Y&R Characters

Brooks Family

Foster Family

Chancellor Family

Newman Family

Abbott Family

Winter Family

Baldwin/Fisher Family

The Newmans 

Family members currently on the show will appear in bold. Spouses appear in italics.

First Generation

Second Generation

Third Generation

Fourth Generation

Characters from order of appearance* (characters/actors still on the show in bold)

*only main characters that have been on the show for at least 3 months

Jill Foster : First appearance March 27, 1973  

Portrayed by :  Brenda Dickson (1973–1980, 1983–1987)
Bond Gideon (1980)
Deborah Adair (1980–1983, 1986)
Melinda O. Fee (1984)
Jess Walton (1987-present)

Elizabeth “Liz” Foster : First appearance March 26, 1973

Last appearance June 18, 2010 (death on screen)

Portrayed by Julianna McCarthy (1973-1982, 1984-1986, 1993, 2003-2004, 2008, 2010)

William “Snapper” Foster Jr : First appearance March 26, 1973

Last appearance June 21, 2010 (moved to London)

Portrayed by William Gray Espy (1973–75, 2003)
David Hasselhoff (1975–82, 2010)

Gregory “Greg” Foster : First appearance March 26, 1973

Last appearance June 21, 2010 (he lives in Chicago)

Portrayed by James Houghton (1973–76, 2003)
Brian Kerwin (1976–77)
Wings Hauser (1977–81, 2010)
Howard McGillin (1981–82)

Stuart Brooks : First appearance March 26, 1973

Last appearance in 1983 (death offscreen)

Portrayed by Robert Colbert (1973-1983)

Jennifer Brooks : First appearance March 26, 1973

Last appearance 1977 (death on screen)

Portrayed by Dorothy Green (1973-1977)

Christine “Chris” Brooks : First appearance March 26, 1973

Last appearance April 13, 1984 (moved to London)

Portrayed by Trish Stewart (1973–78, 1984)
Lynne Topping Richter (1979–82)

Lauralee “Lorie” Brooks : First appearance December 1973

Last appearance March 26, 2018 (moved to Chicago)

Portrayed by Jaime Lyn Bauer (1973–82, 1984, 2002, 2018)

Leslie Brooks : First appearance March 1973

Last appearance March 26, 2018 (left town)

Portrayed by Janice Lynde (1973–77, 2018)
Victoria Mallory (1977–84)

Peggy Brooks : First appearance March 1973

Last appearance April 13, 1984 (left town)

Portrayed by Pamela Peters Solow (1973-81; 1984)
Patricia Everly (1979)

Katherine Chancellor : First appearance November 1973

Last appearance December 15, 2020 (death offscreen)

Portrayed by Jeanne Cooper (1973-2013)
Michael Learned (temp. 2011) Gisele MacKenzie (temp. 1986) Beverly Garland (temp. 1981)

Phillip Chancellor II : First appearance in November1973

Last appearance in June 1975 (death on screen)

Portrayed by John Considine (1973-1974)
Donelly Rhoades (1974-1975)

Brock Reynolds : First appearance in November 1974

Last appearance September 4, 2013 (left town)

Portrayed by Beau Kazer (1974–80, 1984–86, 1990–92, 1999–200, 42008–11, 2013)

William “Bill” Foster : First appearance in 1974

Last appearance in 1975 (death on screen)

Portrayed by Charles H. Gray (1974-1975)

Phillip Chancellor III : First appearance December 25, 1975 (born onscreen)

Last appearance May 30, 2011 (moved to Sydney)

Portrayed by Dick Billingsley (1978–1981)
Chris Hebert (1981–1982)
Jimmy Keegan (1983)
Thom Bierdz (1986–2011)

Derek Thurston : First appearance 1976

Last appearance April 13, 1984 (left town)

Portrayed by Caleb Stoddard (1976)
Jeff Cooper (1976)
Joe Ladue (1977–81, 1984)

Paul Williams : First appearance May 23, 1978 

Portrayed by : Doug Davidson (1978-present)

Nicole “Nikki” Reed : First appearance February 27, 1978 

Portrayed by : Erica Hope (1978–1979)
Melody Thomas Scott (1979-present)

