The Bold and the Beautiful cast ages: How old are the actors on the soap?

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Updated: Sept 13, 2023 – The Bold and the Beautiful debuted on March 23, 1987 introducing viewers to a fashion firm full of drama thanks to the family owned company’s employees who’ve loved, lost, betrayed, and hurt one another repeatedly. For over three decades, the soap opera has been daytime appointment television for its audience that’s grown from generation to generation.

While only two members of the show’s original cast remain in prominent positions–John McCook and Katherine Kelly Lang–many of the soap’s stars have been acting on the programming for over ten years. Some of them were household names well before they walked the halls of Forrester Creations and Spencer Publications, having cut their teeth on other soap operas or notable series.

If you’ve been wondering how old the actors are, we’ve compiled a list comprised of The Bold and the Beautiful‘s main and supporting cast which provides their birthdays, ages, and filmography.

The Bold and the Beautiful cast ages

How old is John McCook?

Born: June 20, 1944

McCook played Lance Prentiss on The Young and the Restless from 1975-1980 before originating the role of the iconic Eric Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful. The 79 year old actor won a Daytime Emmy for his portrayal of the Forrester patriarch in 2022.

How old is Katherine Kelly Lang?

Born: July 25, 1961

Lang has been portraying the incomparable, controversial Brooke Logan for 36 years. While she’s appeared in a handful of films, she’s best known for the role she originated on the soap. Lang has participated in competition series Ballando con le stelle, Have You Been Paying Attention?, and I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!. She’s also made a cameo on Australian soap Neighbours as well as in the South African soap Isidingo. Lang is 62.

How old is Thorsten Kaye?

Born: February 22, 1966

Kaye has been playing Ridge Forrester since 2013. The 57 year old actor got his start in soaps in 1995 when he originated the role of Patrick Thornhart on One Life to Live. In 2000, he joined Port Charles as Dr. Ian Thornhart. Then in 2004, Kaye originated the role of Zach Slater on All My Children which he played from 2004-2011 and reprised in 2013. Fans of NBC’s Smash may also remember his work as the recurring character Nick Felder.

How old is Jacqueline MacInnes Wood?

Born: April 17, 1987

MacInnes Wood is best known for her work as Co-CEO Stephanie “Steffy” Forrester on the soap for which she’s won two Daytime Emmy awards. She donned the character’s stilettos and fashionable business attire in 2008, the year she turned 21.

Since then MacInnes Wood has played Steffy from 2008-2013. She returned in 2015 after a few short stints on TV including The CW‘s Arrow pilot as Sara Lance, a travel series on E! called Party On, and the Hulu original series South Beach. MacInnes Wood is 36.

How old is Scott Clifton?

Born: October 31, 1984

Clifton has been a part of the soap world since he was 18 years old and adopted the role of Dillon Quartermaine on General Hospital. Six years later he jumped to One Life to Live to play Schuyler Joplin for a 154 episode run before he landed on The Bold and the Beautiful to originate the role of Liam Spencer when he was 25. Clifton has won three Daytime Emmys for his portrayal of Liam. He’ll be turning 39 this year.

How old is Annika Noelle?

Born: December 24, 1986

Noelle began portraying Hope Logan in 2018 once the character’s time in Milan drew to a close and she came home. Before joining the cast, she starred in Venice: The Series, a web soap, from 2011-2012. Noelle will turn 37 during the holidays.

How old is Don Diamont?

Born: December 31, 1962

Nowadays Diamont is best known for his role as billionaire Bill Spencer, affectionately dubbed Dollar Bill by those in his life, but he came into soap prominence when he played Carlo Forenza on Days of Our Lives in1984 when he was 21. The following year he joined the cast of The Young and the Restless adopting the role of Brad Carlton, which he played from 1985-1996 and 1998-2009. Diamont turns 61 on New Year’s Eve.

How old is Heather Tom?

Born: November 4,1975

Tom got her start in soaps as Victoria Newman in The Young and The Restless at 15 years old. She played the role from 1990-2003. From 2003-2006, she pulled double duty on One Life to Live and All My Children as Kelly Cramer. Tom has portrayed Katie Logan on The Bold and the Beautiful since 2007.

She starred in her own HGTV miniseries, Renovation Unscripted, in 2013. Tom had a two episode stint on Lucifer in 2016. Besides acting, she directs. Her work behind the camera includes her current soap, The Young and The Restless, Good Trouble, and The CW’s Dynasty reboot.

Tom has won six Daytime Emmys, one for her portrayal of Victoria Newman and the rest for playing Katie Logan. She’ll turn 48 this year.

How old is Matthew Atkinson?

Born: December 27, 1988

Atkison is 34, he’ll be turning 35 near the end of 2023. He’s no stranger to soaps. Prior to stepping into the shoes of troubled fashion designer Thomas Forrester in 2019, Atkison played Austin Travers on The Young and the Restless from 2014-2015.

How old is Krista Allen?

