Eric Braeden Interview: "The Young and the Restless" Superstar Fires Off on Gun Control: "The More Guns That Are Available, the More Tragedies Will Happen"
Award-winning actor Eric Braeden was born Hans Jorg Gudegast in Bredenbek Germany (near Kiel) and in 1959 immigrated to the United States. He has portrayed ruthless business mogul Victor Newman on the #1 rated CBS daytime drama The Young and the Restless for the past 33 years and won a Daytime Emmy Award in 1998 for Lead Actor in a Drama Series. The soap recently lost its matriarch, the legendary Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor), when she passed away on May 8, 2013. Braeden’s guest-starring television roles include Mannix, McCloud, Gunsmoke, The Rookies, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Cannon, Kojak, Switch, […]