paul leyden joins young and restless
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Former As The World Turns actor Paul Leyden (ex-Simon Frasier) has been added to the canvas of Genoa City.

Soap Opera Digest is reporting that the Australian actor has been hired for the role of Blake, a brand new character. Leyden will be joining fellow ATWT alum Maura West when she joins the cast this fall.

Leyden commence taping his scenes on September 7. Fans will be able to get their first glimpse of him on October 6. is happy to welcome him aboard and we will let you know more about this new character as information becomes available.

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