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7 Things to know about General Hospital's Matt Cohen

Kristyn Burtt is an LA-based entertainment reporter who has covered everything from 'Dancing With the Stars' to the Oscars. If she’s not on the red carpet, she’s at home in yoga pants watching Netflix and eating potato chips.

Matt Cohen is the new hot doctor in the house on General Hospital

It was announced last week that there was a new doctor checking into Port Charles. TV fans are excited Supernatural alum Matt Cohen is scrubbing in to play Dr. Griffin Munro on General Hospital.

While there aren’t any details about his character yet, his debut will come the first week of February.

Here are a few things you need to know about GH’s newest cast member.

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1. He's smart

He’s a college graduate who studied business at Florida State University. He enrolled in acting classes in school and moved to Los Angeles after graduation.

2. He was a teen heartthrob

He got his start in the entertainment industry as Aiden Dennison in the teen show, South of Nowhere. The show aired on The N from 2005-2008.

3. He's taken, ladies

He married his costar from South of Nowhere, Mandy Musgrave. She's also familiar to soap audiences as Chelsea Benson on Days of Our Lives in 2004-2005. The couple married in 2011 and had their first child in April 2015.

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4. Instagram quotables

Most of his Instagram posts feature inspirational quotes. He always uses the hashtag #You before each one.

In a January 2015 interview with, Cohen explained the meaning behind the hashtag.

"It started with me talking to myself. I would get sad or depressed or discouraged and I would find a quote that was inspiring or uplifting and I would post it to #you, being me," he said. "It was and continues to be my way of self-motivation and self-happiness."

5. He takes care of himself

The former high school athlete played football and ran track, but you're more likely to find him in the boxing ring to stay in shape these days. After a good workout session, you might just find him detoxifying his skin with a seaweed mask.

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6. His Supernatural fandom is legendary

He has recurred as Young John Winchester on Supernatural since 2008. Not only does he participate in the fan conventions, he engages in karaoke parties and often sings with Louden Swain, the house band for Salute to Supernatural conventions.

7. #DadLife

His social media posts prove not only is he a proud dad, but he’s a funny dad. He relishes his role as a father and the pictures prove that he takes it all in stride.

Matt Cohen is the new hot doctor in the house on General Hospital

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