An yet another bit of stunt casting for The Young and the Restless! Looks like we are finally going to get some more insight into the dynamic between Phyllis (Michelle Stafford) and Avery (Jessica Collins) and their much talked about father!
Y&R has cast Tony and Emmy winning popular television, stage, and motion picture actor, and the current president of the Screen Actors Guild, Ken Howard to play the long-estranged dad of the dueling sisters! According to TV Guide, Howard thus far is set to appear in four episodes. He begins taping this week on January 19th and will appear on-air February 23rd for the first time.
Howard was the star of th70′s series The White Shadow and has appeared in many films and television specials including HBO’s Grey Gardens. Are you looking forward to seeing Phyllis and Avery’s back-story with their dad and its emotional fallout? Let us know!