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This is a list of minor characters who first appeared on The Young and the Restless in the 1980s (1980-89).

Adrian Hunter

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Adrian Hunter

Adrian Hunter was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Mark Derwin.

In 1989, Cassandra Rawlins was meeting a mysterious man named Adrian Hunter promising him that she was desperate to leave Genoa City and start a new life with him. Adrian blackmailed Cassandra into marriage. Paul Williams and Carl Williams followed Cassandra and her lover Adrian to Bermuda where Paul and Carl tormented Cassandra with visions of Paul as a ghost. Horrified, Cassandra quickly returned home to Genoa City. Soon after, Cassandra confessed that on the night that George was murdered, she was knocked unconscious. When she awoke, there was a gun in her hand and her husband was dead.

With Cassandra's help, Victor Newman came up with an elaborate plan to get Adrian to return to the States so he could be arrested. Cassandra called Adrian and told him that she was being held prisoner by Victor, was tied to a chair, had a gun pointed at her and a block of melting ice rigged to fire it. When Adrian arrived to save her, Victor and Paul captured him. Carl arrested Adrian and succeeded in exposing him as George's killer. In 1990, Adrian was convicted and sentenced for murdering George.

Alex Morgan

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Alex Morgan was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Ben Hammer.

Alex Morgan was a captain with the Genoa City Police Department. In May 1982, Carl Williams got a vice squad job with Captain Alex Morgan who was secretly involved with racket boss, Pete Walker. In 1983, Alex and Pete killed each other in a shootout.

Allison Bancroft

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Allison Bancroft was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Lynn Wood.

Allison Bancroft was the mother of Kevin Bancroft. She went to college with Earl Bancroft, Katherine Chancellor and Dina Mergeron. She and Earl married.

In 1981, Nikki Reed was a stripper who later started a romance with Kevin which was troubled by his disapproving mother Allison. Sassy manicurist, Ruby Collins had Allison as a regular client. Ruby informed Allison of the porno film featuring her son's girlfriend. Allison bought a copy of a pornographic film titled Hot Hips purportedly starring Nikki in a bid to end Nikki's relationship with Kevin. Ruby later served as a sounding board as Allison expressed her enduring disapproval of Nikki and devised various schemes to discredit her.

After Nikki's daughter, Victoria Newman, was born, she was kidnapped by Allison. It was discovered that Victor Newman was the father of the baby, not Kevin, and the baby was returned to Nikki. In 1983, Allison left town.

Amy Lewis

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Amy Lewis (also known as Amy Peters Lewis) was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Stephanie E. Williams.

Amy Lewis was the daughter of Frank Lewis. She is the adoptive mother of Laura Williams. In 1983, Amy dated Tyrone Jackson. Amy worked with Paul Williams and Andy Richards at their private investigation firm. After Amy realized that Nathan Hastings was illiterate, she secretly taught him to read and write. The two soon started dating. Danny Romalotti was often joined by sister Gina Roma and friends Traci Abbott, Lauren Fenmore and Amy who sang with him when he performed on stage. In 1988, Paul hired Lynne Bassett as his secretary after Amy left town to take care of her father.

Angela Laurence

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Angela Laurence

Angela Laurence was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Elizabeth Keifer.

Angela Laurence was the daughter of Claire and Robert Laurence. In 1982, Angela resented her father's romantic extra marital relationship with Leslie Brooks and tried to split them up.

Barbara Ann Harding

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Barbara Ann Harding (born Barbara Ann Stevens, also known as Barbara Conway) was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Beth Scheffel.

Barbara Conway was the daughter of Dorothy and Wayne Stevens. She had one twin sister April Stevens. In 1981, Paul Williams began the first step in his detective career by finding April's twin sister, Barbara, and reuniting her with her family. Paul then had an affair with Barbara, whom April had yet to meet. In 1982, Barbara moved back to New York.

After visiting Genoa City, April and Heather Stevens returned to New York, much to Paul and Mary Williams' disappointment. They went to live with her sister Barbara who was rich and ended up financing Heather's education at a college in New York where her room mate Macy was murdered.

Betsy Sanderson

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Betsy Sanderson was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Conci Nelson.

Betsy Sanderson was the daughter of Evan Sanderson and Farren Connor. In 1984, Lauren Fenmore was determined to find out about Farren's past. She put a personal ad in the newspaper. A man named Evan answered the ad and revealed that Farren was really his missing wife, Michelle, and the mother of their daughter, Betsy. Farren didn't remember her husband or her daughter. After Evan had accepted his wife's amnesia as permanent and prepared to return home to Pittsburgh, Farren's memory suddenly returned. Farren reconnected with Evan and Betsy, but Evan was shot dead by his jealous housekeeper and former lover, Janet.

In 1987, Andy Richards decided to marry Farren and move to Pittsburgh to be a family with her and Betsy. In 2002, Fifteen years later, Andy returned to Genoa City and mentioned to his friend Paul that he and Faren were now divorced and Betsy was in college.

Beverly Stark

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Beverly Stark

Beverly Stark was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Lynn Benisch.

Beverly Stark was the mother of Molly Stark. In 1986, Beverly arrived at Danny Romalotti's and wanted to know where she could find her daughter. At Jabot Cosmetics, Cricket Blair gave Molly a make-over to cheer her up. Danny told Cricket that Molly's mother was in town. Cricket worried how their first meeting would go. Later, Beverly finally found Molly. Mrs. Stark was still under the assumption that her daughter went to Genoa City for a job. She told Molly however that she would bring them home the next day and that they would work everything else out. Molly tip-toed around her mother when it came to the real reason she left home: her pregnancy. Molly argued with her mother as Beverly let it slip how difficult life became when she got pregnant at such a young age. She therefore urged her daughter to quit her job and excel in school.

