1958 – He was born on the 20th day of January this year in Santa Monica, California, USA.
1971 – He was brought up in Pacific Palisades, California. Then they moved to New York City when he was 13 years old, around this year.
1975 – He graduated from the Admiral Farragut Academy and then returned to Southern California.
1976 – His first TV acting role was in this year.
1978- He played the "dumb jock" that Sandy goes to a dance with to make John Travolta’s character, Danny, jealous.
1979 – He is an accomplished martial artist, having studied karate and taekwondo since this year and acquired a number of black belts.
1981 – He auditioned and won the role as Angela Channing’s playboy grandson and henchman, Lance Cumson, on the hit prime time soap, Falcon Crest.
1983 – He has had highly public marriages. His next wedding was to Michele Smith, resulting in two children, son, A.J. Lamas, and daughter Shayne.
1984 – He was nominated for worst actor in the Golden Raspberry Awards for the movie Body Rock.
1985 – He and Smith split in this year.
1986 – He was nominated for two Soap Opera. First at he Digest Awards and after a few years at the Golden Globe Award, but took no trophies.
1989 – His third marriage was to Kathleen Kinmont and it ended in 1993.
1990 – His popularity climbed this year, when he starred in a dozen action movies.
1992 – He played the role of the falsely accused cop Reno Raines in the syndicated series, Renegade.
2004 – He played the role of Hector Ramirez on the CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful up to February 2007.
2005 – His son, A.J. Lamas, continuing the family acting tradition, starred as Rafael Ortega on As the World Turns February this year, when the role was recast.
2006 – He was romantically linked to The Bold and the Beautiful co-star Hunter Tylo this year.