Thorsten Kaye is a German-British actor who is known for appearing in soap operas like One Life to Live, General Hospital, and All My Children. Besides acting, he is a writer too. Kaye has released books including Rock the Soap and From Timber Ridge to Daymer Gardens.
Thorsten Kaye was born Thorsten Ernst Kieselbach on February 22, 1966, in Frankfurt, Germany under the birth sign of Pisces. However, when he was little, his parents moved to London where he was raised. Later in 1985, he left London and went to the United States on a scholarship to the United States International University in San Diego.
Thorsten majored in physical education and minored in drama. Later, he changed his major subject to drama and received his bachelor’s degree in fine arts.
Following years of a rugby union tour through Europe, he enrolled at Wayne State University in Detroit. He earned his master’s degree in theater and theater history.
Thorsten Kaye is a married man. He married his longtime girlfriend Susan Haskell, a Canadian actress, however, they have not revealed the date of their marriage.
The couple started dating each other back in 1996. He first met her on the set of One Life to Live where they worked together.
Furthermore, Susan gave birth to her first daughter when she was still in a relationship with Thorsten. Her first daughter McKenna was born in 2003 and her second daughter Marlowe on January 28, 2007.
Thorsten Kaye has an estimated net worth of around $1 million. As an actor, he was able to collect a decent amount of money. According to the source, the average salary of an actor/actress is around $50,313 with a median bonus of $1,015.
Talking about his career, at the age of 17, his debut role was in Wicked Witch of the West when he was in England. Kaye even played some of the most unforgettable roles in classical theater from Macbeth to Mark Antony.
Later, when he moved to Los Angeles, he garnered roles in many television projects. In 2000, he was featured in the movie Shark Attack 2 after leaving One Life to Live. From 1995 to 1997, Thorsten played his role on ABC’s One Life to Live.
In 2000, he accepted the role of the dedicated physician Ian Thornhart on the ABC daytime soap Port Charles from 2000 to 2003. Until now he has portrayed his role in many theatres including Sliders, Law & Order, and Air America.
In 1996, he portrayed the role of Jasper in the movie The Silencers. Later he appeared in The Prophet’s Game (2000), Occupant (2011), and Animal (2014).
Some of the television roles that he played in include Deadly Desire (1991), Falcone (2000), Falling Water (2016), Smash (2012-2013), and other more.
Besides, acting he is also a writer and has published a book of original poetry entitled From Timber Ridge to Daymer Gardens, with Dorothy Bridges. In 2009, he published his children’s book titled Rock the Soap.