The Young and the Restless
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Flashback: Y&R's First Decade (1973-1983)
Cast Photo, 1974
The Fosters and the Brooks were the core families during Y&R’s first decade.
The late Jeanne Cooper began playing the
iconic Katherine Chancellor
A Mother and Son
Katherine Chancellor and her son, Brock Reynolds (Beau Kayzer).
Sally and Snapper
Sally McGuire (Lee Crawford) uttered the first episode’s iconic line. William Gray Espy was the first actor to play Snapper Foster.
A Look Back at John McCook
John McCook (now B&B’s Eric Forrester) with Jaime Lyn Bauer as Lorie Brooks.
Melody Thomas Scott
Melody Thomas Scott began playing Nikki Reed in 1979.
Jack carries on the legacy of Abbott Family patriarch and Jabot founder John Abbott (Jerry Douglas).
Nikki's sister, Casey (Roberta Leighton) and Snapper Foster (David Hasselhoff).
Nikki, Before Victor...
Before she fell in love with Victor, Nikki Reed (Melody Thomas Scott) married Greg Foster (Wings Hauser).
Victor's First Wife
Victor (Eric Braeden) was very possessive of his first wife, Julia (Meg Bennett).
Beth Maitland as Traci Abbott.
The 1982 gang
The cast from 1982.
Weddings were beautiful and traditional on Y&R.