Jack Marshall Burton is the son of American actor Steve Burton and his wife, Sheree Gustin. He was born on March 26, 2006, and he has two siblings, Makena Grace Burton and Brooklyn Faith Burton. Despite the differences between his parents, they have tried to show them, love as much as possible.
Regarding his education, Jack Marshall Burton is probably studying at one of the best in high school, but his father has not mentioned the school’s name. After his high school and college studies, Jack may venture into acting and follow in his father’s footsteps, or he might choose a different career path, though he has all the resources to do whatever he wants.
His Parents’ Marriage Life
Jack’s parents married on January 16, 1999; they were in love, and it could be seen after the birth of three children, a son and two daughters. Despite their beautiful love story, their marriage became rocky, and they separated. Steve noted that the reason for their separation was due to irreconcilable differences.
Jack’s mother was pregnant upon their separation, and Steve denied responsibility, meaning Sheree cheated on him with another man. It is unclear if Jack’s father has met someone else or if he decided to raise his children as he was fighting for shared custody.
Jack Marshall’s Father
Steve Burton started his acting while in high school. Jack’s father grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, with his brothers Damian and Eddie Burton. He studied at Beverly Hills High School before moving to Hollywood.
Besides acting, Jack Marshall’s father is also a director and screenwriter, having written and directed Laws of Gambling.
His Father’s Acting Career
Steve started acting in 1986, but his breakthrough came a year later when he was featured as Chris Fuller in the television show Out of This World. In 1988, he got a recurring role as Harris Michaels in Days of Our Lives.
Jack Marshall’s father starred as Jason Morgan in the opera series General Hospital from 1991 to 2012 and then from 2017 to 2021. For his spectacular performance on the show, he won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. He also won a Soap Hub Award as General Hospital’s Favorite Actor. He was fired from the show for not adhering to the company’s covid-19 vaccine mandate.
Jack’s father was also a regular on The Young and the Restless, where he played Dylan McAvoy, winning another Daytime Emmy Award for his outstanding performance. Jack’s father has been featured in many films and shows and is set to appear in more shows in the future.
Jack Marshall Burton’s Father’s Accolades
For his tenure with General Hospital, Jack’s father was nominated for several awards, some of which he won. His first award was a Soap Opera Digest Award which he won in 1997 for Outstanding Younger Lead Actor. Steve was nominated for Daytime Emmy Award on four occasions, winning two of those.
In his acting career, Jack Marshall’s father has won seven major awards so far; maybe he will win more in the future.