The Bold and the Beautiful fame Scott Clifton reflects on why "Liam is not redeemed"

Scott Clifton joined the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful in May 2010 (Image via CBS)
Scott Clifton joined the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful in May 2010 (Image via CBS)

Scott Clifton is well-known for playing Liam Spencer on The Bold and the Beautiful. He recently talked about Liam's difficult journey and his desire to take responsibility for his actions in an interview with Soaps.com.

After Steffy and Hope's ongoing drama, the Emmy winner has finally found comfort in Liam's recent break from dating. Since Liam isn't used to being single for long, Clifton is hopeful that he'll learn from this experience.

He mentioned in the interview,

“It takes a lot to redeem a character like that, and Liam is not redeemed, but [this period of self-reflection] is a step in that direction.”

As Liam tries to figure out what to do with his choices, fans are left wondering if he can ever make things right, considering how complicated and flawed he is.


The Bold and the Beautiful actor Scott Clifton talks about his character Liam

Clifton mentioned how a new fling with Ivy could give Liam a chance to start fresh, especially with all the drama going on between him, Hope, and Steffy. He talked about the ups and downs of Liam's relationships and the struggles of going back and forth between Steffy and Hope.

He said,

“When I first started on the show, I thought it was kind of gross, you know, that Liam keeps going back and forth.”

Clifton also expressed his desire for Liam to face consequences for his actions and undergo a reckoning, which has finally begun. Liam's recent dry spell has been a welcome change for the three-time Emmy winner, who wanted Liam to experience a tangible fallout for his choices.

He explained that the reason he thought so was,

"The guy keeps getting rewarded for bad behavior by somebody either forgiving him or giving him another chance, or he just moves on to the next person who he hasn’t hurt in long enough time that now suddenly they forget everything that he did to them."

All to know about The Bold and the Beautiful star Scott Clifton

Scott Clifton hopped on The Bold and the Beautiful in 2010 as Liam, the son of media bigshot Bill Spencer Jr. The actor was born on October 31, 1984, in Los Angeles, California.

Before he joined The Bold and the Beautiful, Clifton was in the soap opera One Life to Live as Schuyler Joplin from 2009 to 2010. He even won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for that role. Clifton got his start in acting when he was just a kid, playing Dillon Quartermaine on General Hospital in 1997.

He played the character until 2003, picking up some valuable experience in the industry along the way. His role as Liam Spencer won him three Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2011, 2013, and 2021.


What is Scott Clifton's character Liam's current storyline on The Bold and the Beautiful

As of April 2024, Scott Clifton's character on The Bold and the Beautiful, Liam Spencer, is going through a big change in his storyline. He is currently dealing with a dry spell, and Clifton is enjoying the new direction.

The story right now is all about Liam trying to worm his way back into Steffy and Hope's lives, but getting shut down by both of them. It also looks at Liam, wondering if he's the type of man he would want his daughters to date.


Check out Scott Clifton playing Liam Spencer on The Bold and the Beautiful on CBS.

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