You have probably seen actor Eric Braeden in his role as "Victor Newman" in The Young and the Restless more than once. It is true that he is one of the most recognized German actors not only in the United States but also worldwide, and it is also true that he started to build his professional career in the early 60's. But did you know that his personal life is as successful as his professional life?

Who is Eric Braeden's wife?

Eric Braeden's wife is actress Dale Russell. She was born on November 17th, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, and before developing her acting career she went to an elementary high school in Los Angeles, as well as a private one. Dale is best known for her role in 2001 film Holiday in the Sun, where she shared film credits with the Olsen twins and Austin Nichols among other celebrities. Her career as an actress is not a surprise since she grew up in a family where acting skills were very significant. Her sister Patricia Annette Olson, for instance, was an outstanding actress in the 60's.

Eric Braeden and his wife have a strong and happy marriage

When it comes to family and personal relationships Eric Braeden is a very committed man, that's why he decided to marry the love of his life in 1966! They are still happily together showing their fans that they clearly know how to maintain a healthy marriage, even when life brings certain ups and downs. The couple has a clean record and they have never been involved in any kind of situation that could have affected their public image. Fans just love to see them together!

In 1970 the couple had a son. His name is Christian Gudegast and he is a successful screenwriter who gained international recognition after writing the 2003 film A Man Apart, where actor Vin Diesel appeared as "Sean Vetter". Following in the footsteps of his parents Christian Gudegast is also happily married! He has three kids and it seems that Dale and Eric couldn't be happier about being grandparents.

What are Eric Braeden and his wife Dale doing now?

Apart from his role in The Young and the Restless, Eric Braeden's most recent work include some appearances in TV shows like How I Met Your Mother and in films like Den of Thieves. He also published his autobiography I'll Be Damned in 2017. As for Dale Russell, she has always wanted to write a book about her personal life as well, and although there are no details about it yet, we wouldn't be surprised to know that it might come soon!