Josh Swickard

Joshua Swickard is an American model and actor.[1] In 2017, he was cast in the role of Harrison Chase on the ABC soap opera General Hospital.

Josh Swickard
Joshua Swickard

  • Actor
  • model
Years active2010–present
(m. 2019)
Modeling information
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorHazel
AgencyWilhelmina Models (Los Angeles)

Early lifeEdit

Swickard was born in Quincy, Illinois to parents Bob, senior pastor at St. Matthew's United Methodist Church in Belleville, and Gina, a vocal coach. He has three sisters Elyssa Carlisle (who is married and has a son named Alistair), Kalia, and Elayna Swickard. He studied at Glenwood High School and attended the College of DuPage where he studied accounting for 2 years.[2] Then he modeled for about 6 years in Chicago.

Josh is a descendant of Daniel Zwigart, who landed in Philadelphia, PA on the ship, Betsey, in 1765.


Swickard is managed by Factor Chosen Chicago,[3] and Wilhelmina Models.[4] He started his modeling career in 2010, when he appeared in the Oh lala Magazine,[5] and again in 2012.[6] In 2013, he appeared in Q.[7] He made his acting debut in 2015 by guest-starring in an episode of K.C. Undercover as a football dude. In the same year, he landed the recurring role of Todd Stetson in another television series Liv and Maddie. In early 2017, he was cast in a film called Roped as Colton, which he confirmed on Instagram in September. In late 2017, Swickard was cast in the soap opera General Hospital as Harrison Chase. He debuted on February 21, 2018.[8][9]

Personal lifeEdit

In December 2018, Josh announced his engagement to girlfriend, actress Lauren York.[10] The pair married on July 6, 2019.[11] In 2021, the couple welcomed their first child together, a daughter, named Savannah Kaye Swickard.


Television and film roles
Year Title Character Notes
2015–2016 Liv and Maddie Todd Stetson Recurring role (seasons 2–4), 4 episodes
2016 K.C. Undercover Football dude Episode: "Virtual Insanity"
2018–present General Hospital Harrison Chase Regular role
2018 School of Rock Rodrigo Episode: "Photograph"
2020 Roped Colton Film
2020 A California Christmas Joseph Lead role


  1. ^ "ICYMI - Josh Swickard Interview". Soap Opera Digest. May 31, 2018.
  2. ^ "Bio Josh Swickard GENERAL HOSPITAL - Harrison Chase".
  3. ^ "Factor Chosen Chicago - Josh Swickard". Factor Chosen. Retrieved February 22, 2018.
  4. ^ "Wilhelmina - Josh Swickard". Wilhelmina International. Retrieved February 22, 2018.
  5. ^ "CHOSEN MANAGEMENT CHICAGO / JOSH SWICKARD". Ohlala Mag. March 9, 2010.
  6. ^ "Hello Gorgeous! Chosen Model Josh Swickard By Christian Rios". Ohlala Mag. April 9, 2012.
  7. ^ "Tuesday: Josh Swickard's sexy boy next door". Project Q. April 9, 2013.
  8. ^ "Harrison Chase on GENERAL HOSPITAL — Everything You Need to Know!". Soaps in Depth. February 22, 2018.
  9. ^ "Josh Swickard Debuts As Harrison Chase On General Hospital!". Michael Fairman Soaps. February 22, 2018.
  10. ^ "Josh Swickard Marries Lauren York and Shares Beautiful Wedding Photo". 8 July 2019.
  11. ^ SOD (July 8, 2019). "GH Star Gets Married". Soap Opera Digest. United States: American Media, Inc. Retrieved July 8, 2019.

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