He was nominated for a Daytime Emmy in the same category in 2006, 20. Also, he appeared in the feature films "X-Men 2" and "Prey for Rock and Roll." When not working, Rikaart, an avid environmentalist, enjoys reading, yoga, hiking, mountain biking, watching movies and traveling.
She is the mother of Michael Baldwin (Christian Le Blanc) and Kevin Fisher (Greg Rikaart).
According to Chapman, "She makes gallons of lemonade when the world gives her lemons!
" Chapman also admires Gloria's resilience: "Somehow she just keeps finding the bright things.
Known for her over-the-top personality, she owned and operated Gloworm, the hottest Genoa City club, until it burned down. By December, news broke that Van Ark opted to leave the soap because she was unaccustomed to the rigors of daytime television, including the long work days and the fast turnaround on scripts and production.
Gloria then faded out of the story, with Chapman stating that she believed that she would not be asked back.
She gets very depressed of course, but the universe keeps throwing her a bone.
I love that about her; that she's willing to pick herself up by the boot straps.
However, in November of 2016, it was announced that she would be back, with her return date set as December 21 for the show's Christmas Eve episode.Gloria is known for her larger-than-life personality.