Character

Brady Black

Played by Eric Martsolf

Actor Bio

Eric Martsolf star as Brady Black, returning to Salem to repair relationships with family and friends.

Martsolf graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Penn., with a B.A. in political science with honors, emphasizing in mass media politics and constitutional law. When he wasn't studying, he was performing in unlimited capacities - in rock bands, choirs, operas, musicals, barbershop quartets, to mention a few. Putting his academic career temporarily on hold, Eric ventured to NYC where he began a long stretch of musical, acting, modeling, and performance endeavors.

Martsolf has since then had an exciting career in entertainment, including a starring role on the soap opera "Passions," where played he played fan favorite "Ethan Winthrop." Martsolf is also widely known for his critically-hailed comic portrayal of the "Pharaoh" in Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," touring nationally with the show for four years.

Additionally, Martsolf has appeared in over 40 musicals and plays. Most recently, he has starred in the new musical "Knight Life" as "Sir Handsome Plotdevice/Dark Knight," and the new musical adaptation of Garry Marshall's Happy Days in the role of "Count Malachi." Last year, he was also in a guest-starring role on "NCIS."

Martsolf lives in Los Angeles with his wife and twin boys.

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