Christian LeBlanc

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Christian LeBlanc
Christian LeBlanc - Monte-Carlo Television Festival.JPG
Christian LeBlanc (2012)
Born Christian Jules LeBlanc
(1958-08-25) August 25, 1958 (age 58)
Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Christian Jules LeBlanc (born August 25, 1958 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina) is an American actor, best known for his role as Michael Baldwin on CBS The Young and the Restless.

Career[edit]

LeBlanc currently plays Michael Baldwin on The Young and the Restless. He first played the role from 1991 to 1993, and then resumed the role in 1997. He has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for the role eight times, and won for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series award in 2005, 2007, and 2009. He previously starred on another soap opera, As the World Turns, playing Kirk McColl from June 2, 1983 until the summer of 1985. Christian appeared on As The World Turns again as his Y&R character Michael Baldwin on April 4 and 5th of 2005 when the character was crossed over to assist Jack and Carly Snyder in a custody suit.

He also made a guest appearance on the Showtime late-night cable TV series Red Shoe Diaries, and reprised the role for a video movie.

LeBlanc also appeared alongside his The Young and the Restless wife Tracey E. Bregman in the video for I Keep On Loving You by Reba McEntire in 2010.

On May 20, 2005, June 15, 2007, and August 30, 2009, LeBlanc won the Daytime Emmy for "Outstanding Lead Actor" for his role on Y&R. He was previously nominated for "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series" in 1999, 2000, 2003 and 2004.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1991 Seeds of Tragedy Driver Television film
1993 Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss Coach Caldwell Television film, credited as "Christian J. Le Blanc"
1998 The Disturbance at Dinner Pat in the Box
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1983-1985
2005
As the World Turns Kirk McColl/
Michael Baldwin
Contract role, guest
1988 In the Heat of the Night Patrolman Junior Abernathy 8 episodes, credited as "Christian Le Blanc"
1995 Diagnosis: Murder Coach Campbell First episode of season 3, "An Innocent Murder"
1991-1993, 1997- The Young and the Restless Michael Baldwin Contract role
2009 Guiding Light Michael Baldwin 2 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

List of acting awards and nominations
Year Award Category Title Result Ref.
1999
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated
[1]
1999
Soap Opera Digest Award Favorite Return The Young and the Restless Nominated
2000
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated
[2]
2003
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated
[3]
2004
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated
[4]
2005
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Won
[5]
2005
Soap Opera Digest Award Outstanding Supporting Actor The Young and the Restless Nominated
2007
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Won
[6]
2008
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated
[7]
2009
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Won
[8]
2011
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated
[9]
2014
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated
[10]
2014
Indie Series Award Best Guest Star — Comedy Fumbling thru the Pieces Nominated
[11]
2015
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated
[12]
2016
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Pending
[13]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Daytime Emmy Nominees List 1". Variety. Los Angeles: Penske Business Media. March 11, 1999. Archived from the original on June 28, 2013. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  2. ^ Havens, Candace (May 12, 2000). "Lead actress Emmy race too close to call". The Union Democrat. Sonora: Western Communications. p. 55. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Nominees for Daytime Emmys". USA Today. Tysons Corner, Virginia: Gannett Company. Associated Press. March 12, 2003. Archived from the original on June 28, 2013. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ "The 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations". New York City: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. March 4, 2004. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 28, 2013. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  5. ^ Bauder, David (May 21, 2005). "Ellen DeGeneres wins big in Daytime Emmys". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Block Communications. Associated Press. p. 25. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  6. ^ "The 2007 Daytime Emmy Award Winners". Los Angeles: PopSugar Entertainment. June 18, 2007. Archived from the original on June 28, 2013. Retrieved June 2, 2013. 
  7. ^ "The 35th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Nominations". New York: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. April 30, 2008. Archived from the original on June 28, 2013. Retrieved May 5, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Winners at 36th annual Daytime Emmy Awards". Toronto Star. Toronto: Star Media Group. August 31, 2009. Archived from the original on June 28, 2013. Retrieved January 8, 2013. 
  9. ^ "The 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Nominations". New York: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. May 11, 2011. Archived from the original on June 28, 2013. Retrieved May 5, 2013. 
  10. ^ "The 41st Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Nominations". New York: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. May 1, 2014. Archived from the original on June 23, 2014. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  11. ^ "5th Annual Indie Series Awards Nominees". indieseriesawards.com. 2014. Archived from the original on August 6, 2015. Retrieved August 6, 2015. 
  12. ^ "The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations". New York: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. March 31, 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 31, 2015. Retrieved March 31, 2015. 
  13. ^ "The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations" (PDF). New York: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. March 24, 2016. Archived from the original on March 24, 2016. Retrieved March 24, 2016. 

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