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Eric Braeden
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Full Name

Hans Jorg Gudegast

Birthdate

April 3, 1941

Birthplace

Keil, Germany

Spouse

Dale Russell (1966-present)

Children

1

Occupation

Actor

Years Active

1980-present

Eric Braeden daytime career started in 1980 when he joined The Young and the Restless as Victor Newman. Braeden has also appeared on The Bold and the Beautiful as Victor. Braeden has several primetime guest star roles to his credit and had a small role in the 1997 blockbuster Titanic.

Personal Life

Braeden has been married to Dale Russell since 10/08/1966. They have one child: Christian (b. 02/09/1970).

Soapography

Awards and Nominations

Daytime Emmy Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SHOW W/N
1987 Lead Actor Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N
1990 Lead Actor Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N
1996 Lead Actor Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N
1997 Lead Actor Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N
1998 Lead Actor Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless W
1999 Lead Actor Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N
2000 Lead Actor Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N
2002 Special Fan Award - America's Favorite Couple Victor and Nikki, The Young and the Restless N
2004 Lead Actor Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N

People Choice Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SHOW W/N
1999 Favorite Male Performer - Daytime Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless W

Soap Opera Digest Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SHOW W/N
1986 Outstanding Leading Actor - Daytime Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N
1988 Outstanding Leading Actor - Daytime Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N
1989 Outstanding Leading Actor - Daytime Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless W
1990 Outstanding Lead Actor - Daytime Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N
1991 Outstanding Lead Actor - Daytime Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N
1993 Hottest Male Star Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N
1994 Hottest Male Star Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N
1997 Outstanding Leading Actor Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless W
1999 Outstanding Lead Actor Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N
2000 Favorite Actor Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N
2001 Outstanding Lead Actor Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N
2005 Outstanding Lead Actor Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N

Online Film and Television Association Awards

Year Category Series W/N
2003 Actor in a Daytime Serial Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N
2008 Actor in a Daytime Serial Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless N

Honors

Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (awarded on July 20, 2007).

Preceded by
Justin Deas (1997)
Lead Actor Winner
1998
Succeeded by
Anthony Geary (1999)

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