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    The Young and the Restless CAST - John Abbott - Daily Updates Archive

    Full detailed profile on John Abbott Played by Jerry Douglas on The Young and the Restless Daytime Soap Opera.

    Jerry Douglas (CBS)

    Birthday: 1932-11-12
    Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
    Marital Status: Married Kymberly Bankier ( April 6, 1985)
    Real Name: Jerry Douglas
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    Y&R Recap: From The Beginning.

    Thursday, May 14 2015

    In the undisclosed island location, Kelly dumps drugs into Jack's orange juice. She proposes a toast to paradise and says may they have a long and happy marriage. Jack wants to go to Genoa City and see his family. She says she's his family now - they all think he's lost at sea. Jack worries about Jabot. Kelly says there is no Jabot anymore. She tells him about the merger with Newman. John appears. He's there to remind Jack of the truth. Kelly steps out and Jack tells John he's married to Kelly and the boat sunk, but there's something about Jabot... Kelly returns. John coaches him to push her about the merger. She shows him fake press releases. John tells him not to forget his wife. Kelly makes him say he loves her.

    Y&R Recap:The Great Houdini.

    Monday, April 20 2015

    In an undisclosed location, Jack, tied to a bed, hollers at Kelly that he will never forgive her and never choose her. He keeps calling her, but John's ghost appears instead. John says he played right into Victor's hands and advises him to use his head to beat Victor at his own game. John disappears, but reappears to tell Jack there's hope for him. He reminds him of the Great Houdini. Jack concentrates and frees one hand and then the other and his legs. He walks to the door, opens it, and looks startled.

    Y&R Recap: Witch Hunt.

    Tuesday, March 24 2015

    At the Abbott house, Phyllis isn't just worried about Victor, but about Kelly too. Jack reassures her. Phyllis thinks they're both after something and they need to be ready. Later, John appears to Jack, who says he really messed up this time. John reassures him and says he's a good man. Jack worries if Kelly winds up dead, he'll know he had a hand in her destruction.

    Y&R Recap: Home Alone.

    Tuesday, December 24 2013

    At Jack's place, he tells Hilary he emailed her the sales projections, but not to tackle it tonight - she should be with friends. She asks about his plans. Jack says Kyle's away snowboarding and he doesn't want to push Summer. They wish each other a Merry Christmas. Once alone, Jack looks at photos of Phyllis. John appears. He tells Jack he needs to be with someone who can take care of him - Phyllis wouldn't want to see him home alone talking to a ghost. Jack tells him he's right, but first he has to do something. He calls Phyllis to chat to her. "Merry Christmas, Red. I love you."

    Nobody Wins.

    Tuesday, November 19 2013

    At Jabot, Jack apologizes to Devon for asking him to spy on Victor, but adds he's not giving up. They debate about Jack's war with Victor. Devon says he may leave if he finds something he wants to do with his life. He gets a call from the bank. "How much was taken out?" Devon rushes off. John appears to Jack to complain about his pursuing his vendetta against Victor. "Nobody wins." Jack reminds him of his selfless reason for investing in Newman. John says Billy and Summer need him now, and Jill will get burned taking on Newman too. He tells him family means more than revenge. Jack says he's right, but Jill won't back off. Jack flashes to his last conversation with Kyle. He appears. Kyle says he's been thinking about family too. Jill enters and confronts Kyle about Victor. Kyle says he convinced Victor to hire him. Jack is beside himself. "Do you think Victor doesn't know what you're up to?"

    Tea Party.

    Tuesday, October 29 2013

    At the Abbott house, John appears to Jack to tell him they've done a great job of coping without him - they'll do the same with Delia. He says they're all a lot stronger than they think. Ashley enters and says Billy is lost. Summer, Abby, and Kyle join them.

    Sentimental Claptrap.

    Monday, September 16 2013

    Jack arrives home to find John waiting to discuss his plan with Adam not working out. He scoffs at Jack expecting Victor to believe he helped Adam out of the goodness of his heart. John thinks Jack is getting pleasure from hitting Victor where he lives. Jack insists vengeance wasn't his motivation. John warns that Victor will want retribution more than ever now. After, Jack paces and considers taking a drink.

    Katherine's Memorial Part 2.

    Wednesday, September 04 2013

    At the Abbott mansion, Jack calls out for John. He says it was a heck of a service and asks him to say hi to Katherine for him.

    That Was Silly.

    Tuesday, August 13 2013

    Jack mopes around the Abbott house. He picks up a scarf of Phyllis' and smells it. John appears and pays his condolences. Jack isn't sure he can exist without Phyllis. He takes about how Red is wasting away. His father tells him to give it time and find a way to get through the pain. Jack takes out a pill bottle but it's empty. His father is sure he is stronger than pain and pills now. Jack contemplates his dealer's number.

    Summer shows up at the Abbott house. Jack begins talking to her about Kyle and advises her not to bottle up her pain and fear. He assures her that her mom thinks she's the greatest thing ever. She cries on his shoulder. He tells her they need to just take things one day at a time. She kisses his cheek and goes off to clean up. Jack sobs to himself and then throws his dealer's number in the fireplace. "I love you son," his father's ghost says.

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