Cassandra “Casey” Reed : First appearance March 1978

Last appearance April 1998 (left town)

Portrayed by Roberta Leighton (1978–81, 1984–89, 1998)

Nicholas “Nick” Reed : First appearance in 1979

Last apperarance ; 1979 (death onscreen)

Portrayed by Scott Anthony Leet and formerly Quinn Redeker

Christian Miller aka Victor Newman : First appearance February 8, 1980 

Portrayed by Eric Braeden (Feb 1980-present)

Julia Newman : First appearance February 1980

Last appearance March 26, 2018 (left town)

Portrayed by Meg Bennett (1980-1984, 1986-1987, 2002, 2018)

Daniel “Danny” Romalotti Sr : First appearance in 1980

Last appearance September 4, 2013 (left town)

Portrayed by Michael Damian (1980–1998, 2002–04, 2008, 2012–13)

John Abbott : First appearance 1980

Last appearance on December 1, 2020 (died onscreen on August 18, 2006 but came back in deams)

Portrayed by Brett Hasley (1980-1981)
Jerry Douglas (1982-2006)
Jonathan Stoddard (2017-2019 as flashbacks as younger John)

Jack Abbott : First appearance July 22, 1980 

Portrayed by  Terry Lester (1980–1989)
Brett Porter (1986)
Peter Bergman (1989-present)

Mamie Johnson : First appearance 1980

Last appearance September 14, 2004 (left town)

Portrayed by
Marguerite Ray (1980–1990)
Veronica Redd (1990–2004)

Steven Williams : First appearance in 1980

Last appearance in 1981 (left town)

Portrayed by David Winn (1980-1981)

Patty Williams : First appearance February 1980

Last appearance November 8, 2016 (institutionalized)

Portrayed by Lilibet Stern (1980-1982)
Andrea Evans (1983-1984)
Stacy Haiduk (2009-2016)

Mary Williams : First appearance March 1980

Last appearance May 10, 2004 (died offscreen)

Portrayed by Carolyn Conwell (1980–2004)

Gina Roma : First appearance 1982

Last appearance September 4, 2013 (left town)

Portrayed by Patty Weaver (1982–2009, 2013)

Esther Valentine : First appearance April 8, 1982 

Portrayed by Kate Linder (April 1982-present)

Diane Jenkins : First appearance May 1982

Last appearance August 5, 2011 (died onscreen)

Portrayed by Alex Donnelley (1982-2001)
Susan Walters (2001-2010)
Maura West (2010-2011)

Ashley Abbott : First appearance June 11, 1982 

Eileen Davidson (1982–1988) (1999-present)
Brenda Epperson (1988–1995)
Shari Shattuck (1996–1999)

Traci Abbott : First appearance June 17, 1982 

Portrayed by Beth Maitland (1982–96, 1999, 2001–present)

Victoria Newman : First appearance late 1982 (born on screen)

Portayed by Ashley Nicole Millan (1982–1990)
Heather Tom (1990–2003)
Sarah Aldrich (1997)
Amelia Heinle (2005-present)

Neil Fenmore : First appearance January 20, 1983

Last appearance 1986 (died onscreen)

Portrayed by Jim Storm

Lauren Fenmore : First appearance January 21, 1983

Portrayed by Tracey E. Bregman (1983-1995, 2000, 2001-present)

Dina Abbott Mergeron : First appearance May 27, 1983

Last appearance : October 16, 2020 (death onscreen)

Portrayed by Marla Adams (1983–86, 1991, 1996, 2008, 2017-2020)

Christine Blair : First appearance July 15, 1983 

Portrayed by Lauralee Bell (1983-2006, 2007, 2010-present)

Rex Sterling : First appearance July 2, 1987

Last appearance July 6, 2004 (death onscreen in 1994 but came back in dreams)

Portrayed by Quinn Redeker (1987–1994, 2004)

Nathan Hastings : First appearance 1984

Last appearance 1996 (died onscreen)

Portrayed by Nathan Purdee (1984-1992)
Randy Brooks (1992-1995)
Adam Lazzare-White (1995-1996)

