Christopher Goutman

Christopher Goutman

Christopher Goutman is an American soap opera producer, writer, actor, and director. He has played minor roles on Search for Tomorrow, Texas and The Edge of Night. After leaving acting, he began to direct on All My Children, As the World Turns, Guiding Light, and Another World. He was later the Executive Producer of Another World for seven months until its cancellation.[1] After that he was hired to be the Executive Producer of As the World Turns, which was subsequently canceled. Its last air date was September 17, 2010. During the 2007 Writers Guild of America strike, he became the Head Writer of ATWT with Vivian Gundaker as his Co-Head Writer.

He is married to actress Marcia McCabe, whom he met while he was on Search for Tomorrow.


Positions held

All My Children

  • Director: 1987 - 1996

Another World

As the World Turns

  • Head Writer (with Vivian Gundaker): January 25, 2008 - April 18, 2008
  • Executive Producer: July 1999 - Sept 17, 2010
  • Occasional Director: 1999–2010
  • Director: 1996 - 1998

Days of our Lives

  • Director: 2011

Guiding Light

  • Director: 1982 - 1983

Santa Barbara

  • Director (late 1980s)

The Young and the Restless

  • Director: December 15, 2010 - January 2011 (two episodes)

Acting Credits

George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation, The Powers of Matthew Star, Texas (as George St. John), The Prowler, Bosom Buddies, Charlie's Angels, The Edge of Night (as Matt Sharkey #2), Search For Tomorrow (as Marc D'Antoni)

Awards and nominations

Daytime Emmy Awards

  • NOMINATIONS: (2002, 2004–2006; Best Drama Series; ATWT); (1990–1994; Best Directing; AMC)
  • WINS: (2001, 2003; Best Drama Series; ATWT); (1995; Best Directing; AMC)

His first awards nomination in 1990 was shared with Jack Coffey, Henry Kaplan, Conal O'Brien, Barbara M. Simmons, and Shirley Simmons.

Directors Guild of America

  • Nominations: 1998 (for ATWT, shared with Charles C. Dyer and Maria Wagner - episode #10,446), 2005, 2008


  1. ^ Atherton, Tony (1999) "Another World soon to be just a memory", Bangor Daily News, June 18, 1999, p. 25, retrieved 2011-01-23
Preceded by
Charlotte Savitz
Executive Producer of Another World
November 1998 - June 25, 1999
Succeeded by
show canceled
Preceded by
Felicia Minei Behr
Executive Producer of As the World Turns
July 1999 - September 2010
Succeeded by
show canceled

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