The Young and the Restless alum John Driscoll is taking soap fiction and turning it into real-life reality. The actor has enlisted in the Armed Forces. In addition to playing Chance on Y&R, Driscoll also appeared as Coop Bradshaw on Guiding Light.
) has traded his acting shoes for combat boots. Just like his Y&R counterpart, Driscoll has enlisted in the United States military, and his fan site will be on hiatus while he completes his first year of training.
The thirty-one-year-old actor follows in the footsteps of his father, who graduated from West Point and went on to be a lieutenant colonel in the Army. Though Driscoll grew up in a military regimented family, he majored in theater at George Mason University. Driscoll's modeling and acting career peaked with two supporting roles on daytime television.
, Driscoll made news when he filed for a restraining order against a fan.
Driscoll joined The Young and the Restless in July 2009
. Chance eventually joined the Army and left Genoa City, headed for the Middle East. Prior to that, the actor appeared for several years
on Guiding Light.