Rex Balsom
John-Paul Lavoisier
John-Paul Lavoisier as Rex Balsom
One Life to Live
Portrayed by: John-Paul Lavoisier
Duration: 2002-2012
First appearance: May 9, 2002
Last appearance: January 12, 2012
Cause/reason: Left town with Gigi Morasco &
Shane Balsom
Created by: Lorraine Broderick
Christopher Whitesell
Family: Buchanan family
Gender: Male
Occupation: Private investigator
Residence: Blackheath, London
Parents: Clint Buchanan (biological father)
Echo DiSavoy (biological mother)
Walter Balsom (adoptive father, deceased)
Roxy Lipschitz (adoptive mother, deceased)
Siblings: Cord Roberts (biological paternal half-brother)
Kevin Buchanan (biological paternal adopted half-brother)
Joey Buchanan (biological paternal adopted half-brother)
Jessica Buchanan (biological paternal half-sister)
Natalie Buchanan (biological paternal half-sister/foster sister)
Schuyler Joplin (foster maternal half-brother)
Marital status: Gigi Morasco (married; 12/2011-)
Past marriage(s): Jen Rappaport (annulled; 2003)
Adriana Cramer (divorced; 2008)
Children: Shane Balsom (son, with Gigi)
Unnamed child (with Stacy, deceased)
Grandparents: Asa Buchanan (paternal; biological, deceased)
Olympia Buchanan (paternal; biological, deceased)
Arthur Stanford (maternal; biological, deceased)
Giselle French (maternal; biological, deceased)
Unknown man (paternal; foster, deceased)
Sheila Balsom (paternal; foster, deceased)
Unknown man (maternal; foster, deceased)
Stella Lipschitz (maternal; foster, deceased)

Aunts & uncles: Bo Buchanan (paternal; biological)
Ben Davidson (paternal; biological, deceased)
Giles Morgan (maternal; biological)
Corrine Balsom (paternal; foster)
Nieces & nephews: C.J. Roberts (biological nephew)
Sarah Roberts (biological niece)
Duke Buchanan (biological adopted nephew, deceased)
Kevin Buchanan Jr. (biological adopted nephew, deceased)
Megan Rappaport (biological niece, deceased)
Bree Brennan (biological niece)
Chloe Brennan (biological niece, deceased)
Ryder Ford (biological nephew)
Ryder Ford (biological nephew)
Liam McBain (biological nephew/foster nephew)
Zane Buchanan (biological adopted great-nephew)
Cousins: David Vickers (paternal; biological)
Drew Buchanan (paternal; biological, deceased)
Matthew Buchanan (paternal; biological)

Other relatives: Unnamed child (paternal; biological)
Drew Buchanan II (paternal; biological)
Romances: Gigi Morasco (19??, 2008-2009, 2009-2011, 2011-)
Jen Rappaport (2003, deceased)
Lindsay Farrell (2003-2004)
Shannon McBain (2004)
Adriana Cramer (2006-2008)
Stacy Morasco (2009)
Christine Karr (2011)

Rex Balsom is a fictional character on the ABC daytime soap opera One Life to Live.

Actor History:Edit

  • John-Paul Lavoisier (05/2002-01/2012)

Character History:Edit