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Brandon Buddy - Actor Profile and Biography


Brandon Buddy - Actor Profile and Biography

Actor Brandon Buddy, who portrays Cole Thornhart on ABC's 'One Life to Live'

Copyright by Patti Hughes, 2010

Character on 'One Life to Live':

Date of First Appearance on OLTL:

October 10, 2006

Date of Birth and Location:

November 26, 1985 in Round Rock, Texas

Full Name:

Brandon Robert Buddy


Bruce and Jan


Kristin and Paul

Interesting Facts About Brandon Buddy:

  • Brandon has green eyes and is 5’10”.
  • His favorite color is green.
  • He is an avid sports fanatic.
  • Brandon moved around the globe due to his father’s job.
  • Brandon lived in the same Canadian town as Forbes March (ex-Nash, OLTL).
  • Was in the Honor Choir.
  • Filmography:


    Cast in the pilot, Hero’s Welcome in LA
    One Life to Live … as Cole Thornhart, 2006-Present


    Brandon appeared in a music video for the New York dance band Dangerous Muse for their video “Rejection” which showed him shirtless in a locker room.

    Biography and Credits:

    Brandon was born in Round Rock, Texas but moved around to several states including Georgia, South Carolina and Florida due to his father’s career in hospitality all before graduating from Lake Region High School in 2003 in Texas. While in high school, Brandon was in the play production of Guys and Dolls at the insistence of his sister, Kristin.

    Brandon moved to Los Angeles, California to take acting classes and audition at the suggestion of an agent when he was 18 years old. He read a lot and admits to very little auditioning but landed the part in a pilot called Hero’s Welcome . He moved back to Texas and soon after, was cast in the role of rebellious teen, Cole Thornhart on One Life to Live in 2006 where he made his final move to Manhattan.

    Brandon is an avid sports fanatic and plays golf, tennis, wakeboarding, darts, video games, baseball and football and his favorite teams are Longhorns, Giants and Yankees. Brandon hangs out with OLTL cast members, enjoys movies and working out and whenever possible, visits his family in Austin, Texas. Brandon would like to return to school to pursue an Associates Degree, but for now he is thriving in his role on One Life to Live .

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