He was born to be an actor.
Growing up, he knew he wanted to be on camera.
"My dad gave me a job at five," he said. "I don't really count that because it was a voice-over in his film, but from that moment, yes, I wanted to be like my dad [who was an actor]. I knew it even more when I got a taste of consistent work ... I knew when I got on set [at a prominent sitcom], when I went to Brooklyn and I worked my first day, that something big was going to happen. Well, that something wasn't exactly what I thought—I thought maybe I was going to be Denzel's brother in some new-and-upcoming movie ... Little did I know, that day when I said yes to being on The Young and the Restless that 25 years later, I'd be having a conversation ... talking about when did I first know I was going to be an actor."
Sometimes things just have a way of working themselves out. Congrats, Kristoff, on 25 excellent years. Here's to many more!
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