is pleased to introduce readers to Abby Wathen, a remarkable young woman who will be appearing on The Young and the Restless this week as a ‘young’ Gloria!

Abby is not new to Daytime television. She played a teenage Colby Chandler on All My Children in 2002. Abby also appeared in “Perfect Strangers,” and “Third Watch”. She has done her fair share of film work as well, turning up in such features as “Flying Tiger,” “The Baxter,” “Stricty Sexual,” “Jack Rio,” and “Skeletons in the Desert”. Oh, and she was once in a Circuit City commercial with Rhianna!

Interestingly, Abby is also the subject of a documentary called “The Abby Spirit”, which chronicled her journey through the debilitating and chronic pain of Reflex Sympathetic Disease, or RSD, that she suffered in the ten years before she arrived in New York City in 2000 to pursue acting and modeling. is looking forward to seeing Abby Wathen on Y&R this week – not to mention, finding out what the ‘young’ Gloria got up to!