BiographyIndianapolis, Indiana, USA
Terry began his acting career while in the Army, and upon completing his service, decided to move to Hollywood to pursue acting. A multi-talented star, he had no problem finding work with his acting, singing and piano playing. Read more... Emmy nominations. Though a perennial nominee, he was outspoken against the Academy and as a result never won the Best Actor award that always seemed like a lock. After years on Y&R, he left for the Santa Barbara, to replace his friend Lane Davies as Mason Capwell. With that show in its twilight, Terry took some time off before moving to New York to take a role on As The World Turns, where he was close with the head writers. As that show's writing team changed, his role decreased, and Terry left in frustration in 1994. Moving back to Hollywood, he made a few appearances on television, but spent most of his time either acting on stage or composing music for various media. In late 2003, Terry died at home from a pair of heart attacks.