Originally from New York City, Grayson McCouch received his Bachelor of Arts Honors Degree in Theater from Hamilton College and later studied at the British American Drama Academy through the Oxford-Yale program. He spent four seasons with the Williamstown Theater Festival where he performed in Arturo UI, The Visit, Threepenny Opera, A Midsummer's Night Dream, Inherit the Wind and The Moon Stone. While in London, the actor also performed in Electra at the Almeida Theater and Women Beware Women at the Royal Court. He was drawn to veteran theater and film actress Betty Buckley, who is around 20 years his senior, when she took the stage at the Williamstown Theatre Festival just before he got the job at AW. Their romance lasted three years.After graduating from the British-American Drama Academy and appearing on the London stage, McCouch returned to New York and promptly landed a role on the comedy pilot "Sibs" (1991). This role led to a three-year stint on the drama "Another World" (1964) as Dr. Morgan Winthrop in 1993. McCouch eventually decided to leave the show to pursue a film career in Los Angeles, the actor starred on "Legacy" (1998) where, on the set in the pastoral backdrop of Richmond, Virginia, he fell for co-star Sharon Leal, but things fell apart soon after he followed Leal to San Francisco for her run in Rent. He also starred in "All Souls" (2001) where he became good friends with cast mate Daniel Cosgrove and appeared with him on _"Beverly Hills, 90210" (1990 . His film credits include the movie-of-the-week Sins of the Mind (1997) (TV), the blockbuster-hit Armageddon (1998/I), Airtight (1999) (TV), and Momentum (2003) (TV), co-starring Louis Gossett Jr. and Teri Hatcher.Grayson resides in New York while he works as the character Dustin "Dusty" Donovan on "As the World Turns" (1956). He also has an acting studio opening in October 2004 called Graystone Studios Inc located at 416 W 13th St, New York, New York. Classes start with Larkin Molloy, acting coach for ATWT to help teach actors how to prepare for auditions.Grayson's sister, Hannah McCouch, wrote the book Girl Cook.
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