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Ingo Rademacher (born April 22, 1974 in Iserlohn-Letmathe, West Germany; raised in Australia), is a noted television actor. He has portrayed the role of Jasper "Jax" Jacks on the daytime soap opera General Hospital almost continuously since 1996. During a one-year break, he appeared on the short-lived prime time soap opera "Titans". April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... For Philippine soap opera, see Teleserye. ... General Hospital (GH) is the longest-running daytime American soap opera on the American Broadcasting Company television network, and is also the longest-running soap opera produced in Hollywood (having been taped at the Prospect Avenue ABC Television Center West and Sunset-Gower Studios). ...


The character of "Jax", a suave tycoon, has been involved with a succession of General Hospital characters, most notably that of Brenda Barrett, played by Vanessa Marcil. The triangle of Brenda, Sonny (Maurice Benard) and Jax proved captivating to viewers. General Hospital (GH) is the longest-running daytime American soap opera on the American Broadcasting Company television network, and is also the longest-running soap opera produced in Hollywood (having been taped at the Prospect Avenue ABC Television Center West and Sunset-Gower Studios). ... Brenda Barrett was a fictional character on the soap opera General Hospital, portrayed by Vanessa Marcil from 1992 to 1998 and again from September 2002 to February 2003. ... Vanessa Marcil (born Vanessa Sally Ortiz on October 15, 1968 in Indio, California) is an American actress known for her roles in the TV series General Hospital and Las Vegas. ... Maurice Benard Maurice Benard (born Mauricio Jose Morales on March 1, 1963) is a Salvadoran-American actor. ...


There are constant rumors implying that he will soon be leaving the show. "I am burnt out", Rademacher told the Australian publication The Sunday Mail. "All I have done in the last 10 years is go to work. [If I leave GH] I don't know if I want to stay in America, it's very corporate. I do want to have a farm where I can just veg out." The show has recently sent out a casting call for a character named "Hugo", which many think will turn out to be a recast for Jax.


As of June 2006, Rademacher is on vacation at his home in Hawaii for a period of time "while his reps, hopefully, hash out an agreement with the [General Hospital's] execs for his return shortly thereafter. . . both parties are very close to reaching an agreement that would. . . [afford] Rademacher some free time (which we hear was his sticking point)." - ABC Soaps In Depth, July 4, 2006. A CBS Soaps In Depth cover, dated July 15, 2003. ...


Rademacher was 10 and his sister Anne was 12 when their parents, Arndt and Roswitha, moved the family from Germany to a goat ranch and vegetable farm in New South Wales, Australia. After four years of droughts and floods, they packed up and settled in coastal Bundaberg, Queensland, where natural athlete Ingo surfed, sailed and rode horses. Rademacher was the lead singer in a Bundaberg band, Who Cares, and recorded one single, Life's a Party after winning a local band contest. He dropped out of the University of Brisbane after six months and began a stint as a model. Capital Sydney Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Professor Marie Bashir Premier Morris Iemma (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 50  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $305,437 (1st)  - Product per capita  $45,153/person (4th) Population (End of March 2006)  - Population  6,817,100 (1st)  - Density  8. ... Capital Brisbane Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Quentin Bryce Premier Peter Beattie (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 28  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $158,506 (3rd)  - Product per capita  $40,170/person (6th) Population (End of September 2006)  - Population  4,070,400 (3rd)  - Density  2. ... Bundaberg is a coastal city in Queensland, Australia. ... This article is about the Australian city. ...


After the modelling stint, he found his true calling in the acting profession. His first role was the character of surfer "Sean Hayden" in the Australian soap opera Paradise Beach. After the show was cancelled, he moved to Los Angeles in 1994. His former Paradise Beach co-star, Jaason Simmons, who appeared on Baywatch, hooked him up with a place to stay in Los Angeles. Paradise Beach was a short-lived Australian television series made by Village Roadshow in association with New World International for the Nine Network between 1993 and 1994. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Paradise Beach was a short-lived Australian television series made by Village Roadshow in association with New World International for the Nine Network between 1993 and 1994. ... Jaason Simmons (July 12, 1970 in Hobart, Tasmania) is an Australian actor, best known for the role of Logan Fowler on the TV series Baywatch. ... Baywatch was a popular American television series about the Los Angeles County Lifeguards who patrol the crowded beaches of Los Angeles County, California. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ...


General Hospital producer Wendy Riche saw his (unsuccessful) audition tape for the soap opera The City and immediately cast him as "Jax". General Hospital (GH) is the longest-running daytime American soap opera on the American Broadcasting Company television network, and is also the longest-running soap opera produced in Hollywood (having been taped at the Prospect Avenue ABC Television Center West and Sunset-Gower Studios). ... Wendy Riche is a critically acclaimed American TV producer. ... The ABC soap opera The City aired from November 13, 1995 to March 28, 1997. ...


He currently lives in Pacific Palisades, California. Pacific Palisades is a district within the city of Los Angeles, California located between Brentwood to the east, Malibu to the west, Santa Monica to the southeast, the Santa Monica Bay to the southwest, and the Santa Monica Mountains to the north. ...


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ABC.com: General Hospital (392 words)
Ingo Rademacher first aired on General Hospital in January of 1996, and returned to the show in July 2001, after a year-long break.
Rademacher embodies the spirit of Jax, having lived on three continents, excelled in several professional sports and carved out careers in areas as diverse as farming, ranching, modeling and television.
Ingo is single and lives in the Los Angeles area.
Ingo Rademacher Bio - Ingo Rademacher Biography - Ingo Rademacher Stories (421 words)
Ingo was named as one of the top ten sexiest soap stars by Soap Opera Digest magazine in 2003.
Ingo was a West German ski champion at the age of eight.
Ingo was born in Germany but was raised in Australia.
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