Peter Reckell (Bo Brady on Days of Our Lives)

Current Character: Bo Brady

Birthday: 1955-05-07

Birthplace: Born in Elkhart, Indiana, USA

Marital Status: Married; Kelly Moneymaker (18 April 1998) 1 daughter.


Reckell made his network-television debut as Eric Hollister on As the World Turns. He then played Bo on Days of our Lives from 1983-87 and later from 1990-91. He returned to the role of the rugged cop for the third time in August 1995. During part of his absence from Days, Reckell appeared in the recurring role of Johnny Rourke on the primetime series Knots Landing. Among Reckell's stage credits are 'Moonchildren', 'The Fantasticks', 'Pirates of Penzance', 'Jesus Christ Superstar', 'Guys and Dolls', 'Love Letters' and 'Death Trap'.
His feature film credits include Rustam Ibraguimbekov's 'Broken Bridges," which was filmed in Russia. Reckell was born in Elkart, Indiana, but grew up on a farm in Michigan. The second oldest of six children, he has two brothers and three sisters. While in junior high school, Reckell built theater sets and performed in the chorus, and eventually became a theater technical director. He went on to appear in numerous plays throughout high school.
Upon graduation, Reckell attended the prestigious Boston Conservatory, where he received a bachelor of fine arts degree in theater with a minor in music and dance. He publish a self-titled country-rock album with help of his singer/songwriter wife Kelly Moneymaker.

Reckell enjoys practicing yoga, martial arts, swimming, horseback riding and mountain biking and is married to Kelly Moneymaker. They live in Nashville with their daughter, Loden.

Career Highlights

Locked Up: A Mother's Rage - Danny (1992)
Shades of Love: Moonlight Flight (1988)
Knots Landing - Johnny Rourke (1988-1989)
Days of our Lives - Bo Brady (1983 - 1987; 1990 - 1992; 1995 to 2012; September 8, 2015 - December 2, 2015)
As the World Turns - Eric Hollister (1980-1982)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (2003, 2004)
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (2008)


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