Phillip Spaulding
Grant Aleksander
Grant Aleksander as Phillip Spaulding
Guiding Light
Portrayed by: Jarrod Ross (1977-1981)
Grant Aleksander (1982-1984, 1986-1991, 1996-2004 & 2009)
John Bolger (1985-1986)
Duration: 1977-1981, 1982-1984, 1985-1991, 1996-2004 & 2009
First appearance: November 7, 1977
Last appearance: September 18, 2009
Cause/reason: Series finale
Created by: Bridget and Jerome Dobson
Family: Marler family
Spaulding family
Gender: Male
Occupation: President Spaulding Enterprises
Residence: Springfield, Illinois
Parents: Justin Marler
(biological father)
Jacqueline "Jackie" Scott
(biological mother, deceased)
Alan Spaulding
(adoptive father, deceased)
Elizabeth Granville
(adoptive mother)
Siblings: Samantha "Sam" Marler
(biological sister)
Augustus "Gus" Aitoro
(adoptive paternal half-brother, deceased)
Alan-Michael Spaulding
(adoptive paternal half-brother)
Peyton Spaulding
(adoptive paternal half-sister)
Marital status: Elizabeth "Beth" Raines
(married) [??/2009-]
Past marriage(s): Melinda Sue "Mindy" Lewis
(divorced) [1984]
India von Halkein
(divorced) [1985-1986]
Christina "Blake" Thorpe
(divorced) [1989-1990]
Elizabeth "Beth" Raines
(divorced) [1991-1996]
Harley Cooper
(divorced) [1998-2001]
Olivia Spencer
(divorced) [2004]
Children: Unnamed child
(daughter, with Mindy, deceased)
Unnamed child
(son, with Meredith, deceased)
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Spaulding
(daughter, with Beth)
Alan Cooper "Zach" Spaulding
(son, with Harley)
James Spaulding
(son, with Beth)
Emma Spaulding
(daughter, with Olivia)
Peyton Spaulding
Grandchildren: Sarah Randall
(granddaughter, via Lizzie)
Harlan Billy Lewis IV
(grandson, via Lizzie)
Grandparents: Unknown man
(biological paternal grandfather, deceased)
Emily Marler
(biological paternal grandmother, deceased)
Emmett Scott
(biological maternal grandfather, deceased)
Evelyn Scott
(biological maternal grandmother, deceased)
Brandon Spaulding
(adoptive paternal grandfather, deceased)
Penelope Winthrop
(adoptive paternal grandmother, deceased)
Aunts & uncles: Ross Marler
(biological paternal uncle, deceased)
Elaine "Lainie" Marler
(biological paternal aunt)
Benjamin "Ben" Warren
(biological paternal uncle, deceased)
Alexandra Spaulding
(adoptive paternal aunt)
Victoria Spaulding
(adoptive paternal aunt, deceased)
Amanda Spaulding
(adoptive paternal aunt)
Nieces & nephews: Raphael "Rafe" Rivera
(adoptive nephew)
Cousins: Dinah Marler
(biological paternal cousin)
Jason Marler
(biological paternal cousin)
Kevin Marler
(biological paternal cousin)
Clarissa Marler
(biological paternal cousin)
Drew Jacobs
(biological paternal cousin)
Brandon "Lujack" Luvonoczek
(adoptive paternal cousin, deceased)
Nicholas "Nick" McHenry-Spaulding
(adoptive paternal cousin)
Victoria "Vicky" Spaulding
(adoptive paternal cousin)
Other relatives: Laura Layne
(biological paternal first cousin once removed, deceased)
Romances: Melinda Sue "Mindy" Lewis
Elizabeth "Beth" Raines
Muffy Baxter
Elizabeth "Liz" Atherton
Chelsea Reardon
Meredith Reade
(affair/one night stand)
India von Halkein
Elizabeth "Beth" Raines
(affair/one night stand)
Fran Richkin
Harley Cooper
Elizabeth "Beth" Raines
(affair/one night stand)
Elizabeth "Beth" Raines
Olivia Spencer
(affair/one night stand)
Olivia Spencer

Phillip Spaulding is a fictional character on the CBS daytime soap opera Guiding Light.

Actor History:Edit

  • Jarrod Ross (11/1977-12/1981; recurring)
  • Grant Aleksander (12/1982-12/1984, 12/1986-02/1991, 03/1996-11/2004 & 02/2009-09/2009)
  • John Bolger (01/1985-11/1986)

Other Information:Edit

  • Born April 4, 1969 [later changed to April 4, 1965]
  • Presumed deceased November 12, 2004 to May 9, 2006
  • Phillip Granville Spaulding (full name)

Character History:Edit

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