Now 44 years old, married and a father of two, the Illinois-born, Southern California-raised Dattilo is able to look back at his time on His time on the show hasn't always been smooth (as Dattilo points out in our recent sit-down interview on set), but he's one of the most candid, beloved actors among the cast.
He can laugh at the times that almost got him fired and reflect honestly on the moments that Lucas' trials and tribulations mirrored his own life.
'I want Gabe to grow up to be a strong man, so sometimes I think I am a bit hard on him.
Dattilo has one brother, Brent, one sister, Kristin, and three half-sisters, Tiffany, Anna, and Tess.
Dattilo was married to Jessica Denay and they have a son, Gabriel (Gabe), who has high-functioning autism.
And then come back to on Monday, as we bring you all the behind-the-scenes action from the Bryan Dattilo: It was terrifying.
There was a bunch of us, and we were all different sizes, but roughly the same type.