Adain Bradley is best known for playing Xander Avant on The Bold and the Beautiful. The actor has also been on shows such as Riverdale, Mr. Student Body President, and All About The Washingtons.
After he started acting at a young age, Bradley knew he wanted to pursue it as a full-time career. From where he was born and raised to landing a major commercial, here are five fast facts about The Bold and the Beautiful actor.
In The Beginning
Bradley was born on May 7 in Salina, Kansas. Though he was born in America, Bradley was actually raised in York, England, which is where his father is from. In fact, his family moved across the pond when he was still an infant.
Catching The Bug
Bradley started acting when he was 10 years old after he landed the lead role in many school plays. He then beat out over 400 boys to land a starring role in the musical Bugsy Malone, which played at York’s Grand Opera House.
After acting in theater for a few years, Bradley convinced his parents to bring him out to Los Angeles when he was just 15 years old. He auditioned for a few things and ended up landing a Pepsi Super Bowl advertisement. He returned to York following the commercial, but it was enough to convince him to move back to Los Angeles once he graduated high school.
Before starring on The Bold and the Beautiful, Bradley was on the first season of The CW hit show, Riverdale. He played the character of Trev, and it opened up a number of doors for him in terms of auditioning for bigger roles.
Word of Advice
Bradley revealed on his Instagram account that his acting coach, Michaeljohn, is a big reason why he got his part of Xander on BB. Michaeljohn always told Bradley to be prepared for anything and when it clicked, he ended up getting his audition for BB. Because he was prepared and ready for the moment, he nailed it! The Bold and the Beautiful (BB) airs weekdays on CBS. Check your local listings for airtimes.