Internationally-acclaimed Emmy Award-winning and People’s Choice Award-winning Film & Television actor, Eric Braeden is a television icon and arguably the most popular character in daytime history. For 40 years, he has portrayed “Victor Newman” on the #1 rated daytime drama series The Young and the Restless which airs on CBS from Sony Pictures Television
Braeden most recently was featured in the critically acclaimed box office hit, Den Of Thieves from STX Entertainment, written and directed by his son, Christian Gudegast starring Gerard Butler, Pablo Schreiber, O’Shea Jackson and 50 Cent.
Braeden also wrote his bestseller and critically acclaimed autobiography I’ll Be Damned in 2017 from HarperCollins.Additionally, according to A.C. Nielsen, Braeden has one of the highest TVQ’s on television, and is one of the most recognized actors in the world. On July 20 2007, he was the recipient of a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame and become the first German born actor since Marlene Dietrich to receive such an honor.
2020 marks Braeden’s 60h year in film and television, where he has starred with such luminaries as Marlon Brando, Bette Davis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Geraldine Page, Burt Reynolds, Dennis Hopper, James Earl Jones, Curt Jurgens, Raquel Welch, Tyne Daly, James Arness, Mary Tyler Moore, Dennis Weaver and Jack Lord, among others.