Who Is Christian Gudegast? Son Of Eric Bareden

by Mela Sun Oct 29 2023 Updated On Fri Nov 03 2023
Who Is Christian Gudegast? Son Of Eric Bareden

Christian Gudegast is the son of Eric Bareden, a German actor. Christian is an American filmmaker

His mother is Dale Russell Gudegast. He is the only kid of his parents.

Parents of Christian Gudegast.
Parents of Christian Gudegast. Source: People

Christian On Directing Crime Thriller 

Christian is the director of Den of Thieves and is set to direct a new thriller called Crown Vic for MadRiver Pictures

The movie is based on a true but unbelievable crime story set in the early 1980s in the San Fernando Valley, where Los Angeles cops were like rock stars with much power. 

The story revolves around two former Vietnam War heroes turned LAPD cops who become involved in illegal activities. 

Their crimes include theft, selling guns, and even murder, all while rubbing shoulders with Hollywood stars

Eventually, someone tries to bring them down. 

Christian said he was fascinated by this wild story from his childhood, and he grew up during that era when the LAPD had a lot of power in Los Angeles. 'Age 

Christian was born on February 9, 1970. He is 53 years old as of 2023.

Net Worth

As an actor, Eric's net worth is about $20 million.

Eric Is Leaving The Show The Young And The Restless

Eric, who plays Victor Newman in The Young and the Restless, is leaving the show. 

Victor Newman has been an iconic character on the show for over 30 years, making this announcement a big deal. 

Early reports in late September said he might leave, which caused some concern for their loyal fans. 

Eric’s representative confirmed the reports, saying he might not return. 

His last air date was set for November 2, but on October 24, his representative revealed that Eric had reached an agreement to return. 

Eric and the show’s executives seemed to have a contract. Eric expressed frustration with the negotiations. 

He even said they were at a point where they couldn’t make a deal.

But on October 7, his representatives said he was coming back to the show. So, he changed his mind and decided to stay. 

Victor Newman’s character is central to the show, with complex romantic relationships and intense business conflicts. 

Eric’s portal of Victor is a significant reason for the show’s appeal.

Christian Gudegast with his father, Eric Bareden.
Christian Gudegast with his father, Eric Bareden. Source: Twitter

Eric's Friend Changed His Mind About Girls Playing Soccer 

Eric talked about how he helped start a soccer association called AYSO with his friend Dantana

Initially, he didn't think girls should play soccer, but Dantana changed his mind. AYSO produced successful women soccer players. 

He also discusses his time on the soap opera and how he joined the cast because of a tennis-playing friend named Dabney Coleman

Playing a soap opera role is challenging both physically and emotionally. 

He mentions a challenging scene in Titanic and how he had little time to prepare. 

His friend Ed O’Neill introduced his son to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and he’s friends with Stephen A. Smith.

Eric Talks About His Famous Show The Young And The Restless

Eric also talked about being a guest host on The Rich Eisen Show

He explains how he got on the show and discusses his friendship with Stephen A. Smith and Michael Strahan

He mentions how his character Victor Newman from The Young and the Restless is famous in pop culture. 

Eric also talks about a fun celebrity moment and shares his favorite sport.

Eric discusses his role in The Young and the Restless and its 50th anniversary

He emphasizes the importance of taking your time when getting fit. Eric plans to sprint with other guests and wants to lose weight. 

He promotes his social media accounts and encourages people to watch The Young and the Restless

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