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Jason Thompson
Jason Thompson joined the cast of THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS in January of 2016 as Billy Abbott.

Born in St. Albert, Canada, Thompson worked successfully in commercials and modeling before transitioning to acting. He joined the cast of General Hospital in November of 2005 as Dr. Patrick Drake and received five Daytime Emmy Award nominations for his work.

In 2020, Jason received a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his work on Y&R. He received additional nominations in the Lead Actor category in both 2022 and 2023.

His past film and television credits include “Wishmaster 4: The Prophecy”, “Divide”, “Castle”, “90210” and “Felicity”.

In his hometown of Edmonton, Canada he is part owner of the successful gastro pubs Redstar and The Bower and a coffeeshop, Lock Stock.

Jason lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Paloma. They are the proud parents of their son, Bowie and daughter, Rome Coco. Music has been a major part of his life as he has been writing music since high school. In his spare time, he also enjoys hockey, snowboarding, and surfing.

His birthday is November 20th. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter @MyJasonThompson