That’s actress Wendy Benson playing the new character of Mallory on THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS beginning on Tuesday, June 18. Jack Abbott has been single for a while now, but a chance meeting with the blonde could change all that!
Y&R is not Benson’s first experience in daytime — she played Meredith Delaney on AS THE WORLD TURNS back in 1992. She also starred as Taylor on I’LL FLY AWAY, Cleo on MUSCLE, and Barbara Caufield on UNHAPPILY EVER AFTER. DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES fans might remember her recurring role as Colleen Henderson on the primetime sudser. Benson has also made guest appearances on numerous primetime series like CHARMED, JAG, UGLY BETTY, and MAD MEN. On the big screen she can be seen in films like Wishmaster and Burlesque.
Stay tuned to see how things go between Mallory and Jack because that’s going to indicate just how long Benson will be appearing on the soap. For more Y&R casting news, keep reading the CBS edition of Soaps In Depth magazine.