Janice Lynde

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Janice Lynde (born March 28, 1948) is an American actress.

The Houston, Texas-born, Lake Charles, Louisiana-reared Lynde began her career at ten years old, playing piano and singing solos with the Dallas Symphony. She attended college at Indiana University, studying music, and then the University of Pennsylvania.

After she graduated from college, she moved to New York and began a career in acting. In 1973, she moved to Los Angeles, where she got her big acting break when she was chosen to be one the original cast members of the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless, playing "Leslie Brooks". She left the series in early 1977. Two years later, she joined Another World as "Tracy DeWitt"; she left the role in 1981. In 1984, she starred as "Laurel Chapin Wolek" in One Life to Live, which she left in 1986.

She appeared in several film and television programs, including a notable role in the episode "A Hand For Sonny Blue" of Quinn Martin's Tales of the Unexpected (1977).[1]


  1. ^ Quinn Martin's Tales of the Unexpected (1977) credit; ctva.biz; accessed September 1, 2014.

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