DON DIAMONT (Brad Carlton) 
· rejoined the cast in June of 1998
· previously portrayed the role from 1984-1995
· grew up in Los Angeles and is the youngest of four children
· excelled academically in high school and was a star athlete
· while attending college, a major Los Angeles modeling agency discovered him and sent him to Europe
· returned from Europe one year later to become one of Los Angeles’ top models and decided to pursue a career
  in acting
· auditioned for Nina Foch and was accepted into her scene class
· after training, he was signed by an agent and cast on the daytime drama Days of Our Lives
· his performance on the show led to him being voted “Best Newcomer” by Daytime TV magazine
· after his role on Days of Our Lives ended, he was cast on the Y&R
· previous television series credits include guest starring roles on Baywatch, Diagnosis Murder, Burke’s Law and
  The Fall Guy
· appeared in the special Night of 100 Stars III, and performed in Circus Of The Stars
· completed a starring role in the feature film Marco Polo
· costarred in the telefilm Country Justice with George C. Scott and had a supporting role in the feature film A Low
  Down Dirty Shame
· actively involved in a variety of charitable organizations including the American Cancer Society, Juvenille Diabetes
  Foundation and Rancho Los Amigos Hospital
· has a wife Rachel, son Alexander Jael and daughters Lauren and Sasha
· enjoys playing football, basketball and baseball, as well as taking classes in kick boxing
· height of 6' 1"
· currently has black hair and hazel eyes
· birthday is December 31
ALEX DONNELLEY (Diane Jenkins)
· rejoined the cast as architect Diane Jenkins in September 1996, following a 10-year
  character hiatus
· previously portrayed Diane Jenkins on the series from 1982-1986
· television credits include guest-starring roles on Dallas, The Bob Hope Specials, Simon
  and Simon and Fantasy Island. Also appeared in the series Matt Houston and costarred in
  the television movie The Other Lover
· appeared in the feature films Death Wish II, Love and Bullets and My Girl II
· attended the University of Denver at age 16 and eventually earned a degree in broadcast journalism from the
  University of Southern California
· born in Frankfurt, Germany and later moved with her family to Lake Forest, Illinois
· spends most of her free time with her two daughters, Kate and Sean
· enjoys running, skiing and traveling
· birthday is August 13
· height of 5' 7"
· currently has brown hair and hazel eyes
JERRY DOUGLAS (John Abbott) 
· joined cast in March 1982
· the patriarch of the Abbott family and the wealthy chairman of Jabot Cosmetics
· starred in over one hundred television series and feature films, including The FBI, Harry O,
  The Rockford Files, Police Story, The Streets of San Francisco, House Calls, Hill Street
  Blues, Hunter, Crash, Walton's Mountain, Night Watch and Melrose Place
· feature film credits include Avalanche, Looker, Mommie Dearest and Oliver Stone's JFK
· born and raised in Chelsea, Massachusetts
· won a football scholarship to Brandeis University, where he graduated with a B.S. degree in Economics
· launched his acting career upon graduation from college, studying with Uta Hagen in New York and Jeff Corey in
  Los Angeles
· he is also a screenwriter and develops projects through his production company, Jovra Films
· donates his time to Variety Clubs and the Salvation Army charities
· enjoys playing golf, reading and traveling in his free time
· he and his wife Kym are entertainment hosts on the Family Channel's Home and Family Show
· they have an infant son, Hunter, along with two grown children, Jod and Avra, from a previous marriage
· birthday is November 12
· height is 6'1"
· currently has light brown hair and brown eyes
SABRYN GENET (Tricia McNeil) 
· joined the cast as Tricia Dennison in January 1997
· won the Soap Opera Award for Outstanding Female Newcomer in February 1998
· television credits include guest-starring roles in Married with Children, Great Scott,
  Exposed, We Are Angels and Courthouse
· also appeared in the feature films Illegal Entry, Did You Miss Me Honey?, Swimming with Sharks and Smokin'
  and Lightnin'
· theatre credits include Rumpelstiltskin, Get A Life and Sleeping Beauty
· donates her time to charitable causes, including Project Angel Food
· also enjoys writing poetry, rollerblading and dancing
· born and raised in Whittier, California
· height of 5'6"
· currently has blonde hair and brown eyes
· birthday is May 14
CAMRYN GRIMES (Cassidy "Cassie" Newman)
· joined the cast in March 1997
· won the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Younger Lead Actress in 2000
· was also nominated for a Daytime Emmy in the same category in 1998 and 1999
· was nominated for a Young Artist Award in the category of Outstanding Younger Artist
  in a Daytime Drama in 1998
· previous television credits include a guest-starring role in the daytime drama Days of Our Lives when she was
  a newborn
· also guest-starred on the Wide World of Kids, and has appeared in national commercials
· born in Van Nuys, California and currently lives in Studio City, California
· enjoys drawing, singing, soccer, white water rafting, swimming and diving
· learned to swim at only six months of age and learned to dive when she was a year-and-a-half
· currently has brown hair and brown eyes
· birthday is January 7
BRYANT JONES (Nate Hastings)
· joined the cast in February 1995
· plays the son of Dr. Olivia Barber Winters (Tonya Lee Williams)
· nominated for the Outstanding Younger Actor Daytime Emmy for the third year in
  a row in 2000
· received a Young Artist Award nomination in the category of Outstanding Younger Actor in a Daytime Drama
  Series in 1998
· appeared in national television commercials and has modeled for the Hilton Hotel franchise
· was named "Little Mr. Oxnard" in a local pageant in 1993
· enjoys playing basketball and watching videos with his sisters, twins Bethany and Kayla
· born in Camarillo, California
· currently has black hair and brown eyes
· birthday is July 1
BEAU KAZER (Brock Reynolds)
· returned to the role of Brock Reynolds in August of 1999
· previously appeared as Brock from 1974-1981, 1985-1986 and 1990-92
· born and raised in Toronto, Ontario
· went on to study acting at the Stella Adler School
· made his acting debut in the critically acclaimed feature film, Taxi Driver and has guest-starred in numerous
  television series including Harry O, Barnaby Jones and Hart To Hart, as well as the mini-series The Glitter
  Dome and the pilot Hardcase
· enjoys playing tennis and traveling
· height of 6' 3"
· currently has hazel eyes and brown hair
· birthday is May 22
· joined the cast in July of 1999
· received his first Daytime Emmy nomination in the category of Outstanding Younger
  Actor in 2000
· starred in the television series Hollywood Safari, which aired on the Animal Planet
· other television credits include guest-starring roles on Pacific Blue, Chicken Soup/Soul,
  Dangerous Minds, Step By Step and Kiddazzle
· had a supporting role in the HBO telefilm Past Perfect
· starred in the feature film Young Hollywood and had a supporting role in Hollywood Horror
· born and raised in Downey, California
· enjoys playing the drums, reading and going to the movies
· height of 5' 7"
· currently has brown eyes and brown hair
· birthday is January 18
KAREN HENSEL (Doris Collins) 
· born in Ventura, California
· moved to Libya due to her father being in the Foreign service at the age of 12 and
  shortly thereafter moved to Ethiopia, France, Australia and the Philippines before
  moving back to California in 1969
· attended The American College in Paris, UC Santa Barbara and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts
  where she majored in Theatre Arts
· television credits include guest starring roles in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,
  Murder She Wrote, Wings, Murphy Brown, Mr. Belvedere, Growing Pains, It's A Living and Knots Landing
· costarred in television movies Woman with a Past and Locked Up
· appeared in the feature films Chained Heat, Faith, and Psycho III
· stage credits have included a supporting role on Broadway in Zoot Suit as well as the Los Angeles
  productions of Mrs. California, Bus Stop, and Sister Mary Ignatius at The L.A. Stage Theatre
· she is the Director of Conservatories at The Southcoast Reporter
· teaches classical theatre at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts
· currently has brown hair and hazel eyes
· height of 5' 5"
· has a 27-year-old daughter, Katja and a 9-month-old son, Roman Elliott