10 Things You Didn’t Know About Young And The Restless Star Peter Bergman

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8. Accidentally In Acting

Peter Bergman is undoubtedly a soap opera legend. Not many daytime drama actors are able to land consistent work, and Bergman is one of the lucky few to have build a career on such an iconic character. When talking about his soap opera success, he’s been quoted as saying it was due to a series of accidents. Call it accidental, lucky, or just a great work ethic and talent, but Peter Bergman has undeniably hit the top of the daytime drama mountain.

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7. He’s No Doctor

Some older fans may remember the famous “I’m not a doctor, but I play one on TV,” line from a 1986 Vicks Formula 44 cough syrup commercial. Well, Bergman relayed this very statement at one point, acting as a spokesperson for the ad campaign. He took over from General Hospital’s Chris Robinson, who originally rolled out the campaign in 1984.