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Peter Paul Reckell
Salem Presence
May 3, 1983 to April 20, 1987; 1990 to 1992; August 1, 1995 to October 30, 2012
At A Glance
Reckell was raised in Michigan. He worked his way through the Boston Conservatory as a singing waiter. After graduating with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in theater and a minor in music and dance, Reckell moved to New York City to further his music career. His musical stage accomplishments are many, including Carousel, Jesus Christ, Superstar, and Guys and Dolls. Peter made his television debut on As the World Turns as Eric Hollister, a role he portrayed for two years. Soon afterward, he landed the role of Bo Brady.

Needing a change after four years on daytime, Reckell moved to primetime and began a two-year run on the hit series Knots Landing. Before his 1993 return to Days of our Lives, Reckell added several film appearances to his credits, including the Russian film Broken Bridges produced by Oscar winner Rustam Ibraguimbekov.

Over the years Reckell has accrued many accolades for his portrayal of Bo Brady. In addition to being voted Number One Male in Daytime Television, he received Soap Opera Digest awards for Outstanding Actor and Hottest Male Star.

Reckell is a dedicated environmentalist and avid cyclist who often bikes to work. Reckell and his wife, Kelly Moneymaker, reside in Los Angeles. His birthday is May 7.

Acting Portfolio
TELEVISION
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
May 3, 1983 to April 20, 1987; April 19, 1990 to January 17, 1992; August 1, 1995 to October 30, 2012

As the World Turns
Eric Hollister
1980 to 1982

Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmy Awards Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (2009)

Daytime Emmy Awards Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011)
Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Elkhart, Indiana
DATE OF BIRTH: May 7, 1955
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
MARITAL STATUS: Married; Kelly Moneymaker [Apr 18, 1998 to Present]
PREVIOUS MARRIAGE: Dale Kristien [1987 - 1991]
CHILDREN: Daughter, Loden [Nov 2007]
News Archives
News Archive: Peter Reckell earns his very first Daytime Emmy nomination. [May 14, 2009]
News Archive: Reckell says he'd given up on ever getting an Emmy nomination. [May 14, 2009]
News Archive: Overused Reckell forced to take a month away from DAYS. [Mar 8, 2010]
News Archive: Rumor: Reckell preparing co-stars for his exit. [May 3, 2012]
News Archive: Reckell's wife hints his time on DAYS is ending. [Jun 13, 2012]
News Archive: Peter Reckell confirms he's said "goodbye" to DAYS. [Jun 18, 2012]
News Archive: VIDEO: Kristian Alfonso and Peter Reckell at the 2011 Daytime Emmys. [Jun 19, 2011]
News Archive: Peter Reckell says fans "deserve better" than a missing Bo. [Apr 10, 2014]
News Archive: Reckell reports "some progress" in DAYS talks. [Oct 10, 2014]
News Archive: Peter Reckell in talks with DAYS for 50th anniversary return [Mar 9, 2015]
News Archive: Peter Reckell and Stephen Nichols returning to DAYS [Mar 18, 2015]
News Archive: Peter Reckell's Bo to have an "ultimate hero moment" [May 4, 2015]
News Archive: Peter Reckell shares why DAYS' new writers will have fans crying [Jun 1, 2015]
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