Cricket and Danny joined the Starks for lunch and tried to help Molly break the news of her pregnancy. Molly tried to run away but was caught by Danny and Cricket. Molly finally told her mother that she was pregnant. Beverly was shocked. After a heated argument she decided to leave town - alone. Backstage later, Molly and Beverly reconciled as Danny and Traci Carlton sang "Be good be true". Molly went home with her mother. It is unknown whether or not Molly had the baby.

Boobsie Caswell Austin

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Boobsie Caswell Austin

Boobsie Caswell Austin was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Joy Garrett.

Boobsie Caswell Austin was a hooker. In 1983, Boobsie posed as Nikki Newman in a porno flick for Tony DiSalvo. She was a friend of Jazz Jackson. In 1985, Douglas Austin met, fell in love with and married Boobsie Caswell. They later divorced.

Brent Davis

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Brent Davis was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Bert Kramer and formerly Jim McMullan.

Brent Davis was the father of Ashley Abbott. He was a tennis pro at the Genoa City Country Club. He had left town, but returned and began an affair with Dina Mergeron's friend Katherine Chancellor. When he found out that he was dying he wanted to reveal that he had been Dina's lover and was Ashley's real father! Dina and Kay tried to talk him out of it but failed.

Ashley was traumatized by the news when he told her, and ended up with no memory at a roadside dinner where she took the name "Annie" and worked as a waitress. When Brent and Kay returned from a vacation together, Dina confronted Brent about what he had done. Dina shot Brent but missed and Kay was shot instead. John Abbott never found out he wasn't Ashley's biological father.

Brian Forbes

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Brian Forbes

Brian Forbes was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Jay Kerr.

Brian Forbes was a chemist at Jabot Cosmetics. In 1982, Ashley Abbott began working as a chemist at Jabot as "Susan Ashley" to keep from being labeled the boss' daughter and romance developed with chemist Brian Forbes. In 1983, Brian left town.

Brittany Norman

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Carol Robbins

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Carol Robbins (also called Carol Robbins Evans) was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by actress Christopher Templeton.

Carol Robbins was the mother of Skylar Evans. In 1983, Carol was one Jabot Cosmetics' executive secretaries, mostly working for Jack Abbott. In 1986, Carl Williams and Salena Wylie found Jack at Carol's apartment after he found Jill Abbott shot in her hotel room. In 1987, Carol met a man named Skip Evans at work.

After falling in love, the couple married in 1989 with the support of the Abbotts. Carol had survived a childhood illness that left one of her legs permanently disabled and in a brace. The illness also prevented her from conceiving a baby and adoption agencies refused to let them adopt one. Carol and Skip then came into contact with a young, unwed pregnant mother named Nancy Nolan who was unsure whether the father was her boyfriend or the result of a rape. After her baby was born, Nan discovered that the father was indeed her boyfriend and had second thoughts about giving up her baby to the Evans. Eventually, she let Skip and Carol adopt her baby after realizing that she was unprepared for the responsibilities of raising a child. In 1993, Carol and Skip left Genoa City.

Cash Cashman

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Cash Cashman (born Jerry Cashman) was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by John Gibson.

Cash Cashman owned and danced in a strip club. In 1980, Cash came to Genoa City from the east coast and offered Nikki Reed a job in the "entertainment" business. She'd have to dance the striptease, he told her, but that would only be to get attention. Once his new nightclub, The Bayou, took off, he swore that Nikki would be dancing in legitimate productions. He'd even help her get to the big stage in Vegas! A star struck Nikki accepted the job, much to the disappointment of those who loved her.

And when Jonas learned of Cash's sizable gambling debt, he, too, warned Nikki that she might get hurt. In 1981, Cash bought and ran The Bayou strip club. Nikki worked there as a stripper. Cash was a dancer there also. He was a lovable rascal, very irresistible. Katherine Chancellor made a trip or two to watch him strip and even hornswaggled prim and proper Liz Foster to go with her. In time, Cash also became Katherine's paid escort. Cash introduced Nikki and Katherine Chancellor to each other. Katherine truly fell in love with Cash and wanted to marry him. Unknown to her, he was addicted to gambling and owed money to some bad guys.

Katherine was trying to bail Cash out of some of his gambling debt's but she didn't realize how much trouble Cash was in. In 1982, their plans were brought to an abrupt end when Cash was shot and killed. Nikki and Katherine were devastated and bonded over their loss of Cash. They consoled each other because they'd both lost someone important to them.

Charles Martin

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Charles Martin was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by an unknown actor.

Charles Martin was the adoptive father of his wife's daughter, Jamie Martin. Charles was married to Julia Newman Martin. Charles died.

Charlie

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Charlie was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by an unknown actor.

Charlie was a houseman. Victor Newman was very protective of Julia Newman, his young, beautiful wife, and kept her secluded at the ranch with their houseman, Charlie. When Victor's manservant, Charlie, left his employ, Eve Howard offered to cook Victor's meals for him, lacing them with a slow-acting poison that, in small doses, could not be traced.

Charlie Ottwell

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Charlie Ottwell was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by an unknown actor.

After he had been missing for eight years, Mary Williams finally accepted that Carl Williams was never returning and allowed herself to accept the attentions of Charlie Ottwell. They fell in love. Just when Charlie asked for her hand in marriage, Christine Blair ran into a man named "Jim Bradley" with the face of Carl!

After convincing him to return to Genoa City, Mary learned that Carl had been beaten to near death and was a victim of amnesia. Jim tried to remember being Carl and the family that he left behind. During this time, Mary pretty much ignored Charlie. After Carl/Jim left for good to return to his life with Ruth Anne Perkins, Mary once again mourned his loss. Jim left Genoa City to resume the life he had made with another woman and Charlie and Mary ended their relationship.

