In shocking Young and The Restless casting news, it looks like there is a new Phyllis Summers (Gina Tognoni) in Genoa City. According to Daytime Confidential, “Multiple sources have confirmed popular soap actress Michelle Stafford is leaving General Hospital to return to The Young and The Restless. Stafford will be reprising the role of Phyllis Summers.”
Y&R Spoilers: Michelle Stafford Previous Played Phyllis Summers
Michelle Stafford (Nina Reeves GH) previously played the Y&R role of Phyllis Summers which was supposed to be a short term role in October 1994. Michele’s work impressed the producers and they put her on contract she left the role in 1997 to pursue other opportunities. In 2014 Michele returned to daytime television in the role of Nina Reeves on General Hospital.
Young and The Restless Spoilers: Michelle Stafford Is in a Major General Hospital Storyline
Nina is currently in a major General Hospital storyline with Valentin Cassadine (James Patrick Stuart) and her fake daughter Sasha Gilmore (Sofia Mattsson) so it remains to be seen what General Hospital will do. Will they recast the role of Nina? There is no news yet on when Michelle will depart the role. Apparently, her contract negotiations with General Hospital came right down to the wire.
Gina Tognoni the actress who plays Phyllis Summers Confirms
— Gina Tognoni (@ginatognoni) March 31, 2019
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