American actor Don Diamont began his career as a model. At the age of 22 he landed his first acting role as Carlo Forenza on the smash hit soap opera "Days of Our Lives" (NBC 1965- ). Diamont was on the show for a year, before joining the cast of "The Young & The Restless" (CBS 1973- ) in 1985. Diamont was on the show for 11 years, at which time he left the cast. He returned again in 1998, and spent another 11 years on the series, before it was announced that he was going to join the cast of "The Bold and the Beautiful" (CBS 1987- ) in the role of Bill Spencer, Jr . Diamont made the foray into feature films in 1994 when he played Chad in the Keenan Ivory Wayans comedy "A Low Down Dirty Shame." In 1998, he starred in the low-budget adventure film "The Incredible Adventures of Marco Polo on His Journeys to the Ends of the Earth" as Marco Polo.