Chase Benson

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Chase Benson

Chase Benson was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Stephen Gregory.

Chase Benson was employed at Jabot Cosmetics. In 1988, Chase was hired by Jill Abbott and Katherine Chancellor to seduce Nina Webster and get her out of Phillip Chancellor III's life. They also wanted to prove Nina to be an unfit mother so they could charge her with neglect. Chase's job was to keep Nina occupied while Jill and Kay sought custody of Little Phillip. But Nina ended things with Chase early on after she learned that he was working with Jill and Kay and manipulating her.

While escorting Nina, Chase fell for Cricket Blair who didn't trust him at all. Eventually Cricket learned the truth about Chase working for Jill and Kay. Jill and Kay's plan backfired as Chase became good friends with Nina. Later, Chase became good friends Cricket Blair and Danny Romalotti also. Chase was hired at Jabot by Jack Abbott to work in the advertising department.

In 1989, Chase began flirting with Lauren Fenmore but stopped after learning she was the CEO of Fenmore's Department Stores. In 1990, Chase was fixed up with a woman named Vivian who was murdered shortly after they started dating by David Kimble. Once David realized that Nina had just inherited a sizable fortune from her deceased husband, Phillip Chancellor III, he was intent on getting it from her. Nina started dating David. She fell for him despite the warnings of her friends Cricket, Danny and Chase who were all suspicious of David's motives. In 1991, Chase left town.

Cindy Lake

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Cindy Lake was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by DeAnna Robbins.

Cindy Lake was a prostitute. In 1982, Tony DiSalvo raped Cindy. Paul Williams began working undercover trying to clear his father, Carl Williams who was being framed as a cop on the take. Paul met Cindy, a hooker "with a heart of gold," and befriended her hoping to expose another prostitute, Pam Warren, who had framed his dad. Paul fell for Cindy. Paul got the big boss to free Cindy from the ring and promised her they'd spend quality time together when this was all over. Paul intended to marry Cindy. Walker ordered Paul to kill Pam so Paul took her to the Williams' home to hide.

Pam saw how she'd destroyed his family's happiness and agreed to talk. Cindy was put back to work as a prostitute and Walker got someone classier for Paul to date. Pam was taken into protective custody but when Paul was unable to prove he'd killed Pam, Pete ordered his death, then and there. She urged him to leave town when Pete Walker took out a contract on him. Pam was killed. Paul was worried Cindy might meet the same fate as Pam but she refused to leave town. Paul had to go into hiding from the mob. Cindy didn't see Paul for a few days and sent out feelers but Walker wasn't interested in nosy broads checking up on his people.

In 1983 to lure Paul out, the syndicate kidnapped his mother, Mary Williams. Carl negotiated a deal (Mary for Paul). Fortunately, Paul and Carl Williams rescued Mary and almost all the members of the mob were put behind bars--with the exception of Tony. Alex Morgan (a crooked cop) and Pete killed each other as Mary was rescued and reunited with Paul and Carl. Tony shot Cindy. Paul proposed to her on her death bed and she died soon afterward in Paul's arms. Cindy's life was cut short when she took a bullet intended for Paul.

Claire Laurence

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Claire Laurence was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Suzanne Zenor.

Claire Laurence was the mother of Angela Laurence. In 1982, Claire was institutionalized after learning her husband, Robert Laurence, planned to divorce her. She later regained her sanity.

Cora Miller

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Cora Miller was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Dorothy McGuire.

Cora Miller was the mother of Rienette, Matthew and Victor. She was married to Albert Miller who abandoned her and their two sons, Matthew and Christian. A few years later, Cora had to put her sons in an orphanage because she was unable to provide for them. In the orphanage, Christian renamed himself Victor Newman. In 1984, after they became husband and wife, Nikki Newman arranged for Victor to be reunited with his mother, Cora, but the reconciliation was brief. Cora soon died from a terminal illness.

Danielle Mergeron

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Danielle Mergeron was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless.

Danielle Mergeron was the daughter of Marcel Mergeron and step-daughter of Dina Mergeron. She had one brother, Marc Mergeron.

Derek Stuart

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Derek Stuart

Derek Stuart was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Ken Olandt.

Derek Stuart was an acquaintance of Christine Blair's who attacked her. He raped her. She pressed charges against him. Infuriated by the prospect of a long prison sentence, Derek cornered Christine with a gun. But as he pulled the trigger, Scott Grainger arrived and jumped in front of Christine taking the bullet for her. Scott survived. As a result of that incident, she would go on to speak out against date rape.

Dorothy Stevens

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Dorothy Stevens was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Melinda Cordell.

Dorothy Stevens was the mother of twins April Stevens and Barbara Ann Harding and the grandmother of Heather Stevens. In 1980, Dorothy moved to town. She was married to Wayne Stevens. In 1982, Dorothy left town when she moved to New York with her family.

Dr. Sloan

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Dr. Sloan was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Ken Del Conte.

Dr. Sloan was a medical professional working at Genoa City Memorial Hospital. In 1986, Dr. Sloan informed Farren Connor that there was no medical reason for her amnesia. It was simply a question of time and the right context to trigger her memory.

Dr. Walters

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Dr. Walters was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Steve Whitaker.

Dr. Walters was a medical professional at Genoa City Memorial Hospital. In 1986, Tamra Logan was fighting for her life after Shawn Garrett issued poison into her body. At the hospital, Tamra began to wake from her coma and murmured two words: Lauren and danger! Tamra's doctor, Dr. Walters, finally understood what his patient wanted to tell him and he tried to reach Lauren Fenmore who had left on a trip with Shawn.

