Marnie Schulenburg baby news Young and Restless

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Former soap opera actress feels happy and lucky after the birth of her daughter.

Actress Marnie Schulenburg, who played As the World Turns’ Alison Stewart Snyder, a character who crossed over to Young and Restless, shared the birth of her newborn daughter with her followers on Instagram. Soaps.com has the post below, in which Schulenburg, who also joined the One Life to Live revival series as Jo Sullivan in 2013, played on the 12 Days of Christmas to deliver the happy news. On December 19, the actress wrote, “It’s been one week since Coda Jones came into our lives and it’s as if she always was,” and added, “I am the happiest and luckiest wife and mother in the world.” The birth took place at Mount Sinai West hospital in California. The delighted dad, Zack Robidas, also shared a photo of himself with the baby on social media and captioned it, “I’ll be wearing my heart like this from now on if anyone needs me.” Also an actor, Robidas is known for his roles on Sorry For Your Loss, Succession, and Friends From College.

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Schulenburg played Alison Stewart Snyder on As the World Turns from 2006 – 2010, with the character being introduced through a Young and the Restless crossover, which involved Schulenburg’s character being featured in a special online-only ‘mini’ soap opera entitled Digital Daytime: L.A. Diaries along with actress Adrienne Frantz, who played Young and Restless’ Amber Moore. The character was the daughter of Dr. Susan Stewart (Marie Masters) and Dr. Larry McDermott (Ed Fry) and was conceived using a donated egg from Susan’s daughter, Emily Stewart (Kelley Menighan Hensley). The actress, a former gymnast with a Bachelor’s degree in theatre, is also known for her role on Royal Pains. Earlier this year she appeared on The Good Wife as Stacy.

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Soaps.com congratulates Marnie Schulenburg and Zack Robidas on the birth of their daughter and wishes the happy family all the best in the future!