; adoptive, deceased)
Victoria Spaulding (paternal; adoptive, deceased)
Aunts & uncles: Ross Marler (paternal; biological, deceased)
Lainie Marler (paternal; biological)
Ben Warren (paternal; biological, deceased)
Alexandra Spaulding (paternal; adoptive)
Victoria Spaulding (paternal; adoptive, deceased)
Amanda Spaulding (paternal; adoptive)
Nieces & nephews: Rafe Rivera (adoptive nephew)
Cousins: Dinah Marler (paternal; biological)
Jason Marler (paternal; biological)
Kevin Marler (paternal; biological)
Clarissa Marler (paternal; biological)
Drew Jacobs (paternal; biological)
Brandon Luvonoczek (paternal; adoptive, deceased)
Nick Spaulding (paternal; adoptive)
Vicky Spaulding (paternal; adoptive)
Romances: Mindy Lewis (lovers; 1983-1984)
Beth Raines (dated; 1984)
Muffy Baxter (dated; 1985)
Beth Raines (dated/engaged; 1985)
Liz Atherton (affair/lovers; 1986)
Chelsea Reardon (dated/engaged; 1988-1989)
Meredith Reade (one night stand; 1989)
Beth Raines (affair/one night stand; 1990)
Fran Richkin (dated; 1996)
Harley Cooper (lovers; 1997-1998)
Beth Raines (affair/one night stand; 1999)
Beth Raines (dated; 2002)
Olivia Spencer (affair/lovers; 2003)
Olivia Spencer (dated; 2003)
Phillip Spaulding is a fictional character on the CBS daytime soap opera Guiding Light.

Actor History:Edit

  • Jarrod Ross (11/1997-12/1981; recurring)
  • Grant Aleksander (12/1982-12/1984, 12/1986-02/1991, 03/1996-11/2004 & 02/2009-09/2009)
  • John Bolger (01/1985-11/1996)

Other Information:Edit

  • Presumed deceased November 12, 2004 to May 4, 2006

Character History:Edit