Eric Braeden
German actor
Eric Braeden
Eric Braeden is a German-American film and television actor, best known for his role as Victor Newman on the soap opera The Young and the Restless, as Hans Dietrich in the 1960s TV series The Rat Patrol, and as John Jacob Astor IV in the 1997 film Titanic. Braeden won a Daytime Emmy Award in 1998 for Lead Actor in a Drama Series for the role of Victor Newman.
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From Postwar Germany To Hollywood, A Soap Star Dishes On His Journey
NPR - 22 days
Actor Eric Braeden was born in Kiel, Germany, during World War II, and this year marks his 37th anniversary with The Young and the Restless. His new memoir is called I'll Be Damned. (Image credit: Robert Voets/CBS)
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Stephen Tobolowsky Exits 'The Mindy Project'
Huffington Post - about 4 years
As fans of "The Mindy Project" might have noticed, this week's episode rendered Stephen Tobolowsky's character, Dr. Shulman, somewhat obsolete -- effectively removing him from the show by way of a retirement note. According to HitFix, Tobolowsky is officially exiting the show, and the actor shared his side of the story with the site via email. "I wasn't in the Thanksgiving show. That was a bad sign. I was told that they wanted Dr. Shulman to be more of an authoritarian. Then I was told that they didn't really want Mindy to have a boss in the office. Then Mindy told me I was being written out of the show," Tobolowsky told Hitfix. "I don't think anything untoward happened. I suspect I was a casualty of a show meeting many different demands from different sources. The people involved were very talented. I hope they succeed." "Mindy" executive producer Matt Warburton confirmed the exit to Hitfix, explaining, "We really love Stephen and Dr. Shulman was one of the writers' ve ...
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BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights
Talk Radio Blog - almost 5 years
Tony Hale stops by What’s Your Fantasy to talk about his upcoming role on HBO’s new political drama Veep starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus. He also discusses the plans for Season 4 of Arrested Development, and the upcoming movie.  Tune in here. Janet Varney, actress, comedian, co-creator/co-producer of SF Sketchfest: The San Francisco Comedy Festival, and soon to be seen in Ben Stiller’s web series, Burning Love, visits with Olivia Wilder to talk about her career.  Tune in here. Join Steve and Mary Alice as they welcome best-selling author, New Yorker writer, and Wall Street Journal columnist Jonah Lehrer for a wide-ranging exploration of creativity. Plus, they discuss his latest book, Imagine.Tune in here. Television icon, Emmy Award and People Choice Award winning actor, Eric Braeden pays a visit to Best Ever You with host Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino. Eric played one of the most popular characters in daytime history, Victor Newman, for over 31 years on the top-rated soap, ...
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Morning Call Sheet: My Advice On How to Increase DVD Sales, Netflix's Failures ... - Big Hollywood
Google News - over 5 years
Cast: Jim Brown, Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds, Fernando Lamas, Eric Braeden, Michael Forest, Jerry Goldsmith, Claire Huffaker. One of those underrated, late 60's, widescreen Westerns that must have been a blast to watch at the drive-in
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Cum arătau la începutul serialului eroii din Tânăr şi neliniştit FOTO - Realitatea
Google News - over 5 years
Cele mai cunoscute personaje sunt, însă, Victor Newman, jucat de Eric Braeden (din 1980) şi Nikki Newman, interpretată de Melody Thomas Scott (din 1979). Actorii care îşi trăiesc viaţa pe platourile de filmare încep să se identifice uneori cu
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La rebelión en su estado puro - El Observador
Google News - over 5 years
... las causas del declive humano y el desarrollo simiesco, dentro de esta saga, se relacionaban con la guerra nuclear y con la curiosa paradoja planteada en Huida del Planeta de los Simios (1971) a cargo del doctor Otto Hasslein (Eric Braeden)
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Going 'Apes' over simian film franchise - The Daily News Online (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
STARS: Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Eric Braeden, Ricardo Montalban. STORY: The world is shocked when the spaceship previously piloted by Taylor crash lands in the Pacific in 1973 Earth and two talking chimpanzees (Cornelius and Zira, from the previous
