Eric Braeden, who was born Hans-Jorg Gudegast and plays the Victor Newman on “The Young and the Restless” on CBS, has become an important part of American daytime television. He has been nominated for Emmys nominations for his role as Victor Newman, and he won the award for Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series in 1998. Braeden has been in a total of 93 projects, including movies and TV shows, according to his IMDb page. He was also the executive producer of the 2008 movie “The Man Who Came Back,” in which he played the main character, Reese Paxton.
When his father died, he was only 12 years old. Braeden was left with his mother and three brothers. He worked on farms to help support his struggling family. But even though he had a hard childhood, he is still grateful for it. Braeden said in an interview with the show Fifteen Minutes With, “I’m thankful for many things about my childhood, but to be honest, I could have done without the poverty. People sometimes romanticize being poor. It’s terrible.”
Apart from his on-screen life, Braeden is happily married to Dale Russell. In 1966, he got married to his college sweetheart. Their son, Christian, is a film director who made the Gerard Butler movie Den of Thieves.
In this article, we’ll get to know more about Braeden’s wife and his personal life. Read on to know everything.
Meet Braeden’s Wife, Dale Russel
Dale Russel was born on June 21, 1942, in Los Angeles, California, US. She is an actress who is known for Holiday in the Sun. She’s been married to Eric Braeden since October 8, 1966. Dale, his wife, has helped him with his work more than anyone else. Their special relationship and love have survived the test of time. This is hard for any couple, but it may be even harder for Hollywood actors who have to live so much of their lives in the public eye.
This year marked 56 years of marriage for the strong couple. People know that Braeden often gives Dale credit for his success and praises her in public for her support in their marriage and in his career. The couple has a son named Christian.
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Know About Braeden And Russell’s Son: Christian Gudegast
In case you didn’t know, after a few years of their marriage, they welcomed their son, Christian Gudegast on the 9th of February 1970.
Christian Gudegast is the only child of Dale Russell and the German-born actor Eric Braeden. He was raised and still lives in Los Angeles. He got his degree from the UCLA Film School in 1992. He started his career as a director of rap music videos. In 1993, he sold his first script, Black Ocean, to Oliver Stone, which launched his career as a screenwriter. He has worked on rewriting and polishing the production of several major studio releases without getting credit for it. Gudegast is married and he has three children.
Seems Christian took after his parents and their love for TV, he is a well know American Writer, Director, and Producer, famous for his exceptional works in Man Apart (2003), London has Fallen (2016), and Den of Thieves (2018). He also lives in Los Angeles, California with his family.