TV Iron Man Eric Braeden Marks 40 Years on ‘Young And the Restless’

Published on Feb 14, 2020

TV Iron Man Eric Braeden Marks 40 Years on ‘Young And the Restless’

If not for a tennis game with actor Dabney Coleman in the late 1970s, Eric Braeden might never have landed his signature role as conniving business mogul Victor Newman on CBS’ “The Young and the Restless.”

Braeden, 78, has become an Iron Man of daytime soaps who will mark his 40th anniversary on “Y&r” with episodes to air next week. But way back when he met Coleman on the court, Braeden was still on the fence about even accepting an offer to audition for the show.

At the time Braeden was concerned about moving away from primetime where he’d logged

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Author: Cynthia Littleton