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

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For well over 25 years now, Peter Bergman has been wowing Young and the Restless (Y&R) fans portraying the infamous Jack Abbott. The character is probably best known for his rivalry with Victor Newman and walks a fine line between good and evil weekly. There is an amazing story behind the man who is at the head of Genoa City’s Jabot corporation. Below are 10 things you might not know about Y&R’s Peter Bergman.

10. Cuban-Born

Bergman’s father was a U.S. Navy officer. Therefore, Bergman was born in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He would grow up in America and eventually get his high school diploma from Crossland Senior, located in Camp Springs, Maryland. He also has a diploma from New York’s American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Source: Soap Opera Digest


9. Construction Worker

Speaking of, actors and actresses tend to take on some pretty interesting jobs before they make it big. While some of Bergman’s colleagues may have opted for bartender or waiter roles, Peter snagged a job as a construction worker to help make ends meet while he was in college — a far cry from his life both on and off screen.

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