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June 1, 2004 to March 2009 [contract]; March 2009 to Present [recurring]
At A Glance

Bryton McClure joined The Young and the Restless in April 2004 as Devon Hamilton, a troubled teenager who came into the lives of the Winters family.

Bryton began his acting career at an early age, landing his first commercial when he was just two years old. He was soon cast as Richie on the hit series Family Matters, where he appeared in most of the show's nine-year run.

In addition to acting, Bryton has enjoyed success as a recording artist. He debuted his first single, "Ooh, The Way I Feel About You," on the German TV series Stars 2000, and has performed live on the international networks Viva, ZDF 5, and Giga TV, as well as on the Disney Channel and major broadcast networks in the U.S. His single is available on a compilation CD, titled "20 Top Hits: Winter Extra 2000," that includes songs by Britney Spears and *NSYNC.

Bryton has also done voice-over work as Freddie, on the animated series Kids From Room 402, and Mowgli on The Jungle Book CD-Rom.

An active spokesperson for many charitable organizations, Bryton founded his own charity in 1996 called "RADD (Recording Artists, Actors and Athletes Against Drunk Driving) Kids," which has been awarded by the United States government for outstanding youth safety work. He has also received the Michael Landon Award for charitable contributions through youth in entertainment. A resident of Southern California, Bryton's hobbies include racing go-karts, snowboarding, playing video games and performing live.

Although Bryton plays the hearing-impaired Devon, he is not hearing-impaired himself. In 2009, Bryton legally took his grandfather's last name of James.

Acting Portfolio: TELEVISION
The Young and the Restless
Devon Hamilton
June 1, 2004 to March 2009 [contract]; March 2009 to Present [recurring]

Smart Guy
Cory
in episode: "Bad Boy" (episode # 2.15) 4 February 1998

Family Matters
Richie Crawford #2
1990 to 1998
Acting Portfolio: FILM
The Jungle Book: Rhythm 'n Groove
Voice
2001

The Kids From Room 402
1999
Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys: Winner, Outstanding Younger Actor (2007; for The Young and the Restless)

Daytime Emmys: Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2016; for The Young and the Restless)
Daytime Emmys: Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actor (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013; for The Young and the Restless)

Daytime Emmys: Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2016; for The Young and the Restless)
Daytime Emmys: Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actor (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013; for The Young and the Restless)

Image Awards: Winner, Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series (2009; for The Young and the Restless)

Image Awards: Nomination, Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009; for The Young and the Restless)
Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Lakewood, California
DATE OF BIRTH: August 17, 1986
HEIGHT: 5'9"
HAIR: Black
EYES: Brown
MARITAL STATUS: Single
CHILDREN: None
News Archives
News Archive: McClure wins Young Actor Emmy in results shocker. [Jun 15, 2007]
News Archive: Has Bryton McClure been fired and he doesn't know it?. [Apr 13, 2009]
News Archive: McClure returns to Outstanding Younger Actor Emmy field. [May 14, 2009]
News Archive: Y&R star's tweets have fans atwitter [Sep 25, 2009]
News Archive: James earns fifth Daytime Emmy nomination. [May 1, 2013]
News Archive: Y&R's Bryton James reveals the TV icon with whom he's proud to share an Emmy nomination [Mar 31, 2016]
News Archive: Y&R reveals new cast photo in celebration of 11,000th episode [Jul 19, 2016]
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