Peter Reckell is best known for playing beloved hero Bo Brady on Days of Our Lives, but the actor has appeared on other shows such as As the World Turns, 30 Rock, Baywatch, Knots Landing, and many others.
Along with being an actor, Reckell is also a talented musician. From where he was born and raised to his passion for saving the environment, here are five fast facts about the former DAYS actor!
Who Is Peter Reckell?
Reckell was born on May 7 in Elkhart, Indiana, but he grew up in Okemos, Michigan as the second oldest of six children. He got involved in theater in junior high school but behind the scenes — he built theater sets. He then started appearing in plays when he was in high school. He attended the Boston Conservatory and got his degree in theater.
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Finding His Center
Along with acting, Peter Reckell is a big fan of yoga. He practices it frequently, as it helps him stay lean. He also swims, does Pilates, martial arts, as well as rides horseback and mountain bikes.
Protecting Our Environment
Reckell is very protective of our environment and does whatever he can to help the earth. In fact, he rides his bike nine miles to work most days. He also drives an electric car and only wanted to have one child, as he’s concerned about population control.
Reckell released a self-titled album in 2003 that was produced by his wife, Kelly Moneymaker. The album was released on the Midnite Sun Records independent record label and it had 10 songs on it.
Getting Personal With Peter Reckell
Reckell married Broadway star Dale Kristien in December 1987, but the couple divorced in 1991. He married his current wife, Kelly Moneymaker, in April 1998. The couple has a daughter named Loden Sloan. Days of our Lives (DOOL) airs weekdays on NBC. Check your local listings for airtimes.