25 Fun Facts About 'Bold and Beautiful's' Don Diamont

Find Out the Details About This Longtime Soaps Star

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You probably know that Don Diamont has played the role of Bill Spencer on "The Bold and the Beautiful" since 2009. And that before that, he was best known for his 24-year stint as Brad Carlton on "The Young and the Restless." But do you know his favorite movie, his first car, and his favorite sports team?

All of that is revealed in the following 25 facts about Don Diamont:

1. Birthday -- Dec. 31, 1962

2. Born -- Donald Feinberg; Diamond is his mother's maiden name

3. Hometown -- Born in New York City but considers Los Angeles to be his hometown.

4. Height -- 6 feet 1 inch

5. Marital Status -- Married to Cindy Ambuehl since June 12, 2012. They married in France.

6. Children -- Six. Twins Anton and Davis, born January 2003, with wife Cindy Ambuehl. Four sons with ex-wife Rachel Braun -- Lauren, born 1988; Sasha, born 1991; Alexander, born 1995; and Luca, born 2000.

7. First Soap Role -- Carlo Forenza on "Days of Our Lives" in 1984

8. Awards

  • The Ambassador of the Year Award in 2001 for his work on behalf of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. His niece Alyssa was diagnosed with the disease.
  • People Magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People in 1990 -- First daytime star to be so honored

9. Favorite movie -- "The Godfather, "  "The Godfather: Part 2"

10. Favorite Primetime TV show -- "Ray Donovan"

11. Favorite Article of Clothing -- One of his sons plays football at Indiana, so his Indiana football hat.

12. Gizmo -- He has a cell phone but he is not a techie person.

13. Favorite Quote -- "If you're going through hell, keep going." -- Winston Churchill.

14. First car -- A burgundy-colored Firebird

15. Pets -- Two dogs, Lucy and Tessa. Lucy is a Maltese and Tessa is a Labradoodle.

16. Pet Peeve -- Slow drivers in the fast lane

17. Worst Job He Ever Had -- "I never had a job that I hated. I was lucky. I started working pretty quickly."

18. First Acting Job -- A film called "Go for the Goal" with Bruce Dern and Katherine Ross. Two weeks into the film, the financing was gone and so was the movie.

19. Favorite Food -- Chinese 

20. Favorite Workout -- Elliptical

21. Hobbies -- Basketball and cycling

22. Favorite Sports Team -- The Indiana Hoosier football team

23. What Was He Like in High School -- "I was like I am now. I was a clown. I was a goofball."

24. What Role Would You Like to Play That You Haven't Had the Chance -- "I'm playing it. Seriously, I've got the best role I could ever have. Bill Spencer is a dream character."

25. Favorite Vacation Spot -- "I love Cabo [San Lucas] and Monte Carlo."