20 Facts About Greg Vaughan

Greg Vaughan
Greg Vaughan. Courtesy: Getty Images/Jason Kempin

Greg Vaughan plays former Catholic priest Eric Brady on Days of our Lives. Despite playing many on-screen heartthrobs, off screen, Vaughan leads a very different life as a family man with three kids.

Want to know more about Vaughan and learn some interesting and fun trivia about his personal life and career path? Check out these 20 facts about him.

Basic Facts About Greg Vaughan

1. James Gregory Vaughan, Jr.

stands 6 feet tall; he has brown eyes and brown hair.

2. He shares his June 15, 1973 birthday with Courtney Cox, Neil Patrick Harris, Ice Cube, and former Days co-star Eileen Davidson (Kristen).

3. Vaughan was “discovered” at age 16 at a community back-to-school fashion show and was immediately signed up by a local modeling agent.

4. He passed on attending college for the opportunity to travel to Milan, Italy, where he quickly landed modeling campaigns for Giorgio Armani and Gianni Versace.

5. If Vaughan wasn't an actor, he would have pursued becoming a child psychologist.

Greg Vaughan’s Hobbies

1. Vaughan is a devoted baseball fan. His favorite team is the New York Yankees.

2. Vaughan enjoys a number of other sports, too, including golf, basketball, horseback riding, windsurfing and hiking.

3. When it comes to cuisine, Vaughan favors Southern fare; although don't serve him lima beans and cabbage.

They're his least favorite foods.

4. Vaughan says his favorite indulgence is ice cream.

5. The actor/former model is also musically inclined. He enjoys singing and playing the guitar.

Greg Vaughan’s Acting Career

1. All of his daytime roles have been recasts. He was the second Diego on The Young and the Restless, the third Lucky on General Hospital, and the second Eric on Days of Our Lives.

2. He has a longtime friendship with Days co-star Galen Gering (Rafe) from their days modeling together in Miami.

3. He has a history of working for the late television producer and show creator Aaron Spelling, who cast Vaughan in "Malibu Shores," "Beverly Hills, 90210," and "Charmed."

4. What does Vaughan have in common with George Clooney and Brad Pitt? People magazine also named him "One of the Sexiest Men Alive" in 2002.

5. His favorite actor is Paul Newman. His favorite actress is Halle Berry.

Random Facts About Greg Vaughan

1. What would Vaughan cite as his most embarrassing moment? The night he was at a big party dancing and having fun with a bunch of people "and the back end of my tuxedo pants split. Thank God I was wearing shorts that night."

2. Although he plays a priest on Days, Vaughan is not Catholic.

3. His best quality? Vaughan claims he's very available. "If someone needs me at the drop of a hat, I'll be there," he says. As for his worst quality, he admits he lacks patience.

4. Vaughan has said that his biggest regret is not going to college.

5. One of Vaughan's all-time favorite movies is ​"Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid."

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