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17 Best Soap Opera Recasts

17 Best Soap Opera Recasts

Soap opera recasts are part of the business and they can be good or bad. Let's celebrate some of the best soap opera recasts that have happened over the years.
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The Young and the Restless Details

The Young and the Restless s the number-one rated show on daytime television. The show is based in the fictional universe of Genoa City, Wisconsin.

It has won seven Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series, second only to General Hospital for the most ever.

A central plot that has been key to the story throughout almost all of Young and the Restless' time on the air has been the rivalry between Jill Foster Abbott and Katherine Chancellor. It's the stuff of legends.

A few key actors on the show have been around for almost three decades. They include:

  • Jeanne Cooper (as Katherine Chancellor)
  • Doug Davidson (as Paul Williams)
  • Melody Thomas Scott (as Nikki Newman)
  • Eric Braeden (as Victor Newman) 1980
Network:
CBS
Number of Episodes
396
Start Date
Starring
Eric Braeden, Peter Bergman, Bryton, Sharon Case, Judith Chapman, Jeanne Cooper, Doug Davidson, Adrienne Frantz, Daniel Goddard, Michael Graziadei, Amelia Heinle, Vincent Irizarry, Christel Khalil, Christian LeBlanc, Tammin Sursok, Kate Linder, Thad Luckinbill, Joshua Morrow, Emily O'Brien, Eyal Podell, Greg Rikaart, Deanna Russo, Melody Thomas Scott, Michelle Stafford, Eric Steinberg, Kristoff St. John, Jess Walton, Eileen Davidson, Jerry Douglas, Tammy Lauren, Vail Bloom, Tracey Bregman, Nia Peeples, Tonya Lee Williams, Chris Engen, Raya Meddine, Michael Damian, Elizabeth Hendrickson
Seasons: