Hart Jessup
Frank Grillo
Frank Grillo as Hart Jessup
Guiding Light
Portrayed by: Jeff Phillips (1990-1991)
Leonard Staab (1992-1993)
Sean McDermott (1993-1994)
Marshall Hilliard (1995-1996)
Frank Grillo (1996-1999)
Duration: 1990-1992, 1993-1994 & 1995-1999
First appearance: April 2, 1990
Last appearance: March 1, 1999
Cause/reason: Death from Murder
Created by: Stephen Demorest
James E. Reilly
Nancy Curlee
Family: Thorpe family
Gender: Male
Born: 1960s
Died: March 1, 1999
Cause of death: Accidentally shot and killed by Dinah Marler
Occupation: Farmer
Residence: Springfield, Illinois
Parents: Roger Thorpe
(father, deceased)
Laura Jessup
(mother, deceased)
Siblings: Sebastian Hulce
(paternal half-brother)
Christina "Blake" Thorpe
(paternal half-sister)
Marital status: Cassandra "Cassie" Rae
(dated/engaged; 12/1998-03/1999)
Past marriage(s): Dinah Marler
(divorced; 1998-1999)
Children: Peter Reardon
(son, with Bridget)
Roger Joshua "R.J." Winslow
(son, with Cassie)
Grandparents: Adam Thorpe
(paternal grandfather, deceased)
Marjorie Thorpe
(paternal grandmother, deceased)
Peter Jessup
(maternal grandfather, deceased)
Unknown woman
(maternal grandmother, deceased)
Nieces and nephews: Jason Marler
Kevin Marler
Clarissa Marler
Romances: Julie Camaletti
Bridget Reardon
(one night stand)
Dinah Marler
Dinah Marler
Cassandra "Cassie" Rae
Cassandra "Cassie" Rae

Hart Jessup was a fictional character on the CBS daytime soap opera Guiding Light.

Actor History:Edit

  • Jeff Phillips (04/1990-06/1991)
  • Leonard Staab (03/1992-08/1993)
  • Sean McDermott (08/1993-10/1994)
  • Marshall Hilliard (10/1995-06/1996)
  • Frank Grillo (05/1996-03/1999)

Character History:Edit

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