The fourth actor to portray the Noah Newman character, Robert Adamson gained critical acclaim when he joined The Young and the Restless cast. During his almost six-year stint on the popular soap opera, the actor set Genoa City on fire, bringing more fun with fireworks. Being an integral cast member, Adamson’s exit in 2018 left folks wishing his character could be around for more drama. Besides his professional achievements, Adamson also seemingly has an interesting storyline offscreen. Here are interesting facts you should know about the charming actor.
Who is Robert Adamson?
The Y&R star is a Utah native born on July 11, 1985. For reasons best known to him, Robert Adamson has been quite discreet about his personal life. Particularly, details regarding his parents, family background, and early life have not been disclosed. But it is known that the actor was bred in his hometown of Salt Lake City and for his education, Adamson is an alumnus of Alta High School. He discovered his inclinations towards the performing art at a young age and after high school, the thespian proceeded to hone his acting skills at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Robert Adamson’s earliest acting gig can be traced back to his student days at Alta High when he participated in the stage production of Othello. The actor has not looked back since then. He made his screen debut in 2005 when he landed a role as Nick in the movie Dr. Chopper. His next film role came three years later in Private High Musical. The year 2009 was a busy one for Adamson, as he appeared in five films including In the Mix, Princess Protection Program, The Prankster, Devolved, and It’s Complicated. His other big-screen credits are Lip Service (2013), Time to Shine (2014), Villisca (2015), and Zoey to the Max (2015).
Robert Adamson also made his TV debut in 2005 after landing guest roles in episodes of Cold Case and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. The actor’s breakout role was that of Charles Antoni in the Lincoln Heights. He had a two-year stint in the series (from 2007 to 2009). Robert followed up with roles in Sonny with a Chance (2009) and Jonas (2010). He is also recognized as Phil Sanders, the lead character he portrayed in the year 2012 on Hollywood Heights.
Adamson’s most famous role yet is that of Noah Newman on The Young and the Restless. He landed the role in 2012 as a series regular. However, he dropped to recurring status in 2016 and ultimately departed the soap in February 2018. After about 5 years portraying Noah, Adamson was written off the show when his character was sent overseas. There have been queries if Robert’s character will be back to Genoa City anytime soon. The actor hasn’t entirely ruled off that possibility. Adamson has stated via social media that he’s very open to personally visiting the Y&R cast and crew anytime schedules may permit. He hasn’t said his official goodbyes and hopes to return as Noah someday.
The actor who believes every end is a chance for a new beginning looks up to embracing fresh and exciting roles in the near future. Since leaving the Y&R soap, it’s been unclear what else Robert Adamson has been up to career-wise but he has let fans in on some of his projects in the works. Notably, the actor has landed a spot as Rick in the feature film, Kissing Cousins. He is also hard at work behind the scenes, writing scripts and directing for the short film Blue Beach which promises to be an interesting family storyline.
The Young and the Restless Family
Robert Adamson had a unique work relationship with The Young and the Restless cast and crew. The actor considers everybody on the soap’s set ‘family’. Away from the cameras, he also hangs out with many people from Y&R.
2012 Career Highlights
Robert played the role of Phil Sanders in 80 episodes of Hollywood Heights in 2012. He clearly impressed the showrunners with his performance and it came as no surprise when that same year, the actor easily transitioned to Y&R, which has the same executive producer as the Hollywood Heights show.
- He Has A Thing For His Colleagues
Robert Adamson has an interesting dating history. The Y&R star has mostly been one half of a high profile couple, following his romance with fellow actors. He was briefly linked to Teri Andrez and for over two years dated Linsey Godfrey. Although his relationship with the latter morphed into an engagement and produced a child, Adamson and Godfrey never made it down the aisle as they parted ways in 2015.
He Is A Proud Dad
Adamson is a proud dad to Aleda Seren Adamson, the daughter he had with Linsey Godfrey before their eventual split.
Is He on Social Media?
Robert Adamson is not just popular onscreen but also on social media. He has amassed an impressive fan base on various networking sites. You can be a fan by connecting with him on social media platforms like Twitter (@rgala), Facebook (robertAdamson.robert), and Instagram (rgaiphone).