Brad Carlton : First appearance April 8, 1985

Last appearance in 2009 (death onscreen)

Portrayed by Don Diamont (1985-1996, 1998-2009)

Carl Williams : First appearance 1986

Last appearance 1999 (left town)

Portrayed by Brett Hadley (1986-1991, 1998-1999)

Phillip “Chance” Chancellor IV : First appearance March 15, 1988 (born onscreen) 

Portrayed by Andrew Clark Rogers (1988)
Chuckie and Kenny Gravino (1988-1989)
Scott and Shaun Markley (1989-1993)
Thomas Dekker (1993)
Courtland Mead (1993-1995)
Alex D. Linz (1995-1996)
Nicholas Pappone (1996-1999)
Penn Badgley (2000-2001)
John Driscoll (2009-2011)
Donny Boaz (2019-present)
Justin Gaston (Temp. 2020)

Scott Grainger : First appearance April 1988

Last appearance :  November 16, 1993 (died onscreen during a crossover on Bold And Beautiful)

Portrayed by Peter Barton (1988-1993)

Nicholas “Nick” Newman : First appearance December 31, 1988 (born onscreen) 

Portrayed by Marco and Stefan Flores (1989)
Griffin Ledner (1990–1991)
John Alden (1991–1994)
Joshua Morrow (1994–present)

Sheila Carter : First appearance May 1990

Last appearance in 2006 (left town)

Portrayed by Kimberlin Brown (1990-2006)

Olivia Barber : First appearance May 1990

Last appearance February 15, 2012 (left town)

Portrayed by Tonya Lee Williams (1990–2005, 2007–2012)

Drucilla Barber : First appearance May 1990

Last appearance : April 6, 2007 (death onscreen)

Portrayed by Victoria Rowell (1990–2000, 2002–2007)

Kate Valentine aka Chloe Mitchell : First appearance July 27, 1990 (born onscreen) 

Portrayed by  Darla and Sandra Greer (1990–1991)
Danielle Ryah (1994)
Elizabeth Hendrickson (2008-present)

Neil Winters : First appearance February 14, 1991

Last appearance : April 23, 2019 (death onscreen)

Portrayed by Kristoff St. John (1991-2019)

Scott “Scotty” Grainger Jr : First appearance March 8, 1991 (born onscreen)

Last appearance January 17, 2018 (left town)

Portrayed by Hannah and Jessica Gist (1993-1994)
Joseph Tello (1993–1994)
GemIni Barnett (1994)
Blair Redford (2005-2006)
Daniel Hall (2017-2018)

Michael Baldwin : First appearance November 26, 1991

Portrayed by Christian LeBlanc (1991-1993, 1997-present)

Nathan “Nate” Hastings Jr : First appearance September 22, 1992 (born onscreen) 

Portrayed by Christopher Pope (1995)
Malcolm Hunter (1995–1996)
Bryant Jones (1996–2002)
Walter Fauntleroy (2011)
Brooks Darnell (2018–2019)
Sean Dominic (2019-present)

William “Billy” Abbott : First appearance July 7, 1993 (born onscreen) 

Portrayed by David Tom (1999–2002, 2014)
Ryan Brown (2002–2003)
Scott Seymour (2006)
Billy Miller (2008–2014)
Burgess Jenkins (2014–2016)
Jason Thompson (2016-present)

Hope Adams : First appearance 1993

Last appearance August 26, 2020 (died onscreen in 2008 but came back in dreams)

Portrayed by
Signy Coleman (1993–2002, 2008–2012)
Beth Toussaint (2006)
Maggie Gwin (2020)

Malcolm Winters : First appearance May 1994

Last appearance April 26, 2019 (left town)

Portrayed by Shemar Moore (1994–2005, 2014, 2019)
Darius McCrary (2009–2011)

Sharon Collins : First appearance June 27, 1994

Portrayed by Monica Potter (1994)
Heidi Mark (1994)
Sharon Case (1994-present)

Phyllis Summers : First appearance October 18, 1994 

Portrayed by Michelle Stafford (1994–1997) (2000-2013) (2019-present)
Sandra Nelson (1997–1999)

