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Eric Braeden

Eric Braeden

German actor
Eric Braeden is a German actor in America who began his career playing Nazis and eventually became a star of daytime soap operas. Born Hans Gudegast in Kiel, Germany, during the Second World War, he was a superb athlete who excelled in track-and-field events. As a teenager, he immigrated to the United States and worked in Texas and Montana as a translator, a cowhand, and a lumber millhand.Wikipedia
BornApril 3, 1941
HometownBredenbek, Germany
Net worth$20 million
Height6'1" (1.85m)
SpouseDale Russell
ChildrenChristian Gudegast
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2004Emmy (Daytime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Young and the RestlessNominated
2000Emmy (Daytime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Young and the RestlessNominated
1999Emmy (Daytime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Young and the RestlessNominated
1998Emmy (Daytime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Young and the RestlessWinner
1997Emmy (Daytime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Young and the RestlessNominated
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