Peter Reckell

Biography: Peter made his network-television debut as Eric Hollister on As the World Turns. He then played Bo on Days of our Lives from 1983-87 and later from 1990-91. He returned to the role of the rugged cop for the third time in August 1995.

During part of his absence from Days of our Lives, Peter appeared in the recurring role of Johnny Rourke on the primetime series Knots Landing. Among Reckell's stage credits are Moonchildren, The Fantasticks, Pirates of Penzance, Jesus Christ Superstar, Guys and Dolls, Love Letters and Death Trap. His feature film credits include Rustam Ibraguimbekov's Broken Bridges, which was filmed in Russia. Peter was born in Elkart, Indiana, but grew up on a farm in Michigan. The second oldest of six children, he has two brothers and three sisters. While in junior high school, Peter built theater sets and performed in the chorus, and eventually became a theater technical director. He went on to appear in numerous plays throughout high school. Upon
Peter made his network-television debut as Eric Hollister on As the World Turns. He then played Bo on Days of our Lives from 1983-87 and later from 1990-91. He returned to the role of the rugged cop for the third time in August 1995.

During part of his absence from Days of our Lives, Peter appeared in the recurring role of Johnny Rourke on the primetime series Knots Landing.

Among Reckell's stage credits are Moonchildren, The Fantasticks, Pirates of Penzance, Jesus Christ Superstar, Guys and Dolls, Love Letters and Death Trap. His feature film credits include Rustam Ibraguimbekov's Broken Bridges, which was filmed in Russia.

Peter was born in Elkart, Indiana, but grew up on a farm in Michigan. The second oldest of six children, he has two brothers and three sisters. While in junior high school, Peter built theater sets and performed in the chorus, and eventually became a theater technical director. He went on to appear in numerous plays throughout high school. Upon graduation, Peter attended the prestigious Boston Conservatory of Music, where he received a bachelor of fine arts degree in theater with a minor in music and dance.

He's published a self-titled country-rock album with help of his singer/songwriter wife Kelly Moneymaker.

Peter enjoys practicing yoga, martial arts, swimming, horseback riding and mountain biking. He is a co-owner in the Evolve Indoor Training Center in La Jolla, Calif. Members of the gym can catch Peter, a certified spinning instructor, leading classes. Peter loves yoga, but in order to have strong upper body muscles (for those shirtless scenes) he does Pilates, a muscle lengthening regime that is similar to yoga. He is an environmentalist, riding his bike 9 miles to work most days.
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tbd Broken Bridges Nov 19, 2004 Jeff tbd