Greg Rikaart

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Greg Rikaart
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Born Gregory Andrew Rikaart
(1977-02-26) February 26, 1977 (age 37)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Gregory Andrew "Greg" Rikaart (born February 26, 1977)[1] is an American actor, currently on the cast of the soap opera The Young and the Restless, playing Kevin Fisher since July 2003.

Personal life[edit]

Rikaart was born in Brooklyn, New York and grew up on Staten Island, New York. He graduated with honors from Villanova University in Pennsylvania. He has a sister, Keri, and two nephews, Nicholas and Luca.[1] While in college, he spent a semester in Washington, D.C., as an intern for a congressman on Capitol Hill.

In June 2013, Rikaart revealed that he is in a committed relationship with writer Robert Sudduth.[1][2] Rikaart posted a photograph of himself with his boyfriend, with the caption "Not getting married anytime soon, but celebrating #equality tonight nonetheless", in response to the 2013 United States Supreme Court decisions in favor of same-sex marriage equality.[3]

Roles[edit]

Series Role Year Notes
Felicity Art Student 1999 (episode: "Portraits")
Strong Medicine Traylor 2000 (episode: "BRCA2")
Gilmore Girls Kid #4 2000 (episode: "Rory's Birthday Parties")
Grounded for Life Jason 2001 (episode: "Dream on")
That's Life Waiter 2001 (episode: "Sex in the Suburbs")
As If Josh 2002 (episode: "Alex's POV")
Dawson's Creek David 2002 – 2003 (7 episodes)
Prey for Rock & Roll Scott 2003
X2 Museum Teenager #2 2003
Fake Stacy Josh Patterson 2003
The Young and the Restless Kevin Fisher July 2003–present
The Closer Craig Sherman 2005 (episode: "L.A. Woman")
Wannabe Trevor FYI 2005
CSI: Miami Scott LeBrock 2007 (episode: "Chain Reaction")
Imaginary Bitches Mark 2008 (episode: "It's Totally What You Think")
Seeds Paul 2009

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2005)
  • Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
  • Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Stairway to Kevin". Soap Opera Digest. June 24, 2013. p. 37.
  2. ^ "Y&R's Greg Rikaart Comes Out On Twitter". June 29, 2013. Retrieved June 29, 2013. 
  3. ^ Letting Twitter photo tell the story, soap star Greg Rikaart comes out publicly as gay

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