Richard Burgi of The Young and the Restless posing for the camera in a navy button down

Richard Burgi

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Learn more about the actor who plays The Young and the Restless' newest player, Ashland Locke, in this exclusive interview.

By Deanna Barnert


Actor Richard Burgi has had quite the career since he got his start on Another World in the late '80s, landed recurring roles on former sudsers such as One Life to Life and CBS' As the World Turns, and then caused trouble on Days of Our Lives.

Whether you recognize him from his early soap days, his run as a Desperate Housewives hubby, his years solving crime as The Sentinel or his many other primetime stints, you know that this handsome actor can bring the charm… and also play deliciously dirty!

From the way fierce and possibly dangerous businessman has been described, those talents come in handy for Ashland in Genoa City!

Watch spoke to Richard Burgi about his character, his co-stars, and what he likes to get into when he's not bringing the drama.

Watch The Young and the Restless weekdays on CBS and streaming on Paramount+.

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