Christian Jules LeBlanc (born August 25, 1958 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina) is an American actor. LeBlanc currently plays Michael Baldwin on The Young and the Restless. He first played the role from 1991 to 1993, and then resumed the role in 1997. He was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for the role six times, and won for Outstanding Lead Actor award in 2005, 2007, and 2009. He previously starred on another soap opera, As the World Turns, playing Kirk McColl from June 2, 1983 until the summer of 1985. On May 20, 2005, June 15, 2007, and August 30, 2009, LeBlanc won the Daytime Emmy for "Outstanding Lead Actor" for his role on Y&R.