Rikaart in 2010
Gregory Andrew Rikaart
February 26, 1977
|Alma mater||Villanova University|
Robert Sudduth (m. 2015)
Throughout his career, Rikaart has received six nominations for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and won once in 2005.
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. While in college, he spent a semester in Washington, D.C., as an intern for a congressman on Capitol Hill.
Rikaart is best known for his role as Kevin Fisher on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless, which he originated in 2003. In May 2017, Rikaart confirmed earlier reports that he would be exiting the soap with his last taping date to be the following month. However, on August 3, the official Twitter account for The Young and the Restless confirmed Rikaart was back taping. In September, Entertainment Weekly reported that Rikaart was back for a 2-week stint.
In June 2013, Rikaart revealed that he was in a committed relationship with writer Robert Sudduth. Rikaart posted a photograph with his boyfriend captioned, "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.
|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|
|2003–2019||The Young and the Restless||Kevin Fisher||Series regular (2003–2017)
Recurring role (2017–2018)
|2005||The Closer||Craig Sherman||Episode: "L.A. Woman"|
|2007||CSI: Miami||Scott LeBrock||Episode: "Chain Reaction"|
|2008||Imaginary Bitches||Mark||Episode: "It's Totally What You Think"|
|2013||Bones||Jeffrey Baxter||Episode: "The Cheat in the Retreat"|
|2013||Four Brothers. Or Three. Wait ... Three.||Greg||Short|
|2015||Major Crimes||Bobby G. Monroe||Season 4, episodes 4, 13, 16 & 17 |
|2018–2019||Days of Our Lives||Leo Stark||Contract role|
Awards and nominations
- Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2005)
- Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2018)
- Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2018)
- Stairway to Kevin". Soap Opera Digest. June 24, 2013. p. 37.
- Ausiello, Michael (May 4, 2017). "Greg Rikaart Leaving Y&R". Tvline.com. Retrieved May 6, 2017.
- Ausiello, Michael (May 4, 2017). "Greg Rikaart Leaving The Young and the Restless". Tvline.com. Retrieved May 6, 2017.
- "Reunited and It Feels So Good". Twitter.com. August 3, 2017. Retrieved September 4, 2017.
- Rice, Lynette (September 13, 2017). "Young and the Restless Surprise!! Greg Rikaart Returning". EW.com. Retrieved September 13, 2017.
- "Y&R's Greg Rikaart Comes Out On Twitter". Soap Opera Digest. August 26, 2015. Retrieved June 29, 2013.
- Fairman, Michael (August 26, 2015). "Y&R's Greg Rikaart Ties The Knot With Television Writer Robert Sudduth!". News - Soap Buzz. Archived from the original on May 13, 2015. Retrieved May 13, 2015.
- Harrison, Lilly (August 26, 2015). "Young and the Restless Star Greg Rikaart Marries Longtime Boyfriend Robert Sudduth!". E! Online. Retrieved May 15, 2015.
- SOD (June 13, 2016). "Y&R STAR WELCOMES SON". Soap Opera Digest. United States: American Media, inc. Retrieved June 13, 2016.
- Juneau, June (June 14, 2016). "Greg Rikaart Welcomes Son Montgomery Argo". People.com. Retrieved June 24, 2016.
- Ausiello, Michael (August 28, 2015). "Major Crimes Books Young and RestlessVet Greg Rikaart for Pivotal Arc". TVLine. Retrieved August 24, 2015.
- "Greg Rikaart".