Who else thinks Jason Thompson is rocking his Billy Abbott character on The Young and the Restless (Y&R)? While some fans may remember him as Dr. Patrick Drake during his 10-year tenure with General Hospital (GH), Y&R audiences have certainly warmed up to him as Billy. There is so much more to this incredible actor than what he does on soaps, so here are some things you might not have known about Y&R’s Jason Thompson.
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10. Canadian Born
Thompson was born and raised in Alberta, Canada, and has said it’s hard for him to hide his Canadian roots because he constantly talks about hockey, wears a lot of jeans and jean jackets, and will often frolic and roll around in the snow when it is part of a set! That’s because he misses the snow so much. Thompson ensures that he visits the Great White North as much as he can because Canada is still home to him.