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Review: Eric Braeden is featured in Maurice Benard’s MB State of Mind’ podcast

Iconic actor Eric Braeden (“The Young and The Restless”) was spotlighted in Maurice Benard’s MB “State of Mind” podcast on mental health.

Eric Braeden
Eric Braeden. Photo Credit: Sonja Flemming, CBS
Eric Braeden. Photo Credit: Sonja Flemming, CBS

Iconic actor Eric Braeden (“The Young and The Restless” was spotlighted in Maurice Benard’s MB “State of Mind” podcast on mental health.

Braeden is known for his timeless role as Victor Newman in the No. 1 daytime drama “The Young and The Restless.” “Brother, I was very happy when you called me. Of course, I said ‘yes’ immediately. I respect you enormously and I respect your work, here we are,” Braeden said.

“He is the man in the history of soap operas,” Bernard said introducing Braeden, who has been in the entertainment business since 1962. “My first film was in 1962,” he recalled. “That was the first step into the water.”

In his own right, Benard is known for playing Sonny Corinthos on the hit ABC soap opera “General Hospital.”

Born in Germany during World War II, he lost his father at the age of 12. Eric Braeden learned to channel his emotions into sports and later acting. Having immigrated to the United States as a teenager, after college, Eric found roles in dozens of movies and television series.

They spoke about what it was like working with Marlon Brando, his role in the “Titanic” film, and portraying Victor Newman in “The Young and The Restless.” Braeden also shared a few anxious moments before performances and how he was able to overcome anxiety.

Their entire informed conversation may be seen below.

For more information on MB “State of Mind,” visit its official website, and follow the podcast on its Instagram page.

To learn more about actor Eric Braden, follow him on Twitter and on Instagram.

Markos Papadatos
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Markos Papadatos is Digital Journal's Editor-at-Large for Music News. Papadatos is a Greek-American journalist and educator that has authored over 18,000 original articles over the past 16 years. He has interviewed some of the biggest names in music, entertainment, lifestyle, magic, and sports. He is a six-time consecutive "Best of Long Island" winner, and in the past three years, he was honored as the "Best Long Island Personality" in Arts & Entertainment, an honor that has gone to Billy Joel six times.

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