The Young and the Restless: Questions and Answers

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Thanks to Soap Opera Digest for the following answers to questions from fans of The Young and the Restless:

Thad Luckinbill Picture
Q: Has Jeanne Cooper (Katherine) starred on any other soaps?
A: Not exactly, but The Young and the Restless grande dame did a brief crossover to sister show The Bold and the Beautiful in 2005.

Q: Is Thad Luckinbill (J.T., pictured) related to actor Laurence Luckinbill, who was once wed to Lucille Ball's daughter, Lucie Arnaz?
A: Yes, the men are distant cousins. Laurence Luckinbill was also once wed to Robin Strasser (Dorian, One Life to Live), which makes Thad also related to Strasser and Luckinbill's sons, Nicholas and Benjamin.

Q: Is Darcy Rose Byrne, the little girl who plays Abby on The Young and the Restless, the child of Martha Byrne (Lily, As the World Turns)?
A: No. Darcy Rose Byrnes is not related to her. However, entertaining is in the little actress's blood. Her father, C.J. Byrnes, has appeared in many prime-time programs and movies, including Big Love and The Horse Whisperer; and her mother, Cathy D'Arcy, appeared in Twelve Monkeys and Hackers.

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The Young and the Restless Quotes

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See, I only work out so I can eat doughnuts.