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Greg Rikaart

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Birth Name: Greg Rikaart
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Profession: Actor

Biography

Greg Rikaart was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Staten Island. Rikaart moved to Los Angeles to pursue his dream to become an actor, quickly began training with the famed Howard Fine.

Greg started filling up his resume with roles on such shows as Felicity, Strong Medicine, Gilmore Girls, Grounded for Life, That’s Life, and As If, before landing the recurring role of David on Dawson’s Creek in 2003.

Later that same year, the role of the troubled Kevin Fisher came up. Rikaart originally signed on to play Michael’s bad boy brother for only 10 episodes, but the fans connected to his portrayal and he was soon placed on contract.

Greg continued stretching his wings, adding appearances in such productions as Prey For Rock & Roll, X-Men 2, The Closer, CSI: Miami, Wannabe, Imaginary Bitches, Bones and Major Crimes, while juggling Kevin’s journey on Y&R. In 2018, he spent a few months on Days of Our Lives as smarmy Leo.

Rikaart resides in Los Angeles, California, with his husband Robert Sudduth and son, Monte.

Fast Facts

  • February 26, 1977— Birthdate
  • Graduated with honors from Villanova University in Pennsylvania.
  • While attending college, Rikaart interned for a semester for a congressman in Washington, D.C..
  • Won the Human Rights Visibility Award in 2014.
  • He loves Billy Joel.
  • When he is not working, he loves hiking, yoga, watching movies and mountain biking.

Relationships

  • Keri Rikaart — Sister
  • Robert Sudduth— Spouse
  • Montgomery Argo Rikaart-Sudduth — Son

Summary

In 2003, Greg Rikaart signed on to play Kevin Fisher for ten days, but the character and the actor stole the hearts of fans and Kevin was signed to a long-term contract.

Rikaart expertly added layers to a one-dimensional character making him troubled, vulnerable, funny and, at times, heroic. Never a traditional bad guy.

Greg’s other credits include Felicity, Gilmore Girls, X Men 2, Prey for Rock and Roll, Dawson’s Creek, The Closer, CSI: Miami, Bones and Major Crimes.
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Actor (7 Credits)

Title Role Year

The Young and the Restless (TV Show)

10-27-2017 — 2017
10-26-2017 — 2017
10-25-2017 — 2017

Kevin Fisher 2017

Major Crimes (TV Show)

Reality Check — 2015

2015

Bones (TV Show)

The Cheat in the Retreat — 2013

Jeffrey Baxter 2013

CSI: Miami (TV Show)

Chain Reaction — 2007

Scott LeBrock 2007

Dawson's Creek (TV Show)

Lovelines — 2003

David 2003

X2 (Movie)

Museum Teenager #2 2003

Prey For Rock & Roll (Movie)

Scott 2003

Guest (1 Credit)

Title Role Year

Soap Talk (TV Show)

Soap Talk — 2006
Soap Talk — 2006
Soap Talk — 2005

2005 - 2006

Appearing (1 Credit)

Title Role Year

"The Young and the Restless" On-Set (TV Show)