Greg Rikaart

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Greg Rikaart
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Born Gregory Andrew Rikaart
(1977-02-26) February 26, 1977 (age 40)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1999–present
Spouse(s) Robert Sudduth (m. 2015)
Children 1

Gregory Andrew "Greg" Rikaart (born February 26, 1977)[1] is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Kevin Fisher on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless, on which he has starred since 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.[2] 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.[2][3] 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]

Rikaart and Sudduth married in Maui on May 9, 2015.[4][5] Their first child, a son, was born June 12, 2016, via surrogacy.[6][7]

Filmography[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
2015 Major Crimes[8] Bobby G. Monroe 4 episodes, Season 4[9]

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. ^ "Stairway to Kevin". Soap Opera Digest. June 24, 2013. p. 37.
  2. ^ a b Stairway to Kevin". Soap Opera Digest. June 24, 2013. p. 37.
  3. ^ a b "Y&R's Greg Rikaart Comes Out On Twitter". Soap Opera Digest. August 26, 2015. Retrieved June 29, 2013. 
  4. ^ Fairman, Michael (August 26, 2015). "Y&R's Greg Rikaart Ties The Knot With Television Writer Robert Sudduth!". News - Soap Buzz. Retrieved May 13, 2015. 
  5. ^ Harrison, Lilly (August 26, 2015). "Young and the Restless Star Greg Rikaart Marries Longtime Boyfriend Robert Sudduth!". E! Online. Retrieved May 15, 2015. 
  6. ^ SOD (June 13, 2016). "Y&R STAR WELCOMES SON". Soap Opera Digest. United States: American Media, inc. Retrieved June 13, 2016. 
  7. ^ Juneau, June (June 14, 2016). "Greg Rikaart Welcomes Son Montgomery Argo". People.com. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  8. ^ Ausiello, Michael (August 28, 2015). "Major Crimes Books Young and RestlessVet Greg Rikaart for Pivotal Arc". TVLine. Retrieved August 24, 2015. 
  9. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1228731/

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