Veteran Soap Star Joins ‘Y&R’

Daytime legend Genie Francis will join the cast of television’s #1 drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS.

The actress is known for her long-running role of Laura Spencer on ABC’s General Hospital, from 1977 until 2008. Her character was half of the Luke and Laura power couple whose marriage was one of daytime television’s most-watched events.

On Y&R, she will portray the long-lost mother of Ethan “Cane”Ashby. Cane was killed in a shooting in February but has been haunting the town of Genoa City ever since.

Cane’s father, Colin Atkinson, is being played by Tristan Rogers, who is also a former star from General Hospital.

Her first appearance on the show comes towards the end of May.

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