Watch out, Jill! The Young and the Restless is bringing back once again to the show actress Veronica Redd, who plays Mamie Johnson, the Abbott clan’s former maid and beloved family member.
Veronica Redd: Back at Y&R
Redd reprised her role as Mamie last spring for part of the show’s 50th anniversary celebration. The actress stepped back into her fan-favorite part with ease. Mamie’s facial reactions and response to seeing longtime nemesis Jill Abbott (Jess Walton) once again were a highlight of the show’s gala event, where characters past and present gathered at the Genoa City Athletic Club.
Redd spoke to Soap Hub around the time of her most recent visit to Y&R. The actress was thrilled to have been invited back to the show by executive producer/head writer Josh Griffith. “Had it not been for Josh and the light-hearted expertise of Y&R’s publicist Matt Kane, I wouldn’t have had a clue how beloved Mamie was by fans of the show,” Redd said.
“It has been both flattering and stupefying to experience how many fans are still so loyal and devoted to her,” the actress relayed. “It makes me proud of all the years of hard work and joy that Marguerite Ray and I both put into the development of such an enduring character. Thank you, Mamie Fans! You’ve all been so gracious and generous in this — my third return to the show.”
Now, Redd is headed back for a fourth stint in Genoa City. Watch for her to pop up on your screens starting Tuesday, September 26.