Former soap star pleads not guilty to DUI


Actor Sean Kanan, who appeared in the daytime soap operas "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "General Hospital," pleaded not guilty Monday to misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence.

Kanan was arrested Aug. 18. He faces one count each of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, and driving with a blood-alcohol level above the state limit of .08%, said city attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan.

Kanan also played Ralph Macchio's nemesis in "Karate Kid III." His TV credits include "The Bold and the Beautiful," "General Hospital" and "The Outsiders."