Kyle Lowder

Kyle Brandon Lowder (born August 27, 1980) is an American actor. He began his career in 2000, when he was cast in the role of Brady Black on the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives; he remained in the role until his exit in 2005. Lowder went on to portray the role of Rick Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful from January 2007 to January 2011. In 2018, he returned to Days of Our Lives when cast as Rex Brady.

Kyle Lowder
Born
Kyle Brandon Lowder

(1980-08-27) August 27, 1980 (age 39)
OccupationActor
Years active2000–present
Known forPerformance in daytime television
Notable work
Spouse(s)
Arianne Zucker
(m. 2002; div. 2014)
Children1

Early lifeEdit

He graduated from Pleasantville High School in Pleasantville, New York in 1998.[1]

CareerEdit

In August 2000, Lowder was cast in the aged role of Brady Black on the NBC soap opera, Days of Our Lives. In 2003, Lowder guest-starred as himself during the ninth season of Friends. That same year, he received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for his work as Brady.[2][3] In September 2005, it was announced that he would exit Days of Our Lives, following the soap's decision to not renew the actor's deal; he made his final appearance on September 15 of the same year.[4]

In December 2006, it was announced that Lowder had joined the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful as Rick Forrester, succeeding actor Justin Torkildsen; he made his first appearance on January 25, 2007.[5] In January 2011, he announced his exit from the soap, citing it a "mutual decision" between him and executive producer Brad Bell.[6][7] That same year, Lowder joined the cast of the web soap DeVanity in its second season.[8] In 2012, he appeared as Stacee Jax in Rock of Ages at The Venetian Las Vegas.[9][10]

In May 2018, it was announced that Lowder would return to Days of Our Lives. He made his first appearance in the role of Rex Brady on October 19, 2018.[11] He exited the role in August 2019.[12] Lowder returned to the role in 2020.[13]

Personal lifeEdit

On August 3, 2002, he married his Days of Our Lives co-star Arianne Zucker.[14] In December 2009, they welcomed their first child a daughter.[15] In March 2014, it was announced that Lowder and Zucker had divorced.[16]

FilmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Daily Voice (August 27, 2016). "Happy Birthday to Pleasantville's Kyle Lowder, 36". Pleasantville Daily Voice. United States. Archived from the original on May 7, 2020. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  2. ^ "Make a date for Daytime Emmy Awards". The Oklahoman. United States: Gannett. May 11, 2003. Archived from the original on May 7, 2020. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  3. ^ "Nominees for Daytime Emmys". USA Today. United States: Gannett. March 12, 2003. Archived from the original on June 28, 2003. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  4. ^ Kroll, Dan J. (September 5, 2005). "Lowder out as DAYS passes on a new contract". Soapcentral.com. United States. Archived from the original on May 7, 2020. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  5. ^ Kroll, Dan J. (December 19, 2006). "Popular DAYS star takes over role of B&B's Rick". Soapcentral.com. United States. Archived from the original on May 7, 2020. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  6. ^ Kroll, Dan J. (January 28, 2011). "B&B, Kyle Lowder part ways". Soapcentral.com. United States. Archived from the original on May 7, 2020. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  7. ^ Melodie (January 28, 2011). "Kyle Lowder OUT at Bold and the Beautiful!". Daytime Confidential. United States: Confidential Media, Inc. Archived from the original on May 7, 2020. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  8. ^ Kerr, Luke (July 22, 2011). "B&B's Kyle Lowder Joins DeVanity's Second Season". Daytime Confidential. United States: Confidential Media, Inc. Archived from the original on May 7, 2020. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  9. ^ SOD (December 12, 2012). "Soap Fave's New Vegas Gig". Soap Opera Digest. United States: American Media, Inc. Archived from the original on May 7, 2020. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  10. ^ "Rock of Ages Celebrates Opening Night at The Venetian Las Vegas". Vegas News. United States. January 8, 2013. Archived from the original on May 7, 2020. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  11. ^ Various citations concerning the casting of Lowder as Rex Brady, May 2018:
  12. ^ Bowe, Jillian (July 5, 2019). "Kyle Lowder OUT at Days of Our Lives". Daytime Confidential. United States: Confidential Media, Inc. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  13. ^ Young, Candace (March 30, 2020). "Kyle Lowder Returns to Days of Our Lives as Rex Brady This Spring". Soaps.com. United States: SheKnows Media. Retrieved March 30, 2020.
  14. ^ Clifford, Kambra (March 26, 2014). "Arianne Zucker and Kyle Lowder Divorce". Soap Opera Network. United States: Manti, Inc. Archived from the original on May 7, 2020. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  15. ^ "Arianne Zucker, Kyle Lowder Welcome Daughter Isabella". People. United States: Meredith Corporation. December 14, 2009. Archived from the original on May 7, 2020. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  16. ^ SOD (March 26, 2014). "Exclusive! Real-Life Couple Splits". Soap Opera Digest. United States: American Media, Inc. Retrieved May 7, 2020.

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