The character briefly appeared on The Bold and the Beautiful in Much of his history on the series revolves around his long-running conflict with rival businessman Jack Abbott portrayed originally by Terry Lester, and since by Peter Bergman , his ruthless nature, many marriages, and the infamous triangle involving Victor and ex-wife, Ashley Abbott and wife, Nikki Newman. Christian Miller was the son of Albert and Cora Miller. He had one younger brother, Matt Miller.
In , Victor Newman settled down in Genoa City as one of the wealthiest men in the world. As a child, his mother was forced to give him up after his father left, leaving Victor to grow up in an orphanage. After his mother never returned for him, Victor ran away and vowed to make something of his life. From the ground up, Victor Newman built his legacy: Newman Enterprises. Since his first marriage to Julia, Victor has been known to put his job before anything else, which caused more than one of Victor's wives to stray into the arms of other men. When crossed, in both the business world and his personal life, Victor has been branded as a ruthless opponent, one not to be messed with who won't think twice about buying his way to the top to win! Victor met his first true love after walking into the strip club, the Bayou, and setting eyes on Nikki Reed. Although it took Victor a while to admit his true feelings for "His Diamond In The Rough," the two eventually married a while after the birth of Victoria. Though his love for Nikki was strong, Victor always had a soft spot for Ashley Abbott. After Ashley found out that Brent Davis was her real father, Victor brought her to the ranch to stay with him and Nikki, which marked the beginning of their love story and of Ashley's feud with Nikki.
Sharon Collins Newman [Married: Jan 13, ; annulled a few days later; remarried Aug 3, , televised Aug 2; annulled]. Victor "Adam" Wilson, a. Victor Adam Newman Jr. Abby Carlton Newman daughter with Ashley by sperm theft; born Nov, Cassie Newman deceased granddaughter; daughter of Sharon adopted by Nick. Arrested for the murder of Diane Jenkins; confessed believing that Nikki was guilty, and sent to prison [Dec ]; released after evidence showed that Nikki had hit Diane over the head with a rock in self defense. Arrested for obstruction of justice in the Diane Jenkins murder case; detained in jail and released later that day; charges were dropped a few days later.
Braeden accumulated many TV and film credits during his first two decades in America, and guest starred in roles. His earliest credits were all under his birth name, Hans Gudegast. Oakes in "The Discotheque Affair"; season two, episode five. In , he guest-starred as Luftwaffe Major Bentz in episode 28, "Day of Reckoning", of season two of the TV series Twelve O'Clock High a series which was very loosely based on the classic war film with the same name and also appeared in an episode of the espionage drama series Blue Light. He starred in the western Rifles with Raquel Welch , Burt Reynolds and Jim Brown noted for the first big screen interracial love scene between Welch and Brown , once again playing a villainous German military officer opposite Fernando Lamas.