Carly and Sonny marry for the last time in 2007, but they divorce soon after and Carly marries Jasper Jacks who becomes like a second father two the boys.
A graduate of the New York Film Academy, Duell has starred in film, theatre and television, including "Suite Life on Deck" and "Wizards of Waverly Place." Born and raised in Phoenix, Duell moved to the West coast to continue work as an actor.
In his spare time, he enjoys football, horseback riding, skateboarding, basketball, singing, running, improv and boxing.
to Carly Benson and is being raised by his mother's friend, Jason Morgan. J.'s plans to flee the country with Michael are put on hold when Michael is rescued. Child actor Tiarnan Cunningham took over the role from 2001 to 2002.
He is born with a severe heart condition, and Jason must make the decision to save his life through surgery. They marry in September 2000; but the marriage is very rocky, they divorce in 2001, and Sonny adopts Michael. On March 28, 2002, actor Dylan Cash stepped into the role of Michael.
"That is what really perpetuated the trouble, because I don’t know. I know what fuels it, the lack of information, and that they are evading my questions.
In reality, the way I am reacting is so extreme at some points that Michael can’t help but wonder and worry." The character awakens from his coma after an experimental surgery with severe anger issues.
The mob for Sonny and Jason would become a necessary evil, otherwise Port Charles would be left at mercy of others trying to get their hands on the territory.
Consequentially, Carly (Laura Wright) would also have to make decisions in terms of her relationships with both Sonny and Jason.
Carly, suffering from postpartum depression leaves town and leaves the infant in the care of Jason and his girlfriend, Robin Scorpio. Sonny and Carly would re-marry again in 2002, and soon welcome a son, Morgan. However, Garrett did earn an emmy nomination in the Oustanding Younger Actor category for his portrayal of Michael; ironically, the ceremony occured shortly after Duell stepped into the role of Michael.
Jason would later name him after his best friend, mob boss, Michael "Sonny" Corinthos. Meanwhile, it is also learned that Sonny fathered two daughters, one with his attorney Alexis named Kristina and another with Alexis's daughter, Sam Mc Call, named Lila, who is stillborn. Though initial recasting was met with negativity from many fans, many would accept Duell as the new Michael.
However, Michael's admiration for his father leads to the 12 year old purchasing a gun in February 2008, in order to protect his family after a string of murders rock Port Charles.