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Peter Bergman Looks Back at 30 Years on THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS (EXCLUSIVE)


A lot can happen in a year… so, try 30 years! Since he landed the role of Jack Abbott on THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS, Peter Bergman has taken viewers on a wild ride that has seen his character savoring passionate love affairs and daring business coups, and suffering through painful losses and endless family strife. On a personal level, the three-time Emmy winner told Soaps In Depth that Y&R has changed his life in ways that are almost impossible to measure. “I have lived the most incredible life! [Wife] Mariellen and I will be in a beautiful setting, in a comfortable home, on a boat sailing, and I will turn to her and say, ‘This is no way to live!’” he laughed. “It’s our standing joke. I have had such a rich, full life, and my children have had such rich, full lives — all because of Y&R!”

Peter Bergman
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Browse through the gallery below for exclusive backstage photos and Bergman’s reminiscences about his iconic character and his life both on and off camera!

For more from your favorite Y&R stars, keep reading the CBS edition of Soaps In Depth magazine.

This story originally appeared in our print magazine

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