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The Young and the Restless' Eric Braeden Is Still Causing Controversy - TV Guide
Google News - over 5 years
The megalomaniacal patriarch — played by Emmy winner Eric Braeden — earned considerable viewer backlash last month when he threw his ex-wife, Diane (Maura West), from the back of an ambulance and left her bruised and bloodied on the road
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Melody Thomas Scott out of 'Y&R'? - Entertainment Weekly
Google News - over 5 years
It seems likely that Sony, which produces the drama for CBS, is continuing to look for more ways to shave the salary budget — especially given what happened to Eric Braeden (Victor Newman) more than a year ago. The soap has a massive cast,
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"Les Feux de l'Amour" ont-ils viré Nikki ? - OZAP
Google News - over 5 years
Il ya un an et demi, Eric Braeden se répandait dans la presse pour révéler comment les producteurs et les scénaristes avaient prévu de le virer parce qu'il refusait une baisse de salaire. « On m'a traité d'une manière très insultante, on a fait fuiter
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Les Feux de l'amour : Jack veut "casser la gueule" à Victor - Toutelatele.com
Google News - almost 6 years
En effet, l'interprète de Jack Abbott s'est confié à TéléLoisirs : « j'adorerais que Jack puisse réellement casser la gueule de Victor [incarné par Eric Braeden, ndlr]. J'aimerais le voir en train de le plaquer contre le mur ! [Rires
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Meine Schule - Hamburger Abendblatt
Google News - almost 6 years
Der Cousin seines Vaters hat sogar einen Stern auf dem Hollywood Walk of Fame - Eric Braeden, der eigentlich Hans-Jörg Gudegast heißt, ist der populärste Serien-Darsteller in den USA. Karim und Justus gehören zu den 63 Schülern, die im Internat leben
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Daytime Emmys showdown: Best Supporting Actor - GoldDerby
Google News - almost 6 years
After his wife Victoria suffers a miscarriage following an argument with her father, Victor Newman (Eric Braeden), Billy confronts him. He demonstrated remarkable restraint in these scenes, avoiding the over-acting that often appears on these tapes
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The Young and the Restless Welcomes Back Beth Maitland - TV Guide
Google News - almost 6 years
And her father, Victor [Eric Braeden], is too busy trying to control every single thing in Genoa City to worry about his daughter. Traci is her last chance. TV Guide Magazine: Enough with Abby-mania. Let's discuss you. When times got tough for you at
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The Young And The Restless - A.V. Club DC
Google News - almost 6 years
I remember nothing about them, beyond the villainous and vile Victor, played by Eric Braeden. Young And The Restless, for me, will always be about the one week I spent every summer with my grandmother up in the “big city” (which had but 10000 people
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Der Experte: 02. Mai 2011 - Quotenmeter
Google News - almost 6 years
Der wahrscheinlich bekannteste deutsche Fernsehschauspieler der Welt dürfte Eric Braeden sein. Der Name sagt Ihnen nichts? In den USA kennt ihn dafür fast jeder. Eric Braeden, der 1941 als Hans-Jörg Gudegast in Bredenbek bei Kiel geboren wurde,
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Arleen M. Fiedler - Wausau Daily Herald
Google News - almost 6 years
... Marathon, Nicole (Steve) Ellenbecker, Athens, and Heather (Tim) Krueger, Athens; eight great-grandchildren, Nick, Matt, Eric, Braeden, Ava, Carleigh, Rylee and Colton; two sisters-in-law, Betty Berghammer, Kenosha, and Muriel Berghammer, Wausau
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The Ambulance - WhatDVD.Net
Google News - almost 6 years
It is also fun to see him bounce off all sorts of oddball characters, like James Earl Jones' angry police detective or Red Buttons' sarcastic hospital patient or Eric Braeden's creepy yet suave doctor. In a nice touch, Josh works at Marvel Comics (?
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What Would Ayn Rand Have Said About 'Atlas Shrugged'? - Wall Street Journal (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
She considered Eric Braeden, nee Hans Jörg Gudegast, of “The Rat Patrol” and “The Young and the Restless,” to play copper baron Francisco d'Anconia, and wanted to squeeze in Muhammad Ali somehow. It was her favorite pastime
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Eric Braeden
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2016
    Age 74
    Still on the show as of May 2016, Braeden won a Daytime Emmy for his work in 1998.
