Greg Rikaart is the actor who plays character Kevin Fisher who electing on what parenting especially a male child might be like gives off a fantastic portrayal of the man always separated from the father, just as in Like A Salesman, Wall Street or the Young and the f-ing Restless!
Having as his brother, Genoa City District Attorney Michael Baldwin raised by a man only known to me, who began watching #YR in 2006, as “Terrible Tom.” Of the thing Terrible Tom is most known for is sadistically locking young son Kevin in closets, and using one’s imagination, if a father would do that, what would they not do? Upon reflecting on the fact that in a few weeks Kevin is going to be a father himself, the actor Rikaart, with time off to reflect after deciding that having lived most his life on the Young and the Restless it was time to attend to his own family, and probably not look back. Rikaart had several guest weeks in returning to different rounds of actors, and while people came and went, Kevin and Greg are stronger than ever.
What happens when you work that well with others? You get the lines of the year – like this, “I wasn’t raised by a good man, I wasn’t raised to be a good man, what makes me think I can handle this?” Without the experience of that of Greg and his return, the great show today has no tone. Great move for all, Kevin coming back. Funny how he is a major character not aligned with any one of the major families in town, but when he took his child abuse and turned it into good, he joined the The Genoa City Police Department as its technical expert – his business turned into family, with a little help from Michael, Sharon, Paul and Lauren.