He is notable for his relationships with Sharon Newman (Sharon Case)—a pairing regarded as "dark" by Soap Net—and Chelsea Lawson (Melissa Claire Egan).
Adam has a severely bad relationship with his father, who often does not accept him as part of his family.
Controversy arose two weeks after Muhney's debut when Adam seduced male character Rafe Torres (Yani Gellman).
The media accused Engen of homophobia, but the actor dispelled these rumors, saying he was unhappy with his storyline long before the homosexuality plot twist was aired.
He also appeared in Picket Fences (season two, episode 13).
Other television appearances include The West Wing (1999) (as trauma specialist and psychiatrist Dr.
Also in 1975, he made a guest appearance on Barney Miller (episode: Grand Hotel).
His first starring role in television was as Lenny Markowitz, the central character in the 1977 situation comedy Busting Loose.
In April 2008, Arkin guest-starred in the Web series Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show.
He also provided character voice work for the Emmy-winning series The National Parks.
He has directed three episodes of the 2013 Cold War television drama, The Americans, and the final episode of the second season (2014) of Masters of Sex.
Adam Newman is a fictional character from The Young and the Restless, a soap opera on the CBS network. Bell, as the son of Victor Newman (Eric Braeden) and Hope Wilson (Signy Coleman), and was introduced April 24, 1995.
Adam left town two years after his birth and was raised in Kansas by his mother, and grew up without knowing that Victor was his father.
He has performed in Broadway, off-Broadway, and regional theatre productions, including both the South Coast Repertory world premiere and Broadway production of Brooklyn Boy by playwright Donald Margulies.