Don Diamont Bio
Name: Don Diamont
Character Name: Bill Spencer, Jr.
Birthdate: December 31, 1962
Career Highlights in Soaps: Don got his start in soaps playing Carlo Forenza on Days of our Lives in 1984. He then took on the role of Brad Carlton on The Young and the Restless, for which he is best known for. After playing Brad from 1985 – 1996 and then from 1998 until February, 2009, he came to The Bold and the Beautiful to play the newly created character of Bill Spencer, Jr.
Claim to Fame: He was the first soap actor to be named one of People Magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People In The World in 1990 and won an Australian Inside Soap Magazine Award for Most Missed Actor In Daytime (Spring 2000).
Trivia: Don is the spokesperson for Morris Home Furnishing in Dayton, Ohio, posed for the cover of Playgirl magazine in 1988 and then again in 1995 and did not embrace his Jewish heritage until later in life, much like his Y&R character, Brad Carlton.
Photo credit: CBS
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