Christian Jules LeBlanc, who was born on August 25, 1958 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, is an Emmy Award winning actor who plays Michael Baldwin on The Young and the Restless. He is a six time Daytime Emmy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Lead Actor award in 2005 and 2007. He also starred in As the World Turns
, where he played Kirk McColl from 1983 to 1985.
Michael Baldwin is played by Christian LeBlanc on The Young and the Restless. Michael is a prominent lawyer who works at Baldwin, Blair and Associates. He is married to Lauren Fenmore, with whom he had a son with. He used to be a mentor to budding lawyer Christine Blair. They had a good working relationship until after a victorious case, Michael kissed Christine and sexually harassed her. He tried to rape her but Paul Williams saved her, resulting to Michael shooting Paul. Michael went to jail for four years, and as soon as he was released, he returned to Genoa as a paralegal determined to get back at Christine. He represented Phyllis Summers, while Christine represented Danny Romalotti on a case battling for custody of their son, Daniel. Christine won the case. Michael then begged Christine to help him get his law license back and she agreed, as long as he donated a kidney to Danny.
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