Tracey E. Bregman

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Tracey Elizabeth Bregman
Born (1963-05-29) May 29, 1963 (age 53)
Munich, West Germany (now Munich, Germany)
Residence Malibu, California
Other names Tracey Bregman Recht
Tracey E. Bregman Recht
Occupation Actress
Years active 1978–present
Spouse(s) Ronald Recht (m. 1987–2010)
Children 2

Tracey Elizabeth Bregman[1] (born May 29, 1963) is an American soap opera actress. She is best known for the role of Lauren Fenmore on The Young and the Restless (1983–1995, 2000, 2001–present) and The Bold and the Beautiful (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995–1999, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2007).

Personal life[edit]

Known family history[edit]

Tracey was born in Munich, Germany to American musical arranger, record producer and composer Buddy Bregman and Canadian-born actress Suzanne Lloyd. She lived in Great Britain until the age of 10 when her family relocated to California. She has been acting since she was 11 years old, and currently resides in Malibu, California.

Her marriage to Ron Recht lasted 23 years, from 1987 to 2010. Two sons, Austin and Landon, were born of this marriage.

Businesses and charities[edit]

In 2004, Bregman launched her own yoga inspired clothing line "Bountiful Buddha" which sold popularly at friend Lisa Rinna's boutique "Belle Gray" in Los Angeles. She has also launched her own jewelry line on The Shopping Channel, called the Tracey Bregman Collection. It is only available in Canada. In July 2011 she appeared on HSN as a Spokesmodel for the Jabot cosmetics line.

Bregman is also an active supporter and honorary board member for Chenoa Manor, an animal sanctuary in Chester County, Pennsylvania.[2]

Career[edit]

Prior to The Young and the Restless, Bregman appeared on Days of Our Lives between 1978 and 1980, portraying troubled teen, Donna Temple Craig. She also appeared in the films Happy Birthday to Me (1981) and The Concrete Jungle (1982).

From April to June 2010, while still portraying Lauren, Bregman took on double-duty with The Young and the Restless, as she also portrayed Sheila Carter's sister, Sarah. When it was introduced in 1985, she was the first actress to be awarded the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series (then known as the "Outstanding Ingenue in a Drama Series"), being nominated for the same award again in 1987 and for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in both 2006 and 2008.

In, 2010, she also appeared alongside Y&R co-star, Christian LeBlanc, in the video for I Keep On Loving You by Reba McEntire.

In summer of 2013, Bregman starred in the drama/thriller film, Misogynist, alongside Jonathan Bennett and Eve Mauro, earning a nomination for best actress at the Los Angeles Underground Film Festival.[3]

On 7 April 2014, Bregman was inducted into the Ride of Fame and now has a New York City double decker bus dedicated to her and her accomplishments.[4]

Selected filmography[edit]

Show Character Duration
The Young and the Restless Lauren Fenmore
Sarah Smythe
1983–1994, 1995, 2000, 2001–present
April 2, 2010 – May 4, 2010
Sex & Mrs. X Katherine 2000
The Bold and the Beautiful Lauren Fenmore 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995–1999, 2002, 2004, 2007
The Love Boat Trish Carruthers February 1982
The Concrete Jungle Elizabeth 1982
Happy Birthday to Me Ann Thomerson 1981
Days of Our Lives Donna Temple Craig 1978–1980

Awards and nominations[edit]

List of acting awards and nominations
Year Award Category Title Result Ref.
1979
Soapy Award Most Exciting New Actress: Days of Our Lives Won
[5]
1979
Young Artist Award Best Juvenile Actress in A Daytime Series Days of Our Lives Won
[6]
1980
Young Artist Award Best Young Actress - Daytime TV Series Days of Our Lives Nominated
[7]
1983
Young Artist Award Best Young Actress in a Daytime Soap The Young and the Restless Won
[8]
1985
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Ingenue in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Won
[9]
1986
Soap Opera Digest Award Outstanding Young Leading Actress on a Daytime Serial The Young and the Restless Nominated
1987
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Ingenue in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated
[10]
1993
Soap Opera Digest Award Hottest Female Star The Young and the Restless Nominated
1998
Soap Opera Digest Award Outstanding Female Scene Stealer The Bold and the Beautiful Nominated
2006
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated
[11]
2008
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated
[12]
2013
Los Angeles International Underground Film Festival Best Actress Misogynist Nominated
2016
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated
[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tracey E. Bregman profile, filmreference.com; accessed October 26, 2016.
  2. ^ Interviews – The Young and the Restless, cbs.com; accessed October 26, 2016.
  3. ^ Misogynist (2013). IMDb
  4. ^ Tracey E. Bregman To Be Honored by Ride of Fame Soap Opera Network. April 2, 2014
  5. ^ "The Soap Opera Digest Awards History". Celebrating The Soaps. celebratingthesoaps.net. Archived from the original on March 22, 2015. Retrieved March 22, 2015. 
  6. ^ "1st Annual Youth In Film Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2011-05-18. 
  7. ^ "2nd Youth In Film Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2011-03-31. 
  8. ^ "5th Youth In Film Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2011-03-31. 
  9. ^ Passalacqua, Connie (August 23, 1985). "Soap scoop: Daytime Emmys need improvement". Edmonton Journal. Edmonton, Alberta: (Postmedia Network Inc.). p. 89. Retrieved December 31, 2012. 
  10. ^ "1987 Emmy Winners & Nominees". Soap Opera Digest. New York City, New York: American Media, Inc. Archived from the original on August 18, 2004. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  11. ^ "The 33rd Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Nominations". New York: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. February 8, 2006. Archived from the original on June 28, 2013. Retrieved May 5, 2013. 
  12. ^ "The 35th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Nominations". National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. New York: emmyonline.org. April 30, 2008. Archived from the original on June 28, 2013. Retrieved May 5, 2013. 
  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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