- Is the son of a U.S. Naval officer.
- Worked in construction for a year to earn money to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
- In 1979, joined All My Children as Dr. Cliff Warner, a role he played for 10 years.
- Received 12 consecutive Daytime Emmy Award nominations (from 1990 to 2002) for Outstanding Lead Actor for his role as Jack Abbott on The Young and the Restless.
- Mariellen Bergman — Wife
- Christine Ebersole — Ex-wife
- Clare Bergman — Daughter
- Connor Bergman — Son
- The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, NY (1975)