Earl Bancroft

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Earl Bancroft was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Mark Tapscott.

Earl Bancroft was the father of Kevin Bancroft. He attended college with Allison Bancroft, Katherine Chancellor and Dina Mergeron. He and Katherine dated. He was later married to Allison.

Ellen Winters

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Ellen Winters

Ellen Winters was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Jennifer Karr.

Ellen Winters was a social worker and the manager of a struggling homeless shelter.

In 1986, Jack Abbott was sentenced to work there when he was put on probation. Gina Roma realized that Jack had fallen for Ellen. Ellen had a press conference alongside City Council Member Fernandez at the homeless shelter celebrating its survival as Jack looked on. Ellen and Jack had a complicated, brief relationship. She later dated John Abbott. In 1987, Ellen left town.

Eric Garrison

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Eric Garrison was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Brian Matthews.

Eric Garrison was the father of Jamie Martin. He was a painter from Paris and had an affair with Dina Mergeron.

In 1983, Ashley Abbott began seeing Eric. Eventually they became engaged. Dina offered to help with the wedding plans. When Ashley accepted Eric's marriage proposal, he had his belongings sent from Paris. Among them, Dina made sure that Ashley found a painting of her estranged mother, Dina, which was signed "All My Love, Eric". Ashley soon broke it off with Eric and fell in love with Marc Mergeron who turned out to be Dina's stepson. Eric did not know he had fathered a daughter with Julia Martin. In 1985, Eric left town.

Evan Sanderson

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Evan Sanderson was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by John Shearin.

Evan Sanderson was the father of Betsy Sanderson. In 1986, determined to find out about Farren Connor's past, Lauren Fenmore put a personal ad in the newspaper. In Pittsburgh, Evan couldn't help but see a resemblance between his wife and the woman pictured in the paper. Evan answered the ad and revealed that Farren was really his missing wife, Michelle, and the mother of their daughter, Betsy. Farren didn't remember her husband or her daughter. After Evan had accepted his wife's amnesia as permanent and prepared to return home to Pittsburgh, Farren's memory suddenly returned. In 1987, Farren reconnected with Evan and Betsy, but Evan was shot dead by his jealous housekeeper and former lover, Janet.

Felipe Ramirez

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Felipe Ramirez was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Victor Mohica.

In 1980, The newly-reunited couple, Derek Thurston and Katherine Chancellor, decided to go on a cruise but while traveling they had a fight. Katherine, realizing that her marriage was a sham, jumped overboard and wound up building a relationship with the man who found her - Felipe Ramirez. When she returned from being held captive by and falling in love with Felipe, she divorced Derek. In 1981, Felipe left town.

Fernandez

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City Council Member Fernandez was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Joe Rosario. Ellen Winters had a press conference alongside City Council Member Fernandez at the homeless shelter celebrating its survival as Jack Abbott looked on.

Frank Lewis

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Frank Lewis was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Brock Peters.

Frank Lewis was the father of Amy Lewis. In 1982, Frank was the Genoa City Police Commissioner. Frank was critically wounded while on duty and in a coma; he came out of it only to have a heart attack and slip back into it. After Frank had recovered, Paul Williams began working for the GCPD. This pleased his father, Carl Williams, a long-time officer on the force as well as Commissioner Frank Lewis, Carl's boss. In 1989, Frank moved to San Diego. He later suffered a stroke.

Gary Thompson

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Gary Thompson was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Ned Hall.

Gary Thompson was the editor of the Genoa City Chronicle. In 1986, Diane Jenkins decided to pay a visit to her old friend, Gary. As Lauren Fenmore was trying to solve the mystery of Farren Connor's true identity, Lauren plead with Gary to pull any further articles. Lauren received an unexpected visit from Gary: another letter regarding Farren had arrived.

George Packard

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George Packard was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by an unknown actor.

In June 1980, Derek Thurston went to work at Chancellor Industries. George Packard, a friend of Rex Sterling's, didn't trust Derek so he arranged for Judy Wilson to work as Derek's secretary to keep tabs on him in an effort to protect Katherine Chancellor. But George's plan backfired.

Hank Steele

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Dr. Hank Steele was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Jerry Prell.

Dr. Hank Steele was a medical professional working at Genoa City Memorial Hospital and the adoptive father of Laura Williams. In 1986 after Andy Richards was shot, Paul Williams and Farren Connor prayed for Andy to pull through and later received happy news from Dr. Steele. After Jill was shot and brought to the hospital, Michael Crawford was pacing up and down the halls as Dr. Steele was fighting to save Jill Abbott's life. In 1989, Hank left town.

Jamie Martin

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Jamie Martin was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by an unknown actress.

Jamie Martin was the daughter of Eric Garrison and Julia Martin. She was the adopted daughter of Charles Martin and got her surname from Charles.


Janet

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Janet was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by an unknown actress.

Janet was a housekeeper. After suffering amnesia, Farren Connor reconnected with her husband and daughter, Evan and Betsy Sanderson. In 1988, Evan's housekeeper and lover, Janet, felt rejected by Evan because he had promised to marry her. Evan was shot dead by Janet. After Janet murdered Evan, Andy Richards joined Farren and Betsy in Pittsburgh. Janet was convicted of Evan's murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Jason Carter

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Jason Carter was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by John Dye.

Jason Carter was the teenage boyfriend of teenager Molly Stark. Molly was pregnant with his baby. In 1986, Danny Romalotti and Cricket Blair met with Jason and informed him of her pregnancy. Molly then told Cricket that she and Jason were moving in together. Then Jason started having second thoughts about about moving in with Molly and the responsibility of raising a child. Eventually Jason and Molly broke up and Molly went home with her mother, Beverly Stark. It is unknown whether or not Molly had the baby.

