Full detailed profile on Hope Adams Wilson Played by Beth Toussaint on The Young and the Restless Daytime Soap Opera.
Beth Toussaint (CBS)
Hope Adams Wilson
Actor: Beth Toussaint
Who played Hope Adams Wilson over the years
Beth Toussaint (July 2006 - present)
Useful information on Hope Adams Wilson
Current: Farm owner
In 1993, Hope Adams was rescued on her Kansas farm from enduring the violence of rape by a mysterious man named Victor Newman. Although she had always proved to be self-sufficient, despite her blindness, Hope soon welcomed Victor's presence, protection and help on her farm. Knowing that sooner or later this stranger would have to return home, Hope didn't question when Victor soon left the farm to return to Genoa City, but was surprised when he came back shortly after!
Despite Hope's growing feelings for Victor, she was set to marry Cliff Wilson. Not wanting to complicate her life, Victor made plans to go back to Genoa City for good. However, faced with the fact that she would never again see this stranger she had grown to love, Hope called off her marriage to Cliff and agreed to travel to Genoa City with Victor!
Upon their arrival in Genoa City, everyone was in shock that Victor was alive and was curious as to who this meek woman from Kansas was. Victor's ex-wife Nikki made Hope feel out of place and put the thought into her mind that Victor was only befriending her out of pity. Hurt and confused, Hope fled the city and returned to the familiarity of her farm in Kansas. And Victor followed�
Their attraction soon escalated and Hope admitted to Victor that she was a virgin. Nonetheless, Hope and Victor made love and she agreed to return back home with him as his fianc�e! Although Nikki crashed the wedding, Victor and Hope married and soon were expecting a child. With the happiness of becoming a mother came the worry that her baby would suffer from blindness, too. After doctor reports proved there was a good chance of that happening, Victor wanted Hope to have an abortion. However, Hope refused and took a visit back to Kansas to be at Cliff's side after he'd been hurt. Knowing Victor and she came from two different worlds that could never mesh, Hope stayed in Kansas for good and asked Victor for a divorce and to raise her son without him. Victor agreed�
Throughout the years, Victor made trips to Kansas to visit his son and soon convinced Hope to return with Victor Jr. to Genoa City! While she tried her hardest to make it work, the complexity and drama of the city won over and Hope and Victor Jr. moved back to Kansas for good.
In 2006, through an unexpected visit from Victor, Hope was happy to enjoy his company and help on the farm. Although Hope walked into her kitchen to find Victor on the floor, he never divulged that he'd had an epileptic seizure. Hope listened and gave Victor advice when he expressed an interest in following his spiritual path�
Widow of Cliff Wilson
Cliff Wilson (deceased)
Victor Newman Jr. (son with Victor Newman)
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Hope appears to Adam in the farm's kitchen. She says he used to sit in that same spot after school and talk to her. Adam says she understood him. Hope says she's as much a part of him as Victor is, and he can survive what's happened to him because of her spirit and strength. Adam cries. She tells him he's capable of happiness, honesty and integrity. Hope wants him to be self-reliant, but not alienated. Adam says he won't call Sharon back there. Hope says he won't have to. She disappears, and Sharon arrives. Adam cries, says he needs her, and apologizes. He says he wants to live again, but he can't do it without her. Sharon says she's there.
At one in the morning, Victor awakens to a light beaming in his bedroom door. Hope appears and asks him to take her hand. They go back in time to the night Victor's mother left him at the orphanage after his father deserted them. Victor watches his young self, and recalls how he cried himself to sleep each night. He tells Hope at some point he got angry and decided to get out. Hope states that he made a new life for himself and gave himself a new name - he also found the love of his life. Victor protests that Nikki is not the love of his life, but Hope points out that she's given him a home, family, and love, and wanted him to have balance in his life. Hope takes him back to the Christmas he spent with his mother after Nikki found her. He remembers how bittersweet it was, and cries.