Reckell, Peter 1955–

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RECKELL, Peter 1955–


Born May 7, 1955, in Elkhart, IN; married Dale Kristien (an actress), 1987 (divorced, 1991); married Kelly Moneymaker (a singer, songwriter, and music producer), April 18, 1998. Education: Boston Conservatory of Music, B.F.A., theatre. Avocational Interests: Bicycling, mountain biking, horseback riding, martial arts, swimming, yoga, conservation.


Actor and singer. Evolve Indoor Training Center, La Jolla, CA, co–owner, instructor, and spinning instructor. Worked as singing waiter. Affiliated with fund–raising activities for charities.

Awards, Honors:

Soap Opera Digest awards, outstanding actor in a daytime serial, 1984, 1985, and 1986, Soap Opera Digest Award nomination (with Kristian Alfonso), favorite daytime super couple on a daytime serial, 1986, Soap Opera Digest Award, hottest male star, 1996, Soap Opera Digest Award (with Alfonso), favorite couple, 2001, Special Fan Award (with Alfonso), America's favorite couple, Daytime Emmy awards, 2002, and People's Choice Award nomination, all for Days of Our Lives.


Television Appearances; Series:

Eric Hollister, As the World Turns, CBS, 1980–82.

Bo Brady, Days of Our Lives (also known as Cruise of Deception: Days of Our Lives, Days, and DOOL), NBC, 1983–87, 1990–92, and beginning 1995.

Johnny Rourke, Knots Landing, CBS, c. 1987–89.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Tommy Rivers, Shades of Love: Moonlight Flight, [Canada], 1988.

Danny, Locked Up: A Mother's Rage (also known as Other Side of Love), CBS, 1991.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Bob Hope's Comedy Salute to the Soaps, NBC, 1985.

The Tenth Annual Circus of the Stars, CBS, 1985.

The Wildest West Show of the Stars, CBS, 1986.

Bo Brady, One Stormy Night (also known as Days of Our Lives: One Stormy Night), NBC, 1992.

The 69th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, NBC, 1995.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, NBC, 1999.

Bo Brady, Days of Our Lives' 35th Anniversary, NBC, 2000.

Days of Our Lives' Christmas, NBC, 2001.

Judge, Miss Universe Pageant (also known as Miss Universe 2003), NBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, The 18th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 1991.

Presenter, The 23rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 1996.

The 12th Annual Soap Opera Awards, NBC, 1996.

Host, The 25th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1998.

Presenter, The 28th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2001.

Prism Awards 2001, syndicated, 2001.

Presenter, The 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Alan Cooke, "The Affair," The Facts of Life, NBC, 1982.

Jordan Stewart, "Tentacles: Part 2," Baywatch, syndicated, 1993.

Steve Briston, "North to Alaska," Women of the House, CBS, 1995.

Guest, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1997.

Himself, Intimate Portrait: Lisa Rinna, Lifetime, 2001.

"Rendezvous," Sheena, syndicated, 2001.

Himself, "Reasons the '90s Ruled," E!'s 101, E! Entertainment Television, 2004.

Guest, On–Air with Ryan Seacrest, syndicated, 2004.

Guest, Soapography, SoapNet, 2004.

Guest, The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, 2004.

Himself, One Day with …, SoapNet, 2004.

Also appeared in an episode of Hope & Gloria, NBC.

Television Appearances; Other:

Some sources cite an appearance in Heavenly Road.

Film Appearances:

First Bridge, 1998.

Jifar "Jeff" Valizadeh, Broken Bridges, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared as Matt and the mute in The Fantasticks (musical), Sullivan Street Playhouse, New York City; as Andrew Makepeace Ladd III, Love Letters; in Moonchildren, off–Broadway production; and in Deathtrap, Guys and Dolls (musical), Jesus Christ Superstar (musical), Misconduct Allowed, and The Pirates of Penzance (opera).



Peter Reckell, Midnite Sun Records, 2003.



Inside Soap, June, 2000, p. 6.

Soap Opera Digest, October 17, 2000.

Soap Opera Weekly, August 28, 2001.