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Born Bryton Eric McClure on August 17, 1986 to an African American father and a European American mother, Bryton James currently portrays the role of Devon Hamilton on CBS’ “The Young and the Restless.” He joined the cast in 2004.

Bryton won the 2007 Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series and the 2009 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series for his work on “The Young and the Restless.” His previous credits include a starring role in the ABC sitcom “Family Matters” from 1990-1997 (the series moved to CBS in 1997). He portrayed the role of Ritchie Crawford on the comedy series.

In addition to his acting credits, Bryton is also a recording artist. He debuted his first single, “Ooh, The Way I Feel About You,” on the German TV series “Stars 2000″ and has performed live on numerous occasions for an international audience through appearances on television networks including Viva, ZDF 5, Giga TV and Disney Channel. He is an active spokesperson for various charities. In 1996 he founded “RADD (Recording Artists, Actors and Athletes Against Drunk Driving) Kids.” Bryton also was awarded the Michael Landon Award for his charitable contributions in the entertainment community.

As we get closer to daytime's biggest night, taking place on Sunday, May 1, the industry is abuzz today over which actors were submitted for a pre-nomination for the "The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," presented by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). With at least two actors per show for each category (exception being Supporting Actress) several of daytime television's biggest and brightest stars are looking to vie for the coveted trophy that celebrates their hard work during calendar year 2015.

The Diversity Issue: TV Guide Grades the Soaps

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Thursday, December 31, 2015 3:34 PM EDT
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In the current issue of TV Guide, on newsstands now, the magazine examines the four remaining daytime soaps consisting of "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless" and how FOX's "Empire" may have influenced a push for more diversity in 2015 during love in the afternoon.

THIS WEEK ON Y&R: Payback is a Bitch!

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015 4:50 AM EDT
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This week on CBS' "The Young and the Restless," Cane (Daniel Goddard) confronts Lily (Christel Khalil) about her affair, the walls are closing in on Harding (Chris L. McKenna), and will Neil (Kristoff St. John) finally get his revenge against Hilary (Mishael Morgan) and Devon (Bryton James)?

‘Y&R’s’ Mishael Morgan Welcomes Baby Boy

Sunday, August 16, 2015 2:50 PM EDT
Congratulations are in order for "The Young and the Restless'" Mishael Morgan (Hilary Curtis), who welcomed her son, Niam, into the world with husband, Navid. This is their first child together. "Cats out da bag #yrfanevent Introducing Niam!!! Thx 4 all your ❤️ & support during this time in my life!" wrote the actress on Twitter during last night's bi-annual biennial Fan Club Dinner for the daytime soap opera.
As previously reported, the men of CBS' "The Young and the Restless" will be appearing on the Wednesday, November 26 edition of syndicated daytime talk show, "The Queen Latifah Show." Look for "Y&R's" Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott), Justin Hartley (Adam Newman), Daniel Goddard (Cane Ashby), Bryton James (Devon Hamilton) and Joshua Morrow (Nicholas Newman) to have a sit down chat with host Queen Latifah as they talk about their best "Y&R" kisses and their first scenes. Look for Bergman to reminisce on his 25 years at the soap while Hartley shows off his famous dimples! Before the episode airs, Soap Opera Network has your first look with the men on the Sony Pictures Studios lot in Culver City, California, where the talk show is filmed.
Before enjoying your annual Thanksgiving meal with friends and family on Thursday, November 27, one day earlier - Wednesday, November 26 - the men of CBS' "The Young and the Restless" will provide plenty of thanks for viewers of "The Queen Latifah Show" as the talk show welcomes actors Peter Bergman (Jack), Justin Hartley (Adam), Daniel Goddard (Cane), Bryton James (Devon) and Joshua Morrow (Nicholas) to the program to chat with Queen Latifah herself.
Fall has officially hit “The Young and the Restless’” Genoa City, but the big fall — or rather fallout — you’ve been waiting for regarding the Neil, Hilary and Devon triangle has yet to descend. But Mishael Morgan (Hilary) says that’s all about to change! Soap Opera Network caught up with the actress, who reveals that her alter ego’s rendezvous with father/son pair Neil (Kristoff St. John) and Devon (Bryton James) is on the verge of exploding — and it’s going to leave one ugly Winters family mess!
As previously reported, "The Young and the Restless'" Nicholas (Joshua Morrow) and Sharon Newman (Sharon Case) are heading down the aisle one more time, but before the happy occasion can take place, they along with several of their closest friends and family members are heading to lockup! Set to air on Tuesday, September 30, CBS has released a first look clip of the pre-celebration of the joining of the high school sweethearts, who are determined to put the past behind them and face the future together once more.