Recast role.

Updated August 7:

Check out this video clip of Genoa City residents welcoming Gina Tognoni to "Y&R" as Phyllis:

Updated June 26:

A "Y&R" representative has confirmed to Soaps.com that Gina Tognoni will first appear as Phyllis on Monday August 11.

Updated May 23:

Gina Tognoni tweeted about her new "Y&R" role. Check out her post:

Original article May 22:

According to TV Guide, actress Gina Tognoni has been cast as Genoa City's Phyllis Newman. Tognoni, who previously appeared in daytime as "One Life To Live's" Kelly and "Guiding Light's" Dinah, and played the role of Sami on "Venice Beach The Series," is set to appear on "The Young and the Restless" later in the summer.

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