Jessica Blair

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Jessica Blair Grainger (formerly Abbott) was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Rebecca Street.

Jessica Blair was Christine Blair's mother. Jessica came to Genoa City suffering from AIDS and hoping to reunite with her daughter before the disease eventually claimed her life. She originally tried to keep her illness a secret from everyone in town, including John Abbott with whom she fell in love, but they all found out due to her symptoms for which she had to be hospitalized. While she was being treated, she realized her doctor, Scott Grainger, was actually her ex-lover Dr. Jim Grainger's son and Christine's half brother. Despite her illness, she and John got married. Then Christine found Jim and brought him back to Genoa City. With her condition worsening, Jessica's last wish was to bring together her family of Jim, Scott and Cricket. John graciously granted Jessica a divorce. Jessica and Jim finally married shortly before she finally succumbed to AIDS.

Jim Grainger

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Jim Grainger

Jim Grainger (born James Richard Grainger) was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by John O'Hurley and formerly John Phillip Law.

Dr. Jim Grainger married Jessica. They had one daughter, Christine, but were divorced shortly after she was born. Jessica did not tell Jim or Christine about their relationship to each other. Jim also had a son Dr. Scott Grainger. Jim dated Nikki Newman. Nikki was dating Jim to make her true love, Victor Newman, jealous. Nikki planned to wed Jim, of whom neither Victor nor Jack Abbott approved.

In 1990, Jack decided to get revenge against Victor for buying Jabot Cosmetics by marring Victor's ex, Nikki. Jack's first order of business was to take Nikki's mind off of her current boyfriend, Jim, and put it on himself. It worked. Jack and Nikki were married soon after. Years later, Christine found Jim and brought him back to Genoa City. With Jessica's condition worsening, her last wish was to reunite her family of Jim, Scott and Christine. Jessica and Jim married shortly before she succumbed to AIDS. Jim died.

Jimmy Dalton

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Jimmy Dalton was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Scott Bellomo.

Joe Blair

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Joe Blair was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by John Denos.

Joe Blair was a photographer. In 1983, Cricket Blair, the teenage niece of Jabot Cosmetics employee, Joe, came to Genoa City and became a model for Jabot. After Joe left town, Skip Evans replaced him as photographer at Jabot.

John Silva

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John Silva

John Silva was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by John Castellanos.

John Silva was an attorney practicing in Genoa City starting in 1989. He volunteered his time for Legal Aid, and helped solve many cases with Christine Blair. His successful cases included representing Danny Romalotti against drug charges, Christine in her sexual harassment suit against Michael Baldwin, defending April Stevens Lynch for the murder of her dentist husband Robert Lynch, representing Jill Abbott in both her divorces from John Abbott and her claim on the Chancellor Mansion, representing Malcolm Winters in his divorce from Olivia Winters, and representing Jack Abbott in his bid for custody of his son Kyle Abbott.

John's primary clients were members of the Newman and Abbott families. John's personal life was a mystery except for his brief involvement with Nina Webster, which ended because Nina felt inferior to the brilliant Mr. Silva. He also had a torrid affair with Jill, which ended mostly due to Jill's flightiness, and her inability to be honest with John.

Judy Wilson

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Judy Wilson was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Loyita Chapel.

In June 1980, Derek Thurston went to work at Chancellor Industries. George Packard, a friend of Rex Sterling's, didn't trust Derek so he arranged for Judy Wilson to work as Derek's secretary to keep tabs on him in an effort to protect Katherine Chancellor. But George's plan backfired. Judy led Derek to believe that she was actually his ally. Meanwhile, Douglas Austin tried unsuccessfully to pursue a romance with Katherine Chancellor. With Douglas pining for Katherine, Derek turned his romantic attention to Judy. Judy had an affair with Derek. She also flirted with Victor Newman. In 1981, Judy left town.

Karen Olsen

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Karen Olsen

Karen Olsen was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Judyann Elder.

Karen Olsen was a worker at a shelter for teenage girls. In 1986, Danny Romalotti and Cricket Blair were concerned for Molly Stark and met with Karen at the shelter. Molly meanwhile got acquainted with the her roommate. Nina Webster called a woman named Rose DeVille who offered the young girl her help. Molly wrote a letter to her parents and Nina met with Rose who offered her a place to stay - for free. Nina told Molly that she was leaving the shelter to live at Rose's. Molly received a letter from her mother.

She got nervous when Karen from the shelter pressed her to reveal her parents' names and to contact them. Later, Nina called Molly and encouraged her to join her at "Aunt Rosie's". Danny and Cricket learned from Karen that Molly left the shelter for parts unknown.

Karen Richards

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Karen Richards

Karen Richards was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Jeanna Michaels. Karen Richards was married to Andy Richards. They got divorced.

Kevin Bancroft

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Kevin Bancroft was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Christopher Holder.

Kevin Bancroft was the son of Allison and Earl Bancroft. After spending one night together, Victor Newman denied his feelings for Nikki Reed and set her up with wealthy tycoon Kevin Bancroft. Nikki was a stripper who later started a romance with Kevin which was troubled by his disapproving mother. In a bid to end Nikki's relationship with her son, Allison bought a copy of a pornographic film titled Hot Hips purportedly starring Nikki.

The film was distributed by criminal Tony DiSalvo. Nikki was eventually able to prove that she did not perform the sex scenes featured in the film; they were enacted by a different woman, Boobsie Caswell Austin, and were inter-cut with video footage of Nikki stripping. During her relationship with Kevin, Nikki had a fling with Victor. Nikki and Kevin married and she soon found out that she was pregnant.