Born: April 5, 1971

Allen is 52. The actress began playing Dr. Taylor Hayes in 2021. Prior to adopting the role she’d mainly started in films, made for TV movies, and had one episode stints on series like CSI, Smallville, Hawaii Five-0, 9-1-1, and more. Outside of The Bold and the Beautiful, Allen’s best known for her work on Days of Our Lives as Billie Reed and Baywatch as Jenna Avid.

How old is Tanner Novlan?

Born: April 9, 1986

Novlan joined the soap in 2020 during the pandemic as the new character Dr. John “Finn” Finnegan who initially didn’t have ties to anyone on The Bold and the Beautiful until it was revealed that he’s Sheila Carter’s biological son.

Before his casting, Novlan was best known stateside as the “Struggling Actor” in a Liberty Mutual commercial. Outside of the soap he’s known for his work on The CW’s Roswell, New Mexico where he played Gregory Manes and he recently starred in the Hallmark Channel film Christmas Class Reunion. Novlan is 37.

How old is Sean Kanan?

Born: November 2, 1966

Before Kanan became a prominent figure in soaps, he starred as the villain Mike Barnes in Karate Kid Part III which released when he was 22. Kanan stepped back into the character’s shoes for a two episode arc in Netflix’s Cobra Kai series.

The actor is best known for his work on General Hospital as A.J. Quartermaine and on The Bold and the Beautiful as Deacon Sharpe, a role he originated and also played on The Young and The Restless. Kanan won a Daytime Emmy as part of the production team on the digital drama series Studio City as well as an Independent Series award for Outstanding Lead Actor on the show.

He’ll celebrate his 57th birthday this year.

How old is Kimberlin Brown?

Born: June 29, 1961

Brown has been a staple of the soap world since her soap opera debut on Capitol in 1987 when she played Danny. She was 26 at the time and has since gone on to star in Santa BarbaraAnother World, Port Charles, General Hospital, One Life to Live, and All My Children. Arguably, Brown’s most iconic soap role to date is as Sheila Carter which she originated on The Young and the Restless before the character crossed over to The Bold and the Beautiful. Brown is 62.

How old is Lawrence Saint-Victor?

Born: June 14, 1982

If you were a fan of The Bold and the Beautiful who also tuned into Guiding Light, then you knew Saint-Victor as Remy Boudreau before he was introduced as Carter Walton on the L.A.-based soap. He played Remy from 2006-2009 and joined the latter daytime program in 2013. Saint-Victor has also been featured in Stepford Sidechix, Scissor Seven, and All About the Washingtons. The actor is 41.

How old is Henry Joseph Samiri?

Born: July 25, 2013

As a child actor, Samiri has had one episode stints on prominent TV series like 9-1-1: Lone Star, American Horror Story, Hacks, and CSI: Vegas. He’s best known for playing Douglas Forrester on the soap though he does star in Freeform’s The Watchful Eye as Jasper Ward. Samiri joined the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful in 2019. He’s 10 years old.

How old is Darin Brooks?

Born: May 27, 1984

Brooks is 39 years old. He originated the role of Wyatt Spencer in 2013 when he was 29. Prior to his addition to the CBS daytime series, he’d been best known for playing Max Brady on Days of Our Lives which he won a Daytime Emmy for in 2009. Recently, Brooks has starred in The Croods: Family Tree as Guy and Apple TV+’s Amber Brown as Max.

How old is Jennifer Gareis?

Born: August 1, 1970

Gareis has two prominent roles in the soap world. The first is Grace Turner on The Young and the Restless, the second being Donna Logan on The Bold and the Beautiful. In-between her runs as both characters, she’s appeared mostly in film. Gareis is 53.

How old is Diamond White?

Born: January 1, 1999

White became a household name in 2012 when she was a contestant on the US version of X Factor. She’s known for her role on the soap as Paris Buckingham, she originated the role in 2020.

Her most prominent work consists of her voice acting in Disney series Phineas and Ferb, Sofia the First, The Lion Guard, and as Lunella Lafayette, the lead in Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur. She also recurred on Dear White People and Empire. White is 24 years old.

How old is Delon De Metz?

Born: April 8, 1988

De Metz joined the soap as Zende Forrester Dominguez in 2020 when he was 32 years old. Before he began portraying the talented designer, he was best known for his recurring role as Sam Parker on the CBS series Zoo. De Metz is 35.

How old is Joshua Hoffman?

Born: October 16, 1999 (unconfirmed)

Hoffman made his first appearance as RJ Forrester–Ridge and Brooke’s son–on Friday, Apr. 21, 2023. Hoffman is best known for the Lifetime movie Deadly Runway where he starred opposite former B&B star Linsey Godfrey, as well as the Nickelodeon series Talia in the Kitchen. He is 23 years old and will turn 24 in the fall.

How old is Lisa Yamada?

Born: Sept. 5, 2022

Yamada is the newest member of The Bold and the Beautiful cast. She plays Luna, a Forrester Creations intern and fashion student with a secret yet to be revealed. Fans of Cruel Summer season 2 know Yamada for the role of Parker. She is 21 years old.

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