Christian LeBlanc (Michael Baldwin on The Young and the Restless)

Current Character: Michael Baldwin

Birthday: 1958-08-25

Birthplace: Born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina USA

Marital Status: Single


Christian Jules LeBlanc was born in Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. He is the second eldest of eight children whose father, retired Major Andre Victor LeBlanc, is a decorated veteran and winner of the Bronze Star! He graduated with honors from Tulane University, where he majored in ancient history and pre-med. He opted to pursue an acting career after he was offered a role in the PBS television series "Edit Point".

Christian has appeared in numerous television programs, Primetime TV, theater and Daytime television. Christian even produced and starred in his first short film, "Puppy Love", which co-starred Tricia Cast (ex-Nina, Y&R). (The film was honored as the Outstanding Short Film at the Los Angeles International Short Film Awards in April 2001.)

Christian lives in Los Angeles with his two dogs. When not working he enjoys exotic travel, water skiing, swimming, racquetball and body surfing. He is an award-winning artist who is currently writing and illustrating his first children's book.

Career Highlights

The Young and the Restless - Michael Baldwin (1991-1993; April 1997 - Present)
The Game: Red Shoe Diaries (2000)
The Disturbance at Dinner - Pat in the Box (1997)
Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss (1993)
Seeds of Tragedy - Driver (1991)
In the Heat of the Night Patrolman Junior Abernathy 1988 Asthe World Turns - Kirk McColl (1983-1985)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmy Award Nominee - Outstanding Lead Actor (2014)
Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (2005)
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (1999, 2000, 2003, 2004)
Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (2005, 2006)
Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (2003, 2004)
Soap Opera Digest Award Nominee, Favorite Return (1998)