Tracey E. Bregman
|Tracey Elizabeth Bregman|
|Born||(1963-05-29) May 29, 1963
Munich, West Germany (now Munich, Germany)
|Other names||Tracey Bregman Recht
Tracey E. Bregman Recht
|Spouse(s)||Ronald Recht (m. 1987–2010)|
Tracey Elizabeth Bregman (born May 29, 1963) is an American soap opera actress. She is best known for the role of Lauren Fenmore on The Young and the Restless (1983–1995, 2000, 2001–present) and The Bold and the Beautiful (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995–1999, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2007).
Bregman was born in Munich, Germany to American musical arranger, record producer and composer Buddy Bregman and Canadian-born actress Suzanne Lloyd. She lived in Great Britain until the age of 10 when her family relocated to California. She has been acting since she was 11 years old, and currently resides in Malibu, California.
Prior to The Young and the Restless, Bregman appeared on Days of Our Lives between 1978 and 1980, portraying troubled teen, Donna Temple Craig. She also appeared in the films Happy Birthday to Me (1981) and The Concrete Jungle (1982).
From April to June 2010, while still portraying Lauren, Bregman took on double-duty with The Young and the Restless, as she also portrayed Sheila Carter‘s sister, Sarah. When it was introduced in 1985, she was the first actress to be awarded the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series (then known as the “Outstanding Ingenue in a Drama Series”), being nominated for the same award again in 1987 and for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in both 2006 and 2008. In, 2010, she also appeared alongside her Y&R co-star, Christian LeBlanc, in the music video for Reba McEntire‘s single, “I Keep On Loving You“.
In summer of 2013, Bregman starred in the drama/thriller film, Misogynist, alongside Jonathan Bennett and Eve Mauro, earning a nomination for best actress at the Los Angeles Underground Film Festival.
Businesses and charities
In 2004, Bregman launched her own yoga inspired clothing line “Bountiful Buddha” which sold popularly at friend Lisa Rinna‘s boutique “Belle Gray” in Los Angeles. She has also launched her own jewelry line on The Shopping Channel, called the Tracey Bregman Collection. It is only available in Canada. In July 2011 she appeared on HSN as a Spokesmodel for the Jabot cosmetics line.
Private life and honors
Bregman married Ron Recht in 1987; the couple had two sons, Austin and Landon, but divorced in 2010.
|The Young and the Restless||Lauren Fenmore
|1983–1994, 1995, 2000, 2001–present
April 2, 2010 – May 4, 2010
|Sex & Mrs. X||Katherine||2000|
|The Bold and the Beautiful||Lauren Fenmore||1992, 1993, 1994, 1995–1999, 2002, 2004, 2007|
|The Love Boat||Trish Carruthers||February 1982|
|The Concrete Jungle||Elizabeth||1982|
|Happy Birthday to Me||Ann Thomerson||1981|
|Days of Our Lives||Donna Temple Craig||1978–1980|
Awards and nominations
|1979||Soapy Award||Most Exciting New Actress:||Days of Our Lives||Won|||
|1979||Young Artist Award||Best Juvenile Actress in A Daytime Series||Days of Our Lives||Won|||
|1980||Young Artist Award||Best Young Actress – Daytime TV Series||Days of Our Lives||Nominated|||
|1983||Young Artist Award||Best Young Actress in a Daytime Soap||The Young and the Restless||Won|||
|1985||Daytime Emmy Award||Outstanding Ingenue in a Drama Series||The Young and the Restless||Won|||
|1986||Soap Opera Digest Award||Outstanding Young Leading Actress on a Daytime Serial||The Young and the Restless||Nominated|
|1987||Daytime Emmy Award||Outstanding Ingenue in a Drama Series||The Young and the Restless||Nominated|||
|1993||Soap Opera Digest Award||Hottest Female Star||The Young and the Restless||Nominated|
|1998||Soap Opera Digest Award||Outstanding Female Scene Stealer||The Bold and the Beautiful||Nominated|
|2006||Daytime Emmy Award||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series||The Young and the Restless||Nominated|||
|2008||Daytime Emmy Award||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series||The Young and the Restless||Nominated|||
|2013||Los Angeles International Underground Film Festival||Best Actress||Misogynist||Nominated|
|2016||Daytime Emmy Award||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series||The Young and the Restless||Nominated|||