Full detailed profile on Christine Blair Williams Played by Lauralee Bell on The Young and the Restless Daytime Soap Opera.
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Christine Blair Williams
Actor: Lauralee Bell
Who played Christine Blair Williams over the years
Lauralee Bell (1983 - present - recurring)
Useful information on Christine Blair Williams
* Was date-raped by Derek Stuart.
Past: Legal Partner in Baldwin, Blair, and Associates
Past: Assistant District Attorney
Past: Partner in Baldwin & Williams Attorneys At Law
Past: Attorney for Newman Enterprises
Past: Attorney with Whitman, Walker, and Wilson Law Firm
Past: Legal aid attorney
Past: Teen model for Jabot Junior Cosmetics
Christine Blair arrived in Genoa City in 1983 working as a model for Jabot's teen line. Known to her friends and family as Cricket, she had quite an emotional time when it came to relationships. Although she was once engaged to Phillip Chancellor, they never made it down the aisle after Chris found him in bed with her best friend Nina.
Christine went on to be date raped by Derek Stuart who chose suicide over jail time, then had a real eye-opener when her law mentor, Michael Baldwin, sexually harassed her, stalked her and ended up kidnapping and almost rapping her! In the end, Paul Williams came to her rescue and Michael was sent to prison for years.
Although Christine married her longtime love Danny Romalotti, their married ended after Danny had an affair with Phyllis Summers. Throughout her career, Chris went on assignments with detective Paul Williams and the two ended up getting married, after Cris and Paul found themselves victims of a hit-and-run accident with Phyllis behind the wheel! No one was hurt and Phyllis was never found out.
Some of Christine's most memorable law cases were working with the Newman's to gain custody of Sharon's daughter Cassie, being a go-between for the Abbott's, the Newman's, the Chancellor's, defending Daniel Romalotti in a vehicular manslaughter case and working briefly as the Assistant District Attorney. Amazingly, Christine even believed in Michael Baldwin enough to go in front of the parole board and convince them that he was a changed man! In turn, Michael was released from prison and ended up being Christine's law partner!
While Christine had thought she'd found the love of her life in Paul Williams, their marriage was filled with a lot of heartache. There came a time when Paul wanted children, but Chris wanted her career. After her first big case, while partnered up with Michael, took her to Hong Kong, Paul fell into the arms of his new client Isabella. Months later, Chris returned home and found Paul in bed with Isabella and filed for divorce and took a new case in Australia. Isabella later became pregnant and Paul married her. It wasn't until after Paul and Isabella's son was born that Chris returned to GC and realized that she was still in love with Paul! Chris and Paul had a heavily passionate one-night stand where at one point Chris had thought he'd crossed the line and raped her. However, they soon had another fling, but Chris decided, in the end, to marry Michael Baldwin, which never worked out either. However, enraged with jealousy over Christine and Paul's relationship, Isabella tried to fake her death as a way to cover up a plot to murder Chris, but Paul rescued Chris in time and had his crazed wife sent to a mental hospital. Although Chris and Paul gave their relationship another try, she ended up back in the arms of Danny Romalotti and helped his son Daniel adjust to life in Genoa City.
Christine's next best case came in 2005 when she was hired to defend Daniel Romalotti in his vehicular manslaughter case. Although Chris worked diligently to prove Daniel's innocence, Nick Newman ended up coming forward with evidence that cleared Daniel. Christine went to work out of town.
In July of 2010, Christine returned to find Paul and Nina had struck up a romance and made love for the first time. Chris gave them her blessing, but was disappointed not to have Paul for herself. Christine had Ronan Malloy working undercover for her and knew that he was Nina's long lost son, but couldn't tell her. Nina and Paul were looking for her son, and Chris decided to leave because they were getting too close to the truth. She kissed Nick Newman at Jimmie's during this confusing time. Later, after the truth about Ronan had come out, Nina was furious with Christine for keeping it from her. Paul turned away from her as well. As Chance was believed to have died at that time at Ronan's hand, Nina was outraged when Christine showed up with Ronan at Chance's funeral. Christine and Ronan arranged for Nina and Phillip to be taken to a clandestine location where they revealed Chance was very much alive and going into the Witness Protection Program. They all agreed to never speak of it, but Christine told Katherine when she was concerned for her health.
When Ronan had a health crisis and needed a liver transplant, Christine contacted Chance and arranged for him to be tested. He was a match so Christine told Nina he would come and do the transplant after he testified at the former D.A.'s trial. Christine was around for the transplant and for Ronan's disappearance afterward.
Christine again returned to town months later to prosecute the Pomerantz case. Later, she confronted Ronan about his previous disappearance. She met Paul's son Ricky, and then left town again.
Christine popped up in Genoa City on business in the spring of 2012. Danny was also in town and the exes rekindled their passion. Christine refused to leave her job and go on tour with him, however, so they tearfully parted ways. At this time, Christine became involved in trying to bring down Genevieve Atkinson, Cane's mother, and also with Paul's investigation of his suspicions about Ricky. Christine cut a deal with Genevieve and left again.
Christine returned after Paul shot Ricky and offered to defend him. During this time, Christine found Phyllis' old psychiatric file in Ricky's apartment and realized she was the person who had tried to run down her and Paul years ago. Christine wanted Phyllis behind bars, and she was arrested. When it went to trial, a judge threw out the case against Phyllis because Christine was not a Federal agent at the time of the crime and the statute of limitations had run out. Christine vowed to go after Phyllis in a civil suit, but Paul and Michael just wanted her to let it go. Christine helped get Paul acquitted of the murder charges and they realized they still harbored feelings for one another. Christine traveled to New York to break the news to Danny and moved back to Genoa City to be with Paul. She got her own apartment and took Michael job as D.A. when he resigned. Christine was rarely seen, but appeared at the memorial for Katherine Chancellor where Paul proposed and they were married in an impromptu ceremony with Nina and Danny both wishing them well.
Paul_Williams (Married in 1996; divorced in 2001, married September 4 2013)
Danny Romalotti (Married in 1990; divorced in 1994)
Dr. Jim Grainger (father - deceased)
Jessica Blair Abbott (mother - deceased)
Scott Grainger (half-brother - deceased)
Scotty Grainger Jr. (half-nephew)
Joe Blair (uncle)
Daniel Romalotti Jr. (Godson)
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At the court house, Nikki continues to read her journal out loud and in tears. The baby was nothing but a horrible reminder of the father she hated so much. She couldn't face living with the child and never wanted to see it again. Ian's lawyer, Mr. Sherman, reviews some of Nikki's sordid past. He suggests that the baby could have been Paul's and makes her read passages about her feelings for Paul. He accuses her of lying for selfish reasons to justify giving up a baby she hated. Nikki whimpers. Michael objects and the judge tells Sherman to watch his step. Sherman tells Nikki what a lousy mom she was and accuses her of causing emotional distress. Dylan leaps up and accuses them of playing head games. Nikki keeps crying. The judge has to order Dylan out. A recess is called. Avery bickers with Ian while Victor tries to comfort Nikki. Once she's sitting down, Victor orders Michael to make things right. As Dylan and Paul argue in the hall, the hearing gets back underway. Michael makes a speech defending Nikki and arguing about all of the emotional distress that Ian has caused. The judge ends the hearing and walks out. Ian walks out and smugly tells Paul and Dylan that he hopes they'll finally have the chance to know each other. Dylan assures Paul that he had a good life with the MacAvoys. Paul makes it clear that he'll always regret not having him in his life. Nikki walks out in time to hear this. Dylan tells her not to worry about the stuff she read. She thanks him. He and Avery leave. Nikki is sure that Paul blames her for taking away his son. Outside, Paul tells Christine what a screw up he's been. She thinks they need a vacation. He doesn't think this is a good time. Chris wonders why Nikki never confided in him about the baby.
At the court house, Nicholas joins his mother, Michael, Christine, Paul, Avery and Dylan for the hearing. She thanks them all for being there. Michael is called in to see the judge. Nikki is eager to have this finished. Out in the hall, Ian bumps into Victor. The mustache mumbles threats. Ian strolls into the court with Victor following. Ian tells Dylan how much he appreciates his being there. The lawyers return and Nikki continues to dread her journal being made public. Victor tries to reassure her. Ian takes the stand to talk about his extreme emotional distress. He recounts the past few months. Everyone cringes as she talks about how much he loves his son. Michael brings up the evidence of Ian being sterile. Ian thought that Dylan was a miracle. Michael doubts that but Ian holds his ground. Victor wanders out after he gets a text from Dr. Burnett. Dylan takes the stand next. He's hostile. Under Michael's questioning, he talks about how much Ian is making them all suffer. The judge declares a recess. When that ends, Victor takes his son out and asks him to leave while Nikki reads her journal. Nikki is called up. She explains that the journal contains all of her thoughts feeling and the indignities she suffered. She reads about all the times Ian called her to his bed. Nikki eventually breaks into tears and has to stop. Ian shakes his head. Under questioning, she insists that the sex was forced and giving away the child was the biggest mistake of her life.