There was some doubt as to the paternity of the child. Nikki's relationship with Kevin ended and she took up with Rick Daros during her pregnancy. After her daughter, Victoria Newman (named after Kevin's grandmother), was born, she was kidnapped by Allison. It was discovered that Victor was the father and the baby was returned to Nikki.


Kyle Jenkins

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Kyle Jenkins was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless.

Kyle Jenkins had one daughter, Diane Jenkins. Diane named her son Kyle Jenkins Abbott after her father.

Leroy

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Leroy was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Hank Underwood.

Leroy was the owner of The Bayou, a strip club. In 1984, Allison Bancroft talked Leroy, the new owner of The Bayou, into asking Nikki Reed to come back and strip for one show to help him get money to pay Pete Walker. Nikki agreed but only if no one said anything to Kevin Bancroft. Allison went straight to her son, Kevin, and told him Nikki was at the bar. He went there with Victoria Newman (then an infant), saw Nikki and left immediately. Walker told Leroy he needed to make a tape of Nikki stripping or die so he set up a hidden camera to tape her.

Lindsey Wells

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Lindsey Wells

Lindsey Wells was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Lauren Koslow.

Lindsey Wells worked at Jabot Cosmetics. In 1984, Diane Jenkins was ready to be committed to Jack but insisted they abstain from sex to ensure his feelings were true. Jack found no problem with her request since he was getting his physical needs met by Lindsey. Diane and Lindsey eventually discovered Jack's two-timing ways. This resulted in Jack choosing Lindsey over Diane.

After Jack and Lindsey broke up, she took illicit photos of Jack and Jill Abbott's affair. Then she blackmailed the two into giving her higher positions in the company and other concessions knowing that if John Abbott ever saw the pictures, he would disown his son, Jack, and divorce his wife, Jill. In order to get close to the negatives, Jack concocted a plan to marry Lindsey in a fake ceremony. As soon has she discovered the marriage ceremony was a fake, she sold the negatives to Jill's arch-nemesis Katherine Chancellor. When John eventually saw the pictures, Lindsey, as the photographer, became a key witness in his divorce trial with Jill. Soon after that, Lindsey left Genoa City and moved to New York.

Mandy Kemper

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Mandy Kemper was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by an unknown actress. Mandy Kemper dated Michael Crawford.

Marc Mergeron

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Marc Mergeron was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Frank M. Bernard.

Marc Mergeron was the son of Marcel Mergeron from a previous marriage. His stepmother was Dina Mergeron. He was a shareholder of his father's company, Mergeron Enterprises. In 1984, Ashley Abbott fell in love with Marc who turned out to be Dina's stepson and thereby Ashley's stepbrother. He also had an affair with Jill Foster. In 1985, Marc sold his shares of Mergeron Enterprises to Victor Newman for a hefty profit and left town.

Marcel Mergeron

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Marcel Mergeron was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless.

Marcel Mergeron was the father of Marc Mergeron and Danielle Mergeron. He was later married to Dina Mergeron. Marcel was a wealthy cosmetics baron who owned Mergeron Enterprises. While Dina was traveling abroad, she married French cosmetics magnate, Marcel, who passed away after marrying her. He left ownership of the company to his widow Dina in his will.

Mark Wilcox

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Mark Wilcox

Mark Wilcox was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Bruce Gray.

In 1986, Lauren Fenmore got in touch with Shawn Garrett's stepfather, Mark, who revealed that Shawn burned down his childhood home killing his mother after she and Mark told him they were getting married.

Matt Miller

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Matt Miller was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Robert Parucha.

Matthew Miller was the son of Albert and Cora Miller. He had one older sister named Rienette and one older brother named Christian. Matt's dad abandoned the family when he and his brother Christian were young. Cora could not feed her sons, so she gave them to an orphanage. In 1983, Matt came to Genoa City. In an attempt to get Victor away from Ashley Abbott, Nikki set her and Matt up, but it didn't work. He left town in 1985. In 2008, he returned briefly.

Melissa Daros

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Melissa Daros was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless.

Melissa Daros was married to Rick Daros. Suspicious of Rick, Kevin Bancroft hired Paul Williams and Andy Richards to look into Daros' past. They found he'd been married and his wife died in a tragic accident in 1981. Later while vacationing with Diane Jenkins on Maui, Andy heard about a couple who'd had a tragic scuba diving accident – the wife's air tanks were filled with carbon monoxide. She died and the husband was grief-stricken. He later found out the couple were Rick and Melissa Daros! He called Paul, told him there were too many extenuating circumstances and asked Paul to join him in Maui right away.

They suspected Rick had killed Melissa by drowning her. Nikki Reed hooked up with Rick not knowing that he was responsible for the drowning death of Melissa and was planning a repeat performance with Nikki. Andy and Paul ended up saving Nikki from Daros who shot Victor Newman in the groin with a fishing spear before escaping by swimming away in the ocean.

Michael Scott

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Michael Scott was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Nicholas Benedict.

Michael Scott was a photographer. In 1981, longing for work of her own, Julia Newman takes a modeling job with photographer Michael who was attracted to her. Victor Newman became jealous and, when Julia turned up pregnant, he was convinced that the baby was Michael's. Victor began taping his wife's conversations with her lover, Michael Scott. When Victor's suspicion that Julia and Michael were lovers was confirmed, he trapped Michael in a bomb shelter in the basement of his ranch home. Victor forced Michael to watch Victor and Julia's bedroom via closed-circuit camera. Julia found Michael and freed him from the bomb shelter. While attempting to flee the Newman ranch, Victor happened upon the pair and a fist fight between Michael and Victor ensued. Julia got caught up in the crossfire. She suffered a terrible fall and had a miscarriage. Blood tests later proved that Victor was in fact the father. Julia and Michael left town separately.

