Actress Beth Maitland will be returning to “Y&R” as Genoa City’s Traci Abbott, according to Soap Opera Digest. Maitland’s character will be coming back to town for the holidays. Traci will appear in multiple episodes beginning December 24.

Maitland, who appeared in the movie “The Grove” in 2013, has played the role of Traci Abbott on “The Young and the Restless” since 1984. The character also crossed over to “The Bold and the Beautiful.”

Read about Y&R’s Beth Maitland’s Bewitching Fresh Stitching book.

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