Eric Braeden is a television and film actor of German-American nationality. He was born in the year 1941 and he is a talented actor known for many performances that he did in the TV series of 1960s. He played in Rat Patrol where he was Hans Dietrich, he was Victor Newmanin in The Young and Restless and he was John Jacob Astor IV in the movie Titanic. He was Dr Charles Forbin in the movie The Forbin Project. His lead performance in the Young and Restless where he was Victor Newman, it got him the Daytime Emmy Award in 1998 of the Drama Series category.