Gina Tognoni (2014–2019)

Victor “Adam” Newman Jr : First appearance April 24, 1995 (born onscreen)

Portrayed by Hayden Tank (1996-1998, 2002)
Chris Engen (2008-2009)
Michael Muhney (2009-2014)
Justin Hartley (2014-2016)
Mark Grossman (2019-present)
Dane West (11 year old via flashbacks) (2020)

Daniel “Danny” Romalotti Jr : First appearance May 19, 1994 (born onscreen)

Last appearance September 1, 2016

Portrayed by Desiree & Hannah Wheel (1994-1996)
Michael McElroy (1996-1997)
Chase MacKenzie Bebak (1997-1998)
Roland Gibbons (1997)
Cam Gigandet (2004)
Michael Graziadei (2004-2013, 2016)

Lily Winters : First appearance June 26, 1995 (born onscreen)

Portrayed by Vanessa Carson (1996)
Brooke Marie Bridges (1997–2000)
Christel Khalil (2002-present)

Noah Newman : First appearance March 3, 1997 (born onscreen)

Last appearance : September 7, 2020 (he lives in London)

Hunter Allan (2005-2008)
Kevin Scmidt (2008-2010, 2011-2012)
Luke Kleintank (2010-2011)
Robert Adamson (2012-2018, 2020)

Abby Newman : First appearance November 13, 2000 (born onscreen)

Portrayed by Madison and Morgan Reinherz (2000–2003)
Rachel and Amanda Pace (2003)
Darcy Rose Byrnes (2003–2008)
Hayley Erin (2008–2010)
Emme Rylan (2010–2013)
Melissa Ordway (2013-present)

Kyle Abbott : First appearance January 8, 2001 (born onscreen)

Portrayed by  Garrett Ryan (2010–2012)
Blake Hood (2012–2013)
Hartley Sawyer (2013–2014)
Lachlan Buchanan (2015–2016)
Michael Mealor (2018-present)

Kevin Fisher : First appearance July 11, 2003 

Portrayed by Greg Rikaart (2003-2018, 2019-present)

Todd Williams : First appearance : 2004

Last apperarance : 2013

Portrayed by Corbin Bernsen (2004-2013)

Tom Fisher : First appearance April 9, 2004

Last appearance April 8, 2009 (death onscreen)

Portrayed by Jonathan Fraser (2004)
Roscoe Born (2005-2006, 2009)

Devon Hamilton : First appearance June 1, 2004

Portrayed by Bryton James (2004-present)

Fenmore Baldwin : First appearance October 13, 2006

Last appearance Jan. 21, 2019 (left town)

Portrayed by Amiel and Avital Weiss (2006-2007)
Riley and Matthew Esham (2007-2008)
Aidan and Andrew Gonzales (2008-2009)
Robbie Tucker (2009-2012)
Max Ehrich (2012—2015)
Zach Tinker (2018-2019)

Summer Newman : First appearance December 19, 2006 (born onscreen) 

Portrayed by Elara and Rhea Kerwin (2006–2008)
Bianca and Chiara D’Ambrosio (2008)
Sophia and Angelia Hert (2008–2009)
Samantha Bailey (2009–2012)
Lindsay Bushman (2012)
Hunter King (2012-present)

Ethan “Cane” Ashby (né Atkinson) : First appearance January 12, 2007

Last appearance November 28, 2019 (left town)

Portrayed by Daniel Goddard (2007–2019)

Cordelia “Delia” Katherine Valentine Abbott : First appearance February 16, 2009 (born onscreen)

Last appearance December 16, 2020 (in a dream but the character died onscreen on October 14, 2013)

Portrayed by Riley, Olivia and Isabelle Jones
(2009–2010)
Alix and Madeline Dubois (2010–2011)
Sophie Pollono (2011-2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2020)

Ryder Callahan : First appearance July 9, 2009

Last appearance March 3, 2011 (left town)

Portrayed by Wilson Bethel (2009-2011)

Daisy Carter : First appearance October 30, 2009

Last appearance September 28, 2012 (left town)

