Phillip Spaulding

Phillip Spaulding

Phillip Granville Spaulding is a fictional character from the CBS soap opera Guiding Light, portrayed by Grant Aleksander.

The character is the adopted son of business mogul, Alan Spaulding, and his first ex-wife, Elizabeth. Phillip has been portrayed by three different actors, with Aleksander the most notable. Aleksander joined the cast in 1982, leaving in 1984 but returning to the role in 1987. He enjoyed a five-year run before leaving again in 1991. Five years later, in 1996, he returned and played the role until November 2004, when he was presumably shot dead. In July 2005, Phillip was revealed to be alive and well when he was visited by Alan. After nearly five years, Phillip finally returned to Springfield in February 2009, remaining until the series finale on September 18, 2009. Aleksander has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award four times throughout his tenure on the show. In 1998, he was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor and in 2003, 2004 and 2005, Aleksander was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor.

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