Don received a Daytime Emmy for Lifetime Achievement in 2004.
Don married Leslie Denniston (ex-Carolyn, ex-Karen, "As the World Turns"; ex-Jessica, "Ryan's Hope"; ex-Maeve, "Guiding Light") in 1980.
Don has two daughters, Jennifer and Julie and one son, Matthew, from his first marriage. He and his second wife Leslie have a daughter, Katharine, born September 23, 1982.
Brother of Bob Hastings.