Portrayed by Yvonne Zima

Faith Newman : First appearance September 30, 2009 (born onscreen)

Portrayed by Lutsky Twins (2009–11)
Madison & Brynn Bowie (2011)
Alyvia Alyn Lind (2011-present)

Charlie Ashby : First appearance June 25, 2010 (born onscreen)

Portrayed by Parker Rose Curry (2010–12)
Aidan Clark (2013–16)
Brandin Stennis (2016–17)
Noah Alexander Gerry (2017-present)

Mattie Ashby : First appearance June 25, 2010 (born onscreen)

Portrayed by Jordan Lemnah (2010–12)
McKenna Roberts (2013–17)
Lexie Stevenson (2017-present)

Sofia Dupre : First appearance July 20, 2010

Last appearance April 26, 2019 (left town)

Portrayed by Julia Pace Mitchell

Colin Atkinson : First appearance December 8, 2010

Last appearance November 28, 2019 (left town)

Portrayed by Tristan Rogers ((2010–2012, 2014–2017, 2019)

Lucy Romalotti : First appearance January 3, 2011 (born onscreen)

Last appearance January 3, 2013 (left town)

Portrayed by Monte, James and Viviana (2011-2012)
Abigail and Olivia Moore (2012–2013)

Moses Winters : First appearance October 11, 2011

Last appearance April 26, 2019 (left town)

Portrayed by Phoenix & Zion Collins (2011-2013)
Randall L. Smith (2013-2016)
Dax Randall (2016-2019)

Chelsea Lawson : First appearance November 11, 2011 

Portrayed by Melissa Claire Egan (2011-present)

John “Johnny” Abbott : First appearance April 9, 2012 (born onscreen) 

Portrayed by Luke West (2012-present)

Dylan McAvoy : First appearance January 29, 2013

Last appearance January 27, 2017 (left town)

Portrayed by Steve Burton (2013-2017)

Hilary Curtis : First appearance June 14, 2013

Last appearance December 1, 2020 (in a dream but death onscreen on July 27, 2018)

Portrayed by Mishael Morgan

Connor Newman : First appearance August 12, 2013 (born onscreen)

Portrayed by Brady and Cooper Friedman (2013)
Nolan and Michael Webb (2013–2014)
Owen and Henry Leark (2014–2015)
Asher and Brayden McDonell (2015)
Gunner and Ryder Gadbois (2015–2018)
Judah Mackey (2019-present)

Mariah Copeland : First appearance January 27, 2014 

Portrayed by Camryn Grimes (2014-present)

Katherine Rose “Katie” Abbott Newman : First appearance November 17, 2014 (born onscreen)

Portrayed by Sienne Mercuri (2018-present)

Christian Newman : First appearance October 7, 2015 (born onscreen) 

Portrayed by Jamie and Alister Tobias (2015-2019)

Alex Wilson (2019-present)

Bella Fisher : First appearance in 2016

Portrayed by Martie Blair (2019-present)

Tessa Porter : First appearance March 24, 2017

Portrayed by Cait Fairbanks (2017-present)

Rey Rosales : First appearance August 17, 2018 

Portrayed by Jordi Vilasuso (2018-present)

Lola Rosales : First appearance on September 14, 2018 

Portrayed by Sasha Calle (2018-present)

Elena Dawson : First appearance March 19, 2019 

Portrayed by Brytni Sarpy (2019-present)

Theo Vanderway : First appearance May 9, 2019

Last appearance : December 14, 2020 (left town)

Portrayed by Nic Luken (2019)
Tyler Johnson (2019-2020)

Amanda Sinclair : First appearance September 18th, 2019

Portrayed by Mishael Morgan (Sept 2019-present)

Miles Mitchell Fisher : First appearance in October 2020 (born onscreen)

Miles is the son of Kevin Fisher and Chloe Michell

Sally Spectra : First appearance on November 3, 2020 (crossover from Bold & Beautiful) 

Portrayed by Courtney Hope (Nov 2020-present)

Naya Benedict : First appearance on December 24, 2020

Portrayed by Ptosha Storey (December 2020-present)

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