The Young and the Restless cast members
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The Young and the Restless is a long-running American television soap opera, created by William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell for CBS. It first aired on March 26, 1973. The longest-running current cast member is Doug Davidson, who has portrayed private investigator Paul Williams since May 19, 1978. Jeanne Cooper, who portrayed the soap opera's matriarch Katherine Chancellor, holds the record for the series' longest-running cast member, airing from November 1973 until her death in May 2013. Melody Thomas Scott and Eric Braeden, who portray Nikki and Victor Newman, are the second and third longest-running cast members, having joined in February 1979 and February 1980, respectively. Kate Linder has portrayed Esther Valentine since April 1982, and rounds out the series' top four longest-running cast members. The following list is of cast members who are currently on the show: both main and recurring members, as well as those who are debuting, departing or returning from the series.
|Peter Bergman||Jack Abbott||1989–|
|Eric Braeden||Victor Newman||1980–|
|Sharon Case||Sharon McAvoy||1994–|
|Doug Davidson||Paul Williams||1978–|
|Eileen Davidson||Ashley Abbott||1982–88, 1999–|
|Melissa Claire Egan||Chelsea Newman||2011–|
|Daniel Goddard||Cane Ashby||2007–|
|Camryn Grimes||Cassie Newman||1997–2007, 2009–10, 2013–14|
|Daniel Hall||Scott Grainger||2017–|
|Amelia Heinle||Victoria Newman||2005–|
|Elizabeth Hendrickson||Chloe Mitchell||2008–|
|Bryton James||Devon Hamilton||2004–|
|Christel Khalil||Lily Ashby||2002–|
|Tristan Lake Leabu||Reed Hellstrom||2016–|
|Christian LeBlanc||Michael Baldwin||1991–93, 1997–|
|Kate Linder||Esther Valentine||1982–|
|Mishael Morgan||Hilary Hamilton||2013–|
|Joshua Morrow||Nicholas Newman||1994–|
|Melissa Ordway||Abby Rayburn||2013–|
|Greg Rikaart||Kevin Fisher||2003–|
|Melody Thomas Scott||Nikki Newman||1979–|
|Kristoff St. John||Neil Winters||1991–|
|Jason Thompson||Billy Abbott||2016–|
|Gina Tognoni||Phyllis Summers||2014–|
|Robert Adamson||Noah Newman||2012–|
|Catherine Bach||Anita Lawson||2012–|
|Lauralee Bell||Christine Blair Williams||1983–2006, 2010–|
|Corbin Bernsen||Todd Williams||2004, 2009–10, 2012–14, 2017–|
|Jared Breeze||Max Rayburn||2016–|
|Tracey E. Bregman||Lauren Fenmore Baldwin||1983–95, 2000–|
|Jensen Buchanan||Elise Moxley||2015–|
|Ryan Caltagirone||Winston Mobley||2015–|
|Sean Carrigan||Stitch Rayburn||2013–|
|Judith Chapman||Jill Foster Abbott||1994|
|Gloria Abbott Bardwell||2005–|
|Angell Conwell||Leslie Michaelson||2010–|
|Jerry Douglas||John Abbott||1982–2013, 2015–|
|Max Ehrich||Fenmore Baldwin||2012–|
|Cait Fairbanks||Tessa Porter||2017–|
|Margarita Franco||Mrs. Martinez||2016–|
|Kelly Frye||Michelle Hazelton||2016–|
|Robert Gant||David Sherman||2013–|
|Alice Greczyn||Emma Randall||2015–|
|Stacy Haiduk||Patty Williams||2009–12, 2015–|
|Hunter King||Summer Newman||2012–|
|Darnell Kirkwood||Jordan Wilde||2017–|
|Alyvia Alyn Lind||Faith Newman||2011–|
|Beth Maitland||Traci Abbott||1982–96, 1999, 2001, 2006–|
|Nadine Nicole||Gwen Randall||2014–|
|Sofia Pernas||Marisa Sierras||2015–|
|Dax Randall||Moses Winters||2016–|
|McKenna Roberts||Matilda Ashby||2013–|
|Tristan Rogers||Colin Atkinson||2010–12, 2014–|
|Ted Shackelford||William Bardwell||2006–07|
|Abhi Sinha||Ravi Shapur||2016–|
|Chrishell Stause||Bethany Bryant||2016–|
|Brandin Stennis||Charlie Ashby||2016–|
|Terrell Tilford||Barton Shelby||2014–|
|Jess Walton||Jill Atkinson||1987–|
|Ray Wise||Ian Ward||2014–|
|Max Shippee||Graham Benson||May 3, 2017|||
|Alec Mapa||Anthony||May 16, 2017|||
|Julie Chen||Herself||May 17, 2017|||
|Ryan Ashton||Zack||May 18, 2017|||
|Noah Alexander Gerry||Charlie Ashby||May 24, 2017|||
|Lexie Stevenson||Mattie Ashby|
|Natasha Lloyd||Role TBA||TBA 2017|||
|McKenna Roberts||Mattie Ashby||TBA 2017|||
|Brandin Stennis||Charlie Ashby|
|Marla Adams||Dina Mergeron||May 3, 2017|||
|David Faustino||Howard Green||May 17, 2017|||
Previous cast members
References and notes
- The Young and the Restless Weekdays. "The Young and the Restless Cast: Doug Davidson". Cbs.com. Retrieved September 23, 2012.
- The Young and the Restless Weekdays. "The Young and the Restless Cast: Jeanne Cooper". Cbs.com. Retrieved September 23, 2012.
- The Young and the Restless Weekdays (July 20, 2007). "The Young and the Restless Cast: Eric Braeden". Cbs.com. Retrieved September 23, 2012.
- "Show Guide: Cast Bio: Kate Linder". Sony. Retrieved January 6, 2012.
- Eades, Chris (April 10, 2017). "The Young and the Restless Comings and Goings — Max Shippee Joins the Cast!". CBS Soaps In Depth. United States: Bauer Media Group. Retrieved April 10, 2017.
- SOD (April 3, 2017). "Y&R Casts Prime-Time Actor". Soap Opera Digest. United States: American Media, Inc. Odyssey Magazine Publishing Group Inc. Retrieved April 3, 2017.
- SOD (March 30, 2017). "Julie Chen Comes To Y&R". Soap Opera Digest. United States: American Media, Inc. Odyssey Magazine Publishing Group Inc. Retrieved March 30, 2017.
- Eades, Chris (April 25, 2017). "The Young and the Restless Comings and Goings — Ryan Ashton Joins the Cast!". CBS Soaps In Depth. United States: Bauer Media Group. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
- "Y&R Characters Aged". Soap Opera Digest. United States: American Media, Inc. Odyssey Magazine Publishing Group Inc. April 13, 2017. Archived from the original on April 13, 2017. Retrieved April 13, 2017.
- Young, Candace (January 20, 2017). "Natasha Lloyd books Y&R role". Soaps.com. United States: SheKnows Media. Retrieved January 26, 2017.
- SOD (March 8, 2017). "Exculsive! Y&R Fave Returns!". Soap Opera Digest. United States: American Media, Inc. Odyssey Magazine Publishing Group Inc. Retrieved March 8, 2017.
- SOD (3 April 2017). "David Faustino Back To Y&R". Soap Opera Digest. United States: American Media, Inc. Odyssey Magazine Publishing Group Inc. Retrieved April 3, 2017.