Kyle Brandt

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Star on Broken Windows

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1/24/1979, Lake Bluff, Illinois, USA

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  • Kyle Brandt's hometown is Lincolnshire, Illinois. He attended Adlai Stevenson high-school, where he lettered in football, basketball, and track and field. He was the captain of both the football and the track team, and named an Illinois state scholar. He attended Princeton University where he played running back for the football team, the Princeton Tigers, and majored in English. He is 6'0, and in 1999, was a fit 205 lbs. In 1998, he became the first player to ever carry a football in Princeton Stadium when he returned the opening kick-off of the first game against Cornell. Kyle was a starting tailback for Princeton between the years 1997-2000, finishing his career ranked 15th on the school's all-time rushing chart. He rushed for 1,277 yards and scored 11 touchdowns over his four years with the Tigers, and was also the first player to post a 100-yard outing in Princeton Stadium. Kyle is the son of Robert Brandt, an advertising executive who attended Notre Dame, and Georgia Goldberg, who works in the film industry and is a graduate of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He has an older sister named Ashley, an Indiana graduate, a younger half-sister named Casey Goldberg, and a younger half-brother named Austin Goldberg. Kyle was well-liked on The Real World by his co-stars, and still makes public appearances connected to his time on the show. Kyle is also well known for playing Phillip Kiriakis on Days of our Lives for a number of years.moreless

    Birth Name:

    Kyle Brandt

    Gender:

    Male

    Birth Place:

    Lake Bluff, Illinois, USA

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    • Kyle: (on his Days Of Our Lives character being portrayed as clueless when it came to Belle & Shawn) Everybody who watches the show knows that Philip is so blissfully ignorant about what his wife is thinking all the time. In the last couple of weeks, he finally got it. I want to thank the writers for having him finally wise up, especially as I leave, because the way that the reel ends as Philip leaves is very impressive on Philip's behalf. He stops reacting and becomes the instigator.

    • Kyle: (on the pranksters on Days Of Our Lives) Bryan Dattilo and I were a really good tandem. We had very different . Where mine is observant and bone dry, he is the kid who ate paint chips and is bouncing off the walls. We did everything from impressions to reciting copious amounts of movie dialogue to sarcastic observations about the script. Bryan is going to need a new partner but I don't know who it's going to be… I'm going to miss all that. Now that I start to talk about it, I'm getting melancholy about leaving. I have a pit in my stomach about it. When I say I enjoyed working here, I mean it in the truest way.

    • Kyle: (on what he'll miss the most about Days Of Our Lives) I'm going to miss how much I laugh all day every day in this building. I'd say 90 per cent of the workday is spent messing around and having a good time. It's very fortunate to spend your work day laughing with all your best friends.

    • Kyle: (on his education) I was an English Major. My biggest strengths, both as a person and an actor, are my abilities to communicate and to write. With the hours and attention required here Days I've done very little writing but I plan on doing tons of that now. There are a million things I want to do in addition to acting. The most successful people in any industry, especially here in Hollywood, are the people who have the most slashes in their job titles. The tycoons produce and write and act. That's what I'm going to be working on now.

    • Kyle: At 27 I find myself single, leaving my job, and at a major crossroads in my life, which is as daunting as it is exciting. There are a lot of different careers and activities that I want to pursue.

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    • During summers while he was in college, Kyle performed in theatre programs at North-western University and the NY Film Academy.

    • Kyle says his pet peeves are low-carb diets, over-plucked eyebrows and people who have overly loud conversations on their mobile phones.

    • Kyle’s favourite food are Krispy Kreme Donuts.

    • Kyle's favourite movies are Point Break, Point Break, and Cobra. He is also a big fan of the TV series, The Golden Girls.

    • Kyle plays on a basketball league twice a week.

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