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]

Year Series Role Notes
1999 Felicity Art Student Episode: "Portraits"
2000 Strong Medicine Traylor Episode: "BRCA2"
2000 Gilmore Girls Kid #4 Episode: "Rory's Birthday Parties"
2001 Grounded for Life Jason Episode: "Dream on"
2001 That's Life Waiter Episode: "Sex in the Suburbs"
2002 As If Josh Episode: "Alex's POV"
2002–2003 Dawson's Creek David Recurring, 7 episodes
2003 Prey for Rock & Roll Scott Movie
2003 X2 Museum Teenager #2 Movie
2003 Fake Stacy Josh Patterson Short
2003–present The Young and the Restless Kevin Fisher Series regular
2005 The Closer Craig Sherman Episode: "L.A. Woman"
2005 Wannabe Trevor FYI Movie
2007 CSI: Miami Scott LeBrock Episode: "Chain Reaction"
2008 Imaginary Bitches Mark Episode: "It's Totally What You Think"
2009 Seeds Paul Short
2013 Bones Jeffrey Baxter Episode: "The Cheat in the Retreat"
2013 Four Brothers. Or Three. Wait ... Three. Greg Short

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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