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  • 2009
    Age 67
    Braeden announced on October 18, 2009 that after almost 30 years on The Young and the Restless, he was leaving the show. "We reached an impasse in the negotiations", Braeden said in an exclusive interview with celebrity news website EW.com.
    More Details Hide Details Braeden's last airdate was scheduled to be November 2, 2009; however, on October 23, CBS announced that Braeden had inked a new three-year deal and would remain with the soap, even agreeing to take a pay cut, which was the original issue.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1997
    Age 55
    in addition to this long-running character, in 1997 he played Colonel John Jacob Astor IV in the blockbuster film Titanic, cast because he strongly resembled the powerful millionaire.
    More Details Hide Details Braeden told Cindy Elavsky that the scene in which his character drowned "was one of the scariest moments in this business for me."
  • THIRTIES
  • 1980
    Age 38
    In 1980, he was offered the role of self-made business magnate Victor Newman on the daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless for a 26-week run.
    More Details Hide Details His character imprisoned his wife's lover, and became so popular the character became a love-to-hate villain, and his contract was renewed.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1969
    Age 27
    He starred in the 1969 western 100 Rifles with Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds and Jim Brown (noted for the first big screen "interracial love scene between Welch & Brown), once again playing a villainous German military officer opposite Fernando Lamas, This was his last credit under his birth name.
    More Details Hide Details His starring role in the movie Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970), was when he first took the stage name of Eric Braeden. Lew Wasserman of Universal Pictures told him that no one would be allowed to star in an American film if they had a German name. After much thought he took the name Braeden from his hometown of Bredenbek. Other movie appearances in the 1970s included the role of the primary antagonist, Dr. Otto Hasslein in Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971), and in Walt Disney's 1977 Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo as the arrogant but formidable race car driver, Bruno von Stickle. Throughout the 1970s, he also guest-starred in a variety of television shows including The Six Million Dollar Man, Wonder Woman, and The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and also appeared in several episodes of the long-running CBS western series Gunsmoke.
  • 1966
    Age 24
    In 1966 he guest-starred as Luftwaffe Major Bentz in episode 28, "Day of Reckoning", of season two of the TV series Twelve O'Clock High, very loosely based on the classic 1949 war film with the same name, and also appeared in an episode of the 1966 espionage drama series Blue Light.
    More Details Hide Details His main character for the next two years was his regular starring role playing German Hauptmann (Captain) Hans Dietrich on the TV series The Rat Patrol (1966–1968),
  • 1965
    Age 23
    In 1965 he appeared in a film called Morituri starring Marlon Brando and Yul Brynner, and guest-starred in The Man From U.N.C.L.E. as T.H.R.U.S.H. agent Mr. Oakes in "The Discotheque Affair"; episode 5, season two.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1959
    Age 17
    He immigrated to the USA in 1959.
    More Details Hide Details In the United States, Braeden attended the University of Montana, Missoula on a Track and Field Scholarship (discus, javelin, shotput). Braeden accumulated many TV and film credits during his first two decades in America, and guest starred in 120 roles. His earliest credits were all under his birth name, Hans Gudegast. During the 1960s he appeared in several episodes of TV's longest-running WWII drama (1962–67) Combat!, always playing a German soldier.
  • 1958
    Age 16
    In 1958 Braeden, then known as Hans Gudegast, won the German National Team Championship in Track and Field (discus, shot-put and javelin with the Rendsburger TSV).
    More Details Hide Details Braeden later went on to win the 1973 National Challenge Cup as a fullback with the Jewish American soccer club Maccabi Los Angeles, scoring the winning goal in the semifinal and a penalty kick in the final against Cleveland Inter. In the 1970s/80s he could often be seen boxing at the Hoover Street and Broadway gyms in L.A. His son, Christian, is a screenwriter who wrote the film A Man Apart, which starred Vin Diesel.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1945
    Age 3
    Braeden was born Hans-Jörg Gudegast in Bredenbek, Germany (near Kiel), where his father was once mayor. He was a small child escaping the Russian Army's advance on East Prussia in World War II, January 30, 1945 when the boat on which his family was evacuated, MV Wilhelm Gustloff was sunk with the largest loss of life in a single ship sinking.
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  • 1941
    Born
    Born on April 3, 1941.
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