Monique

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Monique was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by an unknown actress.

In 1980, with trouble brewing in Lance Prentiss and Lorie Brooks' marriage, Lance began an affair with Monique. Realizing, however, that he wanted his marriage to work, Lance sent Monique back to Paris and set his sights on wining Lorie back.

Nancy Nolan

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Nancy Nolan (also called Nan) was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Mary Sheldon.

Nancy Nolan was the birth mother of Skylar Evans. In 1989, Nancy Nolan was a pregnant teenager. She met Carol Robbins and Skip Evans who desperately wanted to adopt a baby but were unable to due to Carol's disfigured leg. Nan was unsure whether the father was her boyfriend or the result of a rape. In 1990 after her baby was born, Nan discovered that the father was indeed her boyfriend and had second thoughts about giving up her baby to the Evans. Eventually, she let Skip and Carol adopt her baby after realizing that she was unprepared for the responsibilities of raising a child.

Rienette Miller

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Rienette Miller was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless. Rienette Miller was the daughter of Albert and Cora Miller. She had two brothers, Christian (now known as Victor Newman) and Matt.

Robert Abbott

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Robert Abbott was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless.

Robert Abbott was the father of two sons: Ivan and John. In 2003, Ashley Abbott was involved in a car accident while she was pregnant and the baby had to be delivered. Robert Carlton was the stillborn son of Brad Carlton and Ashley. Robert Carlton was named after John's father, Robert Abbott. He was never seen onscreen, only mentioned.

Robert Haskell

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Robert Haskell was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Ryan MacDonald.

Robert Haskell was a criminal. In 1989, Robert conspired with Clint Radison and Robert's wife, Shirley Haskell, to kidnap Katherine Chancellor. Clint and his cohorts, Morey and Lil, went to work for Katherine as did a new houseman Robert and maid Shirley. They trained Marge Cotroke to pass for Kay. Then they held Katherine and Esther Valentine captive. Esther just happened to be with Katherine when they kidnapped her. In 1990, Robert was jailed after being apprehended for the kidnapping.

Robert Laurence

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Robert Laurence

Robert Laurence was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Peter Brown.

Robert Laurence was the father of Angela Laurence. In 1981, Robert served as an attorney in Genoa City. In 1982, Lorie Brooks hired Robert to be her attorney and he waged a fierce battle to clear her of killing Vanessa Prentiss. Later, he pursued an extra marital affair with Leslie Brooks. Angela resented their relationship and tried to split them up. He was married to Claire Laurence who was institutionalized after learning Robert planned to divorce her. In 1989, Robert returned to town. He left again in 1991.

Ruby Collins

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Ruby Collins was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Veleka Gray.

Ruby Collins was a manicurist. In February 1983, sassy manicurist Ruby was Allison Bancroft's regular manicurist. Ruby informed Allison of the porno film featuring her son's girlfriend, Nikki Reed. Later Ruby served as a sounding board for Allison as she expressed her enduring disapproval of Nikki and devised various schemes to discredit her.

Shirley Haskell

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Shirley Haskell was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Ruth Silveira.

Shirley Haskell was a criminal. In 1989, Shirley conspired with Clint Radison and her husband, Robert Haskell to kidnap Katherine Chancellor. Clint and his cohorts, Morey and Lil, went to work for Katherine as did a new houseman Robert and maid Shirley. They trained Marge Cotroke to pass for Kay. Then they held Katherine and Esther Valentine captive. Esther just happened to be with Katherine when they kidnapped her. In 1990, she was jailed after being apprehended for the kidnapping.

Skip Evans

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Skip Evans

Skip Evans was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Todd Curtis.

Skip Evans was the father of Skylar Evans. Skip worked as a photographer for Jabot Cosmetics. In 1987, Carol Robbins was one Jabot's executive secretaries (mostly working for Jack Abbott) while Skip served as the company's photographer (replacing Joe Blair, Christine Blair's cousin).

After falling in love, the couple married in 1989 with the support of the Abbotts. Carol had survived a childhood illness that left her leg permanently disabled. The illness has also prevented her from conceiving a baby and adoption agencies refused to let them adopt one. Carol and Skip then came into contact with a young, unwed pregnant mother named Nancy Nolan who was unsure whether the father was her boyfriend or the result of a rape. After her baby was born, Nan discoverd that the father was indeed her boyfriend and had second thoughts about giving up her baby to the Evans. Eventually, she let Skip and Carol adopt her baby after realizing that she was unprepared for the responsibilities of raising a child. Eventually, Carol and Skip left Genoa City.

Skylar Evans

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Skylar Evans (born Skylar Carol Evans) was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Melissa Bruseth and formerly by Emma and Mallory Brooks.

Skylar Evans was the adopted daughter of Carol Robbins and Skip Evans. She was the birth daughter of Nancy Nolan. In 1987, Carol met a man named Skip at work. After falling in love, the couple married in 1989 with the support of the Abbotts. Carol had survived a childhood illness that left one of her legs permanently disabled and in a brace. The illness also prevented her from conceiving a baby and adoption agencies refused to let them adopt one.

Carol and Skip then came into contact with a young, unwed pregnant mother named Nan who was unsure whether the father was her boyfriend or the result of a rape. In 1990 after her baby was born, Nan discovered that the father was indeed her boyfriend and had second thoughts about giving up her baby to the Evans. Eventually, she let Skip and Carol adopt her baby after realizing that she was unprepared for the responsibilities of raising a child. In 1993, the Evans left town.

Stephanie

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Stephanie was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Dana Kimmell. In 1986 at "Aunt Rosie's" place Nina Webster and Molly Stark met their neighbor Stephanie, a young girl and mother of two. The two girls were shocked to witness how much work little children were.

Steven Lassiter

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Dr. Steven Lassiter was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Rod Arrants.

Steven Lassiter was a psychiatrist. In 1987, Steven was the psychiatrist for Ashley Abbott and Leanna Love. He fell in love with Ashley. When Nikki Newman went into remission, Victor Newman was free to be with Ashley, but she had moved on to Steven. Ashley and Steven married. In 1988, Steven was shot to death by the son of one of his patients.

Steven Williams

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Steven Williams was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by David Winn.

Steven Williams was the son of Carl and Mary Williams. He had two brothers, Paul and Todd, and one sister, Patty.Steven became in involved with Peggy Brooks and moved to Washington Dc in 1981.


Sumiko

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Sumiko was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless.

Sumiko was originally thought to be the leader of the cult Nikki Newman and Paul Williams were apart of. In 2015, it was revealed that Ian Ward was the true leader and that Sumiko was his second in command.


Sven Petersen

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Sven Petersen was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Lee Nicholl.

Sven Petersen worked as a masseur at the Genoa City Hotel. In 1985, Sven fell hard for his client, Jill Abbott. Jill wasn't interested and turned down his advances. Sven retaliated by shooting her three times while she was in the shower. Jack Abbott was convicted of the crime and worked in a local soup kitchen while on probation. Weeks later, to complete his revenge, Sven kidnapped Jill, dragged her into a refrigerated meat locker, imprisoned her and turned the temperature down. Jack and lawman Carl Williams eventually found Jill and rescued her from an icy death. Jack was vindicated.

Tamra Logan

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Tamra Logan

Tamra Logan was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Charlotte Stewart.

Tamra Logan was a psychic. In 1986, Shawn Garrett listened in on Lauren Fenmore confessing to her still comatose former psychic Tamra that she despised Shawn and intended to do everything in her power to bring him down. Tamra was fighting for her life after Shawn issued poison into her body. At the hospital, Tamra began to wake from her coma and murmured two words: Lauren and danger! Tamra's doctor, Dr. Walters, finally understood what his patient wanted to tell him and he tried to reach Lauren who had left on a trip with Shawn.

Dr. Walters showed up at Paul Williams' office to inform him that his patient was asking for Lauren. The devious Shawn took an unsuspecting Lauren to San Francisco but Tamra who was drifting in and out of consciousness in a hospital bed knew her friend was in terrible danger. Lauren was rescued from Shawn by Paul and Andy Richards who found her with the help of Tamra. Later, Lauren paid Tamra a visit. Tamra had recovered greatly in recent months. Lauren handed her Farren Connor's powder compact and asked for her insight. Tamra left town that year.

Tim Sullivan

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Scott Palmer / Prof. Tim Sullivan on The Young and the Restless

Tim Sullivan was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Scott Palmer.

Tim Sullivan was a college professor. In 1983, Traci Abbott fell for him and they ended up sleeping together. After finding out that she was pregnant by Tim, Traci found him in bed with another woman and attempted suicide. The next year, Traci, thinking that Brad Carlton had abandoned her, suffered a miscarriage. This caused her to take comfort with her former lover, Tim. In 1987, Tim left town.

Tiny

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Tiny was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by an unknown actor.

Tiny was the father of Chloe Mitchell and the grandfather of Delia Abbott. He was a plumber. One evening when Nina Webster and Esther Valentine were out on the town, Esther met a big guy named Tiny in a bar. She and Tiny had a one-night stand, but Esther was sure it was love. When he never contacted her again, she realized all she knew about him was his nickname Tiny and that he was a plumber. Esther Valentine later had his child, but never saw him again.

Turk

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Turk was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Mike Muscat.

Turk was a professional hit man. In 1986, Shawn Garrett gave Lauren Fenmore an ultimatum: divorce her husband, Paul Williams, and move in with him or else he would contract a professional hit man named Turk to kill Paul. Lauren received a phone call from Turk whom she tried to convince that Shawn no longer needed his services. Turk warned Shawn not to trust Lauren. Andy Richards and Paul caught Shawn in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf as his henchman Turk arrived with a gun in his hands. The situation escalated when the police were surrounding the docks. In panic Turk shot Shawn before getting killed as well. With Shawn and Turk dead, Paul and Andy feared that they would never find Lauren but they did.

Walter Addison

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Walter Addison was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Paul Savior.

Walter Addison was a businessman who hired then aspiring model and unknowing hooker Nikki Reed in 1980. When she ended up in a hotel room with him, Nikki realized he wasn't actually there to help her with her career as a model. While she struggled from his advances, he chased Nikki around the room and suddenly collapsed from a heart attack. In a panic, Nikki called Rose DeVille who arranged for two thugs to dump Addison’s body in a nearby alley. A street kid named Tony stumbled upon the body and went through the corpse's pockets in search of a wallet.

Wayne Navalle

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Wayne Navalle was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Clayton Day.

In 1986, Lauren Fenmore read a letter which said that Farren Connor's real name was Jennifer and she had a husband waiting for her! Lauren immediately called Wayne Navalle and asked him some questions. This proved to be a false lead so Lauren plead with Gary Thompson to pull any further articles from the Genoa City Chronicle.

Wayne Stevens

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Wayne Stevens was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by William Long, Jr.

Wayne Stevens was the father of April Stevens and Barbara Ann Harding. Wayne was married to Dorothy Stevens. In 1980, Wayne tried to steal in order to support his family. In 1982, Wayne left town.

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