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    The Young And The Restless Casts Peter Porte As Ricky Williams.

    Monday, August 08 2011

    Peter Porte (Michael Darr)
    Genoa City bound.

    Actor Peter Porte has been cast in the role of Paul William's (Doug Davidson) son, Ricky Williams, on "The Young and the Restless." According to Soap Opera Digest, the character, who is the son of Paul and Isabella (Eva Longoria), will first appear on September 13. Ricky has lived with his maternal grandparents in Los Angeles since his mother went to prison for attempting to kill Christine Blair (Lauralee Bell). Peter has previously done television appearances on shows such as "CSI: Miami," "Medium," and "Cold Case."

    Are you excited about Ricky coming to Genoa City? Let know by casting a vote in the snap poll below.

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    Posted by FL senior fan at Monday, August 08 2011 02:43 AM

    Glad, yes...because it can help develop storylines with Paul. Love Doug Davidson but ever since Paul broke up with Nikki, he has not had good storylines to showcase this great actor. WHAT AGE WILL HIS SON BE? AND WHO WILL HE PAL AROUND WITH depends on how exciting it can become. I'm gonna have to look for a pic of Peter Porte to see if he resembles Paul.

    Posted by FL senior fan at Monday, August 08 2011 02:49 AM

    Found him...handsome, in 30's?
    Looks like a mix of Ronan and Adam.
    Bring him on!

    Posted by Dexdon at Monday, August 08 2011 12:53 PM

    I agree with FL senior fan.... I hope so to enable Paul to have more screen time...they underutilize a fine actor with Doug Davidson.

    Posted by MARCO88 at Monday, August 08 2011 01:14 PM

    This will be good. Finally some storyline for poor Paul. He hasn't had a storyline forever. I'm sure now that Desperate Housewives is cancelled and on it's last season they are going to find a way to bring back Eva Longoria (Isabella) Ricky's mom. Then they can bring back Christine too.

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