Last night, General Hospital star Maurice Benard (Sonny) appeared in a follow-up interview and segment on OWN’s Oprah: Where Are They Now? The popular actor has been very public over the years about his battle with bipolar disorder and how it has affected his personal and professional life, at times.
In this newly aired segment with Benard, the cameras take you on the set of General Hospital where Maurice reveals even though he plays a tough guy mobster, growing up he was always the guy who would stand up for the underdog. Later, the cameras sit down with Maurice and his wife Paula and their four children for some spirited conversation.
Finally, Maurice discusses his bipolar disorder and his latest film, The Ghost and the Whale which addresses the issue through the main character played by the soap star!
After the jump, watch three clips from last night’s Oprah’s: Where Are They Now? with Maurice! Then, let us know what was your most favorite or most touching part of Benard’s segment?