Ex-GL's Cynthia Watros To Y&R image

Watros (Robert Kratzke/Wenn.com)

New character.

Updated October 29:

A first look photo has been released showing Kelly (Cynthia Watros), who is a school teacher whose son was hit and killed by a car, interacting with Genoa City's Billy (Billy Miller). They meet at a support group for parents. Please visit Entertainment Weekly to check it out.

Updated October 2:

Cynthia Watros' character, Kelly, will first appear on Friday November 15.

Original article September 30:

Actress Cynthia Watros ("Lost," ex-Victoria, "Another World," ex-Annie, "Guiding Light") has been hired for a role on "The Young and the Restless," according to a report by Entertainment Weekly. Watros, who has already started taping scenes, will be playing the non-contract role of Kelly. This character will figure into the lives of Billy (Billy Miller), Victoria (Amelia Heinle), and Chloe (Liz Hendrickson). She will debut on screen sometime in the month of November. Watros recently wrapped on a drama called, "Blood and Circumstance," and appeared in the TV movie, "Retribution." She has also played guest roles in TV series such as "Grey's Anatomy," and "Hawaii Five-O."

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