Before winning the role of "Alan-Michael Spaulding" on the CBS soap Guiding Light, Rick auditioned for the role of "Linc Lafferty" on the soap opera As the World Turns. The part eventually went to actor Jim Wicek.
Rick received the 2007 Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Male Actor in a Daytime Drama series.
Rick appeared in Los Angeles in June 2005 as part of ABC's second annual Fun In The Sun tour.
If Rick could play any other ABC soap character he would choose Jason from General Hospital.
Rick appeared at the ABC General Hospital Super Soap Weekend at Disney, California in June 2003.
Rick enjoys going fishing.
Rick was named as Soap Opera Digest magazine's performer of the week for the 19 August 2003 issue.
Rick and his family have a pet dog called Brandy.
Rick appeared at the Brokerage Entertainment Club in Bellmore on September 17, 2005.
Rick won a Soap Opera Digest Award in 2001 for Outstanding Villian for his role of Matt Clark on The Young And The Restless.
Rick enjoys playing pool.
Rick was nominated for a Soap Opera Digest Award in 1996 for Outstanding Lead Actor.
Rick appeared in the 1999 film called Warlock III: End Of Innocence.
Rick's wife works as a personal trainer.
Rick was nominated for a Soap Opera Digest Award in 1992 for Outstanding Younger Leading Actor.
Rick was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in 1992 for Outstanding Supporting Actor.
Rick married his wife Donna on June 9, 1990.
Rick appeared in the film Crossing The Line.
Rick's parents divorced when he was six years old.
Rick enjoys playing the guitar.
Rick met his future wife whilst still at university.
Rick has a black belt in Karate.
Rick and his wife have two sons called Nicholas and Cameron.
Rick and his family currently live in Los Angeles.
Rick won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in 1991.
Rick met his wife Donna whilst at university.
Rick studied acting at the University of Texas.
Rick's mother was born in Italy.
Rick was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in 2005 for Outstanding Supporting Actor.
Rick has appeared on five different daytime soap operas.
Rick grew up in New York.
Rick won a Daytime Emmy Award in 2004 for Outstanding Supporting Actor.
Rick (his secret for keeping fit): Martial arts can be a great cardio workout. It really helps your flexibility, which in turn helps you feel a lot more relaxed.