Jerry Douglas

Follow
Jerry Douglas

Born

11/12/1932, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Birth Name

Gerald Rubenstein

Gender

Male
8.8
out of 10
User Rating
10 votes

Biography

EDIT
Born and raised in Chelsea, Massachusetts, Jerry Douglas joined the cast of The Young and the Restless in March 1982. Jerry attended Brandeis University on a football scholarship, where he graduated with a BS degree in Economics. Upon graduating from college, Jerry studied acting - and it paid…more

Credits

Trivia and Quotes

No one has discussed Jerry Douglas yet. Start a conversation!

SUBMIT REVIEW
  • Jerry Douglas is a class act. He played the role of John Abbott for 20+ years and loyal Y&R fans grew to love him. His departure from the show was both a shock and a great loss to Y&R. We will all miss Jerry.moreless

    9.2
    What can I say about Jerry Douglas? He will always be "John Abbott" to me. I feel like I've grown up with the Abbott children, and with John Abbott as a true father figure. He was a man of great integrity, sound morals, and deeply attached to his children. He raised three children when his wife walked out on them. He remarried a few times, unsucessfully, but never wavered his attention away from his children, who remained the most important people in his life. What a great Dad he was, and a wonderful role model to those Abbott kids, and to the many young teenagers and young adults who grew to love watching his role as "John Abbott" on Y&R. His departure from Y&R was very sad and he will be greatly missed.moreless