Eric Braeden

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Quotes (3)

  • Eric Braeden: (on playing Victor in The Young and The Restless in an interview with Soap Opera Digest on April 21st 1987) I was skeptical about it working out. The character was too evil, but I became more and more pleased with the role as Victor evolved into someone with empathy and depth.

  • Eric Braeden (Eric on his dog in an interview with Soap Opera Digest on May 19, 1987): Maxi is a big German Shepherd who has a ferocious exterior but a kind disposition. He's more of a pussycat than Tiger (Braeden's cat).

  • Eric Braeden (on why he's stuck around in Genoa City on The Young and the Restless): I love to act - it's that simple. I've been happy with the past 20 years and have no reason to believe I will not be excited about the future evolution of my character.

Trivia (9)

  • Eric married his college sweetheart, Dale Russell, in 1964. They have one son, Christian Gudegast.

  • Eric received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on July 20, 2007.

  • In high school, in addition to excelling in track and field, Eric discovered he had a natural facility for reading and reciting poems and other classic texts.

  • Eric stands at 6 Feet 2 Inches.

  • Eric is very athletic, at one time playing semi-pro soccer.

  • Eric won the People's Choice award in 1993 for his work in Daytime television.

  • Eric and Melody Thomas Scott better known as his wife Nicky on The Young and the Restless hosted the Daytime Emmy's on May 22nd 1996.

  • Eric was a big supporter for John Kerry ever since the early days in his campaign race.

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