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Popular American daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless has been running since 1973 and is currently in its 47th season! With over 11,000 episodes, here is a look back at some of your favorite cast members over the years!
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One of the oldest characters from the show is bad boy turned good, "Paul Williams"! Played by Doug Davidson, the series follows womanizer "Paul" as he grows up over the years!
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The now 65-year-old Doug Davidson is the longest-serving cast member of The Young and the Restless! In addition to The Young and the Restless, Doug has also appeared as the host on popular TV game show, The Price is Right from 1994-95. When not filming for the show, Doug enjoys spending time with his wife of 36 years, actress Cindy Fisher, and their two children.
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The man of nine wives, "Victor Newman", first appeared on the series in 1980 and was only meant to be a short-term character. However, having appeared in 3,181 episodes, "Victor" has appeared in the second most episodes, just behind "Paul Williams"!
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German-born American actor Eric Braeden is also known for his role of "John Jacob Astor IV" in 1997's hit film Titanic. The now 79-year-old was also a real life survivor of 1945's MV Wilhelm Gustloff sinking!
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"Victor Newman's" rival "Jack Abbott" is his father's son. A proud, but level-headed businessman "Jack" has been very successful over the years, even if he often butts heads with "Victor".
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The now 66-year-old Peter Bergman is a soap opera legend! Having starred in both The Young and the Restless and All My Children, he has won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series 4 times!
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Viewers first met "Nicholas Newman" when he was born on-screen in 1988! "Nicholas" is the second child of "Victor" and "Nikki", and later builds his own family with "Sharon Collins".
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Joshua Morrow first began playing "Nicholas Newman" in 1994, after the character was rapidly aged to his teenage years. In addition to The Young and the Restless, the now 46-year-old actor has also starred in films including 2013's Parker and 2015's Golden Shoes. The actor is happily married to his wife of 19-years Tobe Keeney, and the couple have 4 children together.
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"Nicholas Newman's" teenage sweetheart "Sharon Collins" grew up in a poor family, but would begin to live a wealthy life after marrying "Nicholas". While the couple had three children together, their marriage was full of infidelity and troubles, leading to their divorce after 11 years of marriage.