Emmy-Award winning actress Tracey Bregman joined the cast of “The Young and the Restless” in January 1983 as Lauren Fenmore. From September 1995-1999, Tracey starred as Lauren Fenmore on “The Bold And The Beautiful” before returning to “Y&R” in September of 2001.
In 1985, Tracey received her first Emmy award for her work on “Y&R,” as Outstanding Younger Actress In A Daytime Drama Series,” and was nominated again for the award in 1987. In both 2006 and 2008 Tracey was nominated for an Emmy in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Daytime Drama Series for her role on “The Young And The Restless.”
Born in Munich, Germany, Tracey was raised in London, England until the age of ten. Her family settled in Southern California when she was eleven, and Tracey began studying acting with Francis Lederer A.N.T.A. and at the Lee Strasberg Theatre while continuing her regular college preparatory education at the Westlake School for Girls. Tracey has studied over the last years with Ivana Chubbuck, the late Gene Bua and Toni Bull Bua.
Tracey’s first break came when she landed a three-day role on the daytime drama series “Days Of Our Lives.” It turned in a two and a half year stint with Tracey starring as one of the lead characters. Throughout her career, Tracey received numerous awards including two for “Best Actress In Daytime TV” (Youth In Film Awards), “Most Popular Newcomer” (Daytime TV Magazine), “Most Exciting New Actress In Daytime TV “ and “Favorite New Actress, (Canadian People Poll), “Best Actress (Soap Opera Digest)
Tracey’s television credits include lead roles in the ABC after school specials, “The Girl With E.S.P.,” and “Three On A Date.” She had guest starring roles in the Movies of the week, “Fair Weather Friend” and Lifetime’s “Sex and Mrs. X” She also guest starred in the primetime television series “The Fall Guy,” “The Love Boat,” “Gavilan,” and “Fame.” And was a series regular on the NBC show, “Second Family Tree.”
Her feature film credits include lead roles in “Happy Birthday To Me,” “The Funny Farm.” “The Concrete Jungle” and “Blue Devil, Blue Devil.”
Tracey is also a lyricist. She wrote the lyrics for the themes for both “The Funny Farm,” and “The Concrete Jungle.” She also appeared with the Muppets in a music video for MTV along with her son Austin called, “She Drives Me Crazy.” Tracey has co-written a musical for Broadway with Toni Bull Bua and Gene Bua called, “When I dream…the story of a boy who lost his once upon a time.”
Tracey has been passionately involved in branding and has been the spokesperson for a vegan make-up brush line “Advanced Beauty Tools,” and was the face and spokeperson of Jabot Cosmetics for Sony Pictures/CBS-TV/Fushion Brands all on HSN. Tracey has also been designer and spokesperson for the Tracey Bregman Collection of jewelry on The Shopping Channel in Canada.
Tracey writes a blog based on her life and lifestyle called Conscious Living By Tracey Bregman and is the Conscious Living editor for a new magazine debuting July 2013 called 90265 Life and Style.
Tracey has been a vegetarian since she was eight and is very health conscious. She even raises her own chickens for eggs! She works out regularly, hikes, does Pilates, and was a hunter/ jumper as a child and has just taken up dressage.
Tracey has two sons, Austin and Landon, and resides in Malibu. She stands 5’7” in the right heels and has auburn hair and hazel eyes. Her birthday is May 29.