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|Known for:||All My Children, One Life to Live, Another World|
|Birth name:||David Hoyt Canary|
|Birthday:||25 August 1938, Elwood, Indiana, USA|
|Height:||5' 11½" (1.82 m)|
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TriviaWent to the University of Cincinnati on a football scholarship and graduated as a music major. Studied karate under Chuck Norris. Made his Broadway debut in JosÃ© Quintero's production of "Great Day in the Morning" starring Colleen Dewhurst, then came a draft call from the U.S. Army. He entered and won the All Army Entertainment Contest for best popular singer. Canary is married to actress Maureen Maloney, with whom he has a son and daughter. Canary also has an older daughter from a previous marriage to Julie Anderson. Trained as a singer while at college (majored in voice) and soon acting became his ambition. He followed college performances with summer stock shows and eventually Broadway. Has portrayed the roles of conniving, mercurial Adam Chandler and his loving, simple-minded twin brother Stuart on "All My Children" (1970) since 1983 and gets double pay for playing both roles. Has been nominated 16 times for daytime Emmys for playing the dual roles and has taken home 5 Emmy trophies.