Ashland on The Young and the Restless Robert Newman as Ashland Locke

Portrayed by Richard Burgi (2021-2022) Robert Newman (2022-)

Current Status Current, Contract

First Appearance March 11, 2021

Full name Robert  "Bobby" DeFranco Birth Name Ashland Marcus Locke

Nickname (s)The Locke-Ness Monster Ash (by Tara) Gender : Male

Residence 416 Orchard Road Genoa City, Wisconsin

Relationships SpousesTara Locke (divorced 2021) Victoria Newman (2021- Children Harrison Locke Reed Hellstrom Johnny Abbott Katie Newman

Richard William Burgi born July 30, 1958) is an American film and television actor best known for the roles of Det. Jim Ellison on The Sentinel and as Karl Mayer on Desperate Housewives. 

He also portrayed Paul Hornsby in the ABC daytime soap opera General Hospital, and Ashland Locke in the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless.