Full detailed profile on Avery Bailey Clark Played by Jessica Collins on The Young and the Restless Daytime Soap Opera.
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Avery Bailey Clark
Actor: Jessica Collins
Who played Avery Bailey Clark over the years
Jessica Collins (July 27 2011 to present)
Useful information on Avery Bailey Clark
* Hired by Victor to defend Sharon.
Current: Defense Attorney/Victor's attorney
Past: College student
Avery was first seen in Genoa City when Victor hired her to try to get Sharon out of prison. At the same time Avery succeeded in getting Sharon a re-trial, it came to light that she is Phyllis's younger sister and that they were estranged.
Avery had an affair with Nick, and helped Daisy get released from jail, which didn't help her relationship with her sister. Later, after their father passed away, and some truths came to light, the sisters began to reconcile. Avery has become her sister's attorney, promising to help her discredit Tim Reid in the case of Phyllis's old hit-and-run.
Unknown husband in college.
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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.