Andrew Kavovit

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Andrew Kavovit
Born (1971-07-19) July 19, 1971 (age 47)
Bronx, New York, US
Occupation Actor

Andrew Michael Kavovit (born July 19, 1971, Bronx, New York) is an American actor best known as one of the portrayers of Paul Ryan (formerly Stenbeck) as a youngster in the CBS soap opera As the World Turns, a role he played from 1986 to 1991,[1] and for which he was awarded the Daytime Emmy Award in 1990.[2]

Early life and career[edit]

Kavovit grew up in Yorktown Heights, New York, and graduated from Yorktown High School in 1989.

After appearing on As the World Turns, Kavovit had a main role in the short-lived CBS prime time series version of The Magnificent Seven.

In 2014, Kavovit appeared on an episode of the television series Shark Tank dedicated to child inventors, with his daughter Kiowa.[3]


Film and Television appearances
Year Title Role Notes
1986–1991 As the World Turns Paul Ryan Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (1990)[2]
Nominated—Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (1988, 1989, 1991)
1993 Full House Paul Episode: Prom Night
1994 Silk Stalkings Newman Episode: Head 'N' Tail
1994 Lifestories: Families in Crisis Brandon Clifton Episode: Confronting Brandon: The Intervention of an Addict
1994 My So-Called Life Nicky Driscoll Episode: Halloween
1994 Married... with Children Mark Campbell Episode: Radio Free Trumaine
1995 The Great Mom Swap David Ridgeway TV Movie
1995 Trial By Fire Kip Bouchmoyer TV Movie
1995 Courthouse Jason Episode: Fair-Weathered Friends
1995–1996 Weird Science Lyle 2 episodes: Grumpy Old Genie / Teen Lisa
1996 Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story Jeb TV mini-series
1996 Andersonville Tobias TV Movie
1996 Terror in the Family Garret Lexau TV Movie
1996 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Kirby Episode: ...Nor the Battle to the Strong
1996 NYPD Blue Rick Episode: Yes Sir, That's My Baby
1997 The Burning Zone Dr. Joey Wetherall Episode: The Last Endless Summer
1998–2000 The Magnificent Seven John "J.D." Dunne Series Regular - 22 episodes
1999 Touched by an Angel Eddie Rourke Episode: The Compass
2000 The David Cassidy Story David Cassidy TV Movie
2003 Rent Control Dennis TV Movie
2003 Joan of Arcadia Officer Koczara Episode: Death Be Not Whatever
2003 Miracles Henry Tucker Episode: The Battle at Shadow Ridge
2007 Criminal Minds Max Poole Episode: About Face


  1. ^ "Paul Ryan". Soap Central. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Outstanding Younger Actor". Soapcentral. Retrieved 26 January 2012.
  3. ^ della Cava, Marco (March 12, 2014). "On 'Shark Tank,' kid inventors and a new Boo Boo". USA Today. Retrieved January 13, 2016.

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