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Veteran soap actor Jordi Vilasuso has signed on to join The Young and the Restless. Soap Opera Digest reports that he will play a mysterious newcomer to Genoa City named Rey. readers can expect to see him air on Friday August 17. His character first interacts with Victor and Nikki when he comes to town to collect a debt.

Vilasuso played Days of our Lives’ Dario Hernandez most recently, having concluded that run in July 2017, and previously played Guiding Light’s Tony Santos and All My Children’s Griffin Castillo. The actor was also seen as Isaac Santero on Hulu’s soap opera South Beach and recently completed work on two films, Clyde Cooper and Baby Obsession.