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    The Young and the Restless CAST - Austin Travers

    Full detailed profile on Austin Travers Played by Matthew Atkinson on The Young and the Restless Daytime Soap Opera.

    Austin Travers

    Actor: Matthew Atkinson

    Who played Austin Travers over the years

    Austin Travers (April 17 2014 - present)

    Useful information on Austin Travers

    * Is a photographer and cameraman.
    * Was raised by his late mother.
    * Kidnapped Avery.
    * Shot Paul Williams.
    * Married Summer Newman.


    Current: Unemployed
    Past: Cameraman


    Austin Travers first appeared in Genoa City as the cameraman for Avery's internet cooking show. They shot in her apartment, where he also got to know her niece, Summer. Austin and Summer bonded over the loss of their mothers, as Austin's had been killed and Summer's mom, Phyllis, was in a coma. While the show was being shot, Avery had an online stalker leaving disturbing comments for her signed '4MJ'. It turned out Austin was the culprit and actually kidnapped Avery one day and took her to his apartment, where he hoped to videotape her confessing to being responsible for the death of his mother. He blamed Avery for his mother's death because she had legally represented, and helped free, the man who later shot his mother in a convenience store robbery. In the end, Dylan figured out that Austin had Avery and burst in, followed shortly afterward by Paul Williams and the cops. In the ensuing chaos, Austin shot Paul, and was grazed by a bullet himself as he escaped.

    Austin met up with Summer and they briefly went on the run. In a motel near the Canadian border, Summer convinced Austin to make love to her for her first time. Later, the cops arrived and Summer was returned to Genoa City. Austin had disappeared, but soon arrived at the GCPD and turned himself in. Summer worked to convince everyone that Austin wasn't really bad, just torn up over his mother's death. She even asked Avery to help him legally. She couldn't, being the victim, but enlisted Leslie's help. Summer managed to get Austin out on bail and the two eloped so she wouldn't have to testify against him at his trial. Jack became determined to put an end to Summer and Austin's marriage, but came around after his girlfriend Kelly helped him see that he'd only drive a wedge between himself and Summer by pursuing it. Jack and Nick both walked Summer down the aisle when she planned a proper church wedding.

    Austin and Summer settled into an apartment provided by Jack to await his trial. Austin surprised Summer with a Hawaiian set-up in their living room, followed by a Christmas tree. They then celebrated all the holidays of the year together in quick succession in case he went to jail. When it came time for Austin's trial, he never saw the inside of the courtroom. Avery and Paul both refused to help put him away, so a deal was made to put him in a deferment program where he would do community hours and pay a fine. Victor offered Summer access to her trust fund to pay Austin's fine. Austin and Summer went to visit the comatose Phyllis, and Austin spoke to Phyllis at length about his feelings for Summer.




    Summer Newman (wife)


    MJ (mother)




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    Friday, October 24 2014: Y&R Recap: Ain't No Snitch.

    As Austin and Summer kiss at The Underground, Mariah jumps out in a mask. She hangs around as Summer questions Austin about his understanding with her mom. Mariah mocks Summer. "Oh Austin, you're just so dreamy!" Summer walks off and Austin gets a text from Phyllis to come over. Mariah says she'll never approve of his marriage to her daughter. Summer returns and tells Austin she has a plan to get Phyllis on their side and wants to go now.

    At the Abbott house, Phyllis holds out the tablet and tells Jack she's been up all night finding out what they've been keeping from her. Jack asks what she found out. She gets upset - he wasn't willing to talk about any of it before; now she'll decide when to hash things out. Jack won't leave until they talk. She thinks he's using 'doctor's orders' as an excuse. Austin and Summer arrive. Phyllis pulls Austin away to ask for information. He says Billy took her job at Jabot. Phyllis sniffs that she shouldn't have expected more from him - a criminal. She declares Summer's marriage 'over'. Phyllis lashes out about Austin being a criminal. "Summer how could you marry someone like this?" Summer points out Austin isn't the only one charged with trying to kill Paul Williams. Jack intervenes as they bicker to say Avery even defended Austin. Phyllis will take it up with Nick. Jack says Nick isn't Summer's father. Summer and Austin leave. Phyllis wants to talk about her fall down the stairs. Jack says they were on the phone when it happened. He's worried about her. Phyllis urges him to go to work and then leaves.

    At the Underground, Summer warns Austin her mother can do crazy things.

    Wednesday, October 22 2014: Y&R Recap: Walking On Eggshells.

    At The Underground, Kevin and Mariah talk about him taking her to a motel out-of-town to keep her safe. She would rather have taken her chances with Ian. Austin appears. "You were in danger?" Mariah won't discuss it - she wants to forget last night happened. Kevin takes off. Mariah and Austin discuss his mother-in-law. He's dreading her finding out he held her sister at gunpoint. Mariah advises him to stop caring what others think. Austin tells her about Phyllis' request and his dilemma. Mariah feels no matter what he does, he'll mess up with his wife, Phyllis, or Jack. "Give up."

    Summer arrives at The Underground as Austin asks Mariah to keep their conversation about Phyllis' request between them. Mariah lies that Austin didn't want Summer to know about Nikki putting herself in danger